Rage Against the Machine, Sheryl Crow, Link Wray, Willie Nelson lead 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees

(from left) Tom Morello, Sheryl Crow, Link Wray and Willie Nelson perform onstage
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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2023 list of inductees was revealed today (May 3), and leading the honorees is an eclectic group of guitar-toting artists. 

Rap-metal pioneers Rage Against the Machine, superstar singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow, instrumental guitar titan Link Wray, and country legend Willie Nelson highlight a group that also includes pop auteurs Kate Bush and George Michael, R&B A-lister Missy Elliott and vocal group The Spinners. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.