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Bruce Springsteen admits the ’90s were his “lost period.” “I didn’t do a lot of work. Some people would say I didn’t do my best work,” he told Rolling Stone in 2009. And it’s true. That decade occupies a strange space in Springsteen’s career. He had broken up the E Street Band: his gang; a… More »

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). Between… More »

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Vampire Weekend’s Springsteen Cover Gets An Official Recording

Earlier this week we posted about Vampire Weekend…
brandon | September 2, 2010 - 4:25 pm

Jimmy Fallon As The Boss, Elton John, Green Day @ The Emmys

Jimmy Fallon's done some impressive musical impressions on Late Night, so he brought out a few more for the Emmy Awards last night. He used…
jessica | August 30, 2010 - 10:43 am

Vampire Weekend – “I’m Goin’ Down” (Bruce Springsteen Cover) Live Video

Vampire Weekend's cover of "I'm Goin' Down" lacks Clarence Clemens and a little E Street oomph. The guys gave the Born In The U.S.A. track…
brandon | August 30, 2010 - 10:20 am

Bruce Springsteen – “Save My Love”

In November Bruce Springsteen will release The Promise, a huge collection of unreleased music and tour footage packaged in a reproduction of Springsteen's song notebooks.
jessica | August 27, 2010 - 11:54 am

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 25th Anniversary @ MSG, NYC 10/29-30/09

Catch performances by Stevie Wonder, Simon & Garfunkel, and Springsteen & Fogerty at YouTube. It’s only a matter of time before Sting, James Taylor, Jeff…
brandon | October 30, 2009 - 3:59 pm

Springsteen’s “Wrecking Ball” Kicks Off Giants Stadium’s Last Stand

As you might have heard, the Meadowlands (aka Giants Stadium) is going to be demolished following this year's football season. As you might have also…
brandon | October 1, 2009 - 4:54 pm

U2 Hit Giants Stadium This Week, 30 Rock This Weekend

Phoenix is waging an impressive campaign to invade the greater NYC area this week. For a bunch of non-megalomaniacs. If you wanna see how a…
Amrit Singh | September 25, 2009 - 4:48 pm

Happy 60th Bruce Springsteen

If you have the energy to perform Born To Run cover-to-cover on the eve of your 60th birthday, you are doing something right. That is…
Amrit Singh | September 23, 2009 - 9:27 am

Rosanne Cash Enlists Tweedy, Springsteen, Costello For Covers LP

You know when your parents are like, "What is that garbage you're listening to?" and turn down your Soulja Boy CD and try to turn…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2009 - 12:16 pm

Alumni Set For R&R HOF 25th Anniversary Benefit

Bruce Springsteen, U2, Eric Clapton, CSN, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Metallica, and Paul Simon (with and without Garfunkel) will raise money for the Rock &…
Scott Lapatine | July 22, 2009 - 2:22 pm

Glastonbury 2009: Blur Make Triumphant Return, Everyone Covers MJ

Aside from some heavy rains on Thursday and some quick showers Sunday, the throngs at Worthy Farm this year enjoyed some of the best weather…
Amrit Singh | June 29, 2009 - 9:08 am

Springsteen/Ticketmaster Fracas Heats Up

A few months ago, Springsteen got pissed at Ticketmaster for directing fans to their in-house TicketsNow scalper site during a NJ sale. Ticketmaster now says…
brandon | June 22, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Triumph At Bonnaroo Videos Are Here (For You To Poop On)

The Tonight Show's Triumph The Insult Comic Dog was everywhere at Bonnaroo '09 -- backstage, onstage, Tent City, the Discotheque Arcade, Scratch DJ Academy. We…
Scott Lapatine | June 20, 2009 - 2:01 pm

Bonnaroo 2009: Trent Says Goodbye, Bruce Says Merry Christmas

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh Sets from Jimmy Buffet and Bruce Springsteen bookended a day of mellow, familiar dadrock with more mass appeal than…
Scott Lapatine | June 14, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Bruce Springsteen And Brandon Flowers Trek Down “Thunder Road”

Brandon Flowers returned from camping this past weekend to hook up with Bruce Sprinsgteen & the E Street Band in the Netherlands for the Pinkpop
brandon | June 1, 2009 - 9:35 am

Springsteen Visits The Daily Show

Last night the Boss sat down with fanboy Jon Stewart to discuss New Jersey, Obama, and credit default swaps (not really). He also performed an…
Scott Lapatine | March 20, 2009 - 5:33 pm

New Bruce Springsteen Video – “The Wrestler”

You can argue the ins and outs of Best Song Oscar eligibility until you're Mickey Rourke's reconstructed sadness mug in the face, it doesn't change…
Amrit Singh | February 18, 2009 - 2:41 pm

Indie Rockers Hang Out On E Street

In case you didn't know: Many bands have been influenced by Bruce Springsteen. Not Superbowl crotch-shot Bruce, but the guy who put together Greetings from
brandon | February 18, 2009 - 10:02 am

Ticketmaster Has Always Sucked, But For Some Reason People Are Shocked By This Springsteen Fiasco

In college I supplemented student loans by working at an independent record store. We sold tickets through Ticketmaster, which was always a headache. A typical…
brandon | February 5, 2009 - 1:23 pm

Bonnaroo 2009 Line-Up: Phish, Springsteen, And More Phish

As rumored late last year, Phish and the Boss will be headlining Bonnaroo 2009. It'll be the legendary jam band's first time at the festival…
Scott Lapatine | February 2, 2009 - 6:22 pm
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