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Bono Shares Eulogy For David Bowie

Bono joins the likes of Trent Reznor and Mick Jagger in contributing a eulogy to Rolling Stone's upcoming David Bowie memorial issue. The U2 frontman…
James Rettig | January 27, 2016 - 11:47 am
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The Edge Says U2’s Next LP Is Coming Together Quickly, Compares It To Zooropa

Back when Songs Of Innocence came out in 2014, U2 said that it would be followed by a companion album, Songs Of Experience. It's been…
James Rettig | January 4, 2016 - 2:22 pm
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Watch Bono’s Annual Charity Busking On Christmas Eve

Since 2009, Bono has had an annual tradition of busking on Dublin's Grafton Street every Christmas Eve to raise money for homeless charities. The U2…
Peter Helman | December 26, 2015 - 10:50 am
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Watch Eagles Of Death Metal Join U2 In Paris, Pay Respects At Bataclan

Although Eagles Of Death Metal didn't join U2 onstage at Paris' AccorHotels Arena last night as rumored, they did make an appearance at tonight's U2…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 7, 2015 - 5:56 pm
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U2 Pay Tribute To Terror Victims In Paris

U2 were supposed to play two shows at AccorHotels Arena in Paris last month, but they both ended up getting postponed in the wake of…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2015 - 7:38 pm
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Bono Rescues Miley At ONE/(RED) Concert, Raffles Off Bike Ride-Along In Central Park

Last night, in honor of World AIDS Day and the 10th anniversaries of charitable organizations ONE and (RED), both co-founded by Bono, the U2 frontman…
Peter Helman | December 2, 2015 - 8:35 am

U2 Discuss Playing In The Face Of Tragedy, Visit Site Of Terror Attack In Paris

U2 were scheduled to perform two shows at Paris's Bercy Arena on Saturday and Sunday, and they were rehearsing at the venue when terrorists attacked
Peter Helman | November 14, 2015 - 3:14 pm
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U2 Cancel Paris Concert, HBO Special In Wake Of Terrorist Attacks

UPDATE: U2's shows at Bercy Arena have been rescheduled for Sunday, 12/6 and Monday, 12/7. The 12/7 event will be recorded and broadcast in America…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2015 - 10:20 pm
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Bono Says U2’s Songs Of Experience Will Be Out Next Year

Perhaps it seems like U2's Songs Of Innocence only just popped up in your iTunes library unbidden, but in fact, that was over a year…
Caitlin White | September 18, 2015 - 1:25 pm
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Watch U2 Play “Lucifer’s Hands” Live For The First Time, “One” Dedicated To Arcade Fire

During their second show at Montreal's Bell Centre last night, U2 played "Lucifer's Hands," one of the new songs included as bonus tracks on the…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2015 - 10:40 am

Bono Impersonator Gets To Sing Onstage With U2

UPDATE: An attendee tells us the iPhone was part of the show. Fake Bono was directed by Bono to hold the phone, and it was…
James Rettig | May 27, 2015 - 6:55 pm
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Watch The Edge Explain His Fall Offstage On CBS Sunday Morning

U2 gave CBS Sunday Morning a look behind-the-scenes at their Innocence + Experience Tour, taking them under the stage to show off their impressively vast…
James Rettig | May 24, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Watch The Edge Fall Off The Edge Of The Stage At U2’s Innocence & Experience Tour Opener

U2 kicked off their Innocence + Experience world tour in Vancouver last night, and from the looks of this video, James Murphy isn't the only…
Caitlin White | May 15, 2015 - 10:25 am
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Bono Recreated His Bike Accident With Jimmy Fallon For Tonight Show Sketch

Bono suffered a serious hand injury in a Central Park bike crash last year, one that he's still struggling with as U2 prepare to launch…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2015 - 11:43 am
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Bono Grappling With Hand Injuries, Working With Lamb’s Andy Barlow, Dying Hair Blonde

U2 are currently getting ready for their upcoming Innocence And Experience tour, and The New York Times caught up with them during their month-long rehearsals…
James Rettig | April 30, 2015 - 9:57 am
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Bono Reviews His Year A To Z, Shares X-Ray Of His Titanium Elbow

Bono has had a roller coaster ride of a year between the (however troubled) release of Songs Of Innocence and the bicycle injury that left…
James Rettig | January 2, 2015 - 8:54 am
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The Edge Details Bono’s Bike Injuries, Doesn’t Want More U2 Minus 1

Later this month, U2 were scheduled to play L.A. radio station KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas show, and it would've been a rare thing to see…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2014 - 3:01 pm
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Bono’s Bike Injury Is Severe, Will Require Intensive Therapy

Bono was injured while riding his bike in Central Park over the weekend, and his injuries seem to be pretty severe. Rolling Stone reports that…
James Rettig | November 19, 2014 - 8:54 am
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Watch Jimmy Fallon Impersonate Bono, Play “Desire” With The Roots In U2’s Absence

Last Sunday, U2 announced that they would be unable to able to play a weeklong residency on The Tonight Show after Bono suffered a cycling…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 18, 2014 - 11:05 am
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Bono’s In Surgery Following Cycling Accident, U2’s Tonight Show Residency Canceled

U2 were scheduled to begin a weeklong residency on The Tonight Show this Monday 11/17, but that's been scrapped due to a bicycle accident Bono…
Chris DeVille | November 16, 2014 - 10:01 pm
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