Gr8at: Great Songs from Artists I’ve not Quoted Yet +1 extra

I’ve a huge passion for music, as shown by the fact I’ve listed 119 different artists (and counting) on my Music page, as well as numerous others in posts such as Impressive Foreign Language SongsMostly Instrumental Songs and Awesome Songs of Seven Minutes Plus. But while those later links have covered artists as varied as Metallica, The Stone Roses, LCD Soundsystem, Aphex Twin, Grandmaster Flash and Moenia, there are still some fantastic singers and groups I’ve not yet managed to include. So here’s a post celebrating those I haven’t yet included, fittingly with an extra song shoved in. How many of them do you recognise? Which was the one you heard most recently?

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Film Quizzes: Apocalyptic

Nothing gets people more nervous and yet excited than an apocalypse. The six films below are Hollywood interpretations of a doomsday scenario, either the build up or the aftermath. As always, the films are in order, with the answers below. Feel free to volunteer how you do.

Film Quizzes - Apocalyptic Film 1 (1980s)


Film Quizzes - Apocalyptic Film 2 (1990s)


Film Quizzes - Apocalyptic Film 3 (1990s)


Film Quizzes - Apocalyptic Film 4 (2000+)


Film Quizzes - Apocalyptic Film 5 (2000+)


Film Quizzes - Apocalyptic Film 6 (2000+)




1. Aliens  (1986)

2. Waterworld  (1995)

3. Armageddon  (1998)

4. I am Legend  (2007)

5. The Book of Eli  (2010)

6. Oblivion  (2013)