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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

New Rule for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Get Over it or Nobody Gets Nothin'!

Omo Misha | Posted 02.22.2017 | Entertainment
Omo Misha

Recently, we learned that guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore -- the co-founding member of Deep Purple responsible for the world's most famous rock and roll riff -- would not be attending the 2016 Hall of Fame ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on April 8, 2016.

A Rockin' Toast to Saturday's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 06.18.2015 | Taste
Jill Donenfeld

I'm a big fan of toast. A big enough fan to write an entire cookbook about it. I don't cook without music, so when I heard two of my playlist favori...

Beatles, Nirvana Among Greatest Rock Hall Induction-Ceremony Moments (VIDEO)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 06.17.2015 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Much of the buzz around the 2014 Induction Ceremony centered on who -- if anyone -- would perform songs from Nirvana's celebrated catalog. Inductees Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, as well as longtime Nirvana rhythm player (and Germs punk) Pat Smear were on hand, ready to play, but who would bravely fill the impossibly large shoes of departed frontman Kurt Cobain?

I Love Dave's Killer Bread!

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 06.01.2015 | Taste
Jill Donenfeld

Maybe some of you haven't heard, but on the West coast there's a bread out there that's rockin' all the artificial extras out of pre-sliced loaves and...

Hall & Oates Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"By far, Daryl Hall and John Oates are the most successful and the most definitive duo of all time. They've shut down any other duos."

Nirvana Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Nirvana was the volatile powder keg that proved the catalyst to among the greatest music revolutions in rock history.

Linda Ronstadt Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"I think that all of us girl singers that started out after Linda became very famous, in a way, wanted to be her and wanted to sound like her, and then we had to say 'we can't,' so we have to find our own inner Linda."

E Street Band Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

The "mighty men and women" of the E Street Band, as Springsteen calls them, have provided a unique and powerful sonic template for Springsteen's music, combining British invasion guitar-driven rock and the drama of soul music.

Peter Gabriel Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

If you're exploring making music and looking at us old-timers getting our decorations, I say two things: dream big, and let your imagination guide you.

Cat Stevens Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Musically, let's face it: we are all infamous. Something inspires us. One of the first things that inspired me was my sister's record collection.

KISS Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Few bands short of the Beatles inspired more kids to play the guitar and drums than KISS.

Smells like Nostalgia: A Look at the Nirvana Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Zachariah Ezer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment
Zachariah Ezer

While it's no surprise that Nirvana was a popular choice, the coinciding of the Hall of Fame induction with the 20th Anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, and the prospect of a Nirvana reunion has really brought out the worst in everyone.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and What It Really Means

Chris Frantz | Posted 06.14.2014 | Entertainment
Chris Frantz

Yes, we really did eat the chili at CBGB's and believe me, it was pretty tasty.

Top 10 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Performance Moments

Gregory S. Harris | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory S. Harris

For one night, a diverse mix of artists come together to pay homage to their heroes and for that brief moment, time stops and rock and roll magic comes alive. There have been hundreds of magical moments, here are 10 of them.

Finding Rock and Roll Nirvana. Or at Least One of Their Dads.

Lance Gould | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Lance Gould

I personally found Nirvana on a remote Eastern European island so small its name could accommodate only two letters.

Forever Stamped on Our Memory: Janis Joplin

R. Clifton Spargo | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
R. Clifton Spargo

Janis Joplin sang old-soul blues in a raspy voice that slithered and surged effortlessly yet precisely through folk, through jazz, through psychedelic rock. She should have been turning 71 this weekend, approaching the age of old souls.

2013: Music's Year of Living Dangerously

J. Edward Keyes | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
J. Edward Keyes

Appraising the musical landscape over the course of the last year, the albums that seemed most interesting were the ones that strayed furthest from familiar paths.

Hall & Oates Are Genuine Rock Stars in My Book

Christopher Cross | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Cross

I think the way Yacht Rock has grown, garnering fans across the world and even celebrity fans like my buddy, Jimmy Fallon, is proof the that the sound Hall & Oates played such a big part in creating is truly a page in Rock and Roll lore.

Big News For Public Enemy

Rolling Stone | Andy Greene | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone, which covered the announcement of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2013 inductees: Rush, Public En...

The Cosimo Effect: A Conversation with Cosimo Matassa

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 06.15.2012 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

New Orleans recording engineer Cosimo Matassa turned 86 on Friday, and Saturday he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.