Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Janet Jackson Leads Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2019

By Celebretainment Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks and Radiohead are being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The class of 2019 has been revealed, with the three iconic acts being honored alongside The Cure, Def Leppard, Roxy Music and The Zombies at the ceremony in Brooklyn, New York on March 29. Pop superstar […]

Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock Hall of Fame Nominees

    Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Displayed with permission from NJ.com For the second time in nine years of eligibility, Bon Jovi has been nominated for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But do Jon, Richie, Tico and David deserve entry into the coveted hall? It’s the debate we have every year around […]

The Glorious Corner: Brian Lowry’s CNN, More Steve Miller Rock Hall Drama, David Gest, Axl Rose and More!

    By G.H. Harding   LOWRY’s CNN — CNN has hired Variety’s longtime TV critic/columnist and our good friend, Brian Lowry as a senior writer to cover media from the cable news network’s Los Angeles operation. Lowry will become part of a media team that also includes senior media correspondent and Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter, who joined from The New York Times in fall […]

The Glorious Corner: Eddie The Eagle, Chicago, George Kennedy Passes, New Music Seminar and More!

      by G. H. HARDING EDDIE THE EAGLE — Last weekend I caught the new movie Eddie The Eagle with Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerston (The Kingsman) and, really enjoyed it. Inspired by true events, Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself […]

The Glorious Corner: The Fame Game, Golden Globe Nominations, Jersey Boys and More!

  by G.H. Harding FAME GAME — Chicago was the overall favorite with more than 23 percent of the vote. The fan voting for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2016 is now closed and Chicago was the runaway favorite with 37.6 million votes. Yesovertook The Cars to finish second with just over 26 million, followed by The Cars with just under 26 […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces 2013 inductees

At a press conference today at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist and 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Flea announced the list of performer inductees and Ahmet Ertegun Award recipients for induction. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees for 2013 are: Performer Category:· Heart· Albert […]

The Mac Wire Music Report: Rising New Artist Raspin Does Donovan

 SONG STYLIST RASPIN RELEASES VERSION OF DONOVAN’S “HURDY GURDY MAN” AS DONOVAN IS INDUCTED INTO THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME APRIL 14, 2012 RASPIN, an L.A.-based singer/songwriter has just recorded an updated version of Donovan’s “Hurdy Gurdy Man,” in honor of the singer’s forthcoming induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; […]

Beastie Boys To Be Inducted Into Rock Hall Of Fame By Chuck D

The Beastie Boys will take their rightful place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, and will be inducted by hip-hop godfather Chuck D of Public Enemy. The 27th annual ceremony takes place in Cleveland April 14. The Beasties will be inducted into the Rock Hall alongside Guns N’ Roses, who present […]

Legendary Rockers Queen To Be Presented With The Global Icon Award

Queen, one of the most dynamic and influential rock bands of all time, will be honoured with the Global Icon Award at the “2011 MTV EMA”, MTV announced today. The legendary rock band will also take the stage for a special performance. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Queen’s formation in 1971; since then, […]

Alice Cooper Reunites Original Bandmates For New Album

Rocker Alice Cooper has reunited with his old bandmates to collaborate on his new solo album Welcome 2 My Nightmare. The School’s Out hitmaker, real name Vincent Furnier, is preparing to release the long-awaited sequel to his 1975 classic, Welcome To My Nightmare, and the singer reveals there was only one group of musicians he […]

Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Raises a Stink!

Photo: Splash News The meat dress Lady Gaga wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards had already started to rot when celebrated California taxidermist Sergio Vigilato started the process of preserving it for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Burbank-based animal stuffing expert was asked to rejuvenate the frozen Argentinian beef gown […]

John Mellencamp European Tour Announced

For the first time in 19 years, John Mellencamp is set to tour the UK and Europe with dates set for late June and July 2011. The No Better Than This tour is designed as a uniquely formatted “evening with,” and brings Mellencamp’s music to theatre-sized venues, a rare opportunity to experience one of America’s […]

The Mac Wire Goes To The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Induction For 2011

By Anne M. Raso  (Photos: Anne Raso and Splash)    (March 15)—Last night’s Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction was special simply because for so many years, Alice Cooper fans have been circulating petitions to get the original shock rock group into the Hall–and it was about time. Backstage, it was great to see […]

Shock Rocker Alice Cooper “Disabled Fans, Ripped Chicken Apart, Not Me”

Photo: Splash News New Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Alice Cooper has exploded the myth he once killed a live chicken onstage by revealing the bird was ripped apart by disabled fans. The shock rocker has always been connected to the incident, which happened during a 1970s show in Toronto, Canada, but he […]