Eligible Since: 2006
Years Nominated: None
Why They Deserve It: DM have the numbers to warrant inclusion in the rock hall – 30-year career, 100 million albums sold worldwide, concerts in front of an estimated 30 million fans – but there is no greater argument than the legacy they’ve created. These pioneers of electronic music inspired an entire generation of musicians. Although they should be voted in on the sheer awesomeness of “Enjoy the Silence” alone. —Jeff Royer
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