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Monday, September 22, 2008

Nine More Artists Nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

posted by on September 22 at 10:41 AM

Via Reuters:

Hip Hop group Run-DMC, heavy metal band Metallica and musician/songwriter Bobby Womack are among nine nominees announced on Monday vying for five spots in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Guitarist Jeff Beck, disco and R&B band Chic, rock and roll singer Wanda Jackson, doo-wop group Little Anthony and the Imperials, rock band The Stooges, and the California funk band War were also nominated.

Artists become eligible for the Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first single or album and are represented in an exhibition at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.

Five of the nine nominees will be chosen by about 500 music industry folk, and the winners will be inducted April 4th.

Read the full story here.

Who do you think the five should be?

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Metallica? WOW. They got a nod even with all the NWOBHM bands they copped their shit from?

Posted by nipper | September 22, 2008 12:09 PM


Posted by bunnypuncher | September 22, 2008 8:34 PM

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