For a guy who waited 15 years to unleash ‘Chinese Democracy’ on the public, Axl Rose is sure writing a lot these days. However, it’s not new songs producing, but rather another open letter to his fans clarifying his much-publicized decision to decline his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last weekend.
While John Mellencamp has arguably carved out his own place in rock n roll history, he took to the stage of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame last night to induct one of his musical heroes, Donovan.
Mellencamp shared amusing anecdotes relating to how he felt he took Donovan’s influence upon his music a little too liberally, while also regaling the audience of having toured with the musician for 40 show
Axl Rose has made it quite clear that not only will he not be reuniting with any former members of Guns N’ Roses at this weekend’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, he won’t be attending at all and he’d prefer if everyone leaves him and his name out of the induction plans altogether.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has mailed out the ballots for its 27th annual list of potential inductees, leaving it to the organization’s 500 voters to pick the winners from an eclectic group that includes first-time nominees as well as returning contenders.
Newly eligible artists who made this year’s cut include Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Guns N’ Roses, Heart, and Eric B. & Rakim, while