Rewind: The Week in Rock Daily

December 18th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • The Stooges, Genesis, ABBA, the Hollies and Jimmy Cliff were announced as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010. Rolling Stone talked to Iggy Pop and ABBA’s Benny Andersson about the honor and looked back at the careers of all the inductees.

  • U2’s No Line on the Horizon and “Moment of Surrender” topped Rolling Stone’s Top Albums and Top Songs of 2009 list. To find out where Merriweather Post Pavilion and “Empire State of Mind” landed, check out RS‘ 2009 picks. Plus, our readers named the Killers’ Sam’s Town the decade’s most underrated album.
  • John Frusciante revealed that he has officially left the Red Hot Chili Peppers in order to work on his own creative endeavors.
  • Chris Brown alleged that retailers were “blackballing” his new album Graffiti in a tweet rampage, then deleted of his Twitter. Despite stores’ best efforts to “hide” Graffiti, the album did finish at Number Seven on the charts with 102,000 copies.

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