Donovan, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns & Roses, Laura Nyro and the Small Faces all get the nod.
Vegas has taken the "Axl starts a melee at the ceremony" odds off the board.
"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/8433627.stm Although I can't say I'm a fan of Avenged Sevenfold's last two albums, The Rev's drumming was always excellent and his work on the band's first couple of albums is immaculate.