Irrelevant Institution Announces Next Potential Honorees

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The 2009 nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, and they are Run-DMC, Metallica, Bobby Womack, Jeff Beck, Chic, Wanda Jackson, Little Anthony and the Imperials, the Stooges, and War. Winners of the five spots will be announced in January, followed by some lame ceremony in April. [Reuters]