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 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.
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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.
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.
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Tom Morello was one of the many big-name musicians to take part in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony’s epic closing jam last week (April 19), alongside Rush, Heart, John Fogerty, Chuck D of Public Enemy, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, and Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters. He told Radio.com that he was going straight from the Rock Hall induction jam to the studio, where he’s recording his next solo album, his fourth under The Nightwatchman name.
John Mayer Calls Albert King The ‘Reason Guitar Faces Were Invented’ At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction
With a flying V guitar slung around his shoulder, John Mayer was ready to play from the moment he started his speech about Albert King at the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction cermeony. He was wearing a flying V guitar, which King always played, slung around his body.
“My name is Chris Cornell, and I’m here to induct my hometown heroes, Heart.” That’s how the Sound Garden frontman started his Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction speech.
Oprah Winfrey was the biggest surprise of the night at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. She noted that she’s rarely at a loss for words, but “he defines and defies the word legend.” She said that him casting her in The Color Purple changed the trajectory of her career. She’d never acted, and he said “Baby, your future’s so bright it burns my eyes.” She laughed, “I didn’t know what you were talking about!”