2024 Rock Eligibles https://www.notinhalloffame.com Sun, 08 Dec 2019 19:30:52 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb 50 Cent https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2210-50-cent https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2210-50-cent 50 Cent
Eligible in 2024 (He had a recorded singles in 1999), 50 Cent exploded onto the Rap and Mainstream charts and for the year of 2003 could be considered the biggest musical star in the world. Despite his Hardcore East Coast Rap style, 50 Cent was at the right place and the right time to become a major star. Although his later albums did not reach the success of his 2003 effort, it was frankly incomprehensible to think he could. The man born as Curtis Jackson has a great chance to add to his musical success and as Rap has been embraced into the Hall of Fame, 50 Cent could be added to Cleveland depending on how his discography develops in the next ten years. The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (New York City, New York) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2003) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Ayo Technology (From Curtis, 2007){acepolls 2210}
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Black Label Society https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2211-black-label-society https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2211-black-label-society Black Label Society
The Zakk Wylde led Black Label Society has one major intangible: Zakk Wylde.   Wylde is beloved in Metal circles and as such, his project automatically gained him an automatic fan base. However, as watchers of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are very much aware that the musical genre of Heavy Metal is not exactly respected by them, and as such we don’t see any real chance for the Black Label Society to enter the Hall; despite the Zakk Wylde effect. 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:15:04 +0000
Brad Paisley https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2212-brad-paisley https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2212-brad-paisley Brad Paisley
More of a hybrid of Country and Southern Rock than most people realize, Brad Paisley was labeled as a Country star, though he seemed to have more qualities that resembled Lynyrd Skynyrd than other Traditional Country Acts. Regardless, Paisley is in the same boat as many other New Country stars in that unless the old Country Superstars get in, it does matter how much “Rock” credibility that they have as they under the eight ball for Cleveland consideration. 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:21:20 +0000
Buckcherry https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2213-buckcherry https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2213-buckcherry Buckcherry
A bit of a Late 90’s/Early 00’s Hard Rock Throwback, Buckcherry was a Rock band that seemed to hit the big time a few years too late to be big. The band had a few hits, and could very well have a few more, but unless that happens they won’t have much a chance for Cleveland. 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:25:54 +0000
Chevelle https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2214-chevelle https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2214-chevelle Chevelle
A band that is constantly compared to (or in the shadow of) Tool, Chicago’s Chevelle was a decent Hard Rock band in their own right. Dark and brooding, though very talented, the band also has been compared to by Helmet (by themselves too) and with constant comparisons to those two higher profile acts, it is next to impossible to see them inducted. 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:27:15 +0000
Chris Cornell https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2215-chris-cornell https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2215-chris-cornell Chris Cornell
We think it is a safe assumption that those looking at this page would agree that Chris Cornell best chance (and the most appropriate) for induction would be as a member of Soundgarden. With that statement aside, Chris Cornell does have a few good solo albums under his belt but we doubt that Cornell is a potential double induction candidate 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 15:28:51 +0000
Christina Aguilera https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2216-christina-aguilera https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2216-christina-aguilera Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera may not exactly be a Rock Star, but the American siren has a more powerful voice and more hits than 99 percent of the acts we discuss on the site. Will that translate into a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction? A lot of that depends on what she does in the 2010’s and beyond, but our current guess is no.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 07:29:51 +0000
CKY https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2217-cky https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2217-cky CKY
A somewhat polarizing band, CKY (Camp Kill Yourself) has managed to find a level of success with their version of Alternative Metal. They have a very rabid fan base, but as it is relatively small (as evidenced by their record sales, and past positions in music festivals) does not exactly equate to a Hall of Fame birth.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:32:33 +0000
Clipse https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2218-clipse https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2218-clipse Clipse
A Hip Hop duo who achieved modest success, Clipse continued the East Coast Gangsta Rap scene. Thus far they are reasonably known in the Rap community, but not anywhere else. Rappers are (and will continue to enter the Hall) but those that do must have some level of crossover success; which Clipse has yet to do.  
