Tommy James also joined singer for "Crimson & Clover"
"We've been very close friends with Joan Jett for a long time," Pete Townshend says. "She is the real deal. This will be a great night of rock and roll for everyone"
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Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Paul Butterfield Blues Band will also be inducted next April
"It's going to take a few minutes to sink in before I see how I really feel about it," she says
Buddy Guy, Trombone Shorty, LL Cool J, Z-Trip and Trouble Funk also set to appear alongside motorcycle rally and fireworks
Lou Reed, N.W.A and Sting are also in contention for the Class of 2015, with voting again open to fans
"We looked at that evening as a night that may never happen again," says Dave Grohl. "That's what made it so powerful"
"Every one of these performances nailed a Nirvana tune in their own way," he writes
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