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Publicity 101

Music pop quiz -- Answer our multiple choice question and see if you have the chops to work for a record company

Name that rock cliche and feel like a music-industry insider! Simply complete the thought below, and you too could write press releases for big record companies like Relativity Records:

''If ever there was a band that brought fearsome energy and musicality together in one volcanic package, it's...''

a. Public Enemy
b. Megadeth
c. Toto

ANSWER: C. Yes, fearsome energy does not get any more volcanic than ''Rosanna.'' Well, maybe ''Hold the Line.'' And there's always ''Africa.''

Originally posted Apr 30, 1993 Published in issue #168 Apr 30, 1993 Order article reprints