The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have announced the inductees for the class of 2006. The five inductees in the artist category are the Sex Pistols, Blondie, Miles Davis, Black Sabbath, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

The Hall of Fame Foundation will hold its induction ceremony March 13 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan.

Inductees in recent years have included the Ramones and the Clash.

Artists are eligible after at least 25 years have passed since their first record was released.