publication date: Thursday, June 7, 2018 (part of Summer 2018)

category: Music

clue: This singer, who excelled in a TV competition by singing from his diaphragm, is not afraid of a "curse" after his two predecessors in a famous band both died.

explanation: Gutt, who competed in two seasons of The X Factor, succeeded Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington as the lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, and Matthew Preston


Similar Goos

Leonard Bernstein

One of the Massive geniuses of American music is known for his original compositions about west sides, wonderful towns, and waterfronts. Go »

XXXTentacion

This Miami-based rapper lived an X-rated life until his death in a robbery this week. Go »

Billy Ocean

Do you know the difference between a sea and an ocean? This guy probably does, considering that he's named after one and his best-known hit is about a queen of another. Go »

John Coltrane

This saintly saxophonist played for a monk. Go »

Lil Wayne

This artist had little trouble making cash money with the first two Carters, with a third on the way. Go »

Bob Marley

This Rastafarian wailed his way into Jamaican record books as a best-selling legend. Go »