Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Nirvana, KISS and Peter Gabriel are three of the nine in the 2014 class of inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Nirvana, KISS and Peter Gabriel are three of the nine in the 2014 class of inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

This will be the second induction for Gabriel, who was inducted in 2010 as the former member of Genesis.

Soft-pop duo Hall & Oates, classic rocker Linda Ronstadt and singer/songwriter Cat Stevens round out the six performers receiving credit by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Bruce Springsteen's' long-time backing band, the E Street Band, will earn the Award for Musical Excellence. Andrew Loog Oldham, who served as manager of The Rolling Stones from 1963 to 1967, and Brian Epstein, the Beatles' manager from 1962 to 1967, will both receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with take place April 10 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Tickets for the event go on sale in January, and the ceremony will be broadcast in May on HBO.

Nominees who didn't make the cut this time around include Yes, the Zombies, Link Wray, Deep Purple, LL Cool J, N.W.A. and Chic.

The 2013 inductees included Rush, Heart, Randy Newman, Donna Summer and Quincy Jones, among others.

 

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