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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

Sounding Board

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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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

New Kendrick Lamar Album Out Next Week, U2 Listed On Credits

Kendrick Lamar spent the past few weeks warning the world to get ready, putting his peers on notice via a thunderous new single called "HUMBLE."
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2017 - 11:38 pm

Can U2 Save Bonnaroo From Declining Attendance?

When U2 announced its 2017 tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree, the itinerary revealed that the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival had landed the Irish band’s first-ever
Dave Brooks / Billboard | April 6, 2017 - 6:23 pm

Preview U2’s “Red Hill Mining Town (2017 Mix)”

U2's The Joshua Tree is getting a collector's edition and tour in honor of its 30th anniversary. A few of the album's tracks also are…
James Rettig | March 21, 2017 - 4:24 pm

U2 Announces The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition

U2's The Joshua Tree turns 30 today -- we just ranked its tracks worst to best to commemorate its release -- and the band has…
James Rettig | March 9, 2017 - 10:03 am

The Anniversary

Pop Turns 20

It was a turning point in U2’s career. They had made an experimental album with a visionary producer, something that showed maturation, that suggested whole…
Ryan Leas | March 3, 2017 - 12:40 pm

U2 Will Release New Version Of “Red Hill Mining Town,” Rework Songs Of Experience With Steve Lillywhite

In a few months, U2 are heading out on a tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1987 classic The Joshua Tree. And in support…
Peter Helman | February 18, 2017 - 4:58 pm

U2 Postpone New Album To Better Address Trump Presidency

U2 just announced their Joshua Tree 30th anniversary tour, so they'll spend much of 2017 looking back. But what about the future? For years they've…
Chris DeVille | January 9, 2017 - 4:53 pm

U2 Announce The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour

U2 released their classic album The Joshua Tree back in March 1987, which means it's about to turn 30 years old. In celebration of that…
Peter Helman | January 9, 2017 - 8:51 am

U2 Reportedly Headlining Bonnaroo 2017

U2 are too big for festivals. The band headlined Glastonbury in 2011, but other than that, they have spent the past few decades avoiding huge…
Tom Breihan | December 26, 2016 - 10:25 am

U2 Tease Special Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Shows

U2 have shared a Christmas greeting with their fans in which Bono and the band share a little preview of what's to come in 2017:…
James Rettig | December 25, 2016 - 12:55 pm
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