Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 15:  Musician Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs during the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at ACL Live on March 15, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

Green Day, Reed, Starr Into Rock Hall Of Fame

The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and “Lean on Me” singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.

12/16/2014

Joan Jett (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Lou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.

10/09/2014

Tommy Ramone back in 2009 at a screening and panel discussion of "Burning Down The House: The Story Of CBGB" during the Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theater. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Last Original Ramones Member Dies

The Ramones always seemed too fast. Their songs rushed by, often two minutes or less of pure adrenaline. Their influence outstripped their sales. And now, with the death of drummer Tommy, all four original members of the seminal punk rock band are gone.

07/12/2014

Paul Stanley ( Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Interview: KISS’ Paul Stanley Slams Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Patti Smith

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.

06/03/2014

Paul Guilfoyle and Gene Simmons (Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014)

Gene Simmons Talks ‘CSI’ Cameo, Questions Rap’s Inclusion in the Rock Hall

He has a few things he’d like to say about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And he’d like to clear up the supposed lawsuit from Eric Carr’s “heirs.”

03/12/2014

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013