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Nirvana and Kiss Inducted Into Rock & Rock Hall of Fame: Who's Your Favorite Inductee?

Peter Charles 2013/12/18 22:00:00
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Back in October, we asked you which Rock and Rock Hall of Fame nominees you wanted to see inducted into the legendary artist collective. And it seems Hall officials largely agreed with you.

The largest number of your votes went to Nirvana and Kiss, both of which were included among the honorees in Monday's announcement. Singer-songwriter Cat Stevens joins the two groups, along with Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel, and Linda Ronstadt.


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Beatles manager from 1962-1967, Brian Epstein, will receive a Lifetime Achievement award as will Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham, who's said to have catapulted the group to "worldwide stardom and crafted their bad boy image so well it became both their brand and burden."

Bruce Springsteen's The E Street Band will also enjoy a spot in the Hall. The group, established by Springsteen in 1973, aided in establishing the singer's "legendary reputation as one of the greatest performers in the history of rock and roll."

Who's your favorite honoree, SodaHeads? Who should have made the list? Is this rock and roll honor still a right of passage for artists, or is its meaning losing weight in an industry already overpopulated with creative awards?

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  • Ang 2014/05/30 17:08:53
    Hall and Oates
    Ang
    I like Linda Ronstadt too!
  • jane9821 2013/12/27 18:39:23
  • Kusheena Kush 2013/12/27 02:30:34
    Kiss
    Kusheena Kush
  • ken 2013/12/26 22:34:46
    Kiss
    ken
  • Robert Paulson 2013/12/26 21:10:34 (edited)
    Kiss
    Robert Paulson
    +1
    I sincerely don't know how Nirvana got inducted before deep purple, I am personally more of an Alice in chains/pearl jam fan myself.



    KISS should have been in the HOF 20 years ago
  • hippycat 2013/12/26 15:53:55
    Nirvana
    hippycat
    strange choice, there are so many more - Dylan, the Stones but of the lot there, I'd say Nirvana. Kiss shouldn't even be in there.
  • Reyes Mir 2013/12/26 12:56:27
    Nirvana
    Reyes Mir
    Come As You Are with The Man Who Sold The World
  • brichards719 2013/12/26 05:32:32
    Cat Stevens
    brichards719
    +1
    not really a fan of any of them but i think cat stevens is deserving.
  • murry 2013/12/26 05:19:06
    Cat Stevens
    murry
    +1
    Yusuf Islam, born Steven Demetre Georgiou; 21 July 1948, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian and education philanthropist. He is a prominent convert to Islam.
    He is still my favorite singer and have many of his songs.


  • frankie 2013/12/26 00:48:57
    Hall and Oates
    frankie
    +1
    think I answered this once
  • Jodie1203 2013/12/26 00:21:37
    Kiss
    Jodie1203
    Kiss
  • Sean McDonald 2013/12/25 23:08:20
    Kiss
    Sean McDonald
  • Jerry 2013/12/25 09:22:41
    Linda Ronstadt
    Jerry
    +1
    ............. " .......... I've always loved Linda Ronstadt, glad She is inducted in the Rock Hall of Fame......... it's long overdue, Sorry also, that Linda has been so ill.......... " ........
  • FlyGalsMom 2013/12/25 09:19:31
    Hall and Oates
    FlyGalsMom
    +1
    Their Song "SHE'S GONE" was released TWICE and hit the top ten TWICE~ one of the saddest UNREQUITED love songs EVER~
  • QC 2013/12/25 03:32:17 (edited)
  • Richard 2013/12/25 02:15:56
    Kiss
    Richard
    Kiss hands down!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • NickTheAceBassist 2013/12/25 00:10:58 (edited)
    Nirvana
    NickTheAceBassist
    I do have to say though it only makes sencs that KISS get inducted since Rush did last since, after all, KISS taught Rush everything about giving the people a great show for there money.
  • NickThe... NickThe... 2013/12/25 00:14:05
    NickTheAceBassist
    Also check the stats for Washington.
    ALSO stats spelled backwards is stats. Statception!
  • QC NickThe... 2013/12/25 03:36:03
  • NickThe... QC 2013/12/25 03:50:53
    NickTheAceBassist
    Yeah I may be slightly insane.
  • murry QC 2013/12/26 05:22:21
    murry
    At least he is sane enough to answer you. Besides he is the only one that is intelligent enough to understand what he is talking about.
  • QC murry 2013/12/26 20:16:33
    QC
    Murry? What are you Irish? You drunk again? Wait, I guess I should ask if you are sober. Drunk is sort of a given....
  • murry QC 2013/12/27 00:04:19
    murry
    Well if I am as you say then I am enough to insult you and your intelligence of which you have none.
    On thing for sure you are one insulting S.O.B.
    Please do not respond as I shall not respond but report you as being harassing.
  • murry QC 2013/12/27 00:07:43
    murry
    Oh, My God, no wait you don't believe in God.
    To think you breath, breed and vote DARN YOU ARE A DANGER TO THE FUTURE.
  • QC murry 2013/12/27 01:37:57
    QC
    Lay off the sauce Murry. You're makin' no sense!



