Biography

Steel Mill was an early Bruce Springsteen band. Other members of the band included three future members of the E Street Band - Vini Lopez, Danny Federici and Steve Van Zandt. As well as playing on the Jersey Shore, Steel Mill also played regularly in Richmond, Virginia and played gigs in California and a festival in Nashville, Tennessee. They opened for acts such as Chicago, Boz Scaggs, Grand Funk Railroad, Roy Orbison, Ike & Tina Turner and Black Sabbath. Since 2004 Vini Lopez has led Steel Mill Retro which has performed and recorded original Springsteen songs from the Steel Mill era.

History Early bands

Three of the band's founding members, Bruce Springsteen, Vini Lopez and Vinnie Roslin met for the first time on April 22, 1966 at a battle of the bands competition at the Matawan-Keyport Roller Drome in Matawan, New Jersey. Roslin was one of the judges… Read all

Steel Mill

Area New Jersey
Activity period From: 1969
To: Apr 1971
Members Bruce Springsteen (from 1969 to Apr 1971)
Profiles and other sources
Wikipedia (EN) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steel_Mill
Wikipedia (IT) http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steel Mill