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SHAED’s “Trampoline” Is The Latest Pop Hit Smuggled Through Rock Radio

Because my car is not new or fancy enough to display song titles and artist names when I listen to the radio, I sometimes find…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2019 - 11:05 am

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

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U2 Announce All That You Can’t Leave Behind Deluxe Box Set

All That You Can't Leave Behind -- the 2000 album on which U2 ended their 1990s dalliances with irony and electronics, revamped the earnest arena…
Chris DeVille | September 10, 2020 - 10:00 am

St. Vincent & U2 Both Felt Compelled To Cover “Stairway To Heaven”

For whatever reason, both St. Vincent and U2 posted covers of Led Zeppelin's so-iconic-it's-cliché "Stairway To Heaven" yesterday. It's like the inverse of that scene…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2020 - 11:17 am

Camila Cabello, Chris Martin, Khalid, Tove Lo, & More Cover U2’s “Beautiful Day” For The Class Of 2020

During Sunday's virtual graduation ceremony that was put on by the Obamas, Bono introduced a cover of U2's "Beautiful Day" that was organized by Finneas…
James Rettig | June 7, 2020 - 3:52 pm

Bono Shares “60 Songs That Saved My Life” For His 60th Birthday

Bono is 60 today -- happy birthday, Bono -- and the U2 frontman has shared a playlist of "60 Songs That Saved My Life" for…
James Rettig | May 10, 2020 - 10:15 am

Bono Shares New Song Inspired By Quarantined Italians

This St. Patrick's Day has been quite a bit less festive than usual thanks to various levels of quarantine around the world, a preventative measure…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2020 - 8:07 pm

Watch U2 Debut “Ahimsa” With A.R. Rahman, Play “Desire” And “One” With Noel Gallagher In Mumbai

Last month, U2 released the new single "Ahimsa," a collaboration with the great Bollywood composer A.R. Rahman. The song's title is named after the doctrine…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2019 - 10:56 am

Hear U2 Mash Up Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Boxer” With “Bad” In Japan To Honor Slain Humanitarian

Early during U2's second night at Saitama Super Arena outside Tokyo Thursday (Dec. 5), the band broke with its established set list to cover Simon…
Rob Schwartz / Billboard | December 6, 2019 - 5:02 pm

U2 – “Ahimsa” (Feat. A. R. Rahman)

U2 have released a new song called "Ahimsa." It's a collaboration with the Indian musician A. R. Rahman. The track is named after ahimsa, a…
James Rettig | November 21, 2019 - 10:54 pm

Watch George Clanton & Kero Kero Bonito Cover Creed’s “With Arms Wide Open”

George Clanton, the vaporwave don who used to record as Mirror Kisses, has already loudly expressed his love for 311 this year, first by wearing…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2019 - 9:55 am

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
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