Kiss and Nirvana to join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

KissThe Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its new inductees for 2014.

Following a vote of the Hall committee, Kiss, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt and Hall & Oates will be inducted next year. The E Street Band will be given the Award for Musical Excellence.

Artists are eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first record, meaning Nirvana, who released debut album Bleach in 1989, have been nominated at the earliest possible opportunity.

The late Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham, managers of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones respectively, will be sharing the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers.

The induction ceremony will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10th, 2014. Tickets go on sale to the public in January.