Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Nominees…

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released the final nominees for its class of 2018…. **Drum roll**…. They include Radiohead, Rage Against The Machine, Kate Bush, Nina Simone, Depeche Mode, Judas Priest, Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, MC5, The Meters, The Moody Blues, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, [...]
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Chester Bennington: How Soon Is Now – Or Ever?

Yesterday on Tommy Trending we relayed a story about how E-Bay had wisely decided to pull listings for commemorative items that had been distributed at the private memorial for Chester Bennington, but had somehow wound up for sale on E-Bay. Now, keep in mind, this private memorial service for family and friends only just occurred [...]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017!

Photo by: Danny Clinch Back in October the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced it's nominees for the Class of 2017. Today, they finally decided on the inductees. Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, and Joan Baez are all to be inducted during a ceremony held next April. Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson, Bad [...]

Former Pearl Jam Drummer Not Included in Rock Hall Nomination and He’s Pissed

UPDATE: I can't really blame him: Dave Abbruzzese was a member of Pearl Jam from about 1991-1994 and he played on both Vs. and Vitalogy, but for some reason, he was left out of the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination. He's NOT stoked. He posted this on Facebook because that's where people air their [...]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

By Derek Jensen (Tysto) - Own work, Public Domain, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced the class of 2017 nominees. Nominees include Pearl Jam, Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode, Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson, Journey, and Bad Brains. Other finalists include Electric Light Orchestra, Chic, Chaka Khan, Joe Tex, The Cars, Jane's Addiction, Joan [...]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2016

N.W.A. will join Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple and Steve Miller — as 2016 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held April 8 in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. HBO will televise highlights later in the spring. More than 800 voters of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame [...]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 Nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2016 nominees! This year’s 15 artists include 91X bands: The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails, Los Lobos, and The Cars. The winners will be announced in December, and voters have a voice in the decision for the fourth year in a row. Fans can cast votes [...]
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Cheap Trick Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Over the weekend, Cheap Trick was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Yes it’s true, people from Illinois can rock too... especially if you are from ROCKford, Illinois and your name is Cheap Trick. They even have a day dedicated to them as "Cheap Trick [...]
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Cheap Trick Is Playing X-Fest

So stoked that Cheap Trick is on the bill for X-Fest 2016! When I first played the new song from the band called “When I Wake Up Tomorrow” on 91X, the listeners were surprised to find out it was Cheap Trick. Comments ranged from "it sounds like David Bowie," to "it reminds me of The [...]