Spinner is reporting that the 2011’s nominees for induction into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame have been announced and include Guns N’ Roses, The Cure, Joan Jett, Eric B. and Rakim, and Heart, among others.
My first response – Guns N’ Roses?!? WTF?!? Seriously, how many bands/artists the truly deserve to be in the hall have been overlooked while GNR gets the nod? At least Joan Jett is finally getting her due. And Heart. And The Cure. And my dismay over the GNR nomination has nothing to do with my feelings about heavy metal. Anthrax and Metallica were far more influential in the realm of the genre than GNR yet they’re not in the Hall. *sigh*