The Offspring To Be Inducted Into The Hall Of Fame Next Year?

Talks about The Offspring being inducted into next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are apparently underway.

The Offspring To Be Inducted Into The Hall Of Fame Next Year?
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According to Idioteq.com, talks about The Offspring being inducted into next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are apparently underway. Although not affiliated with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the website Future Rock Legends says that The Offspring are being eligible for induction into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 and will be present at the 2014 Induction Ceremony. The website states: "The Offspring have made a good living by writing about teenage angst in suburban Southern California for the last couple of decades. Critical acclaim has been hard to come by, so it's doubtful they'll have much more than an outside shot at future induction." If you think that The Offspring deserve to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, click here to vote. If the event were to happen, The Offspring would be the fourth "punk" band to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, following the Ramones, The Clash and Sex Pistols, who were inducted in 2002, 2003 and 2006 respectively.

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    PatVanHalen5150
    On one hand, they are an actual rock band & not LL Cool J or f**king Madonna. On the other hand, if they get in before the following, I'm slashing Jann Wenner's tires. Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Motley Crue Rush Deep Purple Kiss Ted Nugent Boston Journey Stevie Ray Vaughan Whitesnake The Scorpions Mountain
    67_67
    GrungeHippie26 wrote: Maiden95 wrote: If these guys get in before Rush and Deep Purple...shit is going down. No offense.. Don't forget Guns N Roses, and Nirvana
    Nirvana won't be eligible until 2014.
    Maiden95
    If these guys get in before Rush and Deep Purple...shit is going down. No offense..
    Highelf04
    I'm sure they deserve it But at the same time there are plenty of other bands who do as well Then again they have done ALOT of work for punk Props to them though
    ImagineTheThorn
    GrungeHippie26 wrote: Maiden95 wrote: If these guys get in before Rush and Deep Purple...shit is going down. No offense.. Don't forget Guns N Roses, and Nirvana
    GNR are already getting in this year.
    Eifler121
    GrungeHippie26 wrote: Maiden95 wrote: If these guys get in before Rush and Deep Purple...shit is going down. No offense.. Don't forget Guns N Roses, and Nirvana
    Nah, forget Nirvana, Soundgarden.
    MidniteHaze
    OFfspring was INFLUCED by alot these bands that arent in it! Hall definitely needs someone other than Offspring.. I like em, but there are WAAAY more deserving candidates
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Motley Crue Rush Deep Purple Kiss Ted Nugent Boston Journey Stevie Ray Vaughan Whitesnake The Scorpions Mountain
    All are about 20 years overdue.
    nnb
    jordo246 wrote: Before Iron Maiden and Motorhead ? What the ****.
    Maiden are to busy doing actual stuff like make music and tour to give a damn if they get in. Then there's Bruce... Motorhead, their just to cool to be inducted.
    dannydesktop
    why not? the idea of the hall of fame isn't only to induct old bands you love, it's also to span genres. It will be nice to see we are starting to induct some newer talent and won't spend eternity just inducting dinosaur rock acts...
    SkepsisMetal
    inb4 everyone lists their favourite bands and cries that they aren't in the hall of fame. Chances are it's because they were big but not forerunners. Famous =/= innovative, which is exactly what The Offspring were back in the 80s and early 90s. Regardless of what they're up to today, they've truly earned a place in that hall.
    HeavyMetalSonic
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: On one hand, they are an actual rock band & not LL Cool J or f**king Madonna. On the other hand, if they get in before the following, I'm slashing Jann Wenner's tires. Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Motley Crue Rush Deep Purple Kiss Ted Nugent Boston Journey Stevie Ray Vaughan Whitesnake The Scorpions Mountain
    Motley Crue? Seriously? Let's just forget about the real music and get Nickelback in there, too.
    albertmonaco
    Honestly, I'm shocked. By itself, the song Wild Side is better than the entire collection of nirvana, green day, offspring and Creed.
    ne14t
    And this goes to show that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a bunch of dildos bullshit, we all know what bands truly rock and we salute them for that, **** the corporate pig trying to tell us who is popular.
    Sparky-MMA
    they really deserve it, not because they're popular, because of what the bands done for their families, they dont do what they do for any other reason than to support their families and to make music for their fans, thats real musicians right there, not there to line their pockets, there to make their kids lives better
    albertmonaco
    That's stupid... artists should be judged on their art, not their personal lives, or what charity they donated too. We all have a human responsibility to help those in need that are within our reach. What a sad world it is that we actually praise people for doing the right thing and taking care of their families. I'm pretty sure the majority of rich folks take care of their immediate families. (i.e. Sprinkle some money on their problems)
    metallicaftwlp
    The Offspring are a great band and my first favourite band. I remember hijacking the 'Americana' CD from my parents when I was like 4 or 5 and listening to it over and over. I still love them a lot to this day.
    albertmonaco
    Let's face it, Offspring is not a "great" anything. They had 1 really good song with feeling (Gone Away) and the rest are all goofy and senseless middle school level lyrics sung over nursery rhyme melodies... (NOW DANCE, FUCKER DANCE! WELL HE NEVER HAD A CHANCE) Like are you serious??? I'm trying to be fair, as I'm not one of those people who just says they flat out suck. I know where to give credit when it's deserved. Their tunes are generally catchy and they were big contributors to the alternative music scene. Now as far as "hall of fame" goes, I can't take these clowns seriously when they sing about stupid shit like "I'm pretty fly for a white guy" and who can forget the deep emotional lyrical genius that is "My friend's got a boyfriend and she hates that dick... SHE TELLS ME EVERY DAY!" LMAO @ the stoners that work at the R&RHOF!!!
