Chris Rock attends '2 Days In New York' Paris Premiere at Mk2 Bibliotheque on March 19, 2012 in Paris, France

*Chris Rock and Chuck D will be among the presenters for this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony next month April.

The comedian is due to induct the Red Hot Chili Peppers into the hall at the ceremony at the Rock Hall in Cleveland on April 14. He’s a big fan and has been a friend of the band for a while, reports the AP.

Rock will join Chuck D, who will induct the Beastie Boys; Bette Midler, who will induct the late singer-songwriter Laura Nyro; John Mellencamp, who will induct former tourmate Donavan; and Stevie Van Zandt, who will induct the Small Faces/The Faces, which included Rod Stewart.

The ceremony will be broadcast on May 5 on HBO.