The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced that Neil Young will no longer be inducting grunge heroes Pearl Jam in this year’s ceremony, due to illness. Although there’s been no further detail given on the nature of the illness, the Hall of Fame did reveal that famed late night host David Letterman will take Young’s place.
— Rock Hall (@rockhall) April 5, 2017
This year’s Hall of Fame ceremony is scheduled to take place on April 7 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Pearl Jam will be inducted alongside Tupac Shakur, Journey, ELO, Yes, Nile Rogers, and Joan Baez.