Local Current Blog

April 10, 2016

Music News: Controversy roils Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony

N.W.A., Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Chicago, and Steve Miller were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in a Friday night ceremony that was marked by an unusual amount of controversy. During Miller’s acceptance speech, the classic-rock stalwart admonished the Rock Hall “to be more inclusive of women, and to be more transparent in your dealings with the public”; […]

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Guns N’ Roses rock Vegas … with a loan from Dave Grohl

On July 21, 1987, Guns N’ Roses’ groundbreaking debut album, Appetite for Destruction, was released on Geffen Records. It went on to become the best-selling debut album in history, but sales really didn’t start picking up until the following year, thanks in part to regular airplay on MTV (back when it played music videos). That’s when Appetite connected with […]

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