Close your eyes, now open them. Just like that, the weekend has come to an end, and now, it's back to the Monday morning grind. But with gigs from Bruce Springsteen AKA the Boss, indie rockers Vampire Weekend, and pop queen Lady Gaga to look forward to, Friday will get here in the blink of an eye. ... More >>
Robin Thicke is making a ton of money off his collaboration with Pharrell and T.I. titled "Blurred Lines," but have you ever bothered to consider what that song is about? Well, the more we think about it, the more we think he's talking about date rape. "Just let me liberate you," Thicke coos, as if ... More >>
Grammy-tastic! Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS. Genre-bending ... More >>
Ever since World Cup-predicting Paul the Octopus went to that great fried calamari appetizer in the sky, the world has been adrift and directionless. How are we to know what is supposed to happen? Ask a tic-tac-toe-playing chicken? It turns out that the answer has been in front of us all along, sin ... More >>
We don't wanna be Robert Plant's groupie.TMZ has got us playing a lil' game called, Who'd You Rather? Of course, the implied last half of that question is: "...do it with?" And by it, we mean da nasty. Yesterday, the gossip site asked us if we'd rather rub private parts with Led Zep shrieker ... More >>
It took a week to make it onto the web, but you can finally read Bruce Springsteen's eulogy for saxophonist Clarence Clemons in which he called Clemons "the man with a Ph.D. in saxual healing ... the next black president of the United States even though he's dead." Clemons died June 18 from stro ... More >>
The Big Man has died. On June 12, Bruce Springsteen's good friend and longtime E Street Band saxophone player Clarence Clemons suffered a massive stroke at his home in Singer Island, Florida. He was immediately rushed to the hospital, where two brain surgeries were performed to stop cranial blee ... More >>
Whitesnake aficionado Mitt Romney.Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. presidency was off to a rousing start last week with '80s hair-metal frontman David Coverdale going in on the Republican presidential hopeful. Turns out Romney used Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" at his campaign kickoff rally withou ... More >>
Rob Van Winkle is no Chuck D.All great imitation, even when it's parody, respects the original source. The covers that disappoint fail to do this. Notably missing from Crossfade's list are the pain-inducing covers that have been discussed to death. Examples: Celine Dion's cover of AC/DC's "You S ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanBruce Springsteen facing Treadmill of Love accusationsOver at the Juice blog, Lisa Gartner peels back a couple layers of the recent divorce filing of a New Jersey couple that names part-time Wellington resident and workingman musician Bruce Springsteen as "the other man." Gar ... More >>
Signed, sealed, delivered: they're yoursPurchasing autographed music memorabilia can serve a greater purpose than just prompting everyone who enters your home to remark: "Ohmygosh, I want to kiss all three Jonas Brothers on their John Hancocks!" In the case of Women on the Move's Unveil Your Pink ... More >>
No rock star has played politics smarter than the Boss.
Talk about huge concert announcements. Yesterday, Bruce Springsteen announced a stop at the BankAtlantic Center, and today the Beastie Boys let slip one of their nine stops on this year's tour will be at Bayfront Park Amphitheater. Even better news: this is the last stop on the tour, so you know the ... More >>
Have you ever heard from someone who went to a Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band concert and left unsatisfied? The Boss' fans are rabid, and his shows are legendary, often culminating in three hour sets spanning his entire 40-plus-years' catalog. His previously announced tour did not have a st ... More >>
He keeps the tradition alive.
We offer the presidential contenders our own picks for theme songs.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND BANK ATLANTIC CENTER FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008 Better than: Watching Steven Van Zandt on reruns of "The Sopranos." The lines between rock ‘n’ roll show and revival meeting were effectively blurred beyond distinction Friday night as Bruce Springsteen and the E ... More >>
Pope Visit - Pope Benedict XVI visited the U.S. Tuesday in what is deemed to be a historic a visit. He said he is ashamed of "pedophile priests," but some catholics are demanding more action. Delta, NWA Merge - Delta and Northwest Airlines settled on a deal to merge that would make them the larges ... More >>
Springsteen fans who were heading to see The Boss in Sunrise tonight are going to be sorely disappointed as the show has been indefinitely postponed. Last night, news broke that Danny Federici, keyboard player and original member of the E Street Band, passed away at 58 in New York. Federici had been ... More >>
You might think it's commonplace at this point in the election for Obama to continuously rack up support from musicians. It is. But the latest endorsement holds some significant weight. The boss of all music bosses, Bruce Springsteen, is throwing his political muscle behind Obama. That might not mea ... More >>
Rocker Juanes gets conscious.
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Devils & Dust Columbia
To the Five Boroughs (Capitol)
Brooooce! -- and the year in pop music
The Rising "Columbia"
Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska (Sub Pop)
Springsteen still can prove it all night
The night the music, and its culture, turned into a corpse at the hands of its savior
Five signs that a musician is getting stepped on
The late Bruce Springsteen did not appear on Saturday Night Live. And don't let the Japanese convince you he did.
Mighty Max Weinberg strafes an old high school. Now that's class.
Bruce Springsteen bounces back with his first release of the Nineties - and we've got an exclusive pre-release copy!