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Yawn: 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Shame Nominees Announced

Billboard: Metallica, Run-D.M.C. Up For Rock Hall Induction. Metallica, Run-D.M.C. and the Stooges lead the list of nine acts up for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Five will be chosen in January for enshrinement during an April 4 ceremony at Cleveland’s Public Hall. Also on this year’s ballot are … Continue reading Yawn: 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Shame Nominees Announced

1968 Pete Townshend Interview

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Rolling Stone is posting audio from some of its classic interviews, including this excerpt from Pete Townshend’s famous 1968 sit-down with Jann Wenner. MP3: 1968 Pete Townsend interview.

Wenner Blackballs Monkees

Peter Tork says the Monkees merit consideration for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but one man opposes their induction. “The only person … holding a grudge is Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone,” says the former Monkee. The magazine editor “has never written a gracious word. He personally has the veto power to keep … Continue reading Wenner Blackballs Monkees

Mediocre Mick

So I actually listened to the songs that Mick’s Web site is streaming from his new album, Goddess in the Doorway: “Visions of Paradise”—Perhaps if Eddie Money had recorded this song in 1988 I might have liked it. “Joy”—Would someone please just kill Bono? “God Gave Me Everything”—At least this song rocks a bit. Would’ve … Continue reading Mediocre Mick