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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Fans Mourn Loss Of Mr. Rock 'N' Roll Chuck Berry

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.19.2017 | Entertainment

Fans and musicians around the globe mourned the death of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s wild founding father Chuck Berry at the age of 90. Instead of a wish fo...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame To Induct Tupac Shakur

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment

Tupac Shakur just earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, becoming the sixth hip-hop artist to be inducted, after Run-D.M.C., Public Enemy, G...

The Eagles' 'Hotel California' at 40, 'Buffalo Springfield' at 50

William Bradley | Posted 12.14.2016 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Quick, what is the state anthem of California? If you answer 'California, Here I Come,' you are, like me, wrong. If your answer is 'I Love You, Cali...

RIP Leonard Cohen: The Joy Of Words And The Art Of Gloom

David Hinckley | Posted 11.11.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Leonard Cohen, who died this week at the age of 82, exuded nothing but cool.

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Might Induct Tupac In 2017

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 10.18.2016 | Entertainment

In April 2017, Tupac Shakur might become the sixth hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. On Tuesday, the institution releas...

I Hear America Singing (Sometimes It's the Blues)

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.25.2016 | Good News
Paula Gordon

I heard America singing on Sunday night. Bluesman extraordinaire* Buddy Guy's music rang like the flip-side of Walt Whitman's famous poem. Whitman i...

Guitars, Ghosts and Rockstars! Inside the mind of Paul Reed Smith

Brett Berhoff | Posted 01.31.2017 | Entertainment
Brett Berhoff

Brett Berhoff invites us for an exclusive backstage experience in his Legends of Music series where he spends time with the most inspiring minds from ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Melvins Cover the 'Basses'; Kato and the Ellis Alice Aery Debut

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo by shootmepeter.com Ask most alt-rock/punk bands from the 1990s or anytime really, and they'll likely tell you how much The Melvins inspired th...

HBO's 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Special: Oh Lord, Stuck in Lodi Again

David Hinckley | Posted 04.29.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

This year's annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction special on HBO continues that event's march from a free-form rock 'n' roll evening to a slickl...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Prince was the King of Everything

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life I keep coming back to it. It's the all-star jam at the end of the 200...

N.W.A. Join Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame With Attitude And A Selfie

Reuters | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.11.2016 | Black Voices

California rappers N.W.A. finally took their place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, jubilant about their transformation from one of the mo...

Steve Miller Rails Against Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame At Induction Ceremony

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.09.2016 | Entertainment

"The Joker" singer was definitely not joking this time. After playing at his induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night, le...

Deep Purple Bassist Nick Simper's Hall of Fame Snub

Roger Weisman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Arts
Roger Weisman

This year, Deep Purple, the classic English rock band that is credited with helping to lay the groundwork for heavy metal, is finally being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Having been eligible since 1993, many believe that this honor is long overdu

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.

Slim Chance: And the Band Plays 'On the Move'

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.21.2017 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

It's rather mind-boggling for those of us of a certain age to fathom that we were first introduced to Ronald Frederick "Ronnie" Lane over a half century ago. Yet at the very pinnacle of the Faces' fortune and fame, Lane ditched the satin and silk of stardom to create a fresh new ensemble.

Fabulous Food in Cleveland? Yep, Cleveland.

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 11.25.2016 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Cleveland, Ohio. Rarely at the top of "Bucket List" travel destinations, the birthplace of Superman- according to the life-size exhibit in the bagga...

Allen Toussaint: Another Titan of New Orleans Music Passes Away

Stephen Maloney | Posted 11.11.2016 | Entertainment
Stephen Maloney

Legendary musician, songwriter and producer Allen Toussaint passed away on November 9, 2015, at the age of 77. The New Orleans native was instrumental in creating and sustaining much of the music that has come out of the Crescent City since the late 1960s.

You Can Help Pick This Year's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just announced this year's nominees for induction into its ranks. The 15 nominees -- including Janet Jackson, Nine Inch...

An Interview With Heart's Ann Wilson

Phil Simon | Posted 08.04.2016 | Entertainment
Phil Simon

It's no understatement to call Heart rock-n-roll pioneers. Beginning in the 1970's, Ann and Nancy Wilson stormed the charts with hits like "Crazy on You," "Magic Man," "Straight On," "Barracuda," and many more.

The Sad Passing of Chris Squire Reminds Us That Yes Belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Larry Atkins | Posted 07.01.2016 | Entertainment
Larry Atkins

Stop saying "no" to Yes. Unfortunately, Squire won't be around to see Yes get its rightful place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But I know that I, along with other dedicated Yes fans, will continue to urge the Hall of Fame to give Yes their just due.

Women Need To Pull More Strings and Stop Playing Second Fiddle -- Bonnie Raitt Picked As Only Female Of '100 Guitar Heroes'

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 at 51 and the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame, with her father, the next year.

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?

'Mad' Ringo Starr Says He Was Drunk For Decades After Beatles' Breakup

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.13.2015 | Entertainment

Were you upset by the breakup of the Beatles back in the day? So was Ringo Starr. The Fab Four drummer told the Times of London that he often spent...

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...