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The Week In Pop

The Simple Pleasures And Complicated Backstory Of Kim Petras

The rush that comes with a perfect pop song is elusive but unmistakable. "Pop music" can mean many things, but there's a certain kind of…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2019 - 2:28 pm

The Week In Pop

While You Were Laughing At Mariah Carey She Was Making Yet Another Dope Album

Do you remember what you were doing the night of December 31, 2016? Just after midnight, I was at home watching Dick Clark's New Year's
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2018 - 4:32 pm

Gotcha Covered

10 Memorable Covers Of Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love”

All these editions of Gotcha Covered, and finally, it's time to ask: How do we deal with Elvis, really? The man died shortly before I…
Nate Patrin | July 16, 2018 - 1:00 pm

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Fans Discover 40-Year-Old U2 Bootleg, Oldest Known Recording Of The Band

Back in August of 1979, U2 were still pretty far away from the superstars they eventually became. They were just another punk band playing gigs…
Ryan Leas | July 2, 2019 - 4:39 pm

U2’s The Edge Loses 14-Year Battle To Build 5 Mansions On Malibu Hillside

A plan by U2 guitarist the Edge to build a cluster of mansions on a ridgeline above Malibu appears to be dead after California’s highest…
Associated Press | June 19, 2019 - 7:07 pm

Will Forte Recreates Classic Album Covers

Here's something I didn't know: Apparently, Will Forte is a giant hesher. Last night, the former Saturday Night Live and Last Man On Earth show…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2019 - 10:31 am

Watch Bono & The Edge Play Christmas Songs While Busking To Benefit The Homeless

Since 2009, an assortment of famous Irish musicians have spent their Christmas Eve busking in support of The Simon Community, an organization that provides support…
Chris DeVille | December 26, 2018 - 11:24 am

Watch Bono & Pharrell Sing “Stayin’ Alive” On Jimmy Kimmel’s (RED) Show

Once a year, Jimmy Kimmel Live dedicates one big all-star holiday show to raising money (RED), Bono's charity that works to increase AIDS awareness. Lots…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2018 - 9:00 am

Watch U2 Play “Dirty Day” For The First Time In 25 Years

U2 have been on the road a lot over the past couple of years, but they still manage to pack some surprises into their setlists.
Peter Helman | November 10, 2018 - 5:38 pm

Watch U2 Play Full-Band “Stay (Faraway, So Close!)” For The First Time In 25 Years

In 2015, U2 embarked on their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour in support of their 2014 album Songs Of Innocence. That album's companion piece, Songs Of
Julia Gray | October 1, 2018 - 10:18 pm

Swizz Beatz Is Sitting On A New Track With Bono & Kanye

Superproducer Swizz Beatz has been teasing a new solo album for over a decade now. His last, One Man Band, debuted in 2007, and Pitchfork
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 2, 2018 - 2:45 pm

Sounding Board

U2 Bring The Moving, Bombastic Spectacle Of Experience To MSG

Three years ago, U2 began to tell a story. It was the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour, an eight-night residency at Manhattan's legendary Madison Square Garden.
Ryan Leas | June 27, 2018 - 1:08 pm

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U2 Trade Stadium Splendor For Punk Immediacy At The Apollo

U2 are currently on the road, bringing their usual arena-ready spectacle around America as part of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour, promoting last year's Songs
Ryan Leas | June 12, 2018 - 2:45 pm

U2 – “Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way (Beck Remix)”

Earlier this year, Beck released a remix of U2's Songs Of Experience track "Lights Of Home" that was included on a Record Story Day-exclusive 12-inch…
James Rettig | June 4, 2018 - 5:24 pm

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The Americans Bids Farewell To TV’s Best Soundtrack With U2’s “With Or Without You”

On the cold open of the recent season finale of Saturday Night Live, our president and his loyal cronies gather in a diner to reflect…
Michael Tedder | May 31, 2018 - 10:35 am
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