Dave Grohl overwhelmed by Nirvana's Hall of Fame induction

$bean.subheadline

a a a a
Share this story

DAVE GROHL has paid tribute to late NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN after the grunge icons were named among the 2014 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Smells Like Teen Spirit legends were among the nine acts to make the cut and will officially become part of rock 'n' roll history when they are entered into the fabled hall of fame next April (14).

Foo Fighters star Grohl, who played drums in Nirvana, admits he is delighted by the honor.

He says, "For once... I'm speechless. From the basements, to the dingy clubs, to the broken down vans, to... the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

"I'd like to thank the committee not only for this induction, but also for recognising Nirvana for what we were: pure rock and roll. Most of all, thank you to all of the fans that have supported rock and roll throughout the years, and to (frontman) Kurt (Cobain) and (bassist) Krist (Novoselic), without whom I would not be here today."

Novoselic adds, "This is a great honor. Thank you to the people who nominated and voted for us. Thank you most of all to Kurt Cobain. And to everyone who's kept rock music going strong for 60 years and counting."

KISS, Peter Gabriel, late Beatles manager Brian Epstein, Hall & Oates, Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, singer Linda Ronstadt, producer Andrew Loog Oldham and Bruce Springsteen's sidekicks, The E Street Band, make up the other inductees.

Copyright 2013 World Entertainment News Network. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Print this article

Comments

Hmm... It looks like you’re not a WCPO Insider. or Subscribe now to contribute!

More Celebrity News
Lohan says on reality show she had miscarriage
Lohan says on reality show she had miscarriage

Lindsay Lohan says she suffered a miscarriage during the taping of her reality TV series.

Fighter, advocate 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
Fighter, advocate 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a one-time middleweight title contender whose murder convictions became an international symbol of racial…

Kate Upton called for whipping scene to be...
Kate Upton called for whipping scene to be...

Supermodel KATE UPTON's spanking scene in her new film THE OTHER WOMAN was cut - because she didn't like the idea of having to beat…

Sports favorite Craig Sager battling leukemia
Sports favorite Craig Sager battling leukemia

Beloved TV sports pundit CRAIG SAGER is battling acute leukemia, according to his son.

James Franco's former manager sued by...
James Franco's former manager sued by...

Actor JAMES FRANCO's former manager has been accused of stealing from the movie star by executives at his own firm.

Rapper Mase in legal battle with model
Rapper Mase in legal battle with model

Rapper MASE has been slapped with a lawsuit after allegedly using a model's photograph to promote his new song WHY CAN'T WE without…

Good Friday is all good for Neil Young fans...
Good Friday is all good for Neil Young fans...

Rocker NEIL YOUNG has followed BEYONCE's pre-Christmas (13) example and released a new album online without any fanfare.

Chris Brown's assault trial delayed
Chris Brown's assault trial delayed

CHRIS BROWN's assault trial has been delayed after a judge in Washington, D.C. opted to spend the Easter weekend mulling a verdict for…

Girls night out as Gwyneth Paltrow meets Gwen...
Girls night out as Gwyneth Paltrow meets Gwen...

GWYNETH PALTROW put her marriage woes behind her for a night out with the girls on Thursday (17Apr14) as she met up with pals NICOLE RICHIE…

Gwen Stefani in talks to join The Voice - report
Gwen Stefani in talks to join The Voice - report

GWEN STEFANI is reportedly in talks to replace CHRISTINA AGUILERA on the next season of America's THE VOICE.