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:33:43 +0000
Death Cab for Cutie https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2219-death-cab-for-cutie https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2219-death-cab-for-cutie Death Cab for Cutie
One of the biggest darlings of the world of Indie Rock in the last twenty years, Death Cab for Cutie slowly built up a massive audience with a soft and bittersweet style that played with the emotional heart strings of their listeners. Coincidently, the love that they received from the Indie fans was completely rejected by another segment of the American population who seemed to reject the force-feeding of the band down their throats by the music press. Regardless of how you may feel about the band, this is certainly one of the best Indie success stories in decades; we just don’t know whether that accolade means anything in terms of the Hall of Fame 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:35:05 +0000
Dido https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2220-dido https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2220-dido Dido
Getting her break from Eminem who sampled one of her songs, Dido’s soft and heartfelt songs were propelled to the mainstream. This did give Dido a large audience, but a reflection of her overall work may see her best as a featured performer in other artist’s works as opposed to her own. This is not a knock on her own music, but this seems to be where she has been at her best. If that perception is accurate, what legitimate Hall of Fame chance is there? 
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:36:23 +0000
Feist https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2221-feist https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2221-feist Feist
We suspect that there is a lot more to the story of Leslie Feist to be written, and should that follow the current path, she might make the Hall of Fame. Of course, our guess is the Canadian Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the not the more popular one. Kidding aside, along with Broken Social Scene, Feist is a very respected Adult Alternative musician and a lot better than the 1234 song that Apple made famous.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:38:15 +0000
Godsmack https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2222-godsmack https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2222-godsmack Godsmack
Another excellent Heavy Metal band, Godsmack may draw more from Grunge than from the Metal superstars of the decade prior. Appealing to straight up Metal fans and Alternative connoisseurs, the Boston based group has carved out a very successful career for themselves and if the Hall ever truly decided to recognize the Metal genre, they would one day have a decent shot for induction.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:39:10 +0000
Hot Rod Circuit https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2223-hot-rod-circuit https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2223-hot-rod-circuit Hot Rod Circuit
Another Emo band that had more critical respect than the ones that made it big, Hot Rod Circuit may have also been a lyrically more sophisticated than their peers. With that said, there is a chance that a group labeled as Emo will get into the Hall, but that band will be more commercially successful than Hot Rod Circuit.
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[email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:40:25 +0000
Ja Rule https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2224-ja-rule https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2224-ja-rule Although Ja Rule was one of the most successful Rappers in terms of sales in the first half of the 00’s, he is probably best known for the feuds he has had with Hip Hop stars of even greater stature (and we aren’t just making a pun about his height). As long as this stays the case, and until the first thing you think of with Ja Rule is his music, his Hall of Fame possibilities continues to shrink.   The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (New York City, New York) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Pain is Love (2001) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Clap Back (From Blood in My Eye, 2003){acepolls 2224}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 23:42:00 +0000 Jennifer Lopez https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2225-jennifer-lopez https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2225-jennifer-lopez For a brief time, a claim could be made that Jennifer Lopez was the most successful female singer on the planet, but despite her large amount of hits, there is a far greater case against her induction. Lopez is not the greatest singer, nor does she have any songs that push any musical boundaries. Still, with the kind of success that J-Lo has had, she indirectly becomes an outside possibility to be looked at by the Hall.   The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (New York City, New York) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: This is Me….Then (2002) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: On the Floor (From Love?, 2011){acepolls 2225}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 23:42:57 +0000 Jessica Simpson https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2226-jessica-simpson https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2226-jessica-simpson As much as we generally try to keep objective with these (and we admit to only being moderately successful at that) but in the case of Jessica Simpson and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, all we can say is “Dear God…NO!”   The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Abilene, Texas) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: We Don’t Have One NIHOF’s Favorite Song: We Don’t Have One{acepolls 2226}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 23:44:18 +0000 John Mayer https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2227-john-mayer https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2227-john-mayer Another polarizing artist, John Mayer has a legion of female fans that seem to swoon at every word he sings. As such, he is subject to a bit of a backlash from men and generally the Rock and Roll set. He is a talented Singer/Songwriter but ironically his mass popularity may work against him as Hall of Fame seems to like their songwriters somewhat tortured. Considering the amount of celebrity women that Mayer gets, there is nothing tortured about him.   