Miller unexpectedly blasted the entire music industry when accepting his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week.
The 36 year old rocker has told Rolling Stone magazine this week that he’s had many “sleepless nights” since Friday evening’s ceremony (April 8th), saying that the “whole process was unpleasant” leading up to Miller’s induction and that they wished they hadn’t introduced him to the stage.
During his acceptance speech, the 72 year old rock star became the unlikely talking point of the entire ceremony when he used the opportunity to denounce not only the Hall of Fame itself but also the entire music industry, calling them “f***in’ gangsters and crooks”.
Gordy Knudtson, Kenny Lee Lewis, STEVE MILLER , Jacob Petersen - Steve Miller Band perform at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hollywood, Florida, United States - Saturday 5th March 2016
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