Sorry, Kraftwerk and Joan Jett: No Rock Hall for you. [Washington Post]

Mudhoney are readying their ninth album, and it's gonna be "sleazy!" [Spin]

Danish punk greats Iceage, meanwhile, will remind everyone 'You're Nothing' on their next barn-burner. [Brooklyn Vegan]

Jack White, Damon Albarn and Jamie xx are getting props for their production skills. [NME]

Tegan and Sara have announced 2013 tour dates. [Consequence of Sound]

That "Balloon Boy" kid has a metal band. Apparently, they suck. [Death + Taxes]

Twenty years ago today, someone actually quit the Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band of All Time. [Ultimate Classic Rock]