Radiohead, The Zombies to join the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Two icons of British rock are in the class of 2019.

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The 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Famers have been officially announced, and among them are alternative rock stalwarts Radiohead and revered pioneers The Zombies.

With their myriad accomplishments, it’s no surprise that Radiohead have landed a spot in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Ever the non-conformists, the alternative rock quintet have constantly experimented with their sound, masterfully shifting from their early grunge style to an eclectic mix informed by electronic music.

Joining Radiohead are The Zombies. As a pillar of the British Invasion era, the band endeared themselves to fans with deep bass grooves, jazzy keyboard riffs, and sophisticated vocal arrangements reminiscent of the Fab Four. The group’s legacy includes the 1968 album, Odessey And Oracle, which is regarded as one of the best pop albums of all time.

The 2019 induction ceremony will take place on 29 March 2019, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York City. The other five inductees include The Cure, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Roxy Music, and Janet Jackson.

For more information on each inductee, head over to rockhall.com.

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