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Bono to U.S. Senate: Send Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and Sacha Baron Cohen to Defeat ISIS

U2 frontman Bono testified before the United States Senate yesterday because, sure, of course he did. The musician/activist/haphazard cyclist joined a group of diplomats and experts on foreign aid…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

The Edge Says U2’s Next LP Is Coming Soon, Sounds Like ‘Zooropa’

After U2 released 2014's Songs of Innocence, they promised that the record's companion album, Songs of Experience, would drop soon. Now, in a new interview with Q…
Rachel Brodsky / January 4, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal Talk Paris Aftermath, Performing With U2

Overcoming the last month has no doubt been very difficult for Eagles of Death Metal. After 89 people were tragically killed in November during an ISIS terrorist attack at…
Rachel Brodsky / December 22, 2015

Patti Smith Joins U2 for Performances of ‘Gloria’ and ‘People Have the Power’ in Paris

Update: As speculated, Eagles of Death Metal did end up coming out onstage with U2 during their two-night stand in Paris. As Consequence of Sound…
Andrew Unterberger / December 7, 2015

Eagles of Death Metal Will Reportedly Join U2 Onstage in Paris on Sunday

Update: According to a statement from U2, the Eagles of Death Metal will not be joining the band for their postponed performance in Paris tonight. "Some…
Brennan Carley / December 4, 2015

Bono Taunts Death, Raffles Off Central Park Bike Ride

To pay tribute to World AIDS Day and to celebrate his long-running charities ONE and (RED), Bono hosted a charity concert Tuesday night at New…
Colin Joyce / December 2, 2015

Patti Smith Joins U2 Onstage for ‘Gloria’ Last Night

Patti Smith's new demi-memoir M Train was released earlier this month, and now the groundbreaking singer, poet, performance artist, and more has joined U2 onstage during…
Brennan Carley / October 30, 2015

U2 Bring Up Noel Gallagher for ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ and Beatles Singalong

Because all legendary rock stars ever do is play at one another's concerts, Hall-of-Famers U2 brought out Britpop legend Noel Gallagher for a duet in…
Andrew Unterberger / October 27, 2015

Bono Says U2’s Next Album Will Be Out in 2016

Remember that time a new U2 album just showed up on your phone all of a sudden? Well Bono's decided to give you a little…
Colin Joyce / September 18, 2015

Lady Gaga Joins U2 for ‘Ordinary Love’ Performance in New York

U2's star-studded eight-night residency at New York's legendary Madison Square Garden venue added another marquee name to its guest list last night with a surprise…
Andrew Unterberger / July 27, 2015

The Roots, Jimmy Fallon Join U2 Onstage at Madison Square Garden

It's been a relatively star-studded week for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon's titular host and his backing band the Roots, who hosted disco don Giorgio…
Harley Brown / July 23, 2015

The 30 Best Movie Soundtracks of 1995

The various-artists soundtrack had already existed as a phenomenon for decades, but 1995 was the year that the OST became an event into itself. No…
Andrew Unterberger / July 17, 2015

Woody Harrelson Gets Out of Jail in U2’s ‘Song for Someone’ Short Film

U2's Songs of Innocence dropped onto unsuspecting iOS users late last year, but they're still dropping new stuff in unexpected places. Bono and co. decided…
Colin Joyce / July 10, 2015

Watch U2 and a U2 Cover Band Cover U2’s ‘Desire’

U2's been on something of a quiet redemption tour since cramming their most recent album Songs of Innocence onto people's iPhones last fall. From busking in a New…
Brennan Carley / July 7, 2015

U2 Brought an Elvis Impersonator Onstage in Los Angeles

U2's iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour paused this past week for a five-show stand in Los Angeles. Those shows mostly seem to have gone off without…
Colin Joyce / June 4, 2015

U2’s Longtime Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Found Dead

Dennis Sheehan, U2's tour manager for the past 30 years, was found dead in his Los Angeles hotel room on Wednesday. Paramedics were called to…
James Grebey / May 27, 2015

U2 Paid Tribute to B.B. King With a Performance of ‘When Love Comes To Town’

U2 haven't played their B.B. King collab, "When Love Comes to Town" (from 1988's Rattle and Hum), live since 1993, but Bono & Co. broke…
Rachel Brodsky / May 16, 2015

U2’s the Edge Falls Off Edge of Stage Because Some Things Are Just Too Perfect

Sometimes the universe hands you a low-hanging fruit, and you just have to shut up and savor it. That's what happened on Thursday night during…
James Grebey / May 15, 2015

U2 Have a ‘Beautiful Day,’ Busks in the Subway on ‘The Tonight Show’

Finally making good on promises to reschedule their cancelled stint on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, U2 took over on Friday night for a…
Colin Joyce / May 9, 2015

U2 Busked on a New York City Subway Platform

U2 took a break from inserting themselves into peoples' iTunes and instead inserted themselves into New Yorkers' commutes when the band hit the NYC subway to…
James Grebey / May 5, 2015
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