Musically, 2012 wasn’t easy to pigeonhole. There were no sweeping musical trends, save the gradual ascension of electronic trailblazers such as Skrillex and Deadmau5. Or the ubiquity of the latest carefully incubated Simon Cowell boy band, One Direction. No post-Adele flurry of dazzling divas — just singles. Lots of memorable smash hits like “Gangnam Style.” Read More
Mission accomplished, Bruce.
At the outset of his "Wrecking Ball" 2012 tour stop at San Jose’s HP Pavilion Tuesday, Bruce Springsteen told the capacity crowd, "We're here to manifest the joyous power of rock 'n' roll and shoot it straight to your heart. We're here to take you to higher ground."
Three hours and 20 minutes later, the job was done.
Springsteen, 62, remains a powerhouse and phenomenon bursting with mind-blowing spirit and stamina. Read More