The 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductors have been revealed.
Rolling Stone announced that on April 10th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe — a close friend of Kurt Cobain — will do the honors for Nirvanawhile Rage Against The Machine‘s Tom Morello will induct Kiss and Coldplay‘s Chr
Kiss is not performing because Stanley and Simmons are upset that only the founding members and not later ones are being inducted. Current Kiss guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer will sit at the band’s table, along with former guitarist Bruce Kulick, who was in the band from 1984 to 1996. Founding members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss also will be in attendance.
- Other inductors include Bruce Springsteen, who will induct the E Street Band into the Hall. Questlove of the Roots will salute Hall & Oates, while Peter Asher of Peter & Gordon will do the honors for late Beatles manager Brian Epstein and early Rolling Stonesmanager and producer Andrew Loog Oldham. The inductor for Cat Stevens has yet to be announced.