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Eligible in: 2018 (The 2019 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? No  what's this?

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Will Refused be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
"Musical excellence is the essential qualification for induction."


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Well, although this seems to be inplausible as they are on your "cold" list. Refused should be in the hall of fame. Even though, they aren't a chart-topping monolith like Nickelback or Fallout Boy currently is, their influence reaches much farther than that. They laid down the groundwork for an entire generation of emo and post-hardocre bands that may not even know that Refused created the sound that influenced their influences. The swedish band's "The Shape of Punk to Come: A Chimerical Bombination in 12 Bursts" actually became the shape of punk to come. Also that record came out over a decade ago and its songs are still seen in public eye now, notably in the recent movie Friday Night Lights. Also considering they have not been an act for a long time, their fans have not forgotten them, as they still debut new t-shirts every year on the Vans Warped Tour and just recently released a DVD "Refused are Fucking Dead". My point here, I guess is that just because their sound hasn't reached every ten to twenty-five year old in America because they played it safe and created a recycled sound, that they knew would score huge on the billboard charts, does not mean that they should be left out of the annals of music history.

Posted by Adam on Friday, 03.30.07 @ 07:48am

They totally deserve it, its a shame they wont get in. Thats probably what they wanted anyways

Posted by Will on Monday, 11.29.10 @ 20:00pm

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