Paparazzi Invade Cleveland!

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The Rock Hall induction concert brought the stars to Cleveland, and celebrities and hangers-on from the A-list to F-list were all over the city last week.

Senator George Voinovich, congressman Dennis Kucinich and original Rock Hall executive director Dennis Barrie were out rubbing elbows with rockers at a private Friday night party at Public Hall, with legend Chubby Checker in the house.

A few blocks over at House of Blues, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Anthrax's Scott Ian and Charlie Benante joined the exclusive Metallica party.

One of our guys made it into the Metallica bash, but they made it clear if he took pictures, they'd punish him, his friends and family.

Here's the best we could do for you from the night: pics of Jam Master Jay's brother (above) and Will Lee from David Letterman's band.

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We know — pretty pathetic. But we're new at the paparazzi thing. Keep reading, and we'll bring you bigger scores.

Right now, we have someone working on getting pictures of the Auerbach Baby. —D.X. Ferris; photos by Nick Talevski, author of Hang On Sloopy: The History of Rock & Roll in Ohio.

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