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Steven Van Zandt Planning Police Benefit Gig

Bruce Springsteen's longtime sideman is hoping to put together a "Policeman's Ball" in New York City to bring in funds for good causes including the Detectives' Endowment Association Widows' and Children's Fund and...

The Sopranos Castmates Reteam For New York Benefit Gig

Steven Van Zandt will make his stage acting debut alongside Vincent Pastore in a scene from Lamppost Reunion as part of the get together at The Cutting Room in New York City next...

Darlene Love Reworks River Deep After Producer Phil Spector 'Buried' The Vocals On The Original

Bruce Springsteen's sidekick Steven Van Zandt took over production duties on new album Introducing Darlene Love and agreed the classic Spector track was in need of a revamp. Love tells Rolling Stone...

Frank Sinatra To Be Honoured At 2015 Architects Of Sound Awards

Ol' Blue Eyes will receive the Architect of Sound: Vision and Artist Awards at the event, which will be hosted by Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band sidekicks Steven Van Zandt and Max Weinberg....

Steven Van Zandt Lands Acting Honour At Monte Carlo Television Festival

The E Street Band guitarist landed the Outstanding Comedy Actor award for his role as mobster Frank Tagliano in the popular programme, which was also named Best European Comedy Series for the second...

Darlene Love Signs To Steven Van Zandt's Label For New Album

The longtime Phil Spector collaborator previously worked with Van Zandt on her 1992 single All Alone on Christmas, which the rocker wrote and composed for the Home Alone 2: Lost in New York...

Stars Honour Ian Mclagan At Austin Music Awards

The legendary keyboard player, who played with Rolling Stones star Wood in the Small Faces and the Faces, died at a hospital in his adopted hometown of Austin in December (14) after suffering...

Steven Van Zandt Sued Over The Rascals Book

Rocker/actor Steven Van Zandt is facing a lawsuit over a book he commissioned about soul group The Rascals.Bruce Springsteen's longtime collaborator has championed the band's comeback in recent years, backing a reunion tour and producing...

Ronnie Spector Credits Bruce Springsteen With Saving Her Life

Sixties singer Ronnie Spector has credited Bruce Springsteen and his guitarist Steven Van Zandt with saving her from total destruction after she walked out on her husband Phil Spector.The Ronettes star left the legendary music...

Steven Van Zandt: 'Springsteen Was 'Really Acting' In Lilyhammer Finale'

Rocker/actor Steven Van Zandt had a blast with his directorial debut on the third season finale of his Netflix series Lilyhammer because he got the chance to tell his Boss, Bruce Springsteen, what to do.The...

Drea De Matteo Had To Convince Co-star To Shoot Her In Pivotal The Sopranos Scene

Former The Sopranos star Drea De Matteo had to talk co-star Steven Van Zandt into killing her character when he initially refused to be the guy pulling the trigger in the scene.The actress, who portrayed...

Bruce Springsteen To Appear On Bandmate's Tv Drama

Bruce Springsteen has been recruited by his E Street Band colleague Steven Van Zandt to appear in the upcoming season of Netflix drama Lilyhammer.The Boss is poised to make his acting debut in Van Zandt's...

Steven Van Zandt Recruits Top Songwriters For Love Project

Bruce Springsteen's long-suffering sideman Steven Van Zandt is helping soul legend Darlene Love stage a big career comeback by recruiting a gang of stars for her new album.The E Street Band guitarist hit his contacts...

Netflix Confirm 'Lilyhammer' Season 3 Set For Later In 2014

A third season of mobster drama-comedy 'Lilyhammer' has been confirmed to hit Netflix later this year with filming beginning this month (January 2014).Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band guitar player Steven Van Zandt has already said...

Steven Van Zandt Planned The Sopranos Reunion On Lillyhammer

Steven Van Zandt was planning to reunite with his former The Sopranos co-star James Gandolfini on his new series Lilyhammer before the actor's death in June (13).The rocker/actor played Gandolfini's right hand man Silvio Dante...

Steven Van Zandt Looking Forward To Performing In South Africa

Rocker Steven Van Zandt cannot wait to perform with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in South Africa for the first time since penning a song in honour of the late Nelson Mandela and...

Bruce Springsteen To Make South Africa Stage Debut In 2014

Bruce Springsteen is set to play his first ever shows in South Africa, 29 years after his E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt launched a protest against apartheid there.The Boss and his group will...

James Gandolfini's Will Shows True Extent Of Sopranos Man's Generosity

James Gandolfini, the late actor who set a new standard for television performances as Tony Soprano in HBO's The Sopranos, shared his $70 million estate between family and friends, Manhattan Surrogate's Court heard yesterday (July...

Steven Van Zandt Launching Music Education Scheme

Rocker Steven Van Zandt is launching a new education project to teach students about the origins and influence of rock music.Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band sidekick is teaming up with bosses at the Grammy Museum...

Tom Morello To Join E Street Band For Upcoming Australian Tour

Bruce Springsteen has recruited Rage Against The Machine star Tom Morello as Steven Van Zandt's stand-in on his upcoming Australian tour.Van Zandt has been forced to sit out the dates Down Under as he completes...

Steven Van Zandt Secured Film Rights For Beatles And Stones Songs For Cheap

Rocker Steven Van Zandt helped writer/director David Chase keep his new movie Not Fade Away within budget by using his superstar contacts to secure the rights to songs by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones...

The Rascals Return To The Stage

The Rascals have returned to the stage to perform their first public show in more than 40 years as part of a series of gigs organised by Steven Van Zandt.The E Street Band rocker has...

David Chase Organised Rock Boot Camp For Not Fade Away Stars

Actors Jack Huston and John Magaro were enrolled in a musical boot camp for writer-turned-director David Chase's new rock band movie - with Steven Van Zandt and one-time Beatle Andy White as their mentors.Not Fade...

Steven Van Zandt Reteams With Sopranos Boss For Garage Music Movie

Rocker/actor Steven Van Zandt has reteamed with The Sopranos creator David Chase to serve as music consultant and mentor for his first feature film.The guitarist, who played Silvio Dante in The Sopranos, was commissioned to...

Bruce Springsteen Honours Steven Van Zandt At Benefit Show

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN stepped up to present his E Street Band co-star Steven Van Zandt with a special award during a charity gig in New York City on Tuesday night (16Oct12).The Boss took to the stage...

Steven Van Zandt Asking Fans To Help Him Fund Rascals Reunion

Rocker Steven Van Zandt has launched an Internet campaign to reunite cult soul act the Rascals.The guitarist is hoping to produce and direct a trio of elaborate shows at the Capital Theatre in New York...

Bruce Springsteen's Feud Over Wealth Track

Bruce Springsteen fell out with Steven Van Zandt over the lyrics to his song Ain'T Got You after his sidekick insisted it was a mistake to brag about his wealth.The Boss sings about his diamonds...

Steven Van Zandt Trying To Balance Tour Life With Springsteen With Tv Success

Rocker Steven Van Zandt is desperately trying to rework his acting schedule so he doesn't miss any Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band concerts.The guitarist committed to a second season of his cult drama...

Who Pulled The Plug On Bruce Springsteen And Paul Mccartney?

Confusion has arisen over who pulled the plug on Bruce Springsteen 'Hard Rock Calling' performance on Saturday night. Springsteen played a three hour set that threatened to break the curfew and his final performance -...

Chris Rock Inducting Red Hot Chili Peppers Into Hall Of Fame

Chris Rock will be among the A-list presenters at the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland on April 14, 2012. The comedian has been given the enviable job of inducting...

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