Nirvana, Replacements, Link Wray Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

This year the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame includes Nirvana, the Replacements, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Link Wray. Also nominated are Kiss, Hall and Oates, Chic, Deep Purple, Peter Gabriel, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Link Wray, the Meters, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, Yes and the Zombies.

Over 600 music industry players including band managers, record company executives and journalists vote for a handful of the nominees and the winners are inducted in April at an event in New York City.

For more go to Rolling Stone.

Here’s Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”:

About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael recently completed his first novel, Days of the Crazy-Wild, and is currently writing a second novel.

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