Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Happy birthday to Paul Stanley of KISS! When in full makeup, what was his character in Kiss named?
Ronnie van Zandt, lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, was born on this day. When he died in the plane crash, how old was he?
Her already great year just got even better.
The induction ceremony will take place Cleveland’s Public Hall on April 18, 2015; tickets go on sale this Thursday.
The exhibit coincides with the 50th anniversary of Simon’s career.
Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.
During our conversation, he discussed his knack for choosing great covers — including “New York Groove” — his new album, his fiancée, his sobriety and his recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
While 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.
On one hand, it must be the coolest job in the world. On the other, you can never satisfy everyone. That’s the rub for Joel Peresman, the CEO and President of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.
“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.