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'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame' Tonight: Joan Jett To Step In For Kurt Cobain?

Tags: Joan Jett - Nirvana - Courtney Love - Kurt Cobain - Dave Grohl - Peter Gabriel - Bruce Springsteen - Yusuf Islam - Linda Ronstadt - Hall & Oates - Kiss - Brian Epstein - E Street Band - Frances Bean Cobain

Today's the day! A new year's worth of rock royalty will tonight be ushered into the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt, Hall And Oates, the E Street Band, Andrew Loog Oldham and Brian Epstein are hours away from becoming the newest members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Krist Novoselic Dave Grohl
Former Nirvana Rockers Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic Will Be Performing At Tonight's Ceremony.

Stevens, now called Yusuf Islam, is going to perform alongside the E Street Band, who are being inducted b Bruce Springsteen, as well as Gabriel. Emmylou Harris, Carrie Underwood, Stevie Nicks and Bonnie Raitt will reportedly be singing a tribute to Ronstadt. SPIN is reporting that Joan Jett will sing the Nirvana tunes, which has ignited rock fan's imagination more than any other rumour.

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Nirvana, KISS and Peter Gabriel Among This Year's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

Tags: Nirvana - Kiss - Linda Ronstadt - Peter Gabriel - Hall & Oates - Yusuf Islam - E Street Band - Brian Epstein - Beatles - Rolling Stones - Bruce Springsteen

The inductees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2014 have been chosen, with Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall And Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt all being honoured in the latest induction. As well as these, the E Street Band will be presented with the Award for Musical Excellence at the ceremony, with Beatles manager Brian Epstein and original Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham also being honoured as non-performers.

Nirvana have been honoured at the first time of asking

For Nirvana, their induction comes at the first time of asking, with the band only becoming eligible for induction this year. According to the rules of the Hall of Fame, an artist only becomes eligible for recognition 25 years after the release of their first album or single. For Nirvana, their first single came in 1988 with the release of 'Love Buzz,' with their induction coming as "no surprise" to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame President and CEO Joel Peresman or many other people for that matter.

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Picture - Jake Clemons and E Street... London United Kingdom, Sunday 30th June 2013

Jake Clemons and E Street Band - Hard Rock Calling - Day 2 - Performances at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 30th June 2013

Bruce Springsteen Treats Fans To Rarities At London's Wembley Stadium [Pictures]

Tags: Bruce Springsteen - E Street Band

Bruce Springsteen played his first show at London's Wembley Stadium over the weekend, pumping out the hits to some 71,000 fans. It was stunning turn out for the now 63-year-old rocker, who still comfortably commands such crowds while putting on quite the show too - as if to ensure everyone get their money worth. Though the fiery Badlands, iconic Thunder Road and timeless Dancing in the Dark were the highlights, Springsteen pulled out the rarity Save My Love and Rosalita (Come Out Tonight), which he performs only sparingly nowadays.

Glowing reviews littered the British press on Monday morning (June 17, 2013), with The Independent writing of Springsteen's showmanship, "An entertainer to the last, "Dancing in the Dark" sees Springsteen invite two women up onto the stage (the latter of whom's child appeared to be waving a sign reading 'dance with my mum for a dollar'), and he achieves that rare thing of making such banter funny and touching."

Critic Michael Hann of The Guardian gave the performance the maximum five stars, writing, "Maybe one could say it's routine, just showmanship, but the eternal miracle of Springsteen is that he never appears to be faking it for the audience's benefit. It's almost commonplace to say a Springsteen show is another triumph, but - really - he just keeps getting better and better."

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Picture - Soprano actor and E Street... , Monday 16th July 2012

E Street Band, Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt Monday 16th July 2012 Soprano actor and E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt broadcasts his 'Little Steven's Underground Garage' radio show for Dublin City FM at Tower Records on Wicklow Street. Zandt is in Dublin to perform with Bruce Springsteen later this week.

Picture - Sopranos actor and E Street... Beverly Hills, California, Thursday 8th December 2011

Sopranos, E Street Band and Steven Van Zandt Thursday 8th December 2011 Sopranos actor and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt seen leaving BOA Steakhouse Beverly Hills, California

Picture - Max Weinberg of The E... Palm Beach, Florida, Tuesday 21st June 2011

E Street Band - Max Weinberg of The E Street Band Palm Beach, Florida - at a private memorial service for Clarence Clemons of The E Street Band at the Royal Poinciana Chapel Tuesday 21st June 2011

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