2009 Rock Hall Ceremony Presenters Announced

Here are the inductees and their presenters for this year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (they are all first-time presenters):It was previously reported that Aerosmith would be inducting Run-DMC, but that turns out not to be the case. Eminem is an interesting choice because in some ways he represents the result of the mainstream hip-hop crossover that Run-DMC achieved as a result of their landmark collaboration with Aerosmith on "Walk This Way."

Although Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers may not seem like an obvious choice for inducting Metallica, guitarist Kirk Hammett approves. "It's cool that he's not in a heavy metal band but is a well-respected musician you might not expect," Hammett said. Flea may just be checking out the stage for next year, since his band is a heavy favorite for induction in 2010.

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