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On Saturday, another batch of artists will join the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame at a lavish Cleveland induction ceremony. Plenty of them are artists well-worthy of canonization: Guns N’ Roses, the Small Faces, the Beastie Boys. None of this changes the weird reality that the Hall Of Fame is a fundamentally silly institution,… More »

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Watch Beck & Karen O Cover Lou Reed At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Over the weekend, the late Lou Reed was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame alongside Green Day, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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Watch Patti Smith & Laurie Anderson Induct Lou Reed Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Last night, six artists were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in the Performer category. Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett…
James Rettig | April 19, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Karen O, Miley Cyrus, Tom Morello Added To Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

A few more names have been added to this year's list of performers who will honor the new Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees.
James Rettig | April 8, 2015 - 6:22 pm
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Beck, Dave Grohl, Patti Smith To Appear At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Next month, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will hold its big induction ceremony in Cleveland. The year’s induction class includes Lou Reed, Gree…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2015 - 9:00 am
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Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Inductees

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame just announced this year's class of inductees, and it's mostly a surprising group in how unsurprising it is.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 9:07 am
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Trent Reznor Discusses NIN’s Failed Sessions With Arcade Fire Producer, Skepticism About Rock Hall Nomination, U2’s Devaluing Music

Trent Reznor recently sat down with Billboard for a great interview which touched on a wide range of topics, including his Gone Girl score, failed…
James Rettig | October 31, 2014 - 6:45 pm
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Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am
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Rock Hall Ousts Father Of Rock ‘N Roll’s Ashes, Installs Beyoncé’s Wardrobe

In what’s sure to be another talking point for those who lament the rise of poptimism, DJ Alan Freed’s ashes were removed from the Rock…
James Rettig | August 4, 2014 - 7:03 pm
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Chubby Checker Demands Induction Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Chubby Checker recorded the definitive versions of "The Twist" and "Let's Twist Again," two of the most iconic singles in the history of rock. "Let'…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2014 - 2:31 pm
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Watch Nirvana’s Entire Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction And Performance

This past weekend, HBO aired the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's 2014 Induction Ceremony, including the induction of Nirvana and subsequent performances, and a…
Miles Bowe | June 2, 2014 - 11:19 am
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Watch An Official Clip Of St. Vincent Performing “Lithium” With Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Though audience members shared some rough footage of Nirvana's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction last month, you'll be able to watch the event…
Miles Bowe | May 29, 2014 - 1:59 pm
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Watch Chris Martin & Peter Gabriel Perform “Washing Of The Water” At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

An early highlight of last night's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction was Chris Martin's words about Peter Gabriel, and the pair's performance of…
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2014 - 10:31 am

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and this year, it's relevant to your interests! A…
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am
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Watch A Pretty Compelling Endorsement For Beyoncé’s Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Though it's still a ways off, the time will come some day when Beyoncé will be eligible for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
Miles Bowe | April 10, 2014 - 4:23 pm
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Looks Like Joan Jett Will Front Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Earlier today we launched a poll asking who you think will front the surviving members of Nirvana when the band performs at the Rock…
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2014 - 7:04 pm
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Who Will Sing With Nirvana At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction?

UPDATE: Looks like at least one singer will be Joan Jett. She's not a choice on this poll, but vote anyway!
Stereogum | April 8, 2014 - 1:33 pm
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Courtney Love Downplays Hole Reunion Talk, Vows To Join Foe Dave Grohl Onstage At Nirvana’s Rock Hall Induction

A few months ago, Courtney Love gave Hole fans something to be excited about when she confirmed in a Facebook Q&A that she was "slowly,…
Scott Lapatine | April 7, 2014 - 9:56 am
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Looks Like Krist Novoselic, At Least, Will Play Nirvana’s Rock Hall Induction

Next week, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will honor this year’s inductees with a big show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Some of the…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2014 - 11:40 am
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Michael Stipe, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen To Induct Rock Hall Class Of 2014

This year’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees include Nirvana, Kiss, and Peter Gabriel, and the Hall has just announced most of the suitably…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2014 - 10:19 am

KISS Fans Rejoice: Nirvana’s Chad Channing Won’t Be Inducted Into The Rock Hall After All

Despite reports last week that he would be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (which led to outrage from KISS fans), we…
Miles Bowe | March 17, 2014 - 5:02 pm
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