Whatever credibility the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame had left has taken yet another hit, because they're booting the ashes of a prominent man in the history of rock...to make room for Beyoncé's leotards.
Ever since the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame voted to induct Kiss, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have been whining about the fact that they only want the four original members...the two of them plus Ace Frehley and Peter Criss. They're so upset about it that they've refused to entertain the idea of any kind of KISS performance at the induction ceremony.
In the harrowing saga regarding the on-again, off-again induction of Guns N’ Roses into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at this weekend’s ceremony, the Hall of Fame has cast the final word, at least for now.
The Beastie Boys just found out that they're going to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April. They got in on their first nomination.
But one group ISN'T happy about that. It's WAR...a band which was also nominated for induction this year, but DIDN'T make the cut. They've been eligible since 1996, so for the past 15 years.
On Monday night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted several more music legends into its ranks, including Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love, Tom Waits, Jac Holzman, Art Rupe and Leon Russell. Click through to see the pictures from last night's ceremony.