IMO KISS' induction should have included all members past & present (at least the living). The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame only inducted the original 4 - Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley. But Gene & Paul insisted that current drummer, Eric Singer (20 year member), and current guitarist, Tommy Thayer (10 year member), sit at their table along with former guitarist, Bruce Kulick (12 year member) making the event attended by all of the living members (past & present) except the elusive Vinnie Vincent (3 year member). Former drummer, Eric Carr (11 year member), died in 1991 while still a member of KISS and former guitarist, Mark St. John (<1 year member), died in 2007.
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Top MOTUC wants: Sagitar, Great Black Wizard, Fang-or, Skeletor's Skeleton Warriors, Odiphus, Illumina w/Sleetah, Lady Slither, Tuvar & Baddrah 2-pack
Eric Carr and Bruce definitely should have been inducted. Both of them actually contributed more to the band than Ace and Peter ever did.
I can't believe Gene even posed for pictures with Ace. I'm surprised they didn't need security to keep them from attacking each other.
The 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony airs on May 31st on HBO
I will NEVER believe that Mermista beheaded Mer-Man! You sit on a throne of lies.... and smell of beef and cheese, bio writer!!!!
The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees were announced on the morning of Thursday, October 9th. The induction ceremony will be back in Cleveland on April 18, 2015. Here are the 15 nominees.
Nine Inch Nails
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Smiths Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Lou Reed, N.W.A and Sting are also in contention for the Class of 2015, with voting again open to fans
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/ne...#ixzz3FdzLqfV9
Vote for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting have been nominated for the Hall's next class
Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/ne...#ixzz3FdzU28cb
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British singer Cat Stevens is now known as Yusuf Islam. He converted to Islam in the 70's after he almost drowned while swimming at California's famed Malibu beach. As Yusuf Islam, Stevens no longer sings today but preaches at mosques throughout the world. Father to Son and Morning Has Broken are among his greatest hits of all time.
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Try to reach inside of me, try to drain my energy
Let me show you just what I'm made of
Simple curiosity trying to take a bite of me
Let me show you just what I'm made of now...
I thought 'The Wings' - Paul McCartney second band - was inducted in the R&R Hall of Fame in the 90's ????
If I remember, Eric Clapton was 3 times inducted: himself, 'Yardbirds' and 'Cream'....
Cat Stevens performed at the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. Wings have not been inducted yet. They might get inducted in the future as an addendum to Paul McCartney's induction. Same goes for Double Trouble, the Wailers, the Silver Bullet Band, The Mothers of Invention, and the Revolution among others. The E Street Band was inducted this year. Springsteen was inducted in 1999. The Blue Caps, The Comets, The Crickets, The Famous Flames, The Midnighters and The Miracles were all inducted in 2012 as addendums.
I'm sticking with my final prediction and I hate it, except for Withers!!
THE 2015 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
01. Bill Withers
02. Lou Reed
04. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
05. Nine Inch Nails
06. Green Day
Double Trouble has been added to Stevie Ray Vaughan on the ballot.
VOTE FOR THE 5 YOU WANT INDUCTED HERE: http://rockhall.com/voting/2015-rock...nees-fan-vote/
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Glenn Gamboa posted his ballot on twitter - Newsday's chief pop music critic and voting member
SO NOW WE KNOW THAT DOUBLE TROUBLE WAS NOT INCLUDED ON THE BALLOT. ONLY ADDED LATER ON TO THE ROCK HALL'S PAGE FOR STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN.
Inductee Terry Sylvester of The Escorts, The Swinging Blue Jeans, and The Hollies tweeted who he voted for:
01. The Marvelettes
02. The Spinners
03. Bill Withers
04. Lou Reed
The 2015 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Poll Now Closed. Percentages and Vote Totals Now Showing. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Nine Inch Nails, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Bill Withers, and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band will each get one additional vote added to their total.
01. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble 31.04% (18,331,506 votes)
02. Nine Inch Nails 22.20% (13,114,449 votes)
03. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts 15.08% (8,907,057 votes)
04. Bill Withers 6.49% (3,830,587 votes)
05. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band 6.25% (3,692,959 votes)
06. Lou Reed 5.29% (3,121,379 votes)
07. War 2.67% (1,575,036 votes)
08. Green Day 2.59% (1,527,135 votes)
09. Sting 1.75% (1,034,505 votes)
10. N.W.A 1.29% (761,395 votes)
11. Kraftwerk 1.15% (681,999 votes)
12. The Smiths 1.12% (662,229 votes)
13. The Spinners 1.12% (661,758 votes)
14. The Marvelettes 0.98% (580,523 votes)
15. Chic 0.98% (578,506 votes)
THE 2015 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES WILL BE ANNOUNCED NEXT WEEK.
