1. Bruce Springsteen Makes It Right, Inducts The E Street Band Into Rock Hall

    April 11, 2014 10:20 AM EDT The long-awaited induction of Bruce Springsteen's veteran sidemen, the E Street Band, took place at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The bandleader himself inducted his bandmates past and present, taking the crowd through the long histor ...

  2. Bruce Springsteen Covers AC/DC in Australia: Watch

    February 10, 2014 3:26 AM EST 1 0 0 Bruce Springsteen fans are used to cool covers complimentary of the E Street Band, but concertgoers in Australia got an extremely rare treat, as the New Jersey rocker paid tribute to one of their own superstar acts: AC/DC. For the first time ever, t ...

  3. Gil Friesen, Longtime A&M Exec and Film Producer, Dead at 75

    December 14, 2012 2:29 PM EST Longtime A&M exec Gil Friesen died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles after a prolonged battle with leukemia. Known as a charismatic and impeccably dressed man of many interests, he spent 31 years at A&M and was, along with founders Herb ...

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  5. Dave Grohl to Host Sirius XM Radio Show

    November 27, 2012 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ET ...

  6. Dave Grohl to Host New Show on SiriusXM

    November 27, 2012 3:08 PM EST Sirius XM Radio announced today that Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show that will air on a number of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere this Thursday at 4:00 pm ...

  7. Bruce Springsteen Tour: 'Wrecking Ball' Songs 'Evolving'

    March 23, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nils Lofgren "still startled I'm not standing next to" Clarence Clemons on stage The members of the E Street Band may play only sporadically on Bruce Springsteen's "Wrecking Ball" -- and some don't appear at all -- ...

  8. Clarence Clemons' Nephew Jake to Play Sax on Springsteen Tour

    February 10, 2012 7:56 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - It takes two men to replace The Big Man. Bruce Springsteen announced Thursday that two musicians - Jersey Shore sidekick Eddie Manion and Clarence Clemons' nephew Jake - will "share the saxophone role" during the E S ...

  9. Bruce Springsteen 'Wrecking Ball' U.S. Tour Dates Announced

    January 24, 2012 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will launch the first U.S. leg of the 2012 "Wrecking Ball" World Tour on March 18 in Atlanta, the singer announced today. Springsteen's 17th studio album, "Wrecking Ball," will be rele ...

  10. Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band 'Wrecking Ball' U.S. Tour Dates Announced

    January 24, 2012 10:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band launch the first US leg of the 2012 'Wrecking Ball' World Tour on March 18 in Atlanta, the singer announced today. Springsteen's 17th studio album, "Wrecking Ball," will be released ...

  11. Clemons' Death Leaves Void for Springsteen

    June 19, 2011 1:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 E Street will never be quite the same. The death of saxophone player Clarence Clemons ripped a hole in Bruce Springsteen 's music and onstage life, taking away a figure who had served him loyally for decades and never failed to add joy to the E ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Mack Maine Talks 'Carter IV' First Single, Rihanna Announces Fall 2011 UK Tour

    December 07, 2010 6:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Mack Maine: Lil Wayne's 'Carter IV' First Single is '6'7"' Rapper Mack Maine has revealed that the first single to Lil Wayne 's mu ...

  13. E Street Band's Nils Lofgren Talks Springsteen, Solo Work

    August 20, 2010 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Thirty-five years after he became a solo artist, E Street Band member Nils Lofgren says he's still scratching his head a bit about how that happened. "The solo thing, I never really wanted that," Lofgren, who came out of the band Grin ...

  14. Springsteen, E-Street Band Taking Time Apart After Tour

    September 17, 2009 9:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a three-year jag that's seen two solo albums and ping-ponging around the globe, the members of B ruce Springsteen's E Street Band are is expecting some time off when their current North American run ends Nov. 22 in Buffalo. "We ...

  15. Bruce Springsteen, Wilco Soar At Bonnaroo

    June 14, 2009 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Saturday night, Bruce Springsteen found himself in a position he probably can't remember last being in: having to preach to the not necessarily converted. Springsteen and the E Street Band's headlining slot at Bonnaroo was only the band ...

  16. Springsteen's Audibles Can't Stump Nils Lofgren And E Street Band

    May 13, 2009 12:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Bruce Springsteen calls out surprise after surprise on his current concert tour, the members of the E Street Band are having the time of their lives, according to guitarist Nils Lofgren. "With the new album ('Working On a Dream') a ...

  17. Lofgren Testing New Hips At Super Bowl Set

    January 20, 2009 5:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Super Bowl XLIII week will mark "a lot of meeting of important chapters" for Nils Lofgren, the guitarist in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. "From me being a teen football player to joining the E Street Band 25 years ago to (NB ...

  18. Springsteen Giants Stadium Gig A Family Affair

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Playing the second in a three-show homestand last night (July 28) at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band delivered a three-plus hour set of almost exclusiv Playing the second in a three-show homestand las ...

