I get excited every year when they announce the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees mainly because I think this year just might be the year that KISS gets in. But alas I’m kind of like a teenage boy in the back seat of a car; I get all excited but get no relief. Anyway this year is a great year simply because Metallica is getting in and not only are they going to be enshrined for all to see, but they are putting Jason Newstead and Cliff Burton in as well.Now the reason I call it the Hall of Shame is because we are missing a key ingredient in the Metallica mix.Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine! Dave may have never recorded on a Metallica album, but he has many writing credits in songs that Metallica still plays live today. Not only that, but when they decided to leave Dave’s drunk ass on the side of the road they went out to look for a guitarist that can play like Dave. To me that’s enough to say that Mustaine effected/helped Metallica receive these honors.This isn’t the first time this has happened either. Black Sabbath was inducted in 2006 with Ozzy. That’s… Read full this story
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