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.
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The cult-classic debut album by Chicago-bred power-pop trio Material Issue — 1991’s ‘International Pop Overthrow,’ home to modern-rock radio hits ‘Valerie Loves Me’ and ‘Diane’ — will receive an expanded 20th anniversary reissue this spring.
On May 26, 1984 — just three months after the release of ‘The Smiths’ — a young and occasionally smiling Morrissey appeared on the BBC TV game show ‘Pop Quiz,’ which pitted two teams of musicians against each other in a battle of musical knowledge hosted by a ridiculously attired DJ named Mike Read.