Axl Rose Blowup Shows Importance of Hall of Fame Purity

Axl Rose Blowup Shows Importance of Hall of Fame Purity

In the end, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame isn’t illegitimate because of who has been inducted into their institution, it’s illegitimate because it is an institution, formed around a genre of music whose roots are in rebelling against institutions. Conversely, where the Rock & Roll HOF found its fundamental weakness is where the Country Music HOF finds its strength.