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U2: Glory Days

Colin Irwin's feature on U2's album The Joshua Tree first ran in the June 1987 issue of Spin. In honor of the album's 30th anniversary, we're republishing…
Colin Irwin / March 9, 2017

U2 Announce 30th Anniversary Edition of The Joshua Tree

U2's landmark 1987 album The Joshua Tree turns 30 today, and the band has just announced a set of deluxe reissues. They come in several formats, the most…
Anna Gaca / March 9, 2017

Review: U2 – Pop

This review first ran in the April 1997 issue of Spin. To mark the 20th anniversary of U2's Pop—originally released March 3, 1997—we're republishing it here.
James Hunter / March 3, 2017

U2 Sued for Allegedly Stealing From British Guitarist Paul Rose on Achtung Baby’s “The Fly”

Prodigious British guitarist Paul Rose can shred, but it seems like that's no longer enough for him. He is now seeking royalties for a 26-year-old U2…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 28, 2017

Why Is Bono Meeting With Mike Pence?

Irish rockers U2 have had their share of presidential milestones, most recently scoring Obama's walk-out music for the President's farewell address. And, while they do…
Dale Eisinger / February 19, 2017

Reevaluating Every Time Beyoncé Lost in a Major Category at the Grammys

In retrospect, there was a sense of finality when Beyoncé read her acceptance speech for Best Urban Contemporary Album at last night's Grammys. Recited from a…
Brian Josephs / February 13, 2017

President Obama Walked Out to U2’s “City of Blinding Lights” for His Farewell Address

The eight years of President Barack Obama's term in office comes to a close next week. Tonight, he delivered his final address to the country…
Nadya Agrawal / January 10, 2017

U2 Announce The Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour

U2 will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their most beloved album, 1987's The Joshua Tree, with an international tour stretching from May to early August. On…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 9, 2017

Report: U2 Are Planning a Stadium Tour to Celebrate The Joshua Tree’s 30th Anniversary

U2's opus The Joshua Tree turns 30 years old next year, and U2 are celebrating by going on a stadium tour, according to Billboard. Sources confirmed to the…
Brian Josephs / December 27, 2016

Report: Bono and Larry Mullen Have to Pay $1.5 Million Dollars to a Brazilian Promoter They Insulted 16 Years Ago

In one of the more protracted, bizarre rock star lawsuits in recent memory, U2's Bono and Larry Mullen have been ordered to fork over $1.5…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 16, 2016

Bono During His ‘Woman of the Year’ Acceptance Speech: “It’s Ridiculous for Me to Be Here”

Last night, Bono, a man, accepted his Glamour Woman of the Year award for his work with his ONE charity. "I know how ridiculous it…
Taylor Berman / November 15, 2016

Bono, A Man, Is One of Glamour’s Women of the Year

For the first time in its history, Glamour has selected a man as one of the magazine’s Women of the Year. That man is Bono.
Taylor Berman / November 1, 2016

Bono and iHeartRadio Won’t Save Us From Donald Trump

Onstage this weekend in Las Vegas, a gilded city whose chief industry is separating starry-eyed Americans from their cash, Bono offered an unconvincing rebuttal to the man who…
Andy Cush / September 26, 2016

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
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