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Franz Ferdinand To Play Glastonbury

Franz Ferdinand have become the first major band to confirm an appearance at this year's Glastonbury.A listing on the group's website and MySpace page says they will play at the festival on Saturday June 27th.A...

By on 06 February 2009

Ticket Boss' Apology To Springsteen Fans

Bosses of a leading ticket agency have apologised to BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and his fans in a row over sales for the rocker's upcoming tour. Fans of the Born to Run hitmaker were angry when they were...

Springsteen 'Furious' With Ticket Distributor

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has slammed an online ticket agent - after a blunder led to fans paying over the odds to see his shows. Passes for the rocker's forthcoming Working on a Dream jaunt went on sale...

Springsteen Living On A Dream At The Top Of The Charts

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has ended TAYLOR SWIFT's eight week reign on the U.S. album chart with his ninth number one. The Boss has debuted Working On A Dream at the top of the Billboard charts with 224,000...

Springsteen's Tour Embroiled In Ticket Sales Controversy

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's upcoming tour is embroiled in controversy - a U.S. congressman has demanded an investigation of an online ticket distributor after the rocker's fans were prevented from purchasing tickets. New Jersey Representative Bill Pascrell has...

Springsteen's Album Boosted By Super Bowl Performance

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's halftime performance at Super Bowl XLIII has given his latest album a boost - pushing the CD up the U.S. music charts. Springsteen and The E Street Band's 12-minute medley wowed 100 million American...

Glastonbury 2009 Tickets Sell Out Five Months Early

Tickets for this summer's Glastonbury festival have sold out, despite no headline acts having been confirmed for the Somerset event.Some 90 per cent of tickets were snapped up via an early deposit scheme, with fans...

By on 03 February 2009

Springsteen Rocks The Super Bowl

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and JENNIFER HUDSON wowed Super Bowl XLIII on Sunday (01Feb09) as the Pittsburgh Steelers were crowned American football champions in Tampa, Florida. Hudson made her public comeback after the triple murder of her mother,...

Springsteen Remembers Late Pal At The Super Bowl

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN paid a touching tribute to late bandmate DANNY FEDERICI during the Super Bowl pre-game telecast on Sunday (01Feb09) - by promoting the skin cancer charity the rocker created before he died in 2008. Springsteen,...

Lily Allen Knocks Lady Gaga Off Top Spot

Lily Allen has knocked Lady Gaga off the number one spot in the UK singles chart with her song The Fear.The track has jumped up the charts after entering last week at 168, claiming the...

By on 01 February 2009

Springsteen Slams Wal-mart Deal

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN regrets giving American retailer Wal-Mart the exclusive release rights to one of his albums - calling the decision "a mistake". The LP, a 12-track collection of his greatest hits, went on sale in Wal-Mart...

Bruce Springsteen Regrets Wal-mart Deal

Bruce Springsteen has admitted releasing an album exclusively through US retailer Wal-Mart was a "mistake".In an interview with the New York Times, the musician said fans had complained about the deal, claiming Wal-Mart's labour practices...

By on 01 February 2009

Barr Urges The Boss To Make Superbowl Protest

Outspoken comedienne ROSEANNE BARR is urging BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN to use his upcoming appearance at the Super Bowl to protest against the bloodshed in the Middle East. The Jewish actress has publicly condemned Israel's role in the...

Bet On The Boss At The Bowl

Online bookmakers hoping to give gamblers the best odds for the Super Bowl on Sunday (01Feb09) are taking bets on BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's performance. The rocker will perform with the E Street Band during half-time in the...

Springsteen Announces World Tour

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is preparing to set off on a global trek - the rocker and his E STREET BAND have unveiled plans for a massive world tour. The veteran rocker will headline the half-time show at...

The Boss Announces European Tour Return

Bruce Springsteen has announced his 2009 world tour, which includes 19 European shows.The Golden Globe-winning singer will kick off his US tour in San Jose, California in April, moving across the continental US towards a...

By on 28 January 2009

Lofgren To Unveil New Hips At Super Bowl

Rocker NILS LOFGREN will unveil his new hips at the Super Bowl when the guitar great steps up to join BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN for the half-time performance. Lofgren underwent a hip replacement late last year (09)...

Obama's Star-studded Musical Tribute

BONO, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BEYONCE KNOWLES were among a list of performers paying heartfelt tributes to U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA at a star-studded musical extravaganza just two days before he is inaugurated into office. Millions...

Hill Joins Super Bowl Super Line-up

The musical line-up at the Super Bowl is complete with FAITH HILL joining JENNIFER HUDSON and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN + THE E STREET BAND in Tampa, Florida. Country queen Hill will sing America The Beautiful and...

Bruce Talks New Album

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has been discussing his imminent album, saying he enjoyed the quickfire approach of recording.The legendary songwriter is to release his 24th record, WORKING ON A DREAM, on January 26th.Springsteen won a Golden Globe...

By on 13 January 2009

Bono, Beyonce + The Boss Headline Obama Bash

BONO and BEYONCE have joined THE BOSS, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, among the stars kicking off BARACK OBAMA's presidential inauguration celebrations next weekend (18Jan09). A host of stars will perform at a free show at Washington D.C.'s...

Springsteen Delighted With Golden Globe

Rock legend BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN could barely contain his delight after winning a Golden Globe award. The Born To Run hitmaker scored Best Original Song for the title track to acclaimed movie The Wrestler at the...

Springsteen Planning Free Obama Show In Washington

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is set to join soul queen ARETHA FRANKLIN in welcoming President-elect BARACK OBAMA to the White House in Washington, D.C. later this month (Jan09). Franklin is hotly tipped to be among the stars...

Concertgoers Have Sweet Tooth For Madonna's 2008 Tour

Madonna's Sticky and Sweet tour was the highest-grossing series of concerts in 2008, with a massive worldwide haul of $281.6 million (193 million).The Material Girl's global jaunt, which featured a virtual duet with Justin Timberlake...

By on 02 January 2009

Springsteen Donated Song For Wrestler Buddy Rourke

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN wrote a song especially for MICKEY ROURKE's new movie THE WRESTLER and gave it to director DARREN ARONOFSKY to use for free. Springsteen discovered Aronofsky was struggling to raise funds to make...

Pop And Rock Stars Have Grammy Hopes

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MILEY CYRUS and PETER GABRIEL are among the music artists up for Golden Globe Awards in January (09). Springsteen was nominated in the Best Original Song category for The Wrestler from the film...

Bon Jovi Land 2008'S Highest Grossing Tour

Rockers BON JOVI have beaten out competition from BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and MADONNA to secure the highest grossing tour of 2008. The Livin' On A Prayer hitmakers' Lost Highway international trek brought in $210.6 million (GBP142...

Wham!'S Last Christmas Named As Most Played Christmas Hit

Last Christmas, a 1984 Christmas number one for Wham!, is the most played seasonal song of the last five years, it has been confirmed.According to the Performing Rights Society (PRS), the body responsible for collecting...

By on 29 November 2008

Mickey Rourke 'Requested Song For Wrestler'

MICKEY ROURKE wrote BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN a personal letter asking the singer to pen the title song to his forthcoming film THE WRESTLER.The film - which is directed by Darren Aronofsky - is Rourke's first leading...

By on 24 November 2008

Springsteen Wins Top Tour Prize

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN + THE E STREET BAND claimed the coveted Top Tour honour at the fifth annual Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Thursday night (20Nov08). The group's Magic tour was also named 2008's...

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