Nirvana, KISS among 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees


By Mary Milliken (Reuters) Nirvana, the influential Seattle grunge band founded by the late Kurt Cobain, and the flamboyant 1970s rockers from KISS were among six new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the organization said on Tuesday. British singers and songwriters Peter Gabriel and … [Read more...]

Nirvana, Ronstadt and LL Cool J nominated for rock hall of fame


LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Alternative rock band Nirvana, singers Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens, and pop duo Hall and Oates led nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2014 class, the foundation that runs the music museum said on Wednesday. It will be the first year of eligibility for Nirvana, … [Read more...]

Guns N’ Roses to reunite for Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- All of the original members of Guns N' Roses are to attend the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, keyboardist Dizzy Reed said. Lead singer Axl Rose is the only founding member of the band still performing under the Guns N' Roses name. … [Read more...]

Chili Peppers, GNR, Beastie Boys in Hall of Fame

By Chris Michaud (Reuters) - Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Beastie Boys were among this year's inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced on Wednesday. Joining the acts were posthumous inductees 1960s singer-songwriter Laura Nyro and producer Don Kirshner, … [Read more...]

Beastie Boys, The Cure get Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nods

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The Beastie Boys, The Cure and Donovan were nominated Tuesday for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland next year. Also nominated are Eric B. & Rakim, Guns 'N Roses, Heart, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Freddie King, Laura Nyro, Red Hot Chili … [Read more...]