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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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Frustrated Peter Cetera Backs Out Of Rock Hall’s Chicago Reunion

It won't happen after all. When Chicago co-founder co-founder Robert Lamm learned that his band was part of the 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2016 - 11:03 am
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Kendrick Lamar, Lars Ulrich, Black Keys Inducting Artists At This Year’s Rock Hall Ceremony

In December, the organizers behind the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its latest round of inductees. As usual, it was a pretty tepid…
James Rettig | February 5, 2016 - 11:03 am
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ChicagoGate Update: Peter Cetera Threatens To Walk

Nobody expected the most intriguing story going into this year's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony to be the internal dynamics of the…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2016 - 10:32 am
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Peter Cetera Will Play With Chicago At Rock Hall Ceremony After All

Remember when it was announced that Chicago were being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame and reports surfaced that the band would…
Peter Helman | January 5, 2016 - 10:34 pm
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N.W.A, Not NIN, Make Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2016 Class

Honestly, I don't know why I even bother to get mad at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame anymore. The Cleveland institution has earned…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2015 - 9:40 am
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Rock Hall 2016 Nominees Include The Smiths, NIN, N.W.A, Janet Jackson

Someone is getting in this year. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame have announced the nominations for next year's inductions, and the list has…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2015 - 9:07 am
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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, Green…
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's…
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! As…
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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