Today's announcement of the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees represents a clean sweep for vintage rock artists over more recent and more edgy performers.
Radiohead were the only act eligible for the first time on this year's ballot but unfortunately did not make it in. Sister Rosetta Tharpe will also be honoured at next April's ceremony, inducted into the Hall's Early Influences wing. 2018 Rock Hall nominees who were not chosen included Depeche Mode, the Eurythmics, Judas Priest and Radiohead.
Bon Jovi serve as the heaviest of the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Class, starting their career with their self-titled 1984 effort, and finding their breakthrough with 1986's Slippery When Wet.
Jon Bon Jovi performing at the Barrymore Theatre in NY on November 20, 2016.
"Thanks for inducting us into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame".
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That may also explain why so many repeat nominees who made the ballot this year failed to gain enough votes this time around. The 33rd annual induction ceremony will be held at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 14, 2018.
The ceremony will premiere on TV network HBO and will be broadcast via SiriusXM, with further details to be announced in due course.
Bon Jovi also spoke about the band's former members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such reuniting with the group for the occasion.
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Musical artists become eligible for induction when 25 years have elapsed since their first release. Asked about this, Bon Jovi replied: "I feel like everybody who was nominated should get in".