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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the 2018 class, and there are some pretty legendary artists and bands who made the cut. There were 19 performers and bands who made the list including some outstanding first-time nominees such as Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Kate Bush, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, the Moody Blues, Nina Simone, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Other nominees include Bon Jovi (2nd nomination), Depeche Mode (2nd nomination), the Cars (3rd nomination), J. Geils Band (5th nomination), LL Cool J (4th nomination), MC5 (3rd nomination), the Meters (4th nomination), Rufus featuring Chaka Khan (2nd nomination), Link Wray (2nd nomination), and the Zombies (3rd nomination).To be eligible for the 2018 ballot, each nominee’s first single or album had to be released in 1992 or earlier. The artists and bands with the most amount of votes will be announced in December and inducted on April 14, 2018, at the induction ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland. HBO will broadcast the induction ceremony later in the year.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are your 2020-2021 Stanley Cup Champions. They are the first team in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup after getting swept in the playoffs the year before. If you think back to last season, my TB Lightning tied the record for the best regular-season in NHL history only to get blindsided by the Columbus Blue Jackets and bounced from the Playoffs in 4 straight games. The Lightning were quite literally one of the best teams in NHL (regular season) history. They hadn’t lost back-to-back games that ENTIRE SEASON. Then they got swept by a team that wasn’t even expected to win a single game in that series. WITIN RADIO · Interview: Grant Fuhr This year was different for so many reasons. The Lightning started the season pretty shaky and seemed mentally defeated after last season’s sweep but they got it together after the 2-game international road trip to Sweden where they went 2-0 against Buffalo and it was almost like the Lightning came back recharged and learned
Ta-Nehisi Coates paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman in Wednesday's Marvel Comics . Coates began his eulogy with a quote from T'Challa from 2015's Secret Wars #7. "Death is just a different kind of journey…to the land that I am king of," the quote reads. WITIN RADIO · Interview: Heather Antos: Assistant Editor: Marvel Entertainment "In the Black Panther mythos, T'Challa often retreats to his City of the Dead, where all the previous kings and queens of Wakanda have been buried. There, T'Challa finds wisdom and counsel from his ancestors who have gone before," Coates continued, before explaining how he and Boseman's paths crossed when they were students at Howard University in Washington, DC. "I got to watch him through the years — advancing out of student theater, on to TV and film, and then finally cast as T'Challa. He was perfect. He had T'Challa's royal spirit, the sense that he