Hall Of Fame Announces The Class Of 2009
January 15, 2009 at 6:21 AM (PT)
RUN-DMC, the rap group consisting of JASON MIZELL, JASON SIMMONS and DARRYL MCDANIELS, will be among the artists inducted into THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME, reports THE NEW YORK TIMES. The rappers (MIZELL died in 2002), along with METALLICA, will be inducted at a ceremony on APRIL 4th in CLEVELAND, the hall announced on WEDNESDAY.
Others to be installed are JEFF BECK, LITTLE ANTHONY AND THE IMPERIALS, BOBBY WOMACK and WANDA JACKSON in the early-influences category, along with BILL BLACK, D. J. FONTANA and SPOONER OLDHAM as sidemen.
The ceremony, which will be in CLEVELAND for the first time since 1997, will be broadcast live on FUSE TV. A limited number of tickets will be available to the public for the first time in the foundation’s history during a one-day walk-up sale on JANUARY 24th at THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME box office in CLEVELAND and through TICKETMASTER beginning on JANUARY 26th.