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Bruce Springsteen Announces U.S. 'Wrecking Ball' Tour Dates With E Street Band

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Launching in Atlanta on March 18, the band will do a total of 19 American shows before moving on to Europe.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will launch the first U.S. leg of the 2012 "Wrecking Ball" World Tour on March 18 in Atlanta, the singer announced today. Springsteen's 17th studio album, "Wrecking Ball," will be released on Columbia Records on March 6.

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"We Take Care Of Our Own," the album's first single, can be streamed at the singer's official website; the album is also available for pre-order.

The official press release lists the E Street Band's members as follows, notably excluding a horn player. Longtime saxophonist Clarence Clemons passed away last year. Roy Bittan - piano, synthesizer; Nils Lofgren - guitar, vocals; Patti Scialfa - guitar, vocals; Garry Tallent - bass guitar; Stevie Van Zandt - guitar, vocals; and Max Weinberg - drums; with Soozie Tyrell - violin, guitar, vocals and Charlie Giordano - keyboards.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band 2012 Tour Dates:

U.S. Tour Dates

March 18 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena (on sale Feb 4)

March 19 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum (on sale Feb 3)

March 23 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum (on sale Jan 28)

March 26 - Boston, MA - TD Garden (on sale Jan 28)

March 28 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)

March 29 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 1 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 3 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)

April 4 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center (on sale Jan 27)

April 6 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)

April 9 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden (on sale Jan 27)

April 12 - Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills (on sale Jan 28)

April 13 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 16 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center (on sale Jan 28)

April 17 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena (on sale Jan 28)

April 24 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion (on sale Feb 3)

April 26 - Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (on sale Feb 3)

April 29 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (on sale now)

May 2 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center (on sale Jan 27)

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European Tour Dates

May 13 - Seville, Spain - Estadio Olimpico (on sale now)

May 17 - Barcelona, Spain - Estadio Olimpico Lluis (on sale now)

May 18 - Barcelona, Spain - Estadio Olimpico Lluis (on sale now)

May 25 - Frankfurt, Germany - Commerzbank Arena (on sale now)

May 27 - Cologne, Germany - RheinEnergieStadion (on sale now)

May 28 - Landgraaf, Netherlands - Pinkpop (on sale Mar 3)

May 30 - Berlin, Germany - Olympia Stadion (on sale now)

June 2 - San Sebastian, Spain - Estadio Anoeta (on sale now)

June 3 - Lisbon, Portugal - Rock in Lisbon (on sale now)

June 7 - Milan, Italy - Stadio Meaza (on sale now)

June 10 - Florence, Italy - Stadio Francesco (on sale now)

June 11 - Trieste, Italy - Stadio Trieste (on sale now)

June 17 - Madrid, Spain - Estadio Santago Bernabu (on sale now)

June 19 - Montpellier, France - Park & Suites Arena (on sale now)

June 21 - Sunderland, UK - Stadium of Light (on sale now)

June 22 - Manchester, UK - Etihad Stadium (on sale now)

June 24 - Isle of Wight, UK - Isle of Wight Festival (on sale now)

July 4 - Paris, France - Bercy (on sale now)

July 5 - Paris, France - Bercy (on sale now)

July 7 - Roskilde, Denmark - Roskilde Festival (on sale now)

July 9 - Zurich, Switzerland - Stadium Letzigrund (on sale now)

July 11 - Prague, Czech Republic - Synot Tip Arena (on sale now)

July 12 - Vienna, Austria - Ernst Happel Stadium (on sale now)

July 14 - London, UK - Hard Rock Calling (on sale now)

July 17 - Dublin, Ireland - RDS (on sale now)

July 18 - Dublin, Ireland - RDS (on sale now)

July 21 - Oslo, Norway - Valle Hoven (on sale now)

July 23 - Bergen, Norway - Koengen (on sale now)

July 24 - Bergen, Norway - Koengen (on sale now)

July 27 - Gothenberg, Sweden - Ullevi (on sale now)

July 28 - Gothenberg, Sweden - Ullevi (on sale now)

July 31 - Helsinki, Finland - Olympic Stadium (on sale Jan 25)