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Watch Meryl Streep & Rick Springfield As Middle-Aged Rockers In The Ricki And The Flash Trailer

Meryl Streep is starring in a movie called Ricki And The Flash about a middle-aged rocker that returns home to her family and all the drama that entails. Diablo Cody, who is the screenwriter for the film, based Streep’s character on her own mother-in-law, Terry, who fronted the Jersey Shore rock band Silk And Steel. More »

By: Caitlin White / May 7, 2015 - 10:34 am

Rick Springfield Gets Emotional At Trial For Injuring Fan With His Butt

Rick Springfield is currently in Syracuse being retried for allegedly knocking a woman unconscious with his butt during a 2004 concert at the New York State Fair, and reports suggest it’s one of the more emotional butt-injury trials in recent memory. Some background: In 2007, Vicki Calcagno, the alleged victim of Springfield’s posterior violence, filed… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 14, 2015 - 10:08 am

Watch Liz Phair, Ben Folds, Weird Al Audition For Star Wars’ Cantina Band

In honor of Star Wars Day (“May the fourth be with you, revenge of the fifth…”), CollegeHumor rounded up some musicians to audition for the Mos Eisley Cantina Band. The sketch sees artists assuming Star Wars alter egos like BF-1138 (Ben Folds), Liz Ph’Air (Liz Phair), and Weird Al’Attacka’Duwacca (Weird Al). Reggie Watts, Rick Springfield,… More »

By: James Rettig / May 5, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Watch Dave Grohl, John Fogerty, & Rick Springfield Play Kimmel

The producers of Jimmy Kimmel Live must have deemed this all-star trio too big for an in-studio stage. Dave Grohl, accompanied by John Fogerty and Rick Springfield, led the Sound City Players in a block party performance on Hollywood Boulevard. The trio played CCR’s “Fortunate Son” and the Sound City/Springfield collaborative track “The Man That… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 6, 2013 - 11:16 am

Watch Dave Grohl’s Sound City Live Concert In Park City

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players will be one of early 2013’s more unavoidable events, and the band kicked off their ubiquity Friday night in Park City, Utah, where they made their live debut (coinciding with the premiere of Grohl’s new Sound City documentary at the Sundance Film Festival). The show went for three-plus hours and… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 21, 2013 - 1:49 pm

War Doesn’t Solve Anything

It’s USA For Africa for the ironic hipster set! Head here for the “Coronation” episode of sketch comedy show Wonder Showzen, and FF to 14:27 for John Oates, Devendra, Corin Tucker, Bill Callahan, Rick Springfield, and puppets (via P4K). Showzen’s a Sesame Street-styled adult satire, created by PFFR’s John Lee and Vernon Chatman. PFFR guys:… More »

By: Stereogum / December 11, 2006 - 4:31 pm

Inside The Rockers Studio: Rick Springfield

We’ve been known to ask some pretty obscure bands to do this feature (what can we say, we like ‘em that way), but we’re glad you joined us for a very special ITRS; your ignorance is no longer an excuse for avoidance because today we have Rick Fucking Springfield! Believe it.

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By: Stereogum / November 15, 2006 - 4:29 pm