They were inducted during a ceremony last night (April 14) in Cleveland, joining a class that included the Moody Blues, the Cars, Dire Straits, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. One of the biggest moments of the evening was when the guys of Bon Jovi took the stage with their original guitarist Richie Sambora and bass player Alec John Such.
The band were inducted by the Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers who said, in part: "The Cars had it all: the looks, the hooks, Beat-romance lyrics, killer choruses, guitar solos that pissed off your parents, dazzling music videos". Following these speeches, the group took to the stage to perform this long-awaited reunion, which also included an appearance from Alec John Such for the first time since 2001, after leaving the group in 1994.
After years of being snubbed by the Hall, Bon Jovi was inducted this year via a fan voting process where music aficionados could vote for them via an online ballot. "You're at a Bon Jovi concert".
Led by Sayreville native Jon Bon Jovi, the band released its first album in 1984 and has recorded classic rock anthems including "You Give Love A Bad Name", "Livin' On A Prayer" and "Wanted Dead or Alive". The ceremoney started with The Killers giving tribute to the late Tom Petty. "I've got mixed emotions", he said. Mary J. Blige will induct Simone, while Andra Day will sing in her honor.
An inspiration to musicians from Elvis Presley to Johnny Cash, Tharpe was called "the godmother of rock and roll" Saturday night by Alabama Shakes lead singer Brittany Howard, who inducted one her biggest influences. There was no performance following the band members' speeches.
The rock-heavy 2018 list marks a return to the roots of the U.S. Hall of Fame, which for the past two years has broadened its base to include rap artists such as the late Tupac Shakur and N.W.A. "It's quite unusual to be here without him", Ocasek said in reference to Orr.
Tharpe died in 1973 and was a pioneering guitarist who performed gospel music. "He referenced a new Rock Hall Induction category noting six influential songs, including Link Wray's Rumble", Chubby Checker's "The Twist" and Steppenwolf's "Born to be Wild". "All of those things meant a lot to me". He didn't address the gathering unlike the previous ceremonies where he opened the ceremonies with his speech.
Perhaps owing to the absence of the Knopfler brothers, Dire Straits - for the first time in the entire Rock Hall history - didn't have an induction speaker present them at the ceremony.
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The Red Devils are set to host bottom side West Brom at Old Trafford on Sunday before travelling to Bournemouth. Rashford was also reported to be seeking a move away from the club if Mourinho will be the manager next season.
McMaster, and played a key role in his effort to produce a national security strategy document for the administration. A number of high level staffers have chosen to leave or have been pushed out since Bolton's appointment.
Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said parliament should be consulted before May approved military action. He said even if the investigative team verifies the use of chemical weapons, "we will not know who did it".
There is still considerable interest among hawks to parlay the alleged chemical weapons attack into a pretext to attack Syria . US President Donald Trump, who said on Wednesday that missiles were "coming", has now tweeted that he "never said when".
India's official entry to the Academy Awards previous year , Amit Masurkar's black comedy Newton , was named the Best Hindi Film . She took a break from the silver screen and came back nearly after 17 years with the movie "English Vinglish".
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Human rights groups and United Nations officials say the tactic amounts to forced displacement, a war crime. Bodies of victims of alleged chemical attack lie on the ground in rebel-held Douma, Syria, 08 April 2018.
Matt Bevin said in an impromptu press conference just hours after his vetoes of the budget and tax reform bills were overridden. By asking them to vote for another period to get the tax increase in a election 25, the veto put law makers at a position.
Valencia started the game well and threatened Barcelona goal twice in the first five minutes. "We wanted to reach the final". Umtiti headed home Coutinho's corner to give Barcelona a two-goal cushion and some breathing space after 51 minutes.