Read Axl Rose’s Breakup Letter To The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
After the February announcement that Guns N’ Roses would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, talk began circulating that band would not be performing at the induction ceremony. Putting the rumors to rest, Axl Rose released a letter this morning explaining why he will not be attending the ceremony this Saturday, and will be declining his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Check out the entire letter below:
To: The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Guns N’ Roses Fans and Whom It May Concern,
When the nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame were first announced I had mixed emotions but, in an effort to be positive, wanting to make the most of things for the fans and with their enthusiasm, I was honored, excited and hoped that somehow this would be a good thing. Of course I realized as things stood, if Guns N’ Roses were to be inducted it’d be somewhat of a complicated or awkward situation.
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Banjo Legend and Innovator Earl Scruggs Dies at 88
Banjo legend and Country Music Hall of Famer Earl Scruggs died of natural causes Wednesday at age 88, according to The Tennesseean.
On the banjo, Mr. Scruggs’ three-finger picking style was fast, intricate, and just what bluegrass needed in order to acheive the hard-driving, passionate sound now associated with Appalachian music. He was the first to popularize the North Carolina three-finger technique, still emulated by young bluegrass banjoists today.
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