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Posted 11 Mar 2014 @ 2:24pm
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For all of the (deserved) adulation directed toward Bruce Springsteen in the wake of his recent phenomenal live shows, there was a time not that long ago when Bruce’s stock was in decline. Having inexplicably sacked the E Street Band, Bruce released some albums that were quickly relegated to the bargain bin. A lesser artist must have bunkered down in the basement of resentment and frustration...

Posted 20 Feb 2014 @ 8:56am
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The Boss' return to Australian shores for the second time in less than a year was still as anticipated as the first. The touring machine that is Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band lived up to every ticketholders' expectations and then some, playing a lengthy three hour set making sure we all left without want for much more. Making an effort to keep their setlist fresh, this time around...

Posted 6 Feb 2014 @ 3:13pm
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Bruce Springsteen opened his sold-out Australian tour with the first of three shows at the Perth Arena last night, less than a year after his 2013 Wrecking Ball tour of the East Coast.

 

In that time the evergreen New Jersey rocker’s popularity has skyrocketed once again not only in Australia but globally, with the loveletter documentary, Springsteen & I, and a revealing...

Posted 24 Oct 2013 @ 5:10pm
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Tell us a bit about the gig: We play absolutely nothing but Bruce Springsteen’s songs from all era’s of his enormous career. From the early epics to the radio hits, through to the songs of his last album. It’s a big seven-piece band onstage giving it all they've got to recreate that big ‘E-Street Band’ sound.

 

Why Springsteen? His music speaks to everyone. And well, our lead...

Posted 16 Aug 2013 @ 8:03am
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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have announced they are returning to Australia in 2014 for their most extensive tour of our shores to date.

 

After a whirlwind tour in March this year, which was awarded the 2013 Helpmann Award for Best International Contemporary Concert, he's confirmed a swift return for next February.

 

Bruce Springsteen’s 17 studio albums...

Posted 27 Mar 2013 @ 3:15pm
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Yee-haw to the gospel chorus, clapping rhythm and miserable, miserable lyrics of this Wrecking Ball single. This song is fucking awesome AND I’M GOING TO SEE HIM PLAY IT LIVE ON SUNDAY. I’m so excited I could pee.

Posted 6 Mar 2013 @ 10:07am
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The country is getting eager for the imminent arrival of Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band, the latter of which is now credited with around 20 musicians of the highest calibre, capable of pumping out the giant shows that The Boss had led for over 40 years. “I think over the last years he’s really grown his band,” says Mitch Dean, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist for Springsteen...

Posted 6 Dec 2012 @ 12:57am
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This is it folks, perhaps the biggest tour announcement of the year. The Boss himself has announced his long-awaited return to Australian shores.

 

The ultimate god of stadium rock, Bruce has been stunning audiences the world over for nearly four decades. From Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J. up to this year's release Wrecking Ball, Bruce possesses one of the richest canons in...

Posted 1 May 2012 @ 11:49am
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Bruce Springsteen refuses to quit. Throughout his career, he’s painted the landscape of the “behind the scenes” America, that of the blue-collar factory workers, the catalyst that lets the dudes in the skyscrapers keep rolling in benjamins. Or that of the country drowning in debt, hiding to the rest of the world behind silver screens everywhere. As The...

Posted 11 Apr 2012 @ 10:06am
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Between appearances at some of Australia’s most reputable festivals, it was a big summer for The Medics. Though they originated from the far north of Queensland, the band has slowly established themselves as mainstays in the Brisbane scene. And after a summer spent gigging at Big Day Out, Laneway and Festival of the Sun, the band is ready to use the experiences they had over the...

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