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The nominees for this year’s inductions into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have been revealed, and Radiohead seem destined for greatness. The iconoclastic alternative rock band, along with the incomparable Rage Against the Machine, are nominated in their first year of eligibility – which is 25 years after their first proper release.

Other notable first-time nominees in this year’s crop of artists are Nina Simone, Kate Bush and Eurythmics. Familiar faces that have been contenders in the past and are returning once more includes the likes of LL Cool J, The Cars and Bon Jovi.

See below for the full list of nominees, and stay tuned to see who will be inducted in December:

Bon Jovi
The Cars
Depeche Mode
Dire Straits
Eurythmics
J. Geils Band
Judas Priest
Kate Bush
Link Wray
LL Cool J
MC5
The Meters
Moody Blues
Nina Simone
Radiohead
Rage Against the Machine
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
The Zombies

In other music news, Quincy Jones gave an absurdly informative Reddit AMA. See what he had to say right here.

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Words by Jake Boyer
Music Editor
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