10 Eligible Artists For The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017

April 7, 2017

With artists like Pearl JamElectric Light OrchestraYes, and Joan Baez being inducted into the class of 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the door for eligible artists continues to widen every year.

That begs the question of who will finally be eligible to get a nomination into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year? According to the Hall of Fame's induction process, artists must meet the following criteria to become eligible:

  • First record must have been released at least 25 years ago
  • Demonstration of "unquestionable musical excellence and talent" 
  • Inductees must have achieved "significant impact on the development, evolution and preservation of rock & roll."

Below are just ten of many artists that will be eligible for their first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination:


Rage Against The Machine

Stone Temple Pilots


House of Pain

Blind Melon


No Doubt

The Verve