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Gun N Roses Inducted Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Guns N Roses has been announced as part of the 2012 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. The complete list of inductees is as follows:

Performer Category:
Beastie Boys
Donovan
Guns N’ Roses
Laura Nyro
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Small Faces/The Faces

Early Influence:
Freddie King

Ahmet Ertegun (non performer) Award:
Don Kirshner

The Award for Musical Excellence:
Cosimo Matassa
Tom Dowd
Glyn Johns

The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony returns to Cleveland April 14, 2012.

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

f*** yeah Beastie Boys!

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 9:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. DreamHeater writes:

^what Oz said.
Also, isn't there some rule that says you have to be a band for 25 years to make it into the Hall of Fame?
Guns N' Roses doesn't really count since it's just Axl now.

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 11:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

Hmmm...if Guns N' Roses join the Hall of Fame, Slash, Duff and the original lineup should be part of it, but I doubt that'll happen. One of the problems is that Axl doesn't want to do anything with Slash anymore.

Now Playing: Nuclear Assault - Surgery

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 12:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Blindgreed1 writes:

The hall of fame is nothing more than a horn to blow for the record exec's. I could care less who gets in. It's been a fvcking joke for some time now. Every year they announce all of the nominees and I say to myself "so and so deserves to be there", then I catch myself and chuckle because in reality I don't really give a fvck.

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 1:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. spiral_architect writes:

AXL WILL SHOW UP 4 HOURS LATE FOR THE INDUCTION CEREMONY..........I'LL TELL YOU WHO REALLY DESERVES TO BE IN, BUT GETS SHAFTED EVERY YEAR..........KISS!

NP - WE WISH YOU A METAL X-MAS

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 1:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. sonictherapy writes:

Seeing Axl there and not Deep Purple makes me sick.

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 1:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. spiral_architect writes:

I AGREE WITH YOU ON THAT, SONIC.

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 1:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BrianMN writes:

This whole thing is a joke.
It turned into a joke when Madonna and rappers were let in.
This is supposed to be the "rock" hall of fame isn't it?
Slayer???
Megadeth?
I could list hundreds of thrash and death bands that deserve a nod.
GnR?.......yawnnnnnnnnn.

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 1:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. The_Passenger writes:

What about Rush? I think they only way they can make it up to metal fans is by putting Slayer,Mercyful Fate and Cannibal Corpse in it or someone along those lines,bands Rock and Metal fans love. Don't Get me wrong I love the Beastie Boys but they should be the last band to get into it since they are a hip-hop/Rap group....

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 4:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Cynic writes:

Every year this rolls around, and the rage is always brilliant.

Agreed with the The_Passenger, there's no legitimacy to a RNR Hall of Fame that doesn't include Rush.

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 4:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Netromancer writes:

My feelings on this issue have been summed up by the last few posts. Carry on, folks.

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 8:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. RTB writes:

Is it really worth the breath of talking about the RnR HOF?
Im taking all bets, 20$ a throw axl rose will not be there...

# Dec 7, 2011 @ 9:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Tivic writes:

I like what Eddie Trunk calls RNR Hall of fame as "RNR Hall of Shame".

# Dec 8, 2011 @ 7:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. ThrashtillDeathTFV writes:

Rush. They deserve rewards!

# Dec 8, 2011 @ 11:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. KORNDOGG writes:

All bull sh** aside, GNR deserves to be in the HOF! Period.

# Dec 8, 2011 @ 5:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. VanMetal writes:

I agree Korndogg.

# Dec 8, 2011 @ 6:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. The_Passenger writes:

Your right they should be in the Hall of Fame,but they should not be aloud to perform and only if they induct the Original line-up...

# Dec 10, 2011 @ 3:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. ZMA writes:

Pretty cool that the Chili Peppers are gonna be inducted. They've been goin' strong for years and I think they deserve it. GNR did some cool stuff for music, but personally if they never made it in RNRHOF I wouldn't care. Haha, Beastie Boys.

# Dec 10, 2011 @ 8:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. hellrat writes:

Fvcking Clownville, ALL of it...PERIOD

Give us a goodamned break...who's next? the Grinch? or maybe the fvcking Smurfs eh!

# Dec 10, 2011 @ 10:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. bbristowe writes:

Yeah I don't give a f*** either that why I am posting about how much I don't give a f***. Every time I think about posting about my favorite awards show, I just don't because I just DONT GIVE A f***.

# Dec 11, 2011 @ 8:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. txmetal writes:

What about

Motorhead!!!!

# Dec 15, 2011 @ 4:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Been-a-Dreamer writes:

I hate the beastie boys, & the chili pepper things. This... "establishment" is not worth 2 trucking cents! I mean, ALL the crap inducted over time, BEFORE Maiden, Dio, Priest, Purple, AND Fate?!!! WTF?

# Dec 15, 2011 @ 11:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. albert croatia writes:

guns n roses ..with axl alone deserves more to
be in hall than all that bands that are mention
in text..like red hot chili pepers is just commercial
bands that is tons of mainstrem on mtv this one ..crap.

axl is more real..down to earth than sellouts in this text.

# Dec 16, 2011 @ 6:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. metalruss writes:

cool

# Dec 17, 2011 @ 1:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Demoncleaner23 writes:

I like GnR they have some good songs but feel they are waaaaaayyyyy overated. They wrote some classic songs but i can't usually get through a whole album without feeling bored. There is plenty of other deserving bands who had much longer successful careers. I do feel the Chilis absolutley earned it as well.

# Dec 18, 2011 @ 5:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. punisherdeath666 writes:

We as metal fans need to start our own hard rock and metal hall of fame. The rock and roll hall of shame is nothing but a big joke we need to rise up and take control. ALL HARD ROCK & METAL FANS OWE IT TO OUR MUSIC!!!!

# Dec 19, 2011 @ 3:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Yeah. writes:

I hope they include the original line up in this. Axl & Friends isnt GNR.

# Dec 19, 2011 @ 7:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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