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Premature Evaluation: Kendrick Lamar DAMN.

What a marvelous, unprecedented all-time flex: Kendrick Lamar got Bono on a song and barely used him. He completely defused the phrase "featuring U2." Earlier…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2017 - 2:29 pm

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Rattle & Humble: Will Kendrick Lamar & U2’s “XXX” Be The Most Self-Righteous Song Of All Time?

Imagine the hubris. We can argue all day about the relative merits of U2's last 20 or so years of recorded music, but U2 remain…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2017 - 3:31 pm

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U2’s The Joshua Tree Is 30: We Ranked Its Tracks Worst To Best

The Joshua Tree was the first time that U2 had truly looked outward, across the world. The four men -- always the four of them,…
Ryan Leas | March 9, 2017 - 9:23 am

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Watch Father John Misty Cover A Bit Of U2’s “Beautiful Day” If You Want

Today, infinite content creator Father John Misty posted a short video on Twitter of him and his band covering a bit of U2's "Beautiful Day"
James Rettig | June 20, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Bonnaroo’s Attendance Bounced Back From Last Year’s Record Low

After a big attendance drop in 2016, last weekend's (June 8-11) Bonnaroo has made up for lost ground with more than 65,000 fans each day…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | June 12, 2017 - 6:58 pm

Beck Will Open For U2 On Joshua Tree Shows This Fall

U2 have been busy touring in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their 1987 classic The Joshua Tree, and they've just announced that another big…
Peter Helman | June 11, 2017 - 12:46 pm

Bono-roo: U2 Make Their First US Festival Headline Appearance

U2 turned their first headlining appearance at a US music festival into Bono-roo.
Kristin M. Hall / Associated Press | June 10, 2017 - 12:09 pm

Hear A New Ep Of U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

Podcasts about music tend to be pretty uneven and largely inessential. That's primarily because licensing fees make it prohibitively expensive to include actual music in…
Michael Nelson | June 6, 2017 - 11:17 am

Watch U2 Take Over Jimmy Kimmel Live & Play Two Songs

Right now, U2 have taken their classic album The Joshua Tree out on tour, celebrating its 30th anniversary by playing it in full every night.
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 9:19 am

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” In Tribute To Chris Cornell

Ryan Adams honored Chris Cornell by covering Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" during his concert in Auckland, New Zealand last night. Similarly, Metallica's Robert Trujillo incorporated…
Peter Helman | May 21, 2017 - 5:21 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder And Mumford & Sons Join U2 In Seattle

Last night, U2 made the second stop of their Joshua Tree 30th anniversary tour in Seattle and they brought out some special guests to help…
James Rettig | May 15, 2017 - 10:10 am

Watch U2 Play “Red Hill Mining Town” For The First Time Ever At Joshua Tree Tour Opener

U2 just released a new mix of The Joshua Tree track "Red Hill Mining Town" for the album's 30th anniversary, and they played the song…
Peter Helman | May 13, 2017 - 10:31 am

HAIM Were Invited To Work With U2, Rejected By Amy Schumer Movie Soundtrack

HAIM are releasing a new song, "Want You Back," later today -- the first "official" single from their album after the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed studio…
James Rettig | May 3, 2017 - 10:16 am

Thanks To Kendrick, U2 Become The 4th Act With A Top 40 Hit In Each Of The Last 4 Decades

U2 debuts at No. 33 as featured on Kendrick Lamar's "XXX." Kendrick Lamar commands multiple Billboard charts this week, and his domination helps…
Gary Trust / Billboard | April 27, 2017 - 4:03 pm

U2 – “Red Hill Mining Town (2017 Mix)”

U2 are releasing a new version of The Joshua Tree track "Red Hill Mining Town" as part of the album's big 30th anniversary extravaganza. The…
Peter Helman | April 16, 2017 - 8:04 pm

Comment Party: Kendrick Lamar DAMN.

Sit down, be humble, and get y'all shit together -- for real this time -- because damn, DAMN. is here. Following the declaration of war
Peter Helman | April 13, 2017 - 7:13 pm
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