ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony Rescheduled For November

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony Rescheduled For November

This year's edition of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony will take place in November.

The annual event, which was originally scheduled to take place May 2 at Cleveland, Ohio's Public Hall, was postponed over coronavirus concerns.

The ceremony, which is set to be broadcast live on HBO for the first time, will be held on Saturday, November 7. It will be aired from the Public Auditorium in Cleveland beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Among the artists that are slated to be inducted into the Rock Hall this year are NINE INCH NAILS, DEPECHE MODE, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, Whitney Houston, T.REX and the Notorious B.I.G.

The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the spread of the new coronavirus, which began in China in late December, a pandemic on March 11. More than 395,000 cases have been reported worldwide — including more than 46,000 in the U.S.

A number of acts have canceled or postponed tours globally due to the ongoing outbreak, including METALLICA, PEARL JAM, GREEN DAY, SLIPKNOT, SHINEDOWN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and others, while festivals such as Sonic Temple, Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, South By Southwest and Coachella have been called off or moved to later in the year.


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).