GN'R Officially Set For Hall Of Fame

Guns N' Roses will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in April, along with several other major artists.

GN'R Officially Set For Hall Of Fame
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Guns N' Roses will officially be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in April, sparking rumours that the original lineup will take to the stage to perform for the first time in years. Other major artists to be inducted include the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys and the Small Faces. "It's a great honor," former guitarist Gilby Clarke told The Plain Dealer (via Blabbermouth). "The band deserves it. It was a long time coming." It might have felt like a long time coming, but acts only become eligible for the ceremony 25 years after the release of their first album - meaning Gn'R have become eligible at the first opportunity, unlike many other historic artists. It took Alice Cooper years, though he was finally inducted this year. Other major acts like Kiss have never been nominated. The band still performs live, but the only original member in the current lineup is frontman Axl Rose. He is on friendly terms with guitarist Izzy Stradlin and bass player Duff McKagan, but is said to still be at odds with guitarist Slash. Tension between the pair could prevent the original line up appearing together on stage. Drummer Steven Adler told Rolling Stone that Axl is unlikely to forgive and forget. "You figure that time heals all wounds," Adler said. "But some people just REALLY hold a crazy grudge. I just had lunch with Slash two days ago. He loves Axl. He holds no grudges towards him." Meanwhile, the current lineup performed the song "Civil War" for the first time since 1993 as part of their current North American tour. Watch a clip of the performance here.

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    PatVanHalen5150
    And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard
    fede01_8
    i wonder if all the 350 people that recorded Chinese Democracy are going to get inducted too
    zomgguitarz1234
    Eifler121 wrote: I'm excited for RHCP more than G'N'R. No one deserves an induction based off of one good album. PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard Well, Iron Maiden and Rush are the only two I'd really hold my breath for. Deep Purple has some stuff toward the end that really sucks. Thin Lizzy's good, but they're not going to get in when they only really have one hit. The rest of those bands really suck.
    Dio sucks? Are you ****ing brain dead?
    G-money!$
    Eifler121 wrote: I'm excited for RHCP more than G'N'R. No one deserves an induction based off of one good album. PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard Well, Iron Maiden and Rush are the only two I'd really hold my breath for. Deep Purple has some stuff toward the end that really sucks. Thin Lizzy's good, but they're not going to get in when they only really have one hit. The rest of those bands really suck.
    I disagree, I think that Priest had enough to do with the beginning of metal that they should be inducted due to their influences on modern metal bands, including the Big 4. Also, I think Nugent is a very good guitarist and he at least deserves some kind of recognition, whether its induction or not. And Dio is one of the best vocalists known to mankind (at least as far as metal is concerned) so he definitely deserves to be a hall of gamer. And Whitesnake-I haven't heard anything from them that I DON'T like, so IMO, they totally deserve it as well.
    Veritas69
    If original line up of G'n'R got back together, would be like the freakin second coming of jesus.
    JFRules
    They better jam at this! But you got to remember Axl is the type of guy who will step out of a moving car lol
    WholeLottaIzzy
    Call me crazy, but I might just put some money away just in case something does happen. I would hate myself so much for missing something like that... Not holding my breath though.
    Mike_86
    the title should have been "RHCP Officially Set For Hall Of Fame" f**k GNR,today its nothing more than a name
    Intersting
    JJ1990 wrote: Still well deserved for the original GnR band and the Peppers! I think Iron Maiden and Foo Fighters also deserve to be in the RnRHoF... and a whole lot more.
    The Foo Fighters are no where near being elligible, they've got another 8 or 9 years.
    Zeppelin Addict
    babinator99 wrote: PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Boston Dio ....AHhh that's better. Deep Purple had maybe 2 recognizable songs, KISS....don't get me started. The Nuge is also a one shot wonder, as well as Thin Lizzy. I love the Crue but they're never getting in....too shamelessly image-driven.... same with Whitesnake. And Def Leppard doesn't deserve to get in because of the one armed drummer.
    Lawl at ALL of your reasoning. I'm glad they don't leave these decisions up to you.. Seriousl though, if Small Faces makes it.. Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard There isn't a thing wrong with ANY of these..
