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Queen

Queen

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  • Year:
    2001
  • Inducted by:
    Dave Grohl (Nirvana) & Taylor Hawkins
  • Category:
    Performers

Hall of Fame Essay

2001

Jim Farber

Can you imagine a more improbable band than Queen?

Who but they would think it a good idea to sweep high-operatic arias over low-down heavy metal? To plunk an outrageously camp singer in front of a balls-to-the-wall rock & roll band? In short, to take the noble risk of looking ridiculous by mixing the most florid sounds with the most guttural.

2001 Inductees Queen

As a live band, Queen kind of kicked everybody’s ass

Taylor Hawkins

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