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2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

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    The 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees have been announced. Radiohead, Nina Simone, and Rage Against the Machine are among those nominated for the first time. The fan voting page is now up.

    2018 Nominees

    • Bon Jovi
    • Kate Bush
    • The Cars
    • Depeche Mode
    • Dire Straits*
    • Eurythmics*
    • J. Geils Band
    • Judas Priest*
    • LL Cool J
    • MC5
    • The Meters
    • Moody Blues
    • Radiohead
    • Rage Against the Machine
    • Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
    • Nina Simone
    • Sister Rosetta Tharpe
    • Link Wray
    • The Zombies

  2. Kuri44


    Depeche Mode or Radiohead
  3. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

    Kate Bush please and thank you
    Turkeylegz likes this.
  4. SkyGrowsBigger


    How MC5 keeps getting snubbed boggles my mind...
  5. Brokarucci


    My opinion is the same!
    Kuri44 likes this.
  6. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    yes yes please let the queen in
  7. delvec19


  8. SoundwaveUproar

    Regular Prestigious

    I'm all for the moody blues getting a bit of recognition
    slimfenix182 likes this.
  9. crunchprank Prestigious

    Has Rage been on this list before? Seems out of place.
  10. oncenowagain Oct 5, 2017
    (Last edited: Oct 5, 2017)

    “the whole world’s ending” “honey it already did” Prestigious

    Would love for Radiohead to get inducted, even if they don’t want it. Kind of bummed that NIN didn’t go up for their second nom...
    Turkeylegz likes this.
  11. DooDooBird


    There's a handful of these listed that I'm kind of stunned aren't in it already.
    Turkeylegz likes this.
  12. Jack Wilmott

    Self-described freestyle wizard poet.

    All worthy winners

    Personal bias but Rage and Radiohead for their influence for me. Thats not to say they arent all influential i just think both bands were pretty groundbreaking.
    Turkeylegz likes this.
  13. Steve_JustAGuy


    First timers, there's a certain amount of years that need to pass before they put you on. I think they'll be a shoe in.
    crunchprank likes this.
  14. Behind the Barricade

    I think it's 25 years after your first single/album.
  15. davecerv


    Sighh, every year I hope to see Toto on these lists...but never. The band is bout to be freakin 40 years old!
    Clearly they have something against the band.

    The musicians that make up Toto have been so influential, but nobody knows it.
    They are all legendary, Lukather especially..he alone has played on 1,000+ albums.
    My hope is to see Toto inducted in to the rock & roll hall of fame while the last of them are still alive.

    While most people only know about their hits "Africa" and "Hold The Line", they are SO much more than that.
    They are still kickin' it touring, but of course they are huge overseas and not here in the US...which sadly means since no one knows they still exist..Toto will never make it in. They sure deserve a spot.

    Mini rant done.
  16. SamLevi11

    Trusted Prestigious

    Bon Jovi, Depeche Mode, Radiohead, Rage Against The Machine, Nina Simone would be my picks
  17. Behind the Barricade

    They could have a shot in the next few years but then you have bands like The Smiths, Maiden, Nine Inch Nails, and Motley Crue that will probably get a nomination before them.
  18. wordzanddreamz

    and a millions screams...


    Step 1: Vote Rage in.
    Step 2: Rage plays induction with Zack them.
    Step 3: real Rage decides to reunite
    Step 4: Never have to listen to Prophets of Rage again
    Step 5: Victory
    oncenowagain likes this.