Joan Jett, Bill Withers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Green Day Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame NomineesLou Reed, Bill Withers and the Marvelettes are also on the ballot.
Interview: KISS' Paul Stanley Slams Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Patti SmithWhile taking shots at Jann Wenner, Patti Smith and others, Stanley reaffirmed his speech at the Rock Hall induction ceremony and clarifies that it was Gene Simmons, not him, who said those 'borderline racist' comments.
Gene Simmons Talks 'CSI' Cameo, Questions Rap's Inclusion in the Rock HallHe has a few things he'd like to say about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And he'd like to clear up the supposed lawsuit from Eric Carr's "heirs."
Best Rock 'N Roll Cities In AmericaThis list includes five of the best rock 'n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.
Public Enemy Producer Studies Music At UMKC A producer of the rap group Public Enemy is studying music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City while awaiting his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
KC Native and Founder of the Platters DiesHerb Reed, continued touring, performing up to 200 shows per year, until last year.