The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Bridgeport, Connecticut) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Continuum (2006) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Waiting on the World to Change (From Continuum, 2006){acepolls 2227}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 23:45:39 +0000 Kelis https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2228-kelis https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2228-kelis Although we are not sure how many boys to the yard her milkshake brought, Kelis did gain International attention with it. Actually more successful in England, Kelis is a decent R&B artist who deserves to be reflected on more than that one hit…or her tumultuous career outside of her music. With that said, we don’t Cleveland is in her yard. The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (New York City, New York) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Tasty (2003) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Trick Me (From Tasty, 2003){acepolls 2228}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:20:30 +0000 Lil' Wayne https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2229-lil-wayne https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2229-lil-wayne Yes, he is eligible this soon! Lil’ Wayne survived from a place that musical stars don’t usually come from; a pre-teen novelty act. That was how he was first seen in the public eye which was as a tween Hardcore Rapper, but regardless of the ability, it still had a novelty feel to it. Wayne did not fade away, and became one of the most successful Hip Hop artists in his generation. Considering that he already has a vast discography already, Lil Wayne’s body of work should be massive by the time he is eligible. His induction could be more likely than you think.]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 20:21:56 +0000 M. Ward https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2230-m-ward https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2230-m-ward A respected figure in the Indie and Folk scene, M. Ward has developed a devoted following who loves his beautiful take on Americana. It is a sweet equation that has gotten him to a certain level of success, but is likely not to get him any further, although we suspect he is happiest this way. The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Portland, Oregon) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Transistor Radio (2005) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Post-War (From Post-War, 2006){acepolls 2230}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:23:02 +0000 Macy Gray https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2231-macy-gray https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2231-macy-gray The time around the turn of the Millennium was good for Macy Gray as the world discovered her unique voice and R&B stylings. Despite her Neo-Soul sound, Gray had a strong Rock and Roll feel to her and intangibles that made her a crossover success. Recent albums have not sold as well, but her mark has already been made, though likely not deep enough to secure a Hall of Fame nod. The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Canton, Ohio) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: The Id (2001) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Still (From On How Life Is, 1999){acepolls 2231}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:24:09 +0000 My Morning Jacket https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2232-my-morning-jacket https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2232-my-morning-jacket Without a lot of radio airplay or really support of any kind, My Morning Jacket became one of the great stars of the American music scene. With a mixture of Folk, Rock and other Roots based American musical styles; the group easily became one of the most genuine acts in the business and the indirect masters of the Neo Psychedelic era. Whether this will translate into a Hall of Fame birth (or just another spot on American Dad) is very much up for debate. The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Louisville, Kentucky) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Z (2005) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: One Big Holiday (From It Still Moves, 2003){acepolls 2232}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:25:22 +0000 Tegan and Sara https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2233-tegan-and-sara https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2233-tegan-and-sara The Alternative Folk twins of Tegan and Sara are as of this writing starting to finally penetrate the World market. They have a very devoted fan base for their earnest and slightly quirky songs but it is a style of music that is not exactly conducive to mass appeal. That’s OK, not every group is meant for that, but you can’t expect Indie darlings with a high LGBT appeal to really force themselves into the Hall of Fame. We don’t expect that they do either.   The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: Calgary, Alberta, Canada NIHOF’s Favorite Album: The Con (2007)     NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Walking With A Ghost (From So Jealous, 2004){acepolls 2233}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:26:43 +0000 The White Stripes https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2234-the-white-stripes https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2234-the-white-stripes Barring an unforeseen occurrence, the White Stripes have to be considered the top act of this class. Combining Garage Rock, the Blues, kooky lyrics and a bit of the Punk ethos, Jack and Meg White managed to become superstars in both the Alternative and Mainstream world; the latter being impressive as the early 2000’s were dominated by Hip Hop. Jack White is especially revered in music circles and as his star continues to shine, it can only reflect on the Stripes and potentially propel them to Cleveland. ]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Sun, 09 Sep 2012 20:27:34 +0000 Zero 7 https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2235-zero-7 https://www.notinhalloffame.com/rock-and-roll/the-rock-and-roll-futures/2024-rock-eligibles/2235-zero-7 A much respected Trip Hop group, London’s Zero 7 were masters of the Studio and utilized the Electronic spectrum to optimum ability. Unlike many acclaimed British acts, Zero 7 did manage to chart on the U.S. Market; albeit on the Dance Charts. It may not be Hall of Fame credentials, but they have a lot of their peers beat.   The Bullet Points:Eligible Since: 2024 Country of Origin: United Kingdom (London, England) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: The Garden (2006) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Destiny (From Simple Things, 2001){acepolls 2235}]]> [email protected] (Site Admin) 2024 Rock Eligibles Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:28:52 +0000