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U2 are the kind of band that doesn’t so much release albums as release events. In the context of their career, that means various things at various times. There’s their sheer popularity, the result of which is that a U2 album can’t really be minor even if the band tried to make it so: It… More »

If anything big came out on Thursday evening, you’ll note that it’s not on this list. I wrote this yesterday afternoon, as I am now on a plane to Chicago for the Pitchfork Music Festival. If you see me there, say hi; I’ll be the tall guy. Even without any late-breaking additions, this was a… More »

Another Record Store Day has come and gone, and now we get to sit back and watch the lucky few who managed to snag exclusive releases turn them around on eBay for much more than they originally paid. We looked at auctions that had at least one bid — meaning that they will more tha… More »

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Tonight’s U2 Concert Evacuated Amid Security Threat

U2’s concert in Stockholm, Sweden tonight was evacuated and cancelled due to a security threat, NME reports. Although initial reports mentioned unconfirmed rumors of a…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 7:59 pm

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

U2 – “Song For Someone” Video (Version 2)

The video for U2's "Song For Someone" off their new album Songs Of Innocence was widely publicized: It was teased, billed as a short film,…
Caitlin White | August 27, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Hear U2 On Scott Aukerman & Adam Scott’s U Talkin’ U2 To Me Podcast

It seemed inevitable that Scott Aukerman and Adam Scott's ostensibly U2-themed podcast U Talkin' U2 To Me would eventually have the band itself on a…
James Rettig | August 6, 2015 - 10:13 am

Watch U2 Perform With Bruce Springsteen In NYC

U2 finished up an eight-night stand at Madison Square Garden last night. It had already been a pretty action-packed run -- the band trotted out
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 1:04 pm

NYC U2 Fans Boo Woman Who Helped Bono After His Bike Crash

Last night, U2 played the seventh night of an eight-night stand at Madison Square Garden. (Our own young classic rocker Ryan Leas reviewed one of
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2015 - 8:54 am

Watch U2 Play “Two Hearts Beat As One” For The First Time In 26 Years

The North American leg of U2's Innocence + Experience tour has already been eventful. The band are currently playing eight nights at Madison Square Garden,…
Caitlin White | July 28, 2015 - 10:26 am

U2 @ Madison Square Garden, NYC 7/26/15

On one of the screens outside Madison Square Garden last night, there was an image that slid through between every couple of ads: an image…
Ryan Leas | July 27, 2015 - 1:48 pm

Watch Lady Gaga Join U2 In NYC

U2 continued their eight-show run at Madison Square Garden tonight, and they brought out a special guest. Lady Gaga came out to perform "Ordinary Love,"…
Peter Helman | July 26, 2015 - 10:17 pm

Watch U2 Play “October” For The First Time In 26 Years

As a part of their Innocence + Experience tour, U2 just launched an eight-show run at Madison Square Garden last night. True to the tour'…
Peter Helman | July 19, 2015 - 10:31 am

U2 – “Song for Someone” Video (Feat. Woody Harrelson)

U2 debuted a short film/music video for their Songs Of Innocence track "Song For Someone" last night during SundanceTV's season premiere of Rectify, which i…
James Rettig | July 10, 2015 - 10:15 am

Watch U2 Hand Over The Stage To A U2 Tribute Act In Toronto

U2 have been showing a lot of love to their impersonators on this tour. Back in May, they brought a Bono impostor from the band
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2015 - 9:47 am

Watch A Promo For U2’s “Song For Someone” Short Film Starring Woody Harrelson

U2 are really going all out for the music video to the Songs Of Innocence track "Song For Someone." First of all, it's being billed…
Peter Helman | July 6, 2015 - 9:44 pm

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 wa…
James Rettig | May 27, 2015 - 6:55 pm

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 Overzealous Fan Play Live Rarity “In God’s Country” With U2 In Phoenix

U2 are already breaking out some deep cuts on their Innocence + Experience Tour, which kicked off a little over a week ago. Last night,…
James Rettig | May 23, 2015 - 1:12 pm

Watch U2 Play “When Love Comes To Town” For The First Time In 22 Years In Tribute To B.B. King

U2 stopped playing their Rattle And Hum B.B. King collaboration "When Love Comes To Town" live in 1993, but King took up the mantle and…
James Rettig | May 16, 2015 - 12:01 pm
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