Were is RUSH??? How Bout KISS? TWISTED SISTER? Someone should start up a “REAL” Rock and Roll Hall of fame…not like the fake one we have now…(chuck)
ALICE COOPER and BON JOVI are among 15 artists nominated for induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2011. Other acts who were nominated are BEASTIE BOYS, CHIC, Neil Diamond, Donovan, Dr. John, J GEILS BAND, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Donna Summer, Joe Tex, Tom Waits and Chuck Willis.
The inductees will be announced in December, and the 26th annual induction ceremony will be held on March 14, 2011 at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan.
To be eligible for nomination into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, an act must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination. This year’s nominees had to release their first single no later than 1985.
Ballots will be sent to more than 500 voters, who will select the artists to be inducted at the induction ceremony, which will be televised live on FuseShare on Facebook
Greg had been hospitalized in New Brunswick, NJ after he overdosed on prescription pills last weekend. A source said the overdose was not a suicide attempt.
TMZ has obtained what is believed to be the last photo of Giraldo — taken at the Stress Factory comedy club in New Brunswick, NJ on Friday September 24 … the night before he OD’d.
Giraldo was best known for his celebrity roast appearances.
He had also been a judge on “Last Comic Standing.”
A source close to Greg tells us, “Greg passed away today
at the hospital in New Brunswick as a result of an accidental
overdose. His family was by his side.”
We’re told plans are being made for a public memorial service
Here he is kicking David HasselhoffShare on Facebook
You were a great actor….Loved you in “Houdni” , Operation Petticoat , the Flintstones and others… (chuck)
LAS VEGAS – The Clark County coroner says actor Tony Curtis has died.
Coroner Mike Murphy says Curtis died at 9:25 p.m. MDT Wednesday at his Las Vegas area home of a cardiac arrest.
Curtis, who had heart bypass surgery in 1994, began his acting career as a 1950s heartthrob but became a respected actor with such films as “The Defiant Ones” and “Sweet Smell of Success.
“The Defiant Ones” brought him an Oscar nomination in 1958 for his portrayal of a racist escaped convict handcuffed to a black escapee, Sidney Poitier. The following year, he co-starred in one of the most acclaimed film comedies ever, Billy Wilder’s “Some Like It Hot.”Share on Facebook
Some of the rock acts featured on the list:
#2: KISS – $500,000
#15: BUCKCHERRY – $100,000
#17: HEART – $100,000
#19: SHINEDOWN – $85,000
#20: REO SPEEDWAGON – $75,000
#26: BRET MICHAELS – $64,000
#33: WARRANT – $12,000
Tickets are $5 in advance at the box offices at Roberts Stadium and The Centre, at Ticketmaster outlets and Schnuck’s. Admission will be $7 at the gate Friday night. You can also charge tickets online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling (812) 423-7222 in Indiana or (270) 926-6661 in Kentucky.
Inside Mesker, $3 “survival kits” will be sold, containing bird seed, newspaper, water pistols, rubber gloves, confetti, toilet paper, toast and playing cards.Share on Facebook