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  • Deep Purple, Nine Inch Nails, Yes and Cheap Trick are among the 15 artists newly nominated for possible induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The top vote-getters will will be announced in December and inducted next April at a ceremony in New York. The other nominees are The Cars, Steve Miller, Chicago, Los Lobos, Janet Jackson, N.W.A., The Smiths, Chaka Khan, Chic, The JBs and the Spinners.

    For the fourth consecutive year, the public will be able to vote alongside the more than 800 artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 9th, fans can vote on for the nominees they'd like to see inducted. The top five acts will comprise a "fan's ballot" that will count as one of the ballots that determine the class of 2016.

    • This is the first year that Chicago, Cheap Trick, the Cars, Los Lobos and Steve Miller have been nominated.
    • Last year's Hall Of Fame class included Green Day, Lou Reed, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Ringo Starr.
    • Bands that were eligible for nomination for the first time but were passed over included Alice In Chains, the Black Crowes, Jane's Addiction and Soundgarden.
    • Soundgarden's Chris Cornell inducted Heart into the Hall in 2013 and said at the time that that year's crop of inductees -- which also included Rush and Public Enemy -- gave him hope that Soundgarden could get in one day: "It bodes well for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Like, now I'm more excited. Now I feel like there's more integrity in terms of the organization because they're recognizing a band like Heart, a band like Public Enemy, a band like Rush, which is one of my favorite bands of all time. So it makes me more excited about the possibility of my future induction if it happens, because now I believe in it a little bit more after tonight."
    • Singer Ian Gillan of Deep Purple -- who have been eligible for induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame for two decades now -- said last year that he didn't care if his band ever got in, explaining that the people who run the Hall Of Fame organization don't "quite understand what we are."
    • Purple was denied entry in 2013, passed over for the likes of pop singer-songwriter Randy Newman and R&B singer Donna Summer.
    • Others denied a nomination once again this year included Iron Maiden, the Moody Blues, Journey, Judas Priest, Scorpions, Styx, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and many more.

  • Brett Morgen, director of the acclaimed documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, has defended his decision to release a companion album that solely consists of previously unreleased material recorded by Kurt Cobain alone and not Nirvana. Morgen explained to Rolling Stone, "Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings furthers not just our understanding of his process but represents yet another angle, another side of Kurt -- an artistic outlet that he was not necessarily able to work with in the context of a three-piece band.

    Morgen added, "It's not scraps and discarded, insignificant material. It really is furthering our understanding of one of the most significant artists of our time." The director decided against using unfinished Nirvana material recorded with Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, although solo versions of Nirvana tracks such as "Been A Son" and "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle" are included.

    Morgen's comments echo what he told us when asked about the focus of his movie: "It's not a film about Courtney and it's not a film about Dave Grohl and it's not a film about Nirvana or Seattle or grunge. It's a film about Kurt, and it's important to keep that front and center in the conversation."
  • Morgen has released the track list and artwork for the album, which arrives on November 13th. The filmmaker compiled the recordings after he discovered them while going through Cobain's personal archives for his Emmy-nominated documentary. The film, which premiered on HBO last May and also had a limited theatrical run, will also come out on the 13th on Blu-ray and DVD. The album will arrive on CD, cassette and digital, with a two-LP vinyl package arriving on December 7th. There will be both a 13-track standard edition and a 31-track deluxe version, along with a "Super Deluxe" bundle of goodies. The Home Recordings will include never-heard snippets, demos, "musical experiments" that would make it on to later Nirvana albums, comedy, and a cover of the Beatles' "And I Love Her."

  • Ex-Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar blasted his former bandmates in a new interview with, saying there's "no chemistry" between the members of the band now, which include original singer David Lee Roth. Hagar explained, "I can only speculate on what I've seen on YouTube, things people send me now and then . . . There's just no chemistry up there. They don't like each other. I mean, it's obvious. It's like a backup band with a guy out there in front. I bet they don't say five words to each other offstage.'

    Hagar added, "Van Halen was always about chemistry in the early days. Early, that band was all about f**king chemistry, man. They were on fire. When I joined the band, they had great musical chemistry. We were friends, and we were on fire. We had so much fun, it should have been illegal. Now all that's gone."

    • Asked if he thinks he will ever speak to Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen again, Sammy said, "I would hope so. Because that would be really sad if any one of us -- I'll put myself in the same category -- took this to our graves . . . But who knows. Whatever. It's not my decision because I was the one they pushed out and tried to f**k over. To me, it's up to them to come back and say they're sorry."
    • Hagar said he's "not sorry for anything" he did while in Van Halen, but added, "I wouldn't want to be in a band like that right now. I'd feel like a hypocrite for joining that band. How about that? There's a good quote for you. If I joined Van Halen right now, I'd feel like the biggest hypocrite in the world. And I'm not a hypocrite. "
    • After Roth left in 1984, Hagar recorded four studio albums with the band between 1985 and 1995, rejoining briefly in 2004 for a disastrous reunion trek.
    • Hagar told us a while back that his last full recording experience with the band, on 1995's Balance, was not a happy one: "That was the record where if I said black, Eddie said white, and I'd say, 'Okay, white,' he'd say, 'No, I want black.' I'd say, 'Okay, well, I wanted black to begin with.' Then Eddie would go, 'Well, I don't know what I want, I'll let you know when I do.' He just wanted the opposite of what I wanted. And so for me, Balance was rough. Everything was like pulling teeth. It was not a good time. Then when we finally went on tour, it was like, 'Okay, this show is over, man.'"
    • Roth rejoined in 2007 for a successful reunion tour and one studio album, 2012's A Different Kind Of Truth , along with a live set recorded in Japan. The band just completed a summer North American trek, closing it out on October 4th in Los Angeles.


