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The legendary Detroit rockers have also announced a US tour for May 2022.
The full list of 17 contenders also includes Kate Bush, Devo, Judas Priest, Eminem and Dolly Parton.
Punk before punk was invented, MC5’s singer, Rob Tyner, laid down the anti-establishment blueprint for all future rock’n’roll rebels to follow.
Recorded live and loud, ‘Kick Out The Jams’ was an incendiary debut album that stuck it to the man and paved the way for punk rock.
Fusing rebellious proto-punk with radio-friendly pop, MC5’s ‘Back In The USA’ album opened a world of aggressive catharsis for the mainstream.
From era-defining pop-art collages to wry satire and Swinging 60s fashions, the best 60s album covers raised album artwork to new levels.
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