Once you've taken our metal band or microbe quiz, check here to find out which will cause festering skin lesions and which are bacteria.Cirith Ungol — True fact: 83 percent of all metal band names are Tolkien references.
It's time to test your scientific acumen — or your knowledge of a very specific musical subculture. Plenty of microbes have seriously badass names. Lots of metal bands have names that sound like weird microbial diseases. Can you tell the difference between Thergothon and Eperythrozoon? Take our quiz!