Despite the infighting among the founding members of the band as of late, KISS have announced a massive 40th Anniversary tour along with Def Leppard, including a stop at the Target Center in August. Ahead of their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, there have been repor ... More >>
Lady GagaXcel Energy Center, St. PaulWednesday, February 6, 2013Even before she was famous, Lady Gaga's career was a pop commentary on being famous. Now that The Fame is more a given than just an album title, the effect of the stardom she created has taken its toll, though not necessarily to the det ... More >>
Eleganza! is one of the best new rock 'n' roll bands in Minneapolis, if not the best. It was born by necessity mere months ago from the ashes of bands past and an urgency from extraordinary frontman Brian Vanderwerf, who you may know as guitarist/vocalist for the Midnight Evils, the celebrated Choog ... More >>
The Gimme Noise crew attended a lot of concerts, festivals, events, gatherings, and what have you this past year. As is the case with every year in live music in the Twin Cities, the cacophonous noises etched history into the walls of our storied venues and into our minds. There were a lot of firsts ... More >>
From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street BandXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSunday, November 11, 2012If there are two Americas -- or realistically, a lot more -- it's safe to say that a good portion of them were represented for Bruce Springsteen's show Sunday in St. Paul. The show was the Boss' return to ful ... More >>
The moment has finally arrived. Joining the ranks of Dale, Wabasha, and Selby, there's a new intersection in St. Paul at the corner of the American dream and gritty work ethic. It's our own little Tenth Avenue -- well, actually West 7th Street -- freezeout. Yes, Bruce Springsteen's "Springsteen Rd." ... More >>
And they're not even calling it Thunder Road. After a weekend toiling away for the causes of Hurricane Sandy and Barack Obama and finally reaching a detente with New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Bruce Springsteen is touching down for a weekend here in the Twin Cities.In conjunction with performan ... More >>
By Craig HlavatyBruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce."The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If y ... More >>
Clarence Clemons, the spirited saxophonist who has held down a prominent spot in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band since the early '70s, has suffered a stroke. The AP is reporting that someone close to Clemons confirmed the stroke but currently does not have any additional information about Clemo ... More >>
In Rick Mason's epic interview with longtime music legend Al Kooper (who is being honored at the Dakota this Sunday), Kooper dropped an interesting little tidbit about the future of Conan O'Brien's longtime house band. The band has historically been led by drummer and E Street Band member Max Wei ... More >>
A tweet-by-tweet replay of Monday night's performance by the Boss.
The Hood Internet mashes Solid Gold, Patrick Wolf to play the Fine Line & Dylan wants to play with McCartney.
Exchange: Springsteen in St. Paul Jimmy Gaines and Steve Perry on the Devils & Dust solo acoustic show Where: Xcel Energy Center, St. PaulWhen: Tuesday, May 10 Setlist: My Beautiful Reward Reason to Believe Devils and Dust Empty Sky Youngstown If I Should Fall Behind Long Time Comin' Silver Palom ... More >>
Exchange: Perry and Scholtes on Bruce Springsteen Devils & Dust listening party Steve Perry: First I'll say that I don't trust my impressions of anything I've heard once, particularly since we only heard half the record. (And for the record, the half of the closely guarded Springsteen launch codes ... More >>
The first Tuesday in October, the first Tuesday in November
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Two cities, twelve months, a million reasons to rock!
Attaxploitation: Pop stars respond to 9/11
Caucasian rockers addicted to black blues. So-called siblings with an intimate past. Meet the myth of Detroit's White Stripes
When Trip Shakespeare broke up, Matt Wilson marched off to war against his muse. Five years later, this exacting songwriter returns from the front with his first solo album.
Bruce Springsteen finds new stories to tell.