Cosimo Matassa, the legendary recording engineer and studio owner who helped introduce and shape New Orleans’ early rhythm and blues and rock ‘n’ roll sound and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and recognized with a Grammy for his efforts, died Thursday. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark proved her ability to be a pretty good substitute bandleader by filling in for Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction. Now Clark will be stepping up for the slightly...Show More Summary
Back in April, Linda Ronstadt was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, her battle with Parkinson’s disease proved to great of an obstacle to attend the ceremony. However, Parkinson’s did not hold her back from attending a White House ceremony where she was awarded the National Medal of Arts, as well
The year 1986 was a big one for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as it marked the inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, when such rock patriarchs as Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley were inducted. That same year, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was born in New York City. Show More Summary
Museums just got even better — trust us. As a musician, it's basically a huge honor to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Who wouldn't want their picture next to all the other legendary rock stars?! For Beyoncé, that honor is a reality although it won't be happening anytime soon. Eight years to [...]
Since the first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 1986 -- when the likes of Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley were inducted -- more than 300 people have been honored with a place in the Hall of Fame. If you're keeping count, that's nearly 730 Inductees who've had a hand in making rock and roll history. Show More Summary
When Daryl Hall and John Oates came through town recently thew were riding high from a recent induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. [ more › ]
One of the biggest rock n’ roll feuds in recent memory is finally coming to an end. Via Rolling Stone: Following a drama-free reunion with Dave Grohl at Nirvana’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, Courtney Love wants to resolve her differences with her late husband’s bandmate. Show More Summary
The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. BY KORY GROW Following a drama-free reunion with Dave Grohl at Nirvana's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, Courtney Love wants to resolve her differences with her late husband's bandmate. Show More Summary
Chubby Checker is making no bones in the press about the fact that he wants to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame before it’s “too late.” On Thursday Checker, who wrote and performed the famous song “Let’s Twist Again,” which was the first Rock ‘n’ Roll song that received a Grammy
NEW YORK (AP) — Chubby Checker wants the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to know it's time to induct him into its exclusive club before it's too late.
Chubby Checker recorded the definitive versions of “The Twist” and “Let’s Twist Again,” two of the most iconic singles in the history of rock. “Let’s Twist Again” was also the first rock song to win a Grammy. Is that enough to get him into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame? Apparently not. Checker (born [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — Chubby Checker wants the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to know it's time to induct him into their exclusive club before it's too late. "I don't want to get in there when I'm 85-years old. I'll tell them to drop dead, so you better do it quick while I'm still smiling," Checker said on Thursday. Show More Summary
Iggy Azalea covered this week's issue of Billboard as its Hot 100 No. 1 artist, and called out Lorde's Nirvana tribute at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. "Nothing against her, but I think when you're doing a tribute to someone that's dead, generally it should be the person's peer," Azalea told the magazine. Show More Summary
Remember how cool the idea of a Nirvana reunion sounded when you were a kid? Why did you have to miss all the good bands because your stupid parents had you too late? But as you've grown older, you have come to realize that reunions are either cynical or sad or both. Show More Summary
HBO has released a brief teaser for its upcoming docu-series "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways," and it's the background music that might the real star here.The 20-second video debuted during HBO's Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony special on May 31. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, despite intra-band drama and repeated voter snubs, hard rock icons KISS were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. HBO aired the induction ceremony on Friday evening and boy was it an eye-opener.
This past weekend, HBO aired the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame’s 2014 Induction Ceremony, including the induction of Nirvana and subsequent performances, and a video of the entire Nirvana segment has surfaced online. The ceremony contains performances from the surviving members of Nirvana with guest vocalists including Joan Jett, Annie Clark, Kim Gordon, and [...]
Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl opened up about the hug he and Kurt Cobain’s widow Courtney Love shared at Nirvana’s induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. After the show, Love tweeted a photo of her hug with Grohl with the caption, “The most magical part of
I’m watching the rock and roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and they just inducted Grohl and Nirvana, and I just cringed the entire time Courtney Love talked. I am not a fan of conspiracy theories, and I hate speculating on unconfirmed shit, but I have always thought she killed Cobain. I have no facts [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.