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- Posted on Jan 6th 2010 4:30PM by Emily Tan
Right now, the Hall of Fame charter states that a band or artist must have been in the business at least 25 years since their first record release. According to Showbiz411, it's now considering to cut off five years and only require 20.
The rule change would make bands like Guns N' Roses, Public Enemy, Nirvana, Green Day and even Keith Richards (as a solo artist) eligible. It could also end up snubbing other acts who have put in their dues but may not be considered "game changers" such as Chris Isaak, Suzanne Vega and 'Til Tuesday.
While this would let fresher and bigger names into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, many fear that it would kill the chances of other smaller acts like Chubby Checker, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Neil Diamond to get their credit.
Let the debate continue.