Category: Honors

Kate Bush, Devo, The Go-Go’s among 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Kate Bush, Devo, The Go-Go’s among 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning unveiled 16 nominees for its Class of 2021, a field that includes Kate Bush, Devo, The Go-Go’s, New York Dolls, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, Fela Kuti, Rage Against the Machine, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige and more. Also on the ballot: Chaka Kahn, Carole King and Tina Turner.

Depeche Mode inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch their acceptance speech

Depeche Mode inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch their acceptance speech

Pioneering synthpop outfit turned stadium rockers Depeche Mode were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight in a pandemic-necessitated virtual ceremony, with Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher meeting up in a Zoom call to accept the honor. Watch the video right here.

Nine Inch Nails inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch Trent Reznor’s speech

Nine Inch Nails inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch Trent Reznor’s speech

Trent Reznor’s speech inducting The Cure into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year was one of that ceremony’s highlights, and he’s back this year not as a presenter but as the face of inductees Nine Inch Nails. Reznor and NIN entered the Rock Hall tonight via a virtual ceremony. See it here.

Vince Clarke not expected to participate in Rock Hall induction of Depeche Mode

Vince Clarke not expected to participate in Rock Hall induction of Depeche Mode

For Depeche Mode fans hoping the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this spring will bring all five current and former members — Dave Gahan, Martin L. Gore, Andrew Fletcher, Vince Clarke and Alan Wilder — together onstage, don’t hold your breath. Full details right here.

Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Whitney Houston to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Whitney Houston to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020 will include pioneering synthpop outfit turned stadium rockers Depeche Mode alongside Nine Inch Nails, Whitney Houston, The Notorious B.I.G., T. Rex and The Doobie Brothers, the organization announced this morning. Full details right here.

Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, MC5, NIN among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, MC5, NIN among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning unveiled 16 nominees for its Class of 2020, a field that includes Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Pat Benetar, Whitney Houston, The Notorious B.I.G., Judas Priest, Motörhead, the MC5 and more. See the full list right here.