    Dynamight
    Eifler121 wrote: I'm excited for RHCP more than G'N'R. No one deserves an induction based off of one good album. PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard Well, Iron Maiden and Rush are the only two I'd really hold my breath for. Deep Purple has some stuff toward the end that really sucks. Thin Lizzy's good, but they're not going to get in when they only really have one hit. The rest of those bands really suck.
    It says "Hallf of Fame" not "Hall of Eifler121's opinion".
    thenextkirk92
    Great. Axl will show up 3 hours late or not at all and Slash will be left there alone to accept it while promoting his solo career.
    Archieisted
    its sad that a player like slash may not even be able to play when he wrote a lot of the music for G'n'R and lets be honest made them what they are
    ZWH
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard
    THIS so much!
    G-money!$
    No damn way that Axl will have anything to do with Slash. Axl is too much of a d*ck to forgive him. Although they are a perfect musical match, which freaking sucks.
    AcdcTXfan
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard
    I think all these bands should be in the Hall of Fame. Especially over Small Faces. Anyway, what happens from now until April will be really interesting.
    xmdsx2
    babinator99 wrote: PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Boston Dio ....AHhh that's better. Deep Purple had maybe 2 recognizable songs, KISS....don't get me started. The Nuge is also a one shot wonder, as well as Thin Lizzy. I love the Crue but they're never getting in....too shamelessly image-driven.... same with Whitesnake. And Def Leppard doesn't deserve to get in because of the one armed drummer.
    Seriously, Deep Purple only 2 recognizable songs? Are you ****ing retarded? Please, be a troll.
    flame_mc
    Trent Armitage wrote: PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard I think this falls in the Mediocre Hall of Fame
    Obvious troll is obvious.
    slaveskinJACKET
    ne14t wrote: WARNING: This is my own personal opinion and not everyone will agree obviously. Consider yourself warned. I utterly loathe both Guns and Roses AND RHCP with a passion. Both of these bands are so horribly over rated its not even funny. Sweet Child, Paradise City, Welcome to the Jungle, November Rain and Civil War are THE only GNR songs I will waste my time on. As for RCHP well I used to listen to them back when I was a kid in the 90s and do enjoy there music upto and including Blood Sugar Sex Magik after that to me all there music sounds practically the same song after song. Plus there is only so many times you can listen to a song about Anthony eating out and finger banging a chick. Slash WILL not show up for this I can almost bet my life on it there is WAY too much animosity between him and Axl. It would be pretty cool to see but I wouldn't hold my breath on that one, seems like the third coming of the messiah is more likely. So many other bands that deserve this more then these two but whatever, just goes to show you that commercialized glam material gets you in the hall of fame.
    ...yet you have Guns N' Roses listed as one of your favorite bands. If you honestly like that diverse collection of GNR songs, I find it rather implausible that you couldn't enjoy any of the others. You pretty much just listed their biggest hits, minus Patience. Judging by that, I would say the only Metallica songs you can stand are One, Nothing Else Matters, Enter Sandman, and Wherever I May Roam. Your post is full of ridiculousness. There's too much to point out.
    JFisJC
    Mike_86 wrote: the title should have been "RHCP Officially Set For Hall Of Fame" f**k GNR,today its nothing more than a name
    this x100
    Iliekgitaz
    They should also try to get Oasis to reunite on stage. THAT WOULD BE AMUSING!
    goochmaster15
    I'm so glad that the HOF had some common sense this year and inducted ACTUAL rock musicians. Grandmaster Flash is NOT rock, and neither is Chaka Khan.
    Maiden95
    So excited to see Guns N Roses are going to be inducted. Also the Chili Peppers really deserve it. I can't wait to see who all shows up at the ceremony: Slash said he would. Steven of course, Duff, Matt, Dizzy and Izzy probably would. ...Axl?
    Armagedn
    I love, love, love GnR. HOWEVER. Nobody should be in the HOF until after the following bands get in: Rush Rush Rush Rush Rush Rush Rush Rush Dio Iron Maiden
    TheSilverBeatle
    Supersonic1 wrote: BigSpence wrote: Axl can go to Hall. I see what you did there... Also, Gilby, shut up, you were on the cover album, don't talk on behalf of the band.