    DemonicTurtle66
    I like The Offspring, but like others have said there are so many other bands out there that should get in first. *cough* RUSH *cough*
    bmarlatt1685
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: On one hand, they are an actual rock band & not LL Cool J or f**king Madonna. On the other hand, if they get in before the following, I'm slashing Jann Wenner's tires. Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Motley Crue Rush Deep Purple Kiss Ted Nugent Boston Journey Stevie Ray Vaughan Whitesnake The Scorpions Mountain
    As much as I like The Offspring, the groups you mentioned definitely deserve it before them. I'd also throw Chicago, Uriah Heep, King Crimson, Foreigner, Bad Company, and Styx in the mix... That being said, hell, they inducted The Sex Pistols, so Offspring should be a shoe-in.
    Aquaman788
    PatVanHalen5150 wrote: On one hand, they are an actual rock band & not LL Cool J or f**king Madonna. On the other hand, if they get in before the following, I'm slashing Jann Wenner's tires. Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Motley Crue Rush Deep Purple Kiss Ted Nugent Boston Journey Stevie Ray Vaughan Whitesnake The Scorpions Mountain
    Don't forget Thin Lizzy And also, not only have none those bands been inducted, almost none of them have even been considered for nomination.
    Enix165
    Can we just conclude that the HoF is a joke? The Offspring, I'm happy for you and all, but Rush has one of the best discographies of all time. ALL TIME.
    iwannabesedated
    My opinion: Do they deserve it? Yes. Do they deserve it over Rush, Deep Purple, Motorhead, Iron Maiden, all those punk bands that paved the way for them like Black Flag, Minor Threat, and the Dead Kennedys, and a bunch more? Probably not.
    shred_wizzard
    While I'm a metal head at heart, I find it difficult to deny the offspring deserves this. They've influenced tons of artists and have become very successful and accessible without ever drastically altering their style. Plus, punk as a whole is underrepresented in the hall, and these guys really deserve it
    Alex101
    It would definitely be cool if The Offspring joins the Hall of Fame. They've been popular since the 90's and they've sold about over 30 million records.
    the chalky one
    yeeeeeah!!!! i love the offspring!!! they deserve it they've worked hard for this honer and i personaly dont care about who should have got in before them im happy as a fan they may make it and happy as a human being with the comen deesensy to not say ''its cool that they're making it in but theis band deserves it more''. offspring for the win!!!
    syntheticocean
    The problem here is you guys think the sooner a band gets in, the 'better' they are. I grew up with the offspring and am ecstatic that they are getting in. Yes, a lot of other bands deserve to be there, and they will be in due time. I'm happy for them. Along with every other band that gets in. Its not a race to the finish that makes the man, it is finishing the race that makes the man. So please stop trolling when all it is doing is making you look like small minded kids.
    mike1990
    TheDashboard wrote: GrungeHippie26 wrote: Maiden95 wrote: If these guys get in before Rush and Deep Purple...shit is going down. No offense.. Don't forget Guns N Roses, and Nirvana Guns and Roses doesnt deserve the HoF. And by that I mean I don't like to see good things happen to someone who is as big of a talentless piece of shit as axl...
    I wouldnt say Axl is a talentless piece of shit, he's a good talented songwriter, its his attitude and his personality that is a piece of shit.
    Ubergrue
    I really do think they deserve to be inducted. Like others have said, there ARE a lot of other bands like Deep Purple and Black Sabbath that deserve to be inducted too, but If it's The Offspring's time to shine, They should be allowed to. There really have done A LOT for punk
    Egonomic
    To me, it doesn't matter who will be inducted before another, i understand there are many, many bands that should be inducted soon as well, and probably should have already, but as long as they are a part of it at some point, then everything will be fine.
    scawti
    Add the Guess Who to the list of deserve in RRHOF before the Offspring... I'm gone to the point of not caring with the realization that Destiny's Child will probably get in before Kiss, Rush,....
    metallicaftwlp
    BuriedAlive7x wrote: How about some "Tool"
    Too early no? Hahaha as soon I posted my comment below I went to iTunes and hit play on 'Jambi', came to UG and saw this comment. Weird.
    JPScralatchtica
    Gotta give it up to The Offspring! They always stay true to punk and do whatever the **** they want! I think they are very deserving...especially with "Smash" being the most successful independent-label album.
    Jasonbts
    I saw Rush and The Offspring both in 2011. No one really cared about the Offspring, they were kind of boring.. Rush put on the best show I'd ever seen (until I saw them again in 2011). If The Offspring goes in before Rush....
    webber243
    nnb wrote: The Hall of Fame is a stupid idea in general. In my opinion at least.
    Its a good idea, it's just been abused by inducting too many artists, it should only be for th very best
    xplosive59
    Considering that they are pretty much the only mega popular Pop Punk band that are any good (maybe early Green day as well) I think they deserve it, Ixnay on the Hombre and Smash are fantastic albums!
    SiggyBond23
    I can see why they wouldn't get in, but they're one of the few rock bands who have maintained some kind of relevance considering their genre. They didn't turn away from what makes them The Offspring, something that Green Day can't quite say about themselves (not a dig at Green Day, but they've been hit-and-miss). I think that bands like Rush and Motorhead and Deep Purple deserve the love before The Offspring, but I wouldn't be upset to see them inducted in the next 10 years.
    fenderstrattele
    +42 PatVanHalen5150 wrote on 02/06/2012 - 09:14 am / quote | On one hand, they are an actual rock band & not LL Cool J or f**king Madonna. On the other hand, if they get in before the following, I'm slashing Jann Wenner's tires. Judas Priest Iron Maiden Motorhead Motley Crue Rush Deep Purple Kiss Ted Nugent Boston Journey Stevie Ray Vaughan Whitesnake The Scorpions Mountain
    I'd like to add Thin Lizzy