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UTG PHOTOS: Inside The Media Room at the 30th Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Last night was a monumental night for rock history and Cleveland as the “Home of Rock and Roll” hosted some of rock and roll’s greatest legends and talents for the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions.

The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions ceremony took place at Public Hall in the heart of downtown Cleveland. The party kicked off around 8pm with Joan Jett as the first to be inducted, by her friend Miley Cyrus. The night didn’t end until almost 1am when every presenter and performer took the stage to play and sing a …

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Inside The Rock Hall: A Live Blog From The 2015 Induction Ceremony

Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio this evening is the highly anticipated 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Slated to be inducted in rock’s highest honor this year are fan favorite and legendary acts the likes of Green Day, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Bill Withers, and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

There will be special guest and complimentary appearances from scene favorites Fall Out Boy, Miley Cyrus, John Legend, Paul McCartney, John Mayer, plus many, many others.

Want an inside scoop on the this year’s ceremony before …

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Green Day To Make “Special Announcement” At Tonight’s Rock Hall Ceremony

According to Cleveland.com, Green Day are set to make a special announcement at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, where they are to appear tonight.

The article states that anything from retirement to a new record announcement could come from the band this evening — let’s hope for the latter. And a tour. The band just finished a killer set at the House of Blues in Cleveland on Thursday — which featured tracks from Sweet Children, the predecessor band to Green Day.

Under The Gun will be covering this year’s Rock Hall ceremony live from Cleveland …

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2015 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Editor’s Note: Under The Gun Review will be at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. This is the third in a series of preview pieces set to highlight this year’s event. Read the first and second in the series.

It’s that time of year again – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions! It is Cleveland’s year to host the star-studded ceremony and I am very happy I will be joined by the likes of fellow UTG writer, Matthew Leimkuehler, to cover the inductions this year. I had the pleasure of covering the 2012 inductions …

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30 Essential Songs For The 30th Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

Editor’s Note: Under The Gun Review will be at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This is the second in a series of preview pieces set to highlight this year’s event. Read the first here.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is set to host its 30th annual induction party this Saturday. Bands like Green Day, Joan Jett and the Heartbreakers, and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band will be honored alongside Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Withers, Ringo Starr, and Lou Reed as they all enter the hall together this year. There is a …

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Presenters and Performers

Yesterday, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the presenters and performers for this year’s ceremony, which is set to air on HBO this coming May.

As reported by Rolling Stone, Sir Paul McCartney will aptly induct Ringo Starr, the always-awesome Stevie Wonder will chat about Bill Wither, and Patti Smith will introduce Lou Reed. Conversely, Peter Wolf will speak on the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, John Mayer will praise Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, and Steve Cropper will welcome The “5” Royales. Additionally, Fall Out Boy will discuss Green Day, which almost seems poetic, considering …

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Its 2015 Inductee Class

This time each year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces their annual inductee class that sees artists being recognized for their contribution to the wellness of music. Sometimes the class includes artists that seem premature for their induction while others are left in the dark to wait another year to be a part of the halls of the famous museum. This year’s class has a rather exquisite roster coming in to take their respective place.

On behalf of Rolling Stone, the inductees for 2015 are Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bill Withers, and …

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EDITORIAL: Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Still Changing America 10 Years Later

It’s September 2004. According to American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest, the top song in the nation is Ashlee Simpson’s “Pieces of Me.” Pitchfork’s favorite record is Arcade Fire’s Funeral. Hellboy is dominating the box office. The Boston Red Sox are gearing up to win its first World Series title in 86 years. President George W. Bush is hot on the campaign trail for what would be his re-election into a second term of Presidency. America is begging for a hard kick in the balls.

American Idiot strapped on its steel-toed boots and gave the U.S of A. a …

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Stream Kerrang’s ‘American Idiot’ Tribute Album

Since its announcement, there’s been a lot of skepticism surrounding Kerrang! Does Green Day’s American Idiot. So far, the singles we’ve heard have been pretty hit or miss, leaving many fans to wonder if the storied concept album would maintain its accessibility given this new format.

Over the weekend, we got our answer in the form a full album stream; check it out at the bottom of this post.

American Idiot was released through Reprise Records back in 2004 and received global praise, charting in over 25 countries. Since then, it has sold over 15 million copies worldwide, making …

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Green Day Announce ‘Demolicious’ & Stream “State Of Shock”

There are tons of great releases that will be hitting local record store shelves this coming Saturday, April 19. That day is the date for this year’s Record Store Day, and thousands of people across the country are drafting lengthy lists of their “must have” choices this year. One group that will be releasing some new music is the one and only Green Day. They have announced that they have an 18-track album titled Demolicious that will be available, and as the name suggests, it features previously unreleased demo tracks. One of those songs is titled “State Of Shock,” …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/23-2/29

Record Store Day is getting closer and closer, with new releases being announced nearly every day, but you don’t have to wait until April 19 or stand in a long line to buy most of the records featured in this edition of Weekly Wax. The highlights include the first in a series of Oasis reissues, a pair of new Live At Third Man Records sessions (by Divine Fits and Mudhoney), and pre-orders for new albums from Animals As Leaders, Frameworks, and many more.

As always, the full roundup of this week’s vinyl news is below, so give …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/2-2/8

It was a banner week for pop punk vinyl, and we’ve got all the details here at Weekly Wax.

There were new editions of some classics, with a reissue campaign underway for The Ataris in conjunction with their upcoming So Long, Astoria tour, another entry in Adeline Records‘ series of Green Day repressings, and new pressing of Half Hearted Hero‘s Defining/Refining. Younger bands were just as well represented, as A Loss For Words released a new pressing of their sought-after debut, The Kids Can’t Lose, Neck Deep and Knuckle Puck sold out of the pre-tour variants …