Future Rock Legends Predicts the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
December 09, 2014 11:34 PM Filed in: 2015 Ceremony | Prognostications
Rock Hall inductees will be announced on Tuesday December 16, according to SiriusXM's Rock Hall Radio channel
It is a crime that The B-52's aren't included
Planet Claire has pink air
All the trees are red
No one ever dies there
No one has a headThe B-52's
The 2015 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
The "5" Royales
Green Day, Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Ringo Starr Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Paul Butterfield Blues Band will also be inducted next April
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame taps Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day, Joan Jett, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Lou Reed and Bill Withers for Class of 2015
Lou Reed, Green Day and Bill Withers to Join Rock Hall of Fame
Make some noise for the new #RockHall2015 Inductees! More: http://www.rockhall.com ! #RockHall #Cleveland
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Nominees for 2016 Induction
Fans Can Officially Cast Their Vote for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees at rockhall.com
- See more at: http://rockhall.com/pressroom/announ....uYPnnUNG.dpuf
The 2016 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees http://rockhall.com/inductees/
The Official Fan Ballot http://rockhall.com/voting/2016-rock...nominees-vote/
Cast your vote on Future Rock Legends too!: http://www.futurerocklegends.com/2016_Nominees.php
Vote for the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
Janet Jackson, N.W.A, Nine Inch Nails, Deep Purple and the Smiths have been nominated for the Hall's next class
Rock Hall of Fame: Janet Jackson, N.W.A, NIN, the Smiths Lead Nominees
Yes, Chicago, Deep Purple and Cheap Trick also in contention for Class of 2016, with voting again open to fans
Janet Jackson, Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A Nominated for 2016 Rock Hall of Fame
N.W.A., Cheap Trick, Yes, Smiths, Steve Miller among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 nominees
Janet Jackson, Nine Inch Nails, NWA, Smiths Lead Rock Hall Nominees
The Cars, Chic and Yes are also on the ballot.
Our View: Will rock hall finally want Cheap Trick?
Rock Hall Class of 2016: Plain Dealer pop music critic Chuck Yarborough picks the inductees
Rock Hall Class of 2016: 'Vintage' acts Chicago, Cars unlikely to make the cut (commentary)
THE 2016 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME NOMINEES
Nine Inch Nails
Janet Jackson, N.W.A., Los Lobos among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees
N.W.A., Nine Inch Nails Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on Facebook
Check the photos they added on the nominees.
Why Rap is Rock
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I voted for Chicago, Cheap Trick, The Cars, Deep Purple and Yes.
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I voted for Yes, Deep Purple, Janet Jackson, The Cars and Cheap Trick
What?!!! N.W.A. before Foreigner and Pat Benatar? Hall of Shame! Anyway, I voted for The Smiths, The Cars, and Cheap Trick.
" You are not a warrior, you're a beginner!"
I voted for Cheap Trick, Los Lobos, Nine Inch Nails, Yes, and Deep Purple.
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NOT QUITE MY TEMPO
Why is it called the R&R HOF when there are so many non-R&R inductees and nominees?
THE 2016 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
N.W.A, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick Chosen for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Steve Miller and Chicago will also be inducted at Brooklyn ceremony on April 8th
Chicago on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Reuniting With Peter Cetera
"I guess if a reunion with Peter was ever going to happen, this would be a prime opportunity," says co-founder Robert Lamm
Deep Purple's Ian Paice on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: 'At Last!'
"I wouldn't put money either way on Ritchie Blackmore coming to the ceremony," says drummer
Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 'I'm Verklempt'
Guitarist talks group's long-awaited induction, possibility of reunion with Bun E. Carlos
Steve Miller on Rock Hall Induction: 'It's Taken a Long, Long, Long Time'
"Now that I'm, in nobody will have anything to complain about," says the Space Cowboy
Ice Cube on N.W.A's Rock Hall Induction: 'It's Hard to Sum Up in Words'
"This means that the group's mark is solidified and legitimatized," says MC
N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple & Steve Miller Are 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen on Rock Hall Induction: 'We Didn't Try to Be Anything But What We Are'
Cheap Trick on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: 'Wow, We're Gonna Be Inducted Into The Thing'
Steve Miller 'Stunned' About Being Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Non-performer inductees will be announced in January
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YAY, for the first time my vote count, I voted the inductee on the last post couple of months ago.
I'm glad they are all happy with the induction of 2016 class.
I want to echo what Ice Cube says about Eazy E
"I think [Eazy-E would] be real excited because he was always fighting for legitimacy."
NOT QUITE MY TEMPO
Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Steve Miller, N.W.A and Bert Berns
The 31st Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at New York's Barclays Center
Friday, April 8, 2016
Buy Tickets here:
The Barclays Center has 19,000 seats. It has not sold out yet.
Question, would Ben E Carlos will return as a drummer for Hall of Fame?
NOT QUITE MY TEMPO
Bun E. Carlos Confirms Cheap Trick Hall of Fame Reunion, Promises to ‘Make Nice’
Ritchie Blackmore won't attend the ceremony because the other original members of Deep Purple don't want him there and they said they won't perform if Blackmore shows up. Coverdale and Hughes are attending, collecting their trophies, giving their speeches, but won't perform.
Peter Cetera won't be reuniting with Chicago at the ceremony. His trophy will be mailed. Cetera and Chicago couldn't agree on which songs to perform and in which key. Cetera wanted to perform 25 Or 6 To 4 in the key of E, because of his old age he can't hit those high notes anymore. The band doesn't want to change the key for Cetera. Cetera also asked the Rock Hall producers to let him perform separately from Chicago at the ceremony, but the Rock Hall turned him down.
More from Cetera here: http://petercetera.com
February 25, 2016
FINAL HoF DECISION!!!!
Regretfully, I’ve decided NOT to participate in the 2016 HoF induction ceremonies. I appreciate the award and I want to thank all of you who voted and finally made it happen.
Many of you will be disappointed and that’s understandable. Quite frankly, I’m disappointed as well. There comes a time when you need to make a decision based on what’s best for you without worrying about the consequences and this it that time.
Every idea or suggestion I offered about how it could work musically was either rejected or changed by the shows producers. Together with the fact that while I sent those same emails to the group, the only reply I ever received back from them was a very snarky “Take a chill pill dude!” Whoa! Really?
At this point in my life, I really don’t care to reintroduce the same negativity, misplaced egos, and petty jealousies I experienced years ago.
I’m very happy right where I am now, touring and playing my music with a band I love. You should all come and see us if you have the chance and please check my site for performance updates.
Peacefully moving on, Peter
February 10, 2016
Make that 27! Happily moving on!
26 MUSICIANS TOO ROCK TO SHOW UP FOR THEIR OWN ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
February 8, 2016
I just sent this to the RnR hall of fame people. This is the the short high road nice version of what I really wanted to say. I’ll post that response at the appropriate time. Ciao,
Hello Alex and Joel!
Unfortunately, this scenario doesn’t work for me. I know we all did our best to make it happen, but I guess it’s just not meant to be.
Personally, I’m frustrated and tired of dealing with this and it’s time to move on. I have a life with two beautiful daughters and a solo career and its time to get back and give them all the full attention they deserve.
Thanks for all your help and consideration! Have a great show and please send any individual award I receive to the contact you have for me.
All the best, Peter Cetera
February 5, 2016
Hello everyone! I know you’re all waiting to hear what’s happening with the Hall of Fame. I know how frustrated you all are, but trust me, no one is more tired and frustrated than yours truly. I had a conference call with the musical department today and I’ve presented another song option. Right now it’s about a fiddy fiddy chance that we can hammer something out by the weekend. Frankly folks, Im done if this doesn’t work out. Here’s hoping this one works…Ill let you know either way ASAP…Ciao, Peter
Ps. As of today it’s now down to 25 per cent chance of happening.
January 6, 2016
Hello Everyone! I’ve just sent this mail to everyone involved. Hopefully it will answer all the questions concerning my participation in the Hall of Fame induction..Thanks
Hello Robert, Danny, Lee, Walter, and James. I’m sending this to you and Danny since yours are the only email addresses I have. Please forward this to everyone.
First off, congratulations all around on this long overdue honor. While our fans believe we should have been inducted years ago, they find it harder to believe that we haven’t even been nominated in all that time. Oh well, we are now!
All the credit goes to those who voted for us in overwhelming numbers during the recent poll. They alone deserve our thanks for finally making this happen.
I know we all look forward to speaking that evening and I’m sure we all wish that Terry was there to join us. That can’t happen unfortunately, but I have one thing that can.
As a finale, we can walk onstage together one last time as a group, I’ll strap on the bass, and we can do 25or6to4 in the key of E. I believe it would make for one fantastic Hall of Fame moment and satisfy those who have always wanted some sort of reunion.
Along with your current members, I would also like us to invite past members Laudir de Oliveira, Donnie Dacus, Kenny Cetera, Chris Pinnick, and Bill Champlin to join us up there as well on the song. They’ve all contributed to the legacy of the group and I think this would be a fitting way to honor them.
In the end, this should go a long way towards healing old wounds and showing solidarity on that night. At least I hope so!
See you all in Brooklyn, Peter
December 30, 2015
I’m getting ready to post my reply to the Hall of Fame about my participation for the show. It should happen within the first week of the new year. Tell your friends, relatives, Romans and of course countrymen. see ya, P
December 23, 2015
ATTENTION!! IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING HALL OF FAME!!!
Yes, that’s right. Tell all your friends, tell the press, tell radio, TV, newspapers, why you can even tell The Pres, Hillary, Trump everyone. I will make an important announcement on this site after the New Year that will shock the WOOORRRLLDD! Ok, maybe not the world but at least maybe parts of the USA and Canada!
Ill have a statement that will come from me and me only regarding my participation in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Until then, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and Ill speak to you shortly after New Year’s day with my earthshaking announcement regarding the Hall Of Fame! Ciao, Peter
October 24, 2015
Hold your horses all you folks that are so excited about this Hall of Fame voting. Let me remind you that whomever has this vendetta that has kept the original Chicago out of the HOF is still in charge. We should have been in years ago of course and that’s my point. They have put in so many who don’t belong that it’s an insult to think that they might have to be forced to at least finally put us in the nominee category. Also, this fan vote only counts for ONE vote out of the hundreds of voters out there so there’s still a chance for them to finagle their way out of “letting” us in. I also heard something about Chicago fans cheating by voting early and voting often! Keep it up because you never know what might happen!
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