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That harmonica peal. It is one of the all-time great opening moments of any album ever, up there with the guitar and deranged growl of “Rocks Off” on Exile On Main St. or the snare hit at the beginning of “Like A Rolling Stone” on Highway 61 Revisited. Springsteen himself once commented on that snare… More »

A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Betwee… More »

For you to remember the first time you heard Born In The U.S.A., you have to be above a certain age. It’s just one of those albums. Once it was out there, it was ubiquitous. That tends to happen when you produce seven top ten singles from one album, or when a record goes platinum,… More »

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Joke About His Unconventional New Children’s Book On The Daily Show

Bruce Springsteen was on The Daily Show last night to promote his new book, Outlaw Pete, which is based off of the song of the…
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 6:40 pm

Bruce Springsteen To Make Acting Debut On Lilyhammer

Bruce Springsteen has convincingly played so many characters throughout his musical career, but he's never really acted. That's going to change, though, on the third…
Miles Bowe | September 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm
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Nicole Atkins – “Dancing In The Dark” (Bruce Springsteen Cover)

Bruce Springsteen's monumental LP Born In The U.S.A. turned 30 in June. In celebration, Lightning Rod Records is putting out Dead Man's Town, a tribute…
Peter Helman | August 18, 2014 - 2:07 pm
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Alt-Country Con Man Gets 4 Years In Prison For Bilking Investors With Fake Album Feat. Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Pearl Jam

According to Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Portland musician Kasey Anderson has been sentenced to four years in prison after defrauding investors out of almost $600,000 by promising…
James Rettig | July 26, 2014 - 12:08 pm
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Low – “I’m On Fire” (Bruce Springsteen Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Bruce Springsteen's 1984 blockbuster Born In The U.S.A. is the Boss's biggest, synthiest, least rootsy LP, but it's arguably just as packed with amazing song…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
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Watch Bruce Springsteen’s Directorial Debut, Hunter Of Invisible Game

Bruce Springsteen was a Boss for decades before he was a director, but now he's both. As previously announced, Springsteen makes his directorial debut with…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2014 - 12:16 pm
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Watch Jeopardy! Devote A Category To Springsteen

Thursday night's episode of Jeopardy! dedicated a whole round to Bruce Springsteen. While only one category actually asked questions about the Boss himself, the other…
James Rettig | July 5, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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Bruce Springsteen Makes Directorial Debut With New Short Film

Bruce Springsteen has done a lot of things during his bajillion years in the spotlight, but he’s never directed anything before now. Next month, though,…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Bruce Springsteen Weighs In On Luis Suarez’s World Cup Bite

Uruguayan soccer superstar Luis Suarez became yesterday's top story when he bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during crunch time of Uruguay's 1-0 victory over Italy…
Chris DeVille | June 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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Watch Bruce Springsteen Join The Rolling Stones Onstage In Lisbon

Outside of, say, Led Zeppelin reuniting and then bringing Bob Dylan to the stage for a song, it's honestly not possible to imagine a rock-star…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2014 - 10:08 am
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Watch Sharon Van Etten Cover Bruce Springsteen At The Stone Pony

The New Jersey native Sharon Van Etten has just joined the long, long list of indie types who have covered Bruce Springsteen. In her case,…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2014 - 12:47 pm

Perfect Pussy – “Candy’s Room” (Bruce Springsteen Cover)

On Bruce Springsteen's miserable, charged-up 1978 masterwork Darkness On The Edge Of Town, "Candy's Room" starts out as a tense sputter about a girl before…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2014 - 8:48 am
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Bruce Springsteen – “American Beauty” Video

On Record Store Day this past weekend, Bruce Springsteen released American Beauty, a new four-song EP on which he played almost every instrument. (We posted…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2014 - 10:37 am
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Courtney Love Deletes Springsteen Dis, Burns QOTSA, Learns About Normcore

Courtney Love started her own YouTube channel earlier this year, and it was only a matter of time before she got out of pocket with…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2014 - 10:19 am
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Bruce Springsteen – “Hurry Up Sundown”

One of the most notable exclusives coming out this Record Store Day is American Beauty, an EP of four new songs from Bruce Springsteen. One…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2014 - 4:55 pm

Watch Nirvana Play With Lorde, St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, & Joan Jett At Their Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

So the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony happened at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and this year, it's relevant to your interests! A…
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am
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Famous Album Cover Art Imagined From A Different Perspective

Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt ha…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 4:24 pm
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Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover Van Halen’s “Jump” At NCAA Music Festival

Bruce Springsteen performed at the March Madness Music Festival in Dallas earlier tonight. After taking the stage with the E Street Band (which currently include…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2014 - 11:08 pm
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