Freddie Salem

Inducted October 27, 2016 Freddie Salem has been a touring & recording artist, session musician and producer for over 30 years!  Freddie started performing professionally at the age of 16 as he played with various bands from the Midwest before joining The Chambers Brothers Band as their lead guitar player. In 1977, Freddie joined the […]

Carmine Appice

Inducted October 26, 2017 Brooklyn’s favorite son, Carmine Appice took the drummer out of the shadows and pushed himheadfirst into the spotlight. Known for his legendary live performances, Appice was at therhythmic foundation for a score of influential classic rock bands including Vanilla Fudge, Beck,Bogert & Appice, and Cactus. He revolutionized the way a rock […]

Alex Skolnick

Inducted October 27, 2019, Alex Skolnick is both an original member of Testament and a respected NewYork improviser of multiple styles. Emerging as one of the original melodic thrash guitarists, he has gone on to release several critically acclaimed albums with the Alex Skolnick Trio, In 2005, he reunited with Testament, the impact of which […]

Rachel Bolan

Inducted October 27, 2019, Rachel Bolan is the co-founder and songwriter for the band SKID ROW. Rachel realized that he wanted to be a performer at a very young age when he went to see Liberace with his parents and Grandmother. “I was only 5 years old, but was taken aback by the energy that […]

John “JR” Robinson

Inducted October 27, 2019, John started playing piano at age 5 and drums at age 8. He turned pro when he started his first band at the young age of 10.   JR won his first Grammy with the hit record, Chaka Khan‘s Rufus “Ain’t Nobody” in 1983.  JR has become the most recorded drummer in history. […]

Jeff Bova

Inducted October 27, 2019, Grammy Award-winning producer and musician, Bova won his Album of the Year Grammy as a producer on Celine Dion’s, Falling Into You. Jeff’s rock roots have always been a major part of his work. Jeff is featured as keyboardist and synthesizers on some recordings by: Meat Loaf, Robert Palmer, Eric Clapton, […]

Danny Kortchmar

Inducted October 27, 2019, Danny Kortchmar’s resume reads like a Who’s Who of the music industry. A renown guitarist, producer, songwriter and session musician, Kortchmar has played, produced and written for James Taylor, Don Henley, Carole King, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, and many more. As a songwriter, Kortchmar has either written alone or collaborated with […]

Greg Leisz

Inducted October 27, 2019, Greg Leisz is a Southern California-based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer. He has worked as a touring and recording musician with many of the best known artists in the music world. He plays guitar, pedal steel, lap steel, mandolin and banjo. Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Bruce Springsteen, Eagles, Joe Cocker, […]

Teddy Andreadis

Inducted October 27, 2019, Teddy Andreadis is a highly esteemed and accredited multi-instrumentalist and singer.  His talent and versatility have earned him recognition, not only in the United States, but around the world as well.   Having shared the stage with a potpourri of diversified and celebrated names like Carole King, Guns N’ Roses, Alice […]

Rowan Robertson

Inducted October 27, 2019, After sending a cassette to Ronnie James Dio in 1989, the seventeen year old, Robertson, joined Dio, recording the 1990 release, Lock Up The Wolves. Joining with Oni Logan and Atlantic for the still cult favorite 1994 album, Dave Jerden produced Violets Demise. Electra records band, VAST in 1998, 2002  Electra Records […]

Ross Hogarth

Inducted October 27, 2019, Multi-Platinum and multi-Grammy winning producer / mixer / engineer Ross Hogarth has been working in the music industry for over four decades.  Some of his timeless work includes Motley Crue, John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, Ratt, Dio, Jewel, Melissa Etheridge and REM.  2012 brought the release of “A Different Kind of Truth”, […]

Rita Wilde

Inducted October 27, 2019, Rita Wilde is an award-winning broadcaster and a pioneer in radio. Rita was named Program Director at KLOS, the premiere rock station in L.A., at a time when women were barely visible in rock radio. As an on-air personality and Music Director at various Southern California stations, Rita had a decades-long […]

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