A Punk Rock band that combined Horror Movie imagery to their hardcore attack, the Misfits could have the most diehard fan base on this list. They were the type of band that gained new fans constantly long after their initial breakup. Fans flocked to their B-Movie come to life performances and they had a legendary cult following that still is growing today. Ironically, is that unique style that has made many unable to take them seriously and as such they have been often dismissed musically. They will be probably continue to gain new fans, but this will probably not help their chances for induction.
The Bullet Points:
Country of Origin:
U.S.A. (Lodi, New Jersey)
Why They Will Get In:
Their style and look was influential in the Rock and Roll world.
Why They Won’t Get In:
They didn’t make a big enough dent in the United States.
Static Age (1978)
Our Five Favorite Songs as Chosen by Each Member of the NIHOF Committee:
Cough/Cool (Single, 1977)
Bullet (From Static Age, 1978)
Return of the Fly (From Static Age, 1978)
London Dungeon (From 3 Hits from Hell, 1981)
Die, Die My Darling (Single, 1984)