Thursday, 16 March 2006
In a punk move, groundbreaking punk band the Sex Pistols have told the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to piss off. And they are not the only ones. Ozzy Osborne, the lead singer and front man for Black Sabbath, has historically been critical of the Rock Hall of Fame, despite being inducted with Sabbath in 2006. He is expected to show up at the event, but Johnny Rocket of the Sex Pistols is not. Even reggae-oriented 1970s pop star Blondie has added fuel to the fire by not agreeing to let bygones be bygones with two former members of the band who sued her over being left out of a reunion. Bands such as the Police and Talking Heads have been able to get past their differences to jam a few songs for the Hall.
This year will likely ...