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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 collection of guitars, and above to look at the massive LED screen that takes over the middle of the arena crowd. They also sit down for an interview, where The… More »

By: 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 one who’s losing his edge. U2’s longtime guitarist David Howell Evans — known to most everyone as The Edge — missed, uh, the edge of the stage last night. You… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 15, 2015 - 10:25 am

Watch Patti Smith, The Edge, Flea, & Perry Farrell On Mario Batali’s New Web Series Feedback Kitchen

Mario Batali’s new web series Feedback Kitchen puts a bunch of rock stars in the kitchen with the celebrity chef to explore “the overlapping creative processes and influences of chefs and musicians.” All five episodes of the series premiered on DailyMotion today, and the featured guests include Patti Smith, The Edge, Flea, Perry Farrell, and… More »

By: James Rettig / January 26, 2015 - 9:35 am

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 the band share a stage with a ton of other bands. It won’t happen now because of Bono’s recent bicycling injury. And during a call to KROQ’s morning show today,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 3, 2014 - 3:01 pm

U2’s Concert Reviews: Bono Loves Future Islands, The Edge Thinks Neutral Milk Hotel Aren’t That Great

It’s become so easy, of late, to think of U2 in international-corporation terms that it’s weirdly surprising to imagine them as human beings who listen to music sometimes. But in a new Rolling Stone story, both Bono and the Edge have a few words on younger bands. Bono, for instance, is all the way into… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 31, 2014 - 11:23 am

Watch Bono & The Edge Play “Every Breaking Wave” On Italian TV

Although they’ve already been busy inserting themselves into your iTunes library and making sure that their Grammy prospects look okay, U2 officially release their new album, Songs Of Innocence, in physical form this week. For their first TV promotional appearance to support the release, Bono and the Edge stopped by Italian talk show Che TempoMore »

By: Peter Helman / October 13, 2014 - 11:18 am

Watch Bono & The Edge Cover “Get Lucky”

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, we’ve got your hookup this morning. On Saturday, the charity (RED) raised a shit-ton of money for African relief efforts by holding an auctio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 25, 2013 - 8:52 am

The 13 Best Jack White Collaborations

On the heels of Jack White’s new album announcement as well as the unveiling of Blunderbuss’s first single “Love Interruption,” we thought it was time to revisit the hits — not the literal ones, unfortunately — of White’s wide-reaching, strange and prolific career so far. So, here’s 13 of Jack White’s most memorable collaborations. Sorry… More »

By: Stereogum / February 2, 2012 - 2:45 pm

Watch Bono & The Edge Play William J Clinton Foundation 10 Year Anniversary

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 performance by U2’s Bono and The Edge after short performances from the likes of Usher and Lady Gaga. Watch the entire set, which features a… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 17, 2011 - 11:16 am

Bono & Edge Play Spider-Man Song On Idol

Scotty McCreery won at the end of last night’s American Idol finale. Before they announced the winners, the drawn-out show show featured performances from Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Bono and The Edge, who played “Rise Above” with Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark star Reeve Carney. Carney and Bono traded vocals while a stuntman did fli… More »

By: jessica / May 26, 2011 - 10:04 am

Hear U2’s Spider-Man Song “Boy Falls From The Sky”

Tickets for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the Spidey Broadway musical, go on sale tomorrow. To celebrate and promote the opening of the $50 million production, the musical’s star Reeve Carney performed the U2-penned song “Boy Falls From The Sky” on Good Morning America. Bono and The Edge, who wrote all the words and music… More »

By: jessica / September 10, 2010 - 4:49 pm

U2 – “Every Breaking Wave” Live

Saturday night in Helsinki Bono and The Edge unveiled this new one, either intentionally or temporarily a duet between those2 and The Edge’s signature ricochet delay guitar work. There are harmonies, “self-made enemies,” self-doubt, drama, and plenty of watery metaphors. It’s U2 songwriting science. More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 24, 2010 - 10:02 am

Hope For Haiti Now, Buy “Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)”

A misleading post title, because of course we are all hoping for Haiti, and have been, day and night since a catastrophic earthquake decimated an already destitute society. We know our place in the order of things — you should be going to your legit news site of choice regularly these days; Stereogum’s here for… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 22, 2010 - 4:51 pm

Elvis Costello, U2 Mash “Pump It Up” With “Get On Your Boots”

Here’s Bono, taking the steam out of all the “Pump It Up” jokes everyone was making on first hearing about U2’s overstuffed bag of sexy boots. This comes from last Wednesday’s Season 2 premiere of Costello’s excellent Spectacle With… show. As per custom, host Elvis runs an engaging Q&A segment with the band and couche… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 15, 2009 - 9:42 am

U2 Writing Spider-Man Musical

Bono and the Edge are composing music and lyrics for Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, opening on Broadway 2/18/10. This is a smart fall-back for U2 plan since the whole writing rock songs thing isn’t working out. According to Hollywood Reporter (via P4K) Evan Rachel Wood will play Mary Jane. We’ll reserve judgment as long… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 25, 2009 - 1:52 pm

New Elbow – “Running To Stand Still” (U2 Cover)

War Child’s latest covers compilation is shaping up to be the second best charity album of the year. Which is not that impressive since it’s only January, but Heroes is still something to be excited about. Over the last few weeks we’ve highlighted contributions from Lily Allen, TV On The Radio, and Hot Chip. Now… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / January 30, 2009 - 3:21 pm