Top Ten Artists Eligible for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2021

The Top Ten

1 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English Heavy Metal / Hard Rock band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm more.

Metal artists inducted up till now: 3 (Black Sabbath, Metallica & Deep Purple). Can we please get more metal artists in the hall of fame please. - Undistinguished

I am not a metal fan at all to be honest but having a couple more bands is certainly not being too generous. - Powell

How Metallica got inducted before Iron Maiden I will never know. Iron Maiden are legendary. - RogerMcBaloney

It’s about time that Iron Maiden will get inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They deserve it. - Userguy44

2 Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. more.

Whitney Houston & Biggie Smalls were given more priority over them last year. Hopefully, something like that won't happen again this time. - Undistinguished

It's crazy that Judas Priest isn't in the hall of fame. - RogerMcBaloney

3 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate more.

Dave Grohl for the second time, please make it happen... - Undistinguished

4 Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970. The band consisted of keyboardist Keith Emerson, singer, bassist, and producer Greg Lake, and drummer and percussionist Carl Palmer.

Their attitude towards Progressive rock is getting more and more obvious. - Undistinguished

5 Bryan Adams Bryan Guy Adams is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.

It's really surprising that he was never nominated let alone being inducted. - Undistinguished

6 Soundgarden Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.

They were at least nominated... that's an improvement, I guess. - Undistinguished


7 Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

They'll get in eventually, I hope... - Undistinguished

8 Jeff Buckley Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997) raised as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. more.

The only thing stopping him from entering is probably the fact that he only released a single album. Well, Sex Pistols got in, so there's a chance. - Undistinguished

9 King Crimson King Crimson is a British progressive rock band that was formed in 1969. While the band has had numerous lineup changes, the head of the band has always been Robert Fripp (guitar). However, the most notable lineup is between 1972-75, consisting of Fripp, John Wetton (bass/vocals), Bill Bruford (drums), more.

If there is one prog band I would like to see get inducted, it would definitely be King Crimson, since they were one of the earliest and most influential pioneers of the genre. - Gg2000

10 Pat Benatar Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally by her stage name Pat Benatar, is an American singer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award winner.

Let's just hope she gets nominated again. - Undistinguished

The Contenders

11 Oasis Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991. Developed from an earlier group, the Rain, the band originally consisted of Liam Gallagher (vocals and tambourine), Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs, Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan, and Tony McCarroll.
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13 AC/DC AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson more.
14 Alice In Chains Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.

Just like Soundgarden, they're being snubbed only because of being metal. - Undistinguished

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