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U2 pulled a combination BeyoncĂ©/Jay Z just a few hours ago by dropping a surprise album complete with a big-budget endorsement deal. (They were paid for the albums that were creepily forced onto…   Read Story »
U2 were supposed to make a big return this year with a new Danger Mouse-produced album. They released the new single "Invisible," they shot a Super Bowl commercial, they made a music video, and they…   Read Story »
Next week, Abrams Books will release Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein's Mad World: An Oral History Of New Wave Artists And Songs That Defined The 1980s. The book features interviews with 35…   Read Story »
Bono and Glen Hansard surprised shoppers on Grafton St in Dublin tonight, singing Christmas songs to raise money for homelessness. This is the fifth year in a row Bono has busked for charity on…   Read Story »
For the entire time he's been famous, U2 frontman Bono has been vocal in his support of the South African revolutionary turned president Nelson Mandela, and he worked closely with Mandela on various…   Read Story »
Cold Monday mornings aren't easy for any of us, and sometimes you need to treat yourself to the spectacle of Bono singing a drunk-wedding-singer rendition of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Fortunately,…   Read Story »
Last night, Arcade Fire were on Saturday Night Live's Tina Fey-hosted season premiere, where they played "Reflektor" and "Afterlife" and appeared in a sketch. Following the show, NBC aired a 30…   Read Story »
Bono owns 2.3% of Facebook's shares (because of course he does) through a $90 million dollar purchase made by his investment group, Elevation Partners, in 2009. Now, with Facebook going public and…   Read Story »
Most NYC show-goers have dipped into the Living Room at some point or another: maybe to see a favorite touring singer-songwriter, or a big rock star try a stripped down and intimate set, or to see a…   Read Story »
This weekend, the William J. Clinton Foundation hosted an anniversary celebration at L.A.'s Hollywood Bowl that Slick Willie himself made a playlist for. The show was capped by a 40-minute…   Read Story »