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New Jersey's Bon Jovi Snubbed By Rock Hall Again

11/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

New Jersey rock band Bon Jovi yet again was dissed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. For the second year in a row, Bon Jovi was eligible for induction into the Hall, and, again, the band was not included. The nominees that beat them out are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kiss, Genesis, ABAA, L.L. Cool J, Darlene Love, Donna Summer, Jimmy Cliff, Laura Nyro, the Chantels, the Hollies and the Stooges. "That's right," wrote The Star-Ledger's Jay Lustig, "according to members of the nominating committee, Larua Nyro out-rocks Bon Jovi." Ouch. For more details, read Jay's complete article on NJ.com.