Sh*t went berserk after Hall Of Fame snubbed Judas Priest and other legendary acts.
Fans went apesh*t on social media with lots of negative comments.
One fan tweeted his disbelief, saying:
“WAIT. Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails and Biggie Smalls BEFORE @judaspriest in #RockHall2020? How do I explain this to my child if I don’t understand it? #MetalForever #HeavyMetal”
In response, Faulkner tweeted: “Doesn’t make sense does it kenny? Hence why the rock hall holds no credibility for me and never has RHRF DOTF”
Richie added in a separate tweet:
“I’ve said it before but 50 years in and still making music, touring the globe to the best fans in the world is the biggest accolade I can think of. These institutions are founded on what these guys helped create and to not be included is a total joke. I have spoken haha RHRF DOTF”
JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD, SOUNDGARDEN, THIN LIZZY, Pat Benatar, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, KRAFTWERK, MC5, RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN, and Todd Rundgren were all on the ballot this year, but failed to receive enough votes.
The class of 2020 will not feature the top two acts in this year’s “Fan Vote” — Pat Benatar and DAVE MATTHEWS BAND. The seven previous winners of the “Fan Vote” were all inducted that year.
Having been eligible for induction since 1999, JUDAS PRIEST was previously on the ballot for the 2018 class of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, but was ultimately left out of the inductee list.
To be eligible for this year’s ballot, each nominee’s first single or album had to be released in 1994 or earlier.
A voter pool of more than 1,000 artists, historians, journalists and members of the music industry selected the new class. Fans also had a chance to take part in the process by voting at RockHall.com or an interactive kiosk at the museum in Cleveland.