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Stories of Rock

Class of 2018 Nominees

The Class of 2018 Nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Your next class of 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees.

Revolutions: R.E.M.'s "Automatic for the People"

R.E.M. Band Photo from the Early Nineties
In 1992 R.E.M. deviated from their guitar-driven path and released their quietest record to date with Automatic For the People. Watch more in our latest Klipsch Audio Revolutions episode.

Say It Loud! Stories: The Power of Music

Man Outside Say It Loud Story Booth As Part of Power of Rock Experience
Stories from Rock Hall visitors about why music matters.

Revolutions: Madonna's "Erotica"

Madonna's Album Cover for Erotica
If Madonna spent the '80s detonating sexual boundaries, then she doubled down on her provocative stance with the release of 1992's Erotica.

Green Day's Restored Bookmobile Makes a Stop on Our Plaza

Green Day Poses in Front of the Bookmobile on the Rock Hall Plaza
Green Day's original tour bus - a retired bookmobile - got a second life to benefit charity thanks to West Coast Customs and Wheels for Wishes.

Don't Knock the Rock: Exhibit Retrospective

Frank Zappa Quote from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A Frank Zappa quote in the exhibit that reads, "Rock music was never written for, or performed for, conservative tastes."

On the Air Exhibit Retrospective

Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed broadcasts live to a crowd of fans.
An exploration of radio and disc jockeys that shaped our love of rock.

An Interview with Phil Yarnall - Summer of Love Designer

Summer of Love Artwork for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Designer Phil Yarnall shares his musical and artistic inspirations behind the Summer of Love book cover and merchandise he created to complement our exhibit.