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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, Green Day, and Bill Withers, and the Hall Of Fame has just unveiled its list of who's inducting whom. Paul McCartney, logically enough, will induct his old bandmate Ringo… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 18, 2015

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. There are certainly worthy artists going in this year. Lou Reed, already an inductee thanks to the Velvet Underground, is now heading in as a solo artist. Green Day are… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 16, 2014

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 Hesitation Marks recording sessions with Arcade Fire producer Markus Dravs, his Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame nomination, and his new role at apple as chief creative officer for… More »

By: James Rettig / October 31, 2014

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 the Hall. Every year, we get one or two nominees who are eligible for the first time, since the Hall only inducts artists 25 years after their first record came… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 9, 2014

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 And Roll Hall Of Fame today, only a few days after the opening of an exhibit featuring some of Beyoncé's most iconic outfits, including the black leotard worn i… More »

By: James Rettig / August 4, 2014

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's Twist Again" was also the first rock song to win a Grammy. Is that enough to get him into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame? Apparently not. Checker (bor… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 13, 2014

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 video of the entire Nirvana segment has surfaced online. The ceremony contains performances from the surviving members of Nirvana with guest vocalists including Joan Jett, Annie Clark, Kim Gordon, and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 2, 2014

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 in its entirety on HBO this weekend. One of the performances was Annie Clark of St. Vincent singing "Lithium" with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear, and you… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 29, 2014

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 Gabriel's "Washing Of The Water." Martin's speech quoted from "the book of Genesis"... More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014

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! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe ("They were singular and loud and melodic and deeply original," he said of the band), and after muchMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014

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. Some people might object to the idea of Beyoncé ever being considered for something like that (maybe even certain people who are being inducted this year -- looking atMore »

By: Miles Bowe / April 10, 2014

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 & Roll Hall Of Fame induction this Thursday. Now we have evidence that suggests at least one singer will be Joan Jett. Today @FooFighters Instagrammed a photo of instruments, presumably… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 8, 2014

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! More »

By: Stereogum / April 8, 2014

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, steadily" reuniting with the band's Celebrity Skin-era lineup of Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel, and Melissa Auf Der Maur. Then in an interview earlier this month, Love mentioned that… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 7, 2014

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 inductees are slated to perform -- Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Hall And Oates, the E Street Band. But marquee inductees Nirvana, for obvious reasons, will not be among them. However,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 3, 2014

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 big-deal guests -- many of them already Hall Of Famers themselves -- who will induct and pay tribute to this year's class. Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe will… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 1, 2014

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 now know that former Nirvana drummer Chad Channing will not, in fact, be inducted into the Hall with Nirvana. Today Channing explained that he received a message from the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 17, 2014

Kiss Cancel Rock Hall Performance Because They Can’t Agree On A Lineup

In the infancy of my rock nerd-dom, there was a moment where I could name every musician who had ever played in Kiss: Bruce Kulick! Eric Carr! Vinnie Vincent! But everyone who gives even a tiny bit of a shit knows that there's a classic lineup of the band: Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 24, 2014

Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s 2014 Inductees

Rolling Stone has revealed next year's inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Cat Stevens, and Linda Ronstadt. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 16, 2013

Nirvana, Replacements Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced 16 acts eligible for induction in 2014: Nirvana, Kiss, the Replacements, Hall And Oates, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Deep Purple, Peter Gabriel, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Link Wray, the Meters, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, Yes, and the Zombies. In order to be eligible, it… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 15, 2013
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