This year's inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame finally include Iggy and the Stooges!! Iggy and the boys will be joined by ABBA, Genesis, Big Bad Jimmy Cliff and The Hollies for the class of 2010. The ceremony takes place in March at New York's Waldorf Astoria.
No one on Earth would have ever though this would come out of Johnny Rotten's mouth "I'm sorry, God, for the day I brought Sid into the band," Rotten told UK Newspaper The Independent. "He felt so isolated, poor old Sid, because he wasn't the sharpest knife on the block." Rotten was discussing bring Sid Vicious into The Sex Pistols and how Sid became a changed man as soon as he started the band. Rotten is about to hit the road with Public Image Ltd.
Oasis (sans-Noel Gallagher) are planning a July release for their first Non-Noel disc. Liam Gallagher told Virgin Radio Italia that "We've already done about three songs and they're fucking sounding amazing." He also explained that the band are not taking a new direction and it will still have the same Oasis flair and style, also after much legal advice Liam is not going to call the band Oasis, the group is still currently searching for a new name.
After days of speculation guitarist John Frusciante has left Red Hot Chili Peppers. Frusciante writes on his website "When I quit the band, over a year ago, we were on an indefinite hiatus. There was no drama or anger involved, and the other guys were very understanding. They are supportive of my doing whatever makes me happy and that goes both ways. To put it simply, my musical interests have led me in a different direction." Frusciante will now concentrate on working on solo material.