The 2019 Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Are ...

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by drmilktruck, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. ponca

    ponca Gretschie

    Nov 27, 2017
    The only nominee that I personally find compelling is The Cure. For the other four I'd vote for Kraftwerk (they're just too influential to ignore) for sure, and then I guess Janet Jackson, Devo, and Radiohead. The fan vote so far seems really weird to me--Stevie Nicks is in the lead as of now despite already being in the Hall as a member of Fleetwood Mac (it seems bizarre to me that she's even nominated for this reason), and second place is Def Leppard who I'll grant were a bigger deal than they get credit for, but still.

    As usual there are obviously a ton of snubs and you could probably replace almost this entire list with people who make a lot more sense (I like John Prine but come on you've got Warren Zevon and Brian Eno and Whitney Houston out there). Also I see that they didn't even manage to nominate Chic this year so maybe it's actually getting a little worse.
    drmilktruck likes this.
  2. dak55

    dak55 Synchromatic

    May 31, 2018
    Mills River NC
    My apologies to the good drmilktruck but I have to grump about the whole HOF criteria or lack thereof.
  3. afire

    afire Country Gent

    As a Green Bay Packers fan, gotta go with Todd Rundgren.

    drmilktruck likes this.
  4. Alberta_Slim

    Alberta_Slim Gretschie

    May 18, 2018
    No ENO? My grumpmeter just pinned.
    ponca likes this.
  5. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    I don’t really follow the R&R HOF.

    But Chris Cornell... RIP
    drmilktruck likes this.
  6. stevemorrison

    stevemorrison Synchromatic

    Jun 3, 2011
    Dundee, SCOTLAND
    Inducted in 2010
    thunder58 likes this.
  7. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    HOF is a non-transparent institution witch made some very questionable decisions. I completely lost my interest in it.
    Aymara likes this.
  8. dak55

    dak55 Synchromatic

    May 31, 2018
    Mills River NC
  9. Henry

    Henry Gretschified

    Apr 9, 2014
    I find it amusing that many people dismiss the RRHOF as irrelevant . . . then vent their spleen about it.

    Anywho, ya'll should watch Alex Lifeson's acceptance speech.

    drmilktruck likes this.
  10. Robbie

    Robbie Country Gent

    Jun 17, 2013
    Sarnia Ontario Canada
    Gotta say, like to see that MC5 got nominated.
  11. not_man_davo

    not_man_davo Gretschie

    Feb 13, 2015
    hmmmm...I never heard of ANY of these guys!
IMPORTANT: Treat everyone here with respect, no matter how difficult!
No sex, drug, political, religion or hate discussion permitted here.

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice