Green Day, Nine Inch Nails among Rock Hall nominees
(USA Today) The pantheon of rock ‘n’ roll legends just might be seeing Green. Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths and Bill Withers are among the first-time nominees for 2015 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The field also includes German electronic band Kraftwerk, hip-hop collective N.W.A., blues singer/guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan and Motown girl group The Marvelettes, all of whom show the versatility of rock ‘n’ roll, says Joel Peresman, president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. This year’s ballot “represents a broad, diverse group of artists and demonstrates how rock ‘n’ roll has evolved over the years,” he says.
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