rock and roll hall of fame

Joan Jett (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.

10/09/2014

Paul Stanley ( Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Interview: KISS’ Paul Stanley Slams Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Patti Smith

While taking shots at Jann Wenner, Patti Smith and others, Stanley reaffirmed his speech at the Rock Hall induction ceremony and clarifies that it was Gene Simmons, not him, who said those ‘borderline racist’ comments.

06/03/2014

File photo: Kurt Cobain performs for MTV Unplugged on Nov. 18, 1993. (Getty Images)

Author: Courtney Love, not Kurt Cobain, Wrote Note Mocking Wedding Vows

Police found note in Cobain’s wallet after his 1994 suicide, it appears to mock his wedding vows.

05/03/2014

Paul Guilfoyle and Gene Simmons (Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014)

Gene Simmons Talks ‘CSI’ Cameo, Questions Rap’s Inclusion in the Rock Hall

He has a few things he’d like to say about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And he’d like to clear up the supposed lawsuit from Eric Carr’s “heirs.”

03/12/2014

Kurt Cobain accepts his award at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)

Hoquiam Mayor: ‘Nirvana Day’ Coming April 10

Nirvana’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 will be accompanied by a local honor: Hoquiam will declare April 10 (of next year) “Nirvana Day.”

CBS Seattle–12/24/2013

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2013

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry (Getty Images)

Steven Tyler, Joe Perry Honored For Songwriting

As founding members of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have long established themselves as rock legends and are already in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Now, their songwriting will be honored as the duo gets inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame as part of the 2013 class.

CBS Seattle–02/22/2013

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Heart: Happy To Make It To The Hall

Seattle’s Ann Wilson put it this way: “just when you think you know the shape of Rock ‘n’ Roll, it changes shape on you.”

CBS Seattle–12/21/2012

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