Michael Stipe To Induct Nirvana Into Rock Hall
April 1, 2014

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has unveiled the specifics for the 2014 induction ceremony, which will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, April 10. Michael Stipe will be on hand to induct Nirvana, although there's no word yet as to whether the surviving members of the band will perform. Coldplay's Chris Martin will induct Peter Gabriel, and Gabriel also will perform at the ceremony. Inductees Hall and Oates are playing at the show, while Roots drummer Questlove is inducting the duo. KISS will be inducted by Tom Morello, and 1999 inductee Bruce Springsteen will welcome the E Street Band into the Hall of Fame. Linda Ronstadt will be inducted by Glenn Frey, and while Ronstadt will not perform, there will be a musical tribute to her from Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou Harris, and Sheryl Crow.


KISS also is not performing at the ceremony because Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons feel it is unfair that only the founding members are being inducted, excluding later members of the band. However, current KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer will sit at the band's table during the ceremony, along with guitarist Bruce Kulick, who played in the band from 1984 to 1996. Founding members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss also will be in attendance.

"Tommy has been in the band 10 years," Stanley told Rolling Stone in interviews for the current cover story. "Eric's been in the band 20 years. The idea of no one being even a candidate for induction into the Hall of Fame other than the four original guys is hogwash."

An edited version of the ceremony will air on HBO on May 31 at 9 p.m.




 
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