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  • murry QC 2013/12/27 05:28:37
    murry
    I am not a drunk and resent even bring referred to as one.
    I will report you if you persist in harassing me.
  • sandra 2013/12/24 15:21:52 (edited)
    Cat Stevens
    sandra
    But I like a few songs by kiss and I liked Nirvana, too bad they weren`t around long enough!
  • QC sandra 2013/12/25 03:36:34
    QC
    You like terrorists....
  • sandra QC 2013/12/25 10:55:01
    sandra
    hahah.. No just a few songs by these bands, but I Love Black Sabbath, it`s my most favorite! Loved them then , still love them, listen to them everyday on my ipod! I have one kiss song I love ( Hard Luck woman) and I need to get a coupe of Nirvana.
    What is your favorite band?
  • QC sandra 2013/12/25 15:20:17
    QC
    +1
    Right now Pearl Jam. Used to be Grateful Dead when Jerry was alive. I also love Black Sabbath. Reordered Evil Live again recently on CD since I had it on Tape like two decades ago. I actually liked it when Dio was singing for them. Ozzie was of course great and I loved him solo also.
  • sandra QC 2013/12/25 21:23:16
    sandra
    yes, I love Ozzie solo as well, and I also love Black Sabbath with Dio and Ozzie. Yesterday I was listening to Heaven and Hell over and over again...lol, ...And Fairies wear boots and War Pigs....but the whole Album was great. Ya I have so many of those tapes also hahaha..Hard to part with though. I liked Pearl Jam to when they first came out, I haven`t listened to them for awhile, I will check them out again later. I really liked their Grunge style, Eddie Vedder should have kept his hair long ! hahaha....
  • QC sandra 2013/12/26 03:00:59
    QC
    +1
    PJ is an evolving band. They have a strong following that tours around following them.
  • sandra QC 2013/12/26 08:09:03
    sandra
    I will have to check out their newer stuff then, thanks..
    They have followers now? wow!. Like the Grateful Dead lol, lol..
    They must be very special. pearl Jam Hahaha, I remember having a real crush on Eddie V. haha...I loved his hair so much. lol, lol...
  • Insightonsite 2013/12/24 13:59:10
    Kiss
    Insightonsite
    All of them. But this dimwit didn't give that choice.
  • kelsieilesha 2013/12/24 12:33:03
    Kiss
    kelsieilesha
    +3
    How about none?
    Because it's not the "Rock and Roll Hall of FAME"... it's the "Rock and Roll Hall of SHAME".

    They snub soooo many bands that should be inducted, and induct 'artists' that aren't even rock!!!
  • lauzzykitten 2013/12/23 23:16:22
    Nirvana
    lauzzykitten
    +1
    Nirvana! Beyond happy ahhh
  • Scarlet 2013/12/23 01:31:46
    Kiss
    Scarlet
    +3
    Nine Inch Nails
    Nine Inch Nails
  • Dick Nixon Scarlet 2013/12/23 23:41:18
    Dick Nixon
    Where did you find that photo? Most of NIN was Trent... The one man band but I agree with ya... He has a lot of talent...
  • Scarlet Dick Nixon 2013/12/24 03:01:09
    Scarlet
    The Photo is on Google Images.
  • the judgebigdogeagle-~PWCM~JLA 2013/12/22 22:47:50 (edited)
    Kiss
    the judgebigdogeagle-~PWCM~JLA
    as long as Peter & Ace are included,not left out.Enough is Enough Gene !!! If it were not for them two,you would not be living the way you do.

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