rock and roll hall of fame
In our interview, Morello explains his friendship with Ted Nugent, describes his relationship with Chris Cornell and reveals why he wants Bassnectar to stop talking about his album.
Miley Cyrus jamming with Joan Jett and Dave Grohl was a highlight; so was the duet between Stevie Wonder and John Legend.
When I heard Warning, I was converted. I realize that that’s like deciding you’re a Clash fan at ‘Sandinista,’ or falling for the Replacements because of ‘All Shook Down.’
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The induction ceremony will take place Cleveland’s Public Hall on April 18, 2015; tickets go on sale this Thursday.
Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.
During our conversation, he discussed his knack for choosing great covers — including “New York Groove” — his new album, his fiancée, his sobriety and his recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
While taking shots at Jann Wenner, Patti Smith and others, Stanley reaffirmed his speech at the Rock Hall induction ceremony and clarifies that it was Gene Simmons, not him, who said those ‘borderline racist’ comments.
On one hand, it must be the coolest job in the world. On the other, you can never satisfy everyone. That’s the rub for Joel Peresman, the CEO and President of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.
“This, for me, is a bittersweet notion as we all miss Kurt so much. But considering we were inducted, the show had to go on,” he wrote.