      Former Gossip Girl actress Kelly Rutherford has spent almost everything she has on her divorce and custody battle with her ex, Daniel Giersch. She recently chatted with Vanity Fair about their 2008 split and how her life has changed since fighting for her children -- eight-year-old Hermes and six-year-old Helena.

      Kelly told the magazine, "Divorce is a total racket -- let's call it what it is. Everyone's making tons of money off of stupid people who don't settle out of court...and for somebody like my ex-husband, who has unlimited funds, who sued Google, this is just his sort of side fun project." Kelly declared bankruptcy in 2013 after years of paying lawyers' fees which she claims were around $1.5 million. She went on to say, "I sold everything -- every stock, everything I owned. I went through my pension; I was living in my friend's maid's room. My family helped me, but they said, 'You can't keep this up, Kelly. Nobody's gonna keep up with it. It's a money pit.'" Kelly added, "My children and I have lost years of dailiness. How do you get those years back? There is no way I am not going to fight to get my children back."

      • Kelly also discussed her marriage to Daniel saying, "Daniel was subtly verbally abusive. He was trying to alienate me from everyone in my life -- my parents, my brother. I didn't want any money from Daniel. I wanted us both to be great parents. I wasn't asking for full custody."
      • Kelly and Daniel married in 2006 and their divorce was not finalized until 2010.


      Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez refuses to be brought down by the people who try to say that she isn't Latina enough. The 31-year-old recently dropped by HuffPost Live to discuss the criticism she faced on Instagram back in August after people slammed her Spanish skills.

      Gina said of her parents, "They wanted to assimilate us into a culture that wouldn't, right away, put up their guard against us because of our accent. I'm going to be reprimanded by a culture that I'm supposed to support and is supposed to support me because of the way I was raised? That is too limiting. That is unfair." She continued, "You want to tell me I'm not Latino enough? Why don't you stop speaking and look in the mirror and speak to yourself, because you're telling me something that you actually probably feel about yourself. Because hurt people hurt people. I am as Latina as they come. And I am not defined by anybody's definition of Latina. I don't actually sit in a definition. I walk in my world, happily and confidently."

      • The Golden Globe winner also specifically addressed one hater who said she was trying to capitalize on her Latina heritage too much. Gina said, "I mean, honey, if that was true, don't you think I'd be a lot further right now? Don't get it twisted -- I wanted to be famous 10, 12 years ago. But this has been my journey. Why? Because it hasn't been easy."


      DISNEY SETS RELEASE DATES FOR 'ANT-MAN' SEQUEL AND MANY MORE: Disney has unveiled its release date calendar through 2020 which includes six Marvel movies. Black Panther will arrive on February 16th, 2018. Ant-Man sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, will hit theaters on July 6th, 2018. Captain Marvel will be released on March 8th, 2019. There are also three untitled Marvel projects scheduled for 2020.

      DIRECTOR HIRED FOR 'FAST AND FURIOUS 8': F. Gary Gray has confirmed that he will be directing the next Fast and Furious movie. He broke the news on Facebook writing, "I could not have asked for better partners than Vin Diesel, Neal H. Moritz, & the Universal Studios Entertainment family. Together we are excited to bring you the next chapter in the Fast & Furious saga. ‪#‎FastFamily‬" He previously directed the hugely successful NWA biopic, Straight Outta Compton.

      AMC RENEWS 'HALT AND CATCH FIRE': AMC has announced plans for a third season of Halt and Catch Fire. The drama will return next summer. The network said in a statement, "We love what the creative team and cast have been able to deliver on Halt and Catch Fire and are particularly grateful to the critics and fans who supported the show throughout the second season and have been pulling for its renewal. We're so thankful for the talent and leadership of Jonathan Lisco over these first two seasons and glad that we are able to continue this story with co-creators and showrunners Chris Cantwell and Chris Rogers at the helm. In a world of TV series filled with scary, mythical creatures like zombies and dragons, we're thrilled to be able to follow these characters to Silicon Valley and finally bring unicorns to television."

      ADDITIONAL SCRIPTS ORDERED FOR 'ROSEWOOD': Fox has ordered three additional scripts of their freshman drama Rosewood. The Morris Chestnut procedural hasn't been a powerhouse for the network but has pulled in decent ratings thanks to Empire being its lead-out. Morris plays a private pathologist in Miami who partners with a detective played by Jaina Lee Ortiz.

      APPLE HAS RELEASED ENHANCED 'HARRY POTTER' BOOKS: Apple has released new "enhanced" versions of the Harry Potter books to their iBooks store. The updated versions include over 200 illustrations with over half of them being animated or interactive. J.K. Rowling has also provided deeper storylines for the some of the characters that appear as pop-up annotations. The e-books became available yesterday (October 8th.)


      Scientology insider Tony Ortega claims that members of the church are afraid of what Leah Remini will reveal in her upcoming tell-all Troublemaker.

      Tony told In Touch, "It will be like a nuclear bomb going off in the church. It's the inside story about how people are abused and how families are split apart, and it will be devastating." Another source specifically mentioned Tom Cruise saying, "Tom's frightened that Leah knows about Scientology's dirty laundry. He's bracing for the worst."

      • The book has been described by the publisher as "an eye-opening insider account of Leah's tumultuous and heart-wrenching 30-year-plus association with the Church of Scientology."
      • The church has slammed it as "a pathetic quest to get publicity and seem relevant."

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