Quiz: Can You Name These 12 Epic Rock Ballads By One Line?

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 May 05, 2016
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Looking To Rekindle The Nostalgia For All The Best Epic Rock Ballads?

You know the ones... those hit rock ballads we all know and love. Rock ballad hits like "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" by Poison or "Love Song" by The Cure.

Don’t you just wish all music these days was as good as those classic rock ballads? This quiz is the ultimate opportunity for rock ballads fans and other music lovers alike to challenge their lyrical knowledge of all the BEST rock ballads hits – and enjoy a fun quiz while doing it!

Whether you’re a fan of the 80s new wave hits or dance music, all of these rock ballads hits had that unique sound. And, as disco fell out of fashion, you became a rock ballad & synth junkie -- whether it was dance-pop or rock music, glam metal, thrash metal or shred guitar -- you LOVE all the rock ballad hits. And if you’re not sure, this quiz is the perfect opportunity to test how broad your knowledge of rock ballad hits really is.

Whether you’re asked to remember the lyrics to Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" or the Police's "Every Breath You Take" -- it’s pretty much a piece of cake for a rock ballads fan like you. You know A LOT of the top rock ballads, but that’s because rock music made such a comeback in the '80s. You won’t forget Blondie's pumping new-wave sound either though, along with Joan Jett and the J. Geils Band guitar crunch. However, disco didn’t completely disappear​: Diana Ross's "Upside Down," produced with the help of Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards from Chic, was a top hit, as was Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean."

Back when the record store was still a place to hangout in the 80s, you often heard those epic rock ballads there for the first time. Rock ballads were the music you danced to alone to in your bedroom.

The songs that, even though the 80s has come and gone, you still find yourself belting the lyrics to whenever they come on the radio. These songs were the background music to your life – the music in the car on the way to school or your friend's house. If your life had a mix tape, these rock ballads would help tell your story -- they’re permanently a part of the soundtrack to your life.

Do You Know The #1 & Top Rock Ballads Hits Of All Time?

Click the "Let's Play" button to challenge your lyrical knowledge of all the best the rock ballad songs. We’re sure that by the end of it, you’ll be boasting to your friends that you’re the Ultimate rock ballad fan through and through. Being a rock ballad fan is something that you should be proud of, so take this test, and don’t forget to share the results with your friends to see if they know all the top rock ballad hits too!