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‘It’s bittersweet’: Induction didn’t come soon enough for Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici

‘It’s bittersweet’: Induction didn’t come soon enough for Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici

E Street Band member Nils Lofgren admits that their induction last week into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was a bittersweet experience — because it came too late for fellow long-time Bruce Springsteen collaborators Clarence Clemons and Danny Federici.

‘It makes me dream in CinemaScope’: The E Street Band still provides spark for Bruce Springsteen’s muse

‘It makes me dream in CinemaScope’: The E Street Band still provides spark for Bruce Springsteen’s muse

Even as the E Street Band follows Bruce Springsteen into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, some 15 years after the Boss’ induction, putting their impact on his career into perspective remains difficult.

‘Preferential treatment towards artists they like’: Kiss’ Paul Stanley keeps up Hall of Fame argument

‘Preferential treatment towards artists they like’: Kiss’ Paul Stanley keeps up Hall of Fame argument

Paul Stanley isn’t letting the Hall of Fame get the last word. Joel Peresman has asserted that the hall limited Kiss’ induction honorees to the band’s original lineup because successive members simply took up earlier personas — comments Stanley now says are “nonsense” and “half truths.”

‘I’m good for another 50,000 miles’: It’s taken multiple surgeries to keep Kiss’ Paul Stanley going

‘I’m good for another 50,000 miles’: It’s taken multiple surgeries to keep Kiss’ Paul Stanley going

Sticking with the Kiss lifestyle for four decades, as Paul Stanley has done, has its rewards. The group, after all, is going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this spring. But it all hasn’t been easy.

‘Honestly, I have no plans to do anything’: Kiss’ Paul Stanley won’t perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

‘Honestly, I have no plans to do anything’: Kiss’ Paul Stanley won’t perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

At first, it looked as if there would be a reunion of the original quartet when Kiss is belatedly inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame later this year. Then, maybe not. Now, it seems more like: Definitely not. In fact, Paul Stanley is saying he has no plans to perform at all.

‘I’m not particularly surprised’: Moody Blues’ Graeme Edge on being ignored by the Rock and Roll Hall

‘I’m not particularly surprised’: Moody Blues’ Graeme Edge on being ignored by the Rock and Roll Hall

Being the only member to have appeared in every different permutation of the Moody Blues, drummer Graeme Edge has seen it all — including snub after snub after snub by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They’ve been eligible, after all, since 1989.

‘It will be really interesting to see’: One song seems to be a lock for Hall and Oates’ Hall of Fame setlist

‘It will be really interesting to see’: One song seems to be a lock for Hall and Oates’ Hall of Fame setlist

Now that the sense of wonder has subsided for Hall and Oates, who waited through more than 15 years of eligibility, new questions arise for their belated Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Namely, what they will play — and who will induct them?

‘I’d have to lose 10 or 15 pounds’: Ace Frehley contemplates reuniting with Kiss again

‘I’d have to lose 10 or 15 pounds’: Ace Frehley contemplates reuniting with Kiss again

Now that Kiss’ Gene Simmons — who previously said he’d never play with the band’s deposed original members again — has relented in the wake of their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, at least one question remains: Can Ace Frehley still fit into his old costume?

Kiss, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates: Has the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class leaked?

Kiss, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates: Has the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class leaked?

A search on RollingStone.com for the keywords “hall+of+fame+2014″ late Monday night brought up what appeared to be the list of final inductees into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

‘It was hysterical’: Ace Frehley will be there if Kiss gets Rock Hall nod, despite Gene Simmons’ protests

‘It was hysterical’: Ace Frehley will be there if Kiss gets Rock Hall nod, despite Gene Simmons’ protests

Should Kiss earn a belated induction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Gene Simmons has made it clear he’s not participating in a reunion with his fellow original members. That won’t keep Ace Frehley away.