The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2021 has recently been announced.
Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Carole King, Tina Turner, Todd Rundgren, and The Go-Go‘s will earn to chance to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year.
In addition to those inductees, Randy Rhoads, LL Cool J, and Billy Preston have given to chance to receive the Musical Excellence Award.
Additionally, while Clarence Avant, the founder of Sussex Records, will be given the Ahmet Ertegun Award. Kraftwerk, Gil Scott Heron, and Charley Patton will get the Early Influence Award.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Ohio, Cleveland, on October 8, 2021.
To be eligible for the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, each artist’s first single or album had to be released in 1995 or earlier.
After their inducting into the Rock Hall of Fame, Foo Fighters has shared a social media post to share their feelings about the moment.
“Holy shit,” Foo Fighters tweeted. “The guitar player from The Germs is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!!!”
Dave Grohl has was previously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with his former band Nirvana.
Holy shit! The guitar player from The Germs is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!!! pic.twitter.com/HgHrD9HtWP
— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) May 12, 2021
Although they spent over 46 years in music and received countless successes, Iron Maiden has failed to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. On the ballot, Iron Maiden had more than 350,000 fan votes.
Many fans have been criticizing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because of their injustice. Although the bands like Motorhead, Iron Maiden, or Judas Priest have released debut singles or albums more than 25 years ago, they were not inducted into Rock Hall.