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Pop Quiz: Can You ID These L.A. Bands?

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Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 5:30 AM

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School's back in session, and we decided to give you a pop quiz that tests your knowledge of five Los Angeles-bred bands. Can you identify the following groups based on the clues and pixelated photos we've provided?

Oh, just to up the ante: for every incorrect answer you provide, you must remove an article of clothing. If you're playing along at work, and as a result get fired and charged with indecent exposure, don't rat us out. Answers are provided on page three. No cheating!

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1. This band's name might seem innocent, but don't like the acronym fool you, dog. Two band members share an infamous punk rocker "dad."

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2. We're sure this artist would be tickled pink if we told him he looks like a cross between Kurt Cobain and Perez Hilton. Most of his albums are self-made and are not meant to be performed live.

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3. The members of this indie supergroup will throw fits if you don't know who they are. Two band members share singing duties (though not simultaneously).

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4. Backed by Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Tech N9ne, this rap group releases mixtapes. The group's name is misleading; they're definitely not festival-loving, barefooted stoners.

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5. The gutsy, hot, blonde frontwoman of this group will make you stutter while saying the band's name. What began as a fun karaoke club among friends is now a supergroup.


1. Fidlar

2. Ariel Pink

3. Divine Fits

4. Black Hippy


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