Here Are the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

October 5th, 2017, 1:04 pm by Greg

Yes, grab a drink – better make it a double – and pull up a stool, it’s time for another episode of the Great Barroom Debate: Who Should Be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?

The 2018 nominees were announced today. And of the 19 nominees, nine are appearing on the ballot for the first time, including Radiohead and Rage Against the Machine, who made the cut in their first year of eligibility.

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Anyway, here’s the complete round-up of the nominees. GO HERE to cast your own votes. And let the arguments begin…

BON JOVI
Eligible year: 2008
Previously nominated in: 2011

KATE BUSH
Eligible year: 2003
First nomination

THE CARS
Eligible year: 2003
Previously nominated in 2016, 2017

DEPECHE MODE
Eligible year: 2016
Previously nominated in 2017

DIRE STRAITS
Eligible year: 2003
First nomination

EURYTHMICS
Eligible year: 2006
First nomination

THE J. GEILS BAND
Eligible year: 1995
Previously nominated in 2005, 2006, 2011, 2017

JUDAS PRIEST
Eligible year: 1999
First nomination

LL COOL J
Eligible year: 2009
Previously nominated in 2010, 2011, 2014

MC5
Eligible year: 1991
Previously nominated in 2003, 2017

THE METERS
Eligible year: 1994
Previously nominated in 1997, 2013, 2014

THE MOODY BLUES
Eligible year: 1989
First nomination

RADIOHEAD
Eligible year: 2017
First nomination

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
Eligible year: 2017
First nomination

RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN
Eligible year: 1999
previously nominated in 2012

NINA SIMONE
Eligible year: 1983
First nomination

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE
Eligible year: 1963
First nomination

LINK WRAY
Eligible year: 1983
Previously nominated in 2014

THE ZOMBIES
Eligible year: 1989
Previously nominated in 2014, 2017

11 thoughts on “Here Are the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominees”

  1. J Hunter says:

    Not that anyone asked, but…
    The Cars
    Dire Straits
    Eurythmics
    J. Geils Band
    MC5
    Moody Blues
    Nina Simone
    Link Wray

  2. Greg says:

    Sorry, J, you only get to vote for five…

  3. BabyAl says:

    The Cars
    Dire Straits
    Eurythmics
    Moody Blues
    The Zombies

  4. Timothy Reidy says:

    J. Geils Band
    Bon Jovi
    The Cars
    The Zombies
    Rage Against

  5. docfrenzy says:

    Nina Simone
    The Moody Blues
    Link Wray
    MC5
    The Zombies

  6. Matt says:

    Is no one voting for Radiohead?!!!

    Radiohead
    Nina Simone
    MC5
    The Cars
    Depeche Mode

  7. J Hunter says:

    Well, if I only get five…

    The Cars
    Dire Straits
    MC5
    Moody Blues
    Nina Simone
    Link Wray

  8. J Hunter says:

    Sorry. I can’t count on Friday:

    Moody Blues
    Dire Straits
    MC5
    Nina Simone
    Link Wray

  9. Greg says:

    You’re not very good at math, are you J?

  10. J Hunter says:

    Math. Time. Bills. Speed limits…

  11. Stephen Piorkowski says:

    J.Giles Band -https://youtu.be/EYgZ3-h2E1g
    The Cars- https://youtu.be/BZhfFXEMMI4
    MC-5 -https://youtu.be/VDCKYAVMeAU
    Zombies- https://youtu.be/FmuswTEGF-U
    Moody Blues- https://youtu.be/aoKerBurGQs
    The Meters-https://youtu.be/EEtXT9w9AYU

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