Bruce Springsteen Live Downloads Review: February 26th, 2014 – Brisbane, AUS – Brisbane Entertainment Center

Twenty-one nights later, Springsteen and the E Street Band made their final stop in Australia on their 2014 tour: Brisbane. Usually, these finales mean that Springsteen and the E Street Band (or whichever band he's performing with) will be playing looser shows, with a range of surprises being brought out to result in wild, eventful … Continue reading Bruce Springsteen Live Downloads Review: February 26th, 2014 – Brisbane, AUS – Brisbane Entertainment Center

Retro E Street Review: June 28th, 2003 – Milan, IT – San Siro

In my previous E Street Review I talked about the only High Hopes Tour show that was never released. Before getting back to Springsteen's 2014 tour in the coming weeks, I wanted to write about a concert from another tour that's notable for its unreleased shows.While it remains a Bruce Inc. decision to leave February … Continue reading Retro E Street Review: June 28th, 2003 – Milan, IT – San Siro

Bruce Springsteen Live Downloads Review: February 19th, 2014 – Sydney, AUS – Allphones Arena

After multiple night stands and over six hours to make an impact in the five cities they've visited, on February 19th, 2014, Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band were given their toughest tour task yet: Do it in just one night. Yes, Sydney is the first of two instances on this Australian leg where … Continue reading Bruce Springsteen Live Downloads Review: February 19th, 2014 – Sydney, AUS – Allphones Arena

New from the Springsteen archive: November 24th, 1975 – London, UK – Hammersmith Odeon

December is always an exciting month in the Springsteen Archive Series, and thankfully, this year isn't any different. The First Friday schedule continues its revival, and the sixty-first unique concert released in the project is taking us on a long anticipated trip back to 1975. It was December 2018 when we last visited this year … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: November 24th, 1975 – London, UK – Hammersmith Odeon

New from the Springsteen archive: September 19th, 1978 – Passaic, NJ – Capitol Theatre

It's known by diehards as Springsteen's Pièce De Résistance. It's his most renowned bootleg, the show that immediately came to people's minds when the Archive Series was announced. If you wanted to understand why fans talk wistfully of '78 and the Darkness Tour, this is why. Broadcasted on ten radio stations across the United States, such as WNEW-FM … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: September 19th, 1978 – Passaic, NJ – Capitol Theatre

Previously from the Springsteen archive: July 3rd, 1988 – Stockholm, SE – Stockholms Stadion

After reviewing the final show of the Reunion Tour, I now feel inclined to talk a bit more about my other 10/10 Archive Series release, another of my favourites and most played: The famed Stockholm radio broadcast, complete with the additional two hours presented in the same quality as that of the opening set fans … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: July 3rd, 1988 – Stockholm, SE – Stockholms Stadion

Previously from the Springsteen archive: July 1st, 2000 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

I've been listening to this show and fragments of it for years now, but the final night of the Reunion Tour continues to retain a freshness that flows constantly over the course of three and a half hours. A triumph of Springsteen and The E Street Band's rebirth, the last of ten nights inside Madison Square … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: July 1st, 2000 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

Previously from the Springsteen archive: September 20th, 1978 – Passaic, NJ – Capitol Theatre

As of this moment, September 20th, 1978 is the quintessential live release from Springsteen's career. Taken from the height of his greatest tour with the perfect audio quality to highlight it - this upgrade in audio was much-needed to sell just how great the Darkness tour was to fans who didn't live it after the less … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: September 20th, 1978 – Passaic, NJ – Capitol Theatre

E Street Review: Netflix’s Springsteen on Broadway (2018)

Hours after Bruce Springsteen brought to an end his two hundred and thirty-six show Broadway run and his "first ever day job", Netflix's Springsteen on Broadway gives fans who experienced the show personally a chance to relive, and those who were unable to attend an opportunity to understand the reasoning behind this being touted as one of … Continue reading E Street Review: Netflix’s Springsteen on Broadway (2018)

New from the Springsteen archive: June 5th, 1981 – London, UK – Wembley Arena

The latest release from the Springsteen Archive Series takes us into an era and tour I’ve been looking forward to for a long time: The River Tour 1980-81. This is first full original River tour show released since March 2015 and the first official live recording from 1981, and it’s something special. This show from … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: June 5th, 1981 – London, UK – Wembley Arena