“This, for me, is a bittersweet notion as we all miss Kurt so much. But considering we were inducted, the show had to go on,” he wrote.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”
Reportedly Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl will “jam with some mates” of the former Nirvana drummer.
During the mammoth 27-song Reading Festival set, Grohl dedicated “These Days” to his former Nirvana bandmates Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic, saying “I’d like to dedicate this song to a couple of people who couldn’t be here tonight.”