Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame NomineesLou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.
Interview: KISS' Paul Stanley Slams Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Patti SmithWhile 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.
Author: Courtney Love, not Kurt Cobain, Wrote Note Mocking Wedding VowsPolice found note in Cobain's wallet after his 1994 suicide, it appears to mock his wedding vows.
Gene Simmons Talks 'CSI' Cameo, Questions Rap's Inclusion in the Rock HallHe 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."
Hoquiam Mayor: 'Nirvana Day' Coming April 10Nirvana'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."
Best Rock 'N Roll Cities In AmericaThis 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.
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.
Heart: Happy To Make It To The HallSeattle's Ann Wilson put it this way: "just when you think you know the shape of Rock 'n' Roll, it changes shape on you."