Inductees include Guns n' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys
Artist biography Cliff Martinez
Cliff Martinez entered the limelight as the drummer for The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Captain Beefheart, The Dickies, The Weirdos and Lydia Lunch. In 1989, he decided to leave life on the road to pursue the dream of film scoring in Hollywood.
From his humble beginnings with a sampling drum machine and keyboard, Cliff Martinez has assembled a state-of-the-art studio in his home, and a credit list including Traffic, Sex Lies and Videotape, Solaris, and Narc.
Cliff Martinez got the Magic Band job with Captain Beefheart after Robert Williams had been sacked.