Foo Fighters, Rage Against The Machine, Iron Maiden, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Kate Bush, Devo, Chaka Khan, Carole King, LL Cool J, Todd Rundgren and Tina Turner were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2021 today.
Foo Fighters tweeted, “WOW. Thank you @rockhall!!! #RockHall2021.” Dave Grohl was previously inducted with Nirvana in 2014. Rage Against The Machine have been previously nominated, but they have failed to be inducted.
Original Foo Fighters drummer William Goldsmith and former guitarist Franz Stahl are not included as inducted members. Goldsmith’s exclusion is surprising as a founding member, with the current lineup all being included as inducted members. Goldsmith did trash Grohl online a few years ago.
They-Call-Me-Taylor posted on Reddit, “There are a lot of heavy hitters in this year’s nominations, but I bet the Foos will make the cut. Still one of the most popular bands around after 25 years, and pretty much everyone in the industry loves Dave. The dude seems to be good friends with everybody haha
Cgg419 added, “Isn’t Dave one of the voters?” Blinkdude responded, “He has been in recent years, but I guess not this go round because he would’ve certainly vouched for Franz and William to be inducted along with all other members.”
— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) February 10, 2021