Tuesday, December 11, 2012
RUSH & HEART Will Finally Be Inducted Into The Rock N' Roll Hall Of Fame!
RUSH and HEART are among 8 inductees into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's Class Of 2013.
For the first time, the public got to vote alongside the artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. The April 18, 2013 event is set for Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, marking the first time the ceremony will be held in the city since 1993. HBO will tape the show for broadcast at a later date.
"The definition of 'rock and roll' means different things to different people, but as broad as the classifications may be, they all share a common love of the music," stated Joel Peresman, President and CEO of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Foundation. "This year we again proudly put forth a fantastic array of groups and artists that span the entire genre that is 'rock and roll.'"
After hearing the announcement, RUSH made the following comment:
"We are honored to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 3 of us are especially appreciative of our loyal fans whose support and dedication has gone a long way to making this possible. P.S. And special thanks to our moms for voting 6000 times!" - Alex, Geddy, & Neil
And this is what the members of HEART commented:
"It's official... we have been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! Thank you to all of our fans for the support throughout our musical journey. We wouldn't be here without you!"
Artists are considered for inclusion in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 25 years after the release of their first recording.
List of inductees for the 2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame:
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame