"We were one of the prime bands of our era and we continue to be a top band," says Smashing Pumpkins singer
Kid Rock to also welcome Cheap Trick into Rock Hall at Brooklyn induction ceremony
"We can't wrestle people to the ground and make them perform together," says Hall of Fame President Joel Peresman
Axl sings with Bruce; Prince shreds with Petty — relive three decades of all-star performances
"Any friendship we had went away when I had to file a federal lawsuit," says drummer
"The induction is not – in clear fact – for Deep Purple," Ian Gillan writes of 2016 induction, which won't include current members Steve Morse and Don Airey
They were joined by Joe Perry, Ron Wood and Flea on a chaotic rendition of "Train Kept-A Rollin'"
Steve Miller and Chicago will also be inducted at Brooklyn ceremony on April 8th
Handwritten lyrics, a Joni Mitchell painting, the jeans Nash wore at Woodstock and other memorabilia from singer-songwriter's "Touching the Flame" exhibit
Watch an amazingly faithful rendition of the 1972 prog masterpiece "Watcher of the Skies"
Yes, Chicago, Deep Purple and Cheap Trick also in contention for Class of 2016, with voting again open to fans
Janet Jackson, N.W.A, Nine Inch Nails, Deep Purple and the Smiths have been nominated for the Hall's next class
Beatle hangs out with Stevie Wonder, Joe Walsh, Billie Joe Armstrong and Ringo Starr in behind-the-scenes footage from induction
The Hall's interview series goes deep with artists from Chuck Berry to Chuck D
Every speech and superjam from the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will air on May 30th