    1.) He toured with the band for the Use Your Illusion tours from 1991-1993 2.) He's also on the Live Era album as a result of that touring. 3.) He was in Slash's Snakepit 4.) Whoever wrote this article obviously went to him for a quote and saying "It's a Great Honor, the band deserves it" is hardly speaking on the band's behalf. Leave Gilby alone! He's awesome, he makes some great rock and roll albums himself and puts on an awesome live show.
    Vahi786
    ne14t wrote: As for RCHP well I used to listen to them back when I was a kid in the 90s and do enjoy there music upto and including Blood Sugar Sex Magik after that to me all there music sounds practically the same song after song. Plus there is only so many times you can listen to a song about Anthony eating out and finger banging a chick.
    Someone hasn't listened to anything they've released after One Hot Minute .
    boris6491
    I find it amazing how people are ripping on Gilby. Were you ever considered for a place in Guns N Roses in their heyday? If he was rated highly enough by Slash to be offered Izzy Stradlin's spot in the band, he honestly cannot suck. I feel really bad for him when people just insult him, he's a much better guitarist than all the people ripping on him. After all, he's famous and you're not.
    Supersonic1
    BigSpence wrote: Axl can go to Hall.
    I see what you did there... Also, Gilby, shut up, you were on the cover album, don't talk on behalf of the band.
    JJ1990
    I don't see it happening that Axl will peform alongside Slash on stage... it was great to see Metallica peform with Jason Newstead on their induction. I even think Dave Mustaine should have been up there but Metallica insisted that 'They should have played on the first album' or something like that. Still well deserved for the original GnR band and the Peppers! I think Iron Maiden and Foo Fighters also deserve to be in the RnRHoF... and a whole lot more.
    slaveskinJACKET
    metallicamadmik wrote: All I know is that in 2014 Dream Theater better be getting into the HoF.
    If Dream Theater make it in on the first ballot, before any of those on the lists floating around here are even nominated, that will be more blasphemous than the inductions of Grandmaster Flash and Madonna. Personally, I don't think Dream Theater has quite made it to Hall of Fame status, but at the very least, they shouldn't be inducted before their [superior] predecessors.
    Spunderflex
    LOL!! The video included here is a joke. Not bad for a cover band. The guy on the far side of the stage is obviously aping Slash's stage presence - top hat, sunburst Les Paul, cig hanging from his lip. He's even moving around the stage the way Slash does. What a crock!! Axl's so-called "GnR" is lame beyond belief. It's like Robert Plant going out on tour with a bunch of nobodies and trying to call himself "Led Zeppelin".
    Root Beer
    If GNR can get in based on one notable album, why can't Rush get in based on at least 5 notable albums plus the greatest ****ing drummer ALIVE???
    davem27
    IGotIssues wrote: The real question is: Will John Frusciante reunite with RHCP?
    didnt even think of this, im going to see them in january but id love to see them with john. as far as gnr i love them too and im eager to see what will happen but at this point im kinda over it, in 25 years they had like 3 good albums was it? oh and to that list, i think some of them def should be inducted, but not all of them. although why take it serious, we all know the rock n roll hall of fame is a joke.
    Abacus11
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard
    All of these bands will be inducted eventually. They all deserve it. The HOF just drags their feet when it comes to certain bands.
    theotherguy7145
    Shameful considering some of the bands that haven't been nominated. I'll quote it again since it's fairly important:
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: And still no HOF recognition for the following.... Deep Purple KISS Rush Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Journey Ted Nugent Boston Thin Lizzy Motley Crue Dio Whitesnake Def Leppard
    F*ck the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame. Lemmy and Motorhead will almost certainly live on and pass into Rock n' Roll legend well after they're both gone, without being inducted. Similar can be said for Priest, Maiden, Purple, Lizzy; Anyone on that list really. The Hall of Fame pisses me right off. Also- coming from a GnR fan- they should be inducting the actual band rather than the name Guns N' Roses- and what I mean by that is just because Axl is still legally allowed to tour under the name with his new band then it doesn't mean they should get to play at the induction.. :/ /rant.
    Oryan 210
    They should do every single GNR member there ever was for that gig come on u can't say you wouldn't $hit yourself seeing Buckethead and Slash playing welcome to the jungle