When they woke up yesterday, Peter Gabriel and the members of Kiss were just plain old ordinary multimillionaire rock stars. Today? They're some of the newest members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The story of punk's ascendancy in the '70s often frames the music as a raw, working-class reaction to the bloated, overly self-serious rock of the day. But as Peter Gabriel reminded us during a recent interview, the truth wasn't always so cut and dried.