Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012
Swagger, dedication and drama from the 2012 inductees
April 11, 2012
By Michael Shilling, Mark Brown, Jonathan Zwickel, and Alan
Special to MSN Music
Also: View the Hall of Fame Inductees
RED HOT CHILI
A unique combination of melodic speed-blues
bravado, surfer sex appeal, bass-slapping pop hookery and bare-chested
tongue-wagging riff-rap charisma
ain't nothin' but a good groove/A good mixtape will put you in the right
GUNS N' ROSES
Hall of Fame cliff-hanger ends as Axl Rose sabotages his own
about self-expression. It knows no package -- there's no such thing.
That's what being an artist is."
"It was just
a great band. We appreciated the soul and the blues and the R&B of the
time. It was a big tribute to American music, really. We were selling back
to them what they influenced us with."
knew how long rock 'n' roll was going to last. I didn't really think much
about that, but we knew we were doing something quite
Also: View the Hall of Fame Snubs
The 27th annual ceremony took place on Saturday, April 14, 2012,
at Public Hall in Cleveland.