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Date: Apr 12 22:31:51 2012
Axl Rose Not 1st Artist to Snub R&R Hall of Fame


Axl Rose grabbed headlines worldwide Wednesday when he announced he would not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction of his band, Guns n' Roses.  But, Rose is hardly the first artist to skip out on an induction ceremony, as dozens of artists have chosen not to be present for a variety of reasons.  Below is a list of some of music's biggest names who were absent at the Rock Hall inductions, and the year they were inducted.


Diana Ross(The Supremes), 1988

Paul McCartney(The Beatles), 1988

Van Morrison, 1993

Jerry Garcia(Grateful Dead), 1994

Eric Burdon(The Animals), 1994

Rod Stewart, 1994

*Rod Stewart was inducted in 1994 for his solo career, and is scheduled to be inducted again this year as a member of The Faces.

David Bowie, 1996

Roger Waters(Pink Floyd), 1996

Grace Slick(Jefferson Airplane), 1996

Joni Mitchell, 1997

John Deacon(Queen), 2001

Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth, 2007

Peter Gabriel, 2010

Bjorn Ulvaeus and Agnetha Fältskog(ABBA), 2010



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