Iggy and the Stooges

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ABBA, Stooges, Genesis Enter Rock Hall of Fame

Star-studded NYC bash also honors Jimmy Cliff, Stooges

(Newser) - ABBA, the Stooges, the Hollies, Genesis, and Jimmy Cliff made their way into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night. "I'm very angry that Madonna got in before us," joked ABBA’s Anni-Frid Lyngstad; she and ex-husband Benny Andersson attended the New York ceremony while their... More »

40 Most Glaring Rock Hall of Fame Omissions

But the Beastie Boys should get in soon; Alice Cooper not so much

(Newser) - Five artists enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight—the Hollies, the Stooges, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, and, no kidding, ABBA—but as always "it seems like whoever gets anointed, or shunned, generates more controversy than the abortion debate and the death penalty combined," writes Jim Farber... More »

Rock Hall to Induct Stooges, ABBA

Genesis, Hollies, Jimmy Cliff also gets the call

(Newser) - The Stooges, Genesis, and ABBA will head next year’s class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, along with the Hollies and Jimmy Cliff. The ceremony will be March 15, with all the inductees invited to perform, though some, particularly ABBA, may be tough to bring together, notes... More »

The Best Rock Frontmen

(Newser) - Frontmen are at the heart of rock ‘n’ roll—no matter how amazing the musicians in the band are, they still needs someone with the right mix of talent and charisma to reach the crowd. The Independent compiles the best:
  1. Johnny Rotten, Sex Pistols. Like so many other rockers,
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Metallica Tops List of Rock Hall Nominees

Run-DMC, Stooges, Bobby Womack, War also in the running

(Newser) - The nominees for next year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction were announced today, with rockers Metallica and rappers Run-DMC nominated for the first time, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Artists are eligible for induction 25 years after their first recording is released; just five acts are admitted... More »

Foo Fighters' Rider: Diva Demands, Snarky Delivery

Band doesn't skimp on asking for what it wants on tour—nor on humor in its request

(Newser) - The rider from the Foo Fighter's 2008 tour is packed with wit, the Smoking Gun observes, including requests for "big ass kielbasas that make men self-conscious." The document is "every bit as amusing as the Iggy rider," the site says of the copy accompanying an '06... More »

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