Steven Van Zandt
Last night (October 17) at Cipriani’s on Wall Street in New York City, a handful of legendary artists– Little Steven Van Zandt, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Elvis Costello and Bill Medley of the […]
On Wednesday (June 19) the world was shocked by the news of actor James Gandolfini’s passing at 51 from a heart attack. David Chase, creator of HBO’s The Sopranos – which starred Gandolfini in his defining role […]
Last week, Radio.com spoke with Bruce Springsteen sidekick and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt about his Rock And Roll Forever Foundation.
Steven Van Zandt has rocked many a stage as a member of Bruce Springsteen’s mighty E Street Band, and now he’s about to hit the classroom.
For a limited time in April, The Rascals will reunite to perform at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Broadway, the New York Times reports.
The soundtrack to David Chase’s Not Fade Away features the fictional band portrayed in the film, The Twylight Zones, covering some early rock classics including Bo Diddley’s “Bo Diddley,” Bob Dylan’s “Subterranean Homesick Blues” and the standard […]
In theaters now is Not Fade Away, David Chase’s first post-Sopranos project. And just as Chase was meticulous on every point on his groundbreaking HBO series – from plot to locations to music – he […]
The David Chase/Steven Van Zandt relationship was a pretty simpatico one through all six seasons of ‘The Sopranos.’ Until the last scene of the final episode; Van Zandt and Chase famously disagreed on the choice to end the series with Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’.”
“If you picture those days [ the '60s], most white artists just stood there and played. Elvis Presley was an exception, Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones were an exception. But most white artists stood there and performed and that was fine. Most of the black artists, they were real performers, very exciting, and The Rascals performed like a black band. They were the first ‘blue-eyed soul’ band, which was very influential to us.”
“Yeah, we got the old band back together,” Van Zandt tells us. “Me and David Chase and James Gandolfini.”