Post Tagged with: "U2"

U2 Forced To Postpone Stockholm Sweden Show Because Of Security Breach

Disturbing news out of Sweden…  Where U2 had to postpone their Globe Arena show due to a “Security Breach” at the venue. Here is the news release, directly from the band’s website (u2.com): Due to a security breach, Stockholm’s The Globen evacuated the audience from the building this evening. As the breach has not been […]

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U2 Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Dies in Los Angeles

There is straight up shock in the U2 camp today. Dennis Sheehan had been the band’s Tour Manager for 30 years.  This morning, he was found dead in his Los Angeles hotel room, just hours after U2 had opened their 5-night stand at The Forum. Drummer Larry Mullen Jr’s father had recently passed away.  So, […]

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U2 Confirmed To Play Apple Event In California On Tuesday

The New York Times confirmed that Irish mega band U2 will perform in Cupertino, CA tomorrow, at the Apple release event. U2 has had a decade-long friendship with Apple, since the band teamed up with Steve Jobs to release a special edition iPod. Rumors have been circulating, for over a year that U2 would be […]

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U2 To Release “Ordinary Love” Single On Vinyl For Record Store Day

From U2.com: Ordinary Love, a new song written for the upcoming movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, will be released in a 10-inch vinyl pressing to mark Record Store Day on November 29th. The sleeve artwork features a striking painting of Nelson Mandela by Irish artist and illustrator Oliver Jeffers. Oliver, along with Mac Premo,  has also […]

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See The U2 Achtung Baby Documentary “From The Sky Down” On Showtime October 29th (Trailer)

In 2011 U2 returned to Hansa Studio in Berlin to tell the story of the one album that changed everything. Premieres on Showtime Saturday, October 29th. Twenty years after the release of ‘Achtung Baby’,  director Davis Guggenheim’s documentary ‘From The Sky Down’ opened the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Guggenheim (Waiting for Superman, An […]

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Song Of The Day: Jack White Covers U2’s Love Is Blindness From Achtung Baby

Yesterday, we told you about Q Magazine’s tribute to U2’s Achtung Baby.  Here’s a first listen to Jack White’s version of “Love Is Blindness.”

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U2’s Achtung Baby Covered By Jack White, The Killers And Depeche Mode For Q Magazine

From U2.com A host of famous names, including The Killers, Jack White, Nine Inch Nails, Snow Patrol, Patti Smith and Depeche Mode, have re-created U2’s Achtung Baby album in celebration of its 20th anniversary. The collection of brand new recordings, ‘AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered’, also marks the 25th anniversary of Q Magazine, and Q Editor in […]

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Achtung Baby! U2 Announces Details Of Album Anniversary Release

FROM U2.COM Achtung Baby turns twenty in November with an anniversary edition featuring previously unreleased songs and new documentary set for release. It was, said Robert Hilburn of the LA Times, ‘U2’s daring descent into darkness’ while Jon Pareles of the New York Times wrote that ‘stripped-down and defying its old formulas, U2 has given […]

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Concert Review: Night One- U2 360 Tour Anaheim Stadium

U2 orchestrated a solid show of songs spanning decades of albums and artistic phases to a capacity crowd that was as diverse as the band’s catalog of music in support of their album No Line on the Horizon at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California on Friday, June 17.

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Song Of The Day: R.E.M. “That Someone Is You (Live)

After posting our review of the new R.E.M. album, we had to make our song of the day their new video.  Here’s “That Someone Is You,” recorded in Berlin’s legendary Hansa Studio where David Bowie and U2 have also recorded. R.E.M. – “That Someone Is You” [Live in the Studio] from Consequence of Sound on Vimeo.

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