Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
“This, for me, is a bittersweet notion as we all miss Kurt so much. But considering we were inducted, the show had to go on,” he wrote.
The rockers ran through a set of 19 songs with a plethora of special guests.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony used to be a drunken, freewheeling event that would stretch to all hours of the night. Today it’s an arena-rock spectacle with stunning moments that won’t soon be forgotten.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” Michael Stipe said about Nirvana, during the band’s induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “This was not just pop music.”
Things in the KISS world were, for one night, warm and fuzzy. “We are humbled,” said Gene Simmons.
Jett is a choice that Kurt Cobain would surely approve of.
“The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is fluff, it’s a farce,” Stanley told Anthony Mason. “We are the bitter pill that they ultimately had to swallow.”
Bruce and the E Street Band have also covered AC/DC, the Bee Gees, INXS and Lorde on this tour.
“There would have to be a story, and a great story, one that hasn’t been told before,” Love said of the proposed musical production.
Rock Hall Announces Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe, Tom Morello, Questlove, Chris Martin as Presenters
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced most of the presenters for this year’s induction ceremony, taking place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10.
It only took more than 40 years for “the hottest band in the land” to grace the cover of the rock institution.
“Can you just set stuff aside and do one show for the fans as the original lineup again?” Taylor asks of KISS.
Last week, it was reported that the former Nirvana drummer, who played on their classic debut album, Bleach, would be inducted. Unfortunately, that has turned out to be untrue.
Everything you’ve wanted to know about KISS but were afraid to ask.
Between original members and former members, the band just can’t sort out their differences.
Including a legendary cranky rock critic who “ripped Foreigner to pieces in the press,” but played air-guitar to them on weekends.
Phil and his brother Don made up the Everly Brothers, one of the most important groups of the early rock and roll era; they were a huge influence on, among others, the Beatles and the Beach Boys.