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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Heart on Their Hall of Fame Induction: 'We Weren't Sure It Was Real'

    December 11, 2012 2:10 PM ET
     |  Andy Greene

    Heart, who have been eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for more than a decade, finally made the cut this year, joining Rush, Public Enemy, Randy Newman, Albert King and Donna Summmer in the class of 2013. "I wasn't quite sure this was real when I got the news," Ann Wilson tells Rolling Stone. "We've just had this long running joke about it for so many years. But I got the text while I was at the airport and it took a little while to sink in." From the Arch...  | More »

  • Chuck Berry Rocks Cleveland Tribute Concert

    October 29, 2012 12:05 PM ET
     |  Patrick Doyle

    "I'm 86 years old," Chuck Berry said after playing a short, raw set at Cleveland's State Theatre late Saturday night. "And I'm happy to be anywhere!" The crowd was equally ecstatic. Berry traveled to Cleveland for a tribute concert in his honor, which included performers Merle Haggard, Ronnie Hawkins, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Joe Bonamassa and Lemmy Kilmister. At the end of the night, Berry accepted the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's American Masters of Music Award, wrapping...  | More »

  • Rush, Public Enemy, Heart Lead 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

    October 4, 2012 12:15 AM ET
     |  Andy Greene

    The nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2013 are in. This year's hopefuls are Albert King, Chic, Deep Purple, Donna Summer, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes, the Meters, N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Procol Harum, Public Enemy, Randy Newman and Rush. The top vote-getters will be inducted on April 18th, 2013 at the Nokia Theater L.A. live in Los Angeles. Meet the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees For the first time...  | More »

  • Photos: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Nominees

    October 4, 2012 12:15 AM ET

    Rush, Kraftwerk, Public Enemy and more could be inducted next spring  | More »

  • Vote for the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

    October 4, 2012 12:15 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    The nominees for the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are in, and, for the first time, fans get to vote alongside the artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 3rd, you can vote right here for the nominees you'd like to see inducted. Pick up to five acts – the top five vote-getters will comprise a "fan's ballot" that will count as one of the more than 600 ballots that determine the Class of 2013. The results will be an...  | More »

  • Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers Jam at Hall of Fame Induction

    May 4, 2012 3:09 PM ET

    HBO will premiere the 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony tomorrow night at 9 p.m. ET. In this exclusive sneak peek, you can check out a bit of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' performance of "Higher Ground" featuring guest players Slash, Ron Wood, Billie Joe Armstrong, Kenny Jones and George Clinton. Related• Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers Bring Magic to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction• Photos: 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony• Comple...  | More »

  • 2012 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Premieres on HBO

    May 4, 2012 8:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    HBO will air the 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday night, beginning with a premiere broadcast of the show starting at 9 p.m. ET. The ceremony, which was filmed on April 14th at the Public Hall in Cleveland, features the inductions of Guns N' Roses, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Small Faces/Faces, Laura Nyro and Freddie King. Presenters at this year's induction included Chuck D, LL Cool J, Green Day, Smokey Robinson,  Steve Van Zandt, J...  | More »

  • Steven Adler on Axl Rose: 'I'm Done With Him'

    April 23, 2012 11:35 AM ET
     |  Andy Greene

    When we spoke to former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler in December he was still hoping that Axl Rose would come to his senses and agree to perform with the group at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "I know there's love between all five of us," he said. "I know there is. Not just four of us, five of us. We owe it to the fans. The LEAST we can do is give them one great performance."  Needless to say, the full reunion didn't happen – and in a new ...  | More »

  • Axl Rose Apologizes to Cleveland for Hall of Fame Snub

    April 17, 2012 6:21 PM ET
     |  Andy Greene

    Axl Rose has written another letter to fans explaining his decision to not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony and apologizing to the city of Cleveland for the snub. Last week, Axl wrote a long letter in which he said he declined his induction into the Hall of Fame. The group performed with Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy, and the Cleveland crowd booed every time Axl's name was mentioned during the ceremony.  This new letter ends with a request for the media ...  | More »

  • Video: Questlove Toasts to the Beastie Boys

    April 16, 2012 6:30 PM ET

    Questlove, the go-to drummer and DJ in hip-hop, has lots of love for the Beastie Boys, as he explained to Rolling Stone at the trio's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in Cleveland this weekend. "I'll say that the Beastie Boys are probably one of the biggest influences on the Roots," he raved. "Back when me and my cousin would listen to Power 99 [FM] and they’d come to Philadelphia, we thought they were Puerto Rican…they had to be Puerto Rican, 'cause there were...  | More »

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