Category: Honors

Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Pat Benatar among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Pat Benatar among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning announced its Class of 2022 inductees, including Duran Duran, Eurythmics, Pat Benatar, Eminem and more.

Wax Trax! co-founder’s family wants Chicago to landmark famed record store’s original location

Wax Trax! co-founder’s family wants Chicago to landmark famed record store’s original location

The family of Wax Trax! co-founder Jim Nash plans to ask the city of Chicago to designate the famed record shop’s original Lincoln Avenue storefront as a historic landmark.

Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics among 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning unveiled 17 nominees for its Class of 2022, a field that includes Kate Bush, Duran Duran, Devo, Eurythmics and more.

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.

Watch David Byrne induct a band named after a Talking Heads song into the Rock Hall

Watch David Byrne induct a band named after a Talking Heads song into the Rock Hall

David Byrne graced the stage of Friday night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn, inducting a band — Radiohead — that took its name from a song he wrote — “Radio Head” — for the Talking Heads’ 1986 companion album to the film “True Stories.” Watch the full speech right here.

Roxy Music at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Watch the induction, see the performances

Roxy Music at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Watch the induction, see the performances

Hugely influential art-rockers Roxy Music reunited — sans Brian Eno and Paul Thompson — onstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Brooklyn on Friday night, treating fans to a six-song set in their first public performance since 2011. See it all right here.

The Cure at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Watch the induction, see the performances

The Cure at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Watch the induction, see the performances

Robert Smith and nine other members of The Cure past and present were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor at a ceremony in Brooklyn tonight that also saw the band’s current lineup play a five-song set. See video of the speeches and performances right here.

The Cure to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside Roxy Music, Radiohead and more

The Cure to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside Roxy Music, Radiohead and more

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019 will include one of the titans of alternative rock: The Cure, the dark-pop juggernaut that just celebrated its 40th anniversary and next year will be inducted alongside Roxy Music, Janet Jackson, Radiohead and more. Full details on next year’s inductees right here.

The Cure, Devo, Kraftwerk, Roxy Music and more nominated to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Cure, Devo, Kraftwerk, Roxy Music and more nominated to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Seven years after the band’s first nomination, The Cure has once again been put up for induction into the Rock and Hall of Fame, along with Devo, Kraftwerk, Roxy Music, Janet Jackson, Radiohead, LL Cool J, Rage Against the Machine, Stevie Nicks, MC5 and more. Full details right here.