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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 — the third time Suarez has bitten an opponent in four years. For some reason TMZ asked Bruce Springsteen about this incident as well as which team LeBron James will… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

There’s Something Happening Somewhere: 30 Years Of Born In The U.S.A.

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 »

By: Ryan Leas / June 4, 2014 - 12:40 pm

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 duet with this level of wattage. Last night, during a Rolling Stones show in Lisbon, Bruce Springsteen gorilla-walked onstage to join the band for a spirited rendition of “Tumblin’ Dice.”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 30, 2014 - 10:08 am

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, she did a soft, emotive solo-piano version of “Drive All Night,” a slow, grand centerpiece from The River. She did it for The A.V. Club’s new video series Pioneering, performing… More »

By: 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 exploding into a sunburst melody about a girl. And now Syracuse noise-punks Perfect Pussy, led by actual girl Meredith Graves, have recorded a cover of the song, starting it out… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 29, 2014 - 8:48 am

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 the early track “Hurry Up Sundown.”) Springsteen and his E Street Band were playing a show in Charlotte on the night of Record Store Day, and before the show started,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 23, 2014 - 10:37 am

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 it. Last week, she watched Bruce Springsteen induct his E Street Band into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, and yesterday, she posted a video where she had a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 17, 2014 - 10:19 am

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 of those songs is “Hurry Up Sundown,” a simple and charged old-school bar-rocker with a few flashes of Springsteen singing in his upper register. Springsteen played every instrument on the… More »

By: 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! As you might have heard, Nirvana were inducted by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe (“They were singular and loud and melodic and deeply original,” he said of the band), and after much consternationMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am

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 has worked to answer that question with a new series called The Dark Side Of The Cover. It goes all over the place from the Beatles to Nirvana to Kraftwerk to… More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 8, 2014 - 4:24 pm

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 includes Tom Morello) he asked, “This has something to do with basketball, am I right?” He was right, which is good because he was holding a basketball. Then, with a guitar… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 6, 2014 - 11:08 pm

Michael Stipe, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen To Induct Rock Hall Class Of 2014

This year’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees include Nirvana, Kiss, and Peter Gabriel, and the Hall has just announced most of the suitably big-deal guests — many of them already Hall Of Famers themselves — who will induct and pay tribute to this year’s class. Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe will induct Nirvana,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 1, 2014 - 10:19 am

Watch Neil Young’s PonoMusic Kickstarter Video With Arcade Fire, Beck, Jack White, & Many More

Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young’s PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries singing Pono’s praises. Watch Arcade Fire, Jack White, Beck, Eddie Vedder, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Foo Fighters, Sting, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Mike D,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 11, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover Lorde’s “Royals”

At his Australian concerts last month, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band surprised fans with covers of Aussie bands like AC/DC, INXS, and the Bee Gees. And when the tour rolled into Auckland today, the Boss had a New Zealand-bred song up his sleeve. It’s a tune you might be familiar with! Springsteen opened… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / March 1, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover INXS In Sydney

Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band are on tour in Australia right now, and earlier this week, he brought out Eddie Vedder to cover “Highway To Hell,” paying tribute to the endlessly great and mostly Australian band AC/DC. But maybe Springsteen felt like that wasn’t enough, like he had to cover a band that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 19, 2014 - 12:18 pm

Watch Bruce Springsteen & Eddie Vedder Cover AC/DC’s “Highway To Hell” In Melbourne

AC/DC are the single greatest gift Australia has ever given the world. This past weekend, Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band played Melbourne’s Aami Park, and he paid his host country tribute by playing a triumphantly bar-rocking cover AC/DC’s immortal “Highway To Hell.” Special guest Eddie Vedder and Tom Morello both helped out. Watch… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 17, 2014 - 11:57 am

The Week In Pop: Grammys Preview, Starring, Um, Sara Bareilles

Which album are you gunning for at the Grammys? If you’re a regular reader of this site, chances are you’re hoping Daft Punk gets lucky with an Album Of The Year win for Random Access Memories, or perhaps you’d prefer if Kendrick Lamar took home top honors for good kid, m.A.A.d. city. Both acts are… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 23, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Bruce Springsteen – “Just Like Fire Would” Video

Bruce Springsteen’s new re-recorded odds-and-ends collection High Hopes is now the #1 album in the country, and he’s made a quick-and-dirty video for one of the album tracks, his cover of Aussie punk legends the Saints’ “Just Like Fire Would.” Springsteen’s video for the song is entirely a live affair, and it shows him and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 23, 2014 - 9:12 am

Watch Springsteen Cover The Ramones In Asbury Park

Bruce Springsteen played his home state on Saturday and paid tribute to Joey Ramone by covering “Do You Remember Rock And Roll Radio?” He teamed with New York rocker Jesse Malin to cover the iconic punk song at The Light Of Day benefit show to support the fight against Parkinson’s disease. The Boss is fresh… More »

By: James Rettig / January 20, 2014 - 11:48 am

Watch Bruce Springsteen Sing “Gov. Christie Traffic Jam” And Talk Horse-Sized Ducks On Fallon

At this point, the best reason to look forward to a new Bruce Springsteen album might be the Springsteen-themed episodes of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon that will inevitably follow. Last time around, Springsteen got a whole week on the show, and it included the famous moment where Springsteen and Fallon’s Neil Young impression duetted… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 15, 2014 - 8:46 am
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