- 5:35 pm Thursday, October 5th, 2017 by hildiwmmo
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the bands it’s considering for induction in 2018.
Bon Jovi, Kate Bush, the Cars, Depeche Mode, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, J. Geils Band, Judas Priest, LL Cool J, the MC5, The Meters, Moody Blues, Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Nina Simone, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Link Wray and the Zombies are all under consideration for next year’s honor.
Fans are invited to vote (although no one knows how much weight, if any, that collective vote is given). You can VOTE HERE.
The final nominees – usually a group of 5 or [More]
- 4:21 pm Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 by hildiwmmo
Love the poetic way John Mellencamp paid tribute to Tom Petty on his Facebook page:
“Tom Petty was the Edward Hopper of American songwriters,” it begins. “He was a certain kind of bird that had no legs, so he could never land on this earth; he lived his whole life in the sky. And now he will spread his wings and sleep on the wind. His name is written in the stars. John Mellencamp.”
“It’s shocking, crushing news,” Bob Dylan said in a statement to Rolling Stone. “I thought the world of Tom. He was a great performer, full of the light, [More]