  19. Lofgren Scales Back For Neil Young Covers

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's an odd co-production credit on Nils Lofgren's new album, "The Loner -- Nils Sings Neil" -- for David Briggs, the famed Neil Young cohort who passed away 1995. There's an odd co-production credit on Nils Lofgren' ...

  20. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' label, C 2002 - New York radio statio ...

  21. E Street Band Keyboardist Danny Federici Dies

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Danny Federici, the longtime keyboard player for Bruce Springsteen whose stylish work helped define the E Street Band's sound on hits from "Hungry Heart" through "The Rising," died last night (April 1 Danny Federici, the lon ...

  22. 'Play' On

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti Scialfa admits the prospect of releasing her third solo album just in front of husband Bruce Springsteen's next project is "challenging." "It's just the way it worked out," says Scialfa, who rel Patti Scialfa admi ...

  23. Scialfa Album Beats Springsteen's To The Punch

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti Scialfa admits the prospect of releasing her third solo album just in front of husband Bruce Springsteen's next project is "challenging." Patti Scialfa admits the prospect of releasing her third solo album just in front of husba ...

  24. Lofgren Rocks With Author Cussler On New Song

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitar hero Nils Lofgren has performed with Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and Ringo Starr, but on his new single, "Whatever Happened to Muscatel?," he's collaborating with a big name from an entirely Guitar hero Nils Lofgren has perfo ...

  25. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' label, C 2002 - New York radio statio ...

  26. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Charlie Daniels wins the Harry Hap Peebles Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the International Entertainment Buyers Association at the organization's annual conference in Nashvill 2002 - New York radio station W ...

  27. Lofgren Goes It Alone On Tour

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At 54, with nearly 38 years of touring and recording behind him, Nils Lofgren says, "I'm just trying to start over." At 54, with nearly 38 years of touring and recording behind him, Nils Lofgren says, "I'm just trying to sta ...

  28. Summing Up Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Page three of three To mark the 30th anniversary of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' self-titled debut, Billboard surveyed some of Petty's contemporaries, some of the band's members and those who have worked closely with the group o ...

  29. Springsteen Classic 'Born' Again

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's breakthrough 1975 album "Born To Run," Columbia is prepping a box set that will include two DVDs along with a version of the album newly r In celebration of the 30th annive ...

  30. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Rock Fantasy Camp, Locke, Something Corporate

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, Kimberley Locke, Something Corporate VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy camp with a two-hour block airing April 2. The segment features interviews with such rock veterans as the Who ...

  32. VH1 Classic To Spotlight Rock Fantasy Camp

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Daltrey, Lofgren on board for special. VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with a two-hour special airing April 2. The event finds such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's Nils Lo ...

  33. N.J. 'Light Of Day' Benefit Expands

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For its fifth installment, the New Jersey-based Light of Day Foundation's annual concert benefit has expanded to three nights of music. For its fifth installment, the New Jersey-based Light of Day Foundation 's annual concert benefit has e ...

  34. Townshend Site To Host Streaming TV Station

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The system has been tested in recent months with a live Who rehearsal and performances by Townshend-mentored singer/songwriter Rachel Fuller. Who guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web site will soon play host to a streaming TV station dubbed ...

  35. Willie's 'Outlaws' Special Heads To CD

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost ...

  36. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York ...

  37. Springsteen Covers Set To Fight Parkinson's, Sarcoma

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elvis Costello, Joe Ely, Graham Parker, Pete Yorn, and Billy Bragg are among the artists who have contributed tracks to "Light of Day: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen." The two-disc covers collection w Elvis Costello, Joe Ely, Graham Parker ...

  38. Ashley MacIsaac Returns Rejuvenated

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After several years of life on the pop-music fringe, Ashley MacIsaac is ready to tackle the mainstream. He ended a six-year hiatus from recording May 6 with a self-titled Decca/Universal debut that stri ...

  39. Springsteen, E Street Band Rock 'Today'

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Park, N.J., this morning (July 30), Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band performed for a smaller and luckier crowd inside Convention Hall on the city's bo As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Pa ...

  40. Springsteen Working On New Album?

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new album in Atlanta? While his representatives are keeping tight-lipped, E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren confirmed reports that have been circulating on t Has Bruce Springsteen been working on a new albu ...

  41. Springsteen Sets Holiday Benefit Concert Series

    November 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen will once again host a series of holiday benefit shows at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J. The five concerts, set for Dec. 3-4 and 6-8, will feature the Max Weinberg 7 from "Late Bruce Springsteen will once again host a se ...

  42. Lofgren 'Breaks Away' With New Solo Set

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fans of E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren will be pleased to hear that the guitar slinger has just released a new solo album, "Break Away Angel." However, they may be dismayed to learn that, due to Fans of E Street Band guitarist Nils L ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, Tupac Shakur

    August 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, Tupac Shakur Bruce Springsteen surprised music fans with a trio of onstage performances on Saturday in his old stomping grounds of Asbury Park, N.J. The Boss started his day with a half-hour solo set that featured ...