For all anyone knows the Devils & Dust Tour is officially over. Bruce ended the tour in Trenton two nights ago by bringing his whole family on stage for a rousing "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town". The tour started in April and consisted of 74 shows covering North America and Europe. What happens next is anyone's guess, but rumors are swirling about Holiday shows in mid-December. ... Read more
An attempt by New Jersey's two senators to honor Bruce Springsteen failed when the Republicans voted against the resolution. Honoring men and women who have contributed to the American society in a positive way is quite common in the US Senate and usually the resolutions pass with no obstacles. But Republicans probably hadn't forgotten Bruce's support to Kerry in the last presidential election and ... Read more
The Born to Run 30th Anniversary Edition box set has been released in North America and most of Europe to lots of acclaim from press and fans alike. If you thought you could do without this release, you are wrong. This is a completely unique look at a crucial moment of Bruce's career. The remastered album is just the icing on the cake. In Australia fans are not quite as enthusiastic. The set has b ... Read more
If you're interested in a brand new interview with Bruce in connection with the release of the new Born to Run box set, NPR can deliver. Terry Gross asks the questions, and Bruce provides his usual thoughtful answers. Listen to it here. ... Read more
In a an article in Philadelphia Daily News online, columnist Will Bunch argues that Bruce Springsteen should be New Jersey's next senator after the old one, Jon Corzine, was just elected governor. This is far from the first time Bruce's name has been mentioned in connection with a political seat. In 1992 there were rumors he would run for governor and in 2002 a petition was started to have him run ... Read more
The DVD contents of the Born to Run 30th Anniversary edition can be seen in select movie theaters in the US the day before the official release. Tickets can be purchased now from www.bigscreenconcerts.com now. Don't miss this opportunity to see this historic footage on the big screen and hopefully a big sound system. This will be th ... Read more
Rome in Italy will get its own version of the famous Light of Day benefit show. The fund-raising event that supports the Parkinson's Disease Foundation has been a tradition for several years in New Jersey with Bruce making appearances every year. Now the success will move to Europe with a big event on November 23 at the Big Mama Club in Rome. Don't expect Bruce to show up for this, but there will ... Read more
From brucespringsteen.net: Due to Hurricane Wilma, the City of Sunrise will not allow the Bruce Springsteen concert to happen this Thursday November 3rd due to concerns for public safety. The hurricane has caused widespread power outages including traffic lights therefore making travel nearly impossible. The show has been postponed and moved to the Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena in ... Read more
Bruce Springsteen and Landau Management have donated 2 tickets to the November 3rd concert at the St. Pete Times Forum and all proceeds from the on the radio auction will go to the America's Second Harvest Tampa Bay. You can view the details of the concert auction via the food bank's website. Check out the DETAILS section at the bottom of the foo ... Read more
From brucespringsteen.net: Due to Hurricane Wilma, the City of Sunrise will not allow the Bruce Springsteen concert to happen this Thursday November 3rd due to concerns for public safety. The hurricane has caused widespread power outages including traffic lights therefore making travel nearly impossible. The City of Sunrise has assured us that the proper precautions are going to b ... Read more
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Viv Powers commenting on this: I think this reviewer doesn't grasp the basics of what's involved in remastering. During the process of remastering the engineer does NOT have access to the individual tracks but only the final stereo mix. The remastering process involves the application of limiters, compressors and effects such as reverb and delay. This is applied to the whole mix. Anyone with a half decent graphic equaliser can achieve the same results. I also take great exception to the reviewer's belief that true Springsteen fans leave the original albums on the shelf and only play "live bootlegs". I play his albums every day!!!
James Geoghegan commenting on this: Makes the hairs stand up on my arms
David R. commenting on this: I'm still confused between this announcement and the Mastered for iTunes release of some of these same albums. Are the overlapping albums identical? Or, are they further remastered?