Posts tagged "u2"

Bono’s Bike Accident Injuries May Keep Him From Playing Guitar Ever Again

Back in November, Bono ended up in a New York hospital during the aftermath of a pretty horrifying bicycle accident in Central Park,…
By: Colin Joyce / January 3, 2015

Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin Join U2 for World AIDS Day Concert

U2 were always supposed to headline the "surprise" World AIDS Day (RED) concert in New York's Times Square Monday night, but frontman Bono wasn't…
By: James Grebey / December 2, 2014

Bono’s Bike Injury Is Reportedly Really, Really Bad

Hope you didn't eat this morning, because this one's a little gory: Bono, who was recently injured in a Central Park bike accident — thu…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 19, 2014

U2 Are Releasing ‘Songs of Innocence’ Again, This Time With 11 Music Videos

Today in potential holiday gifts to digitally re-gift, U2 reportedly plan to release another version of Songs Of Innocence with 11 accompanying video…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 18, 2014

Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Fill in for U2 With ‘Desire’ Cover

Yesterday, it was announced that U2's planned residency on the Tonight Show this week had been cancelled, due to Bono enduring a "cycling spill…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 18, 2014

Sinead O’Connor Says U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ Release Was ‘Almost Terrorist’

Pink Floyd said it devalued music. Tyler the Creator said it was like "waking up with a pimple." Taylor Hawkins said it sounded "like…
By: James Grebey / November 17, 2014

Bono, Sam Smith, and More Unite for ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ Reboot

For the third time since 1984, a who's who of British pop stars past and present (well, mostly present) has bee…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 17, 2014

Bono Hurt in Bike Accident, Forcing U2 to Cancel ‘Tonight Show’ Residency

Something weird seems to be going on with Bono this month. Shortly after flying in a private jet that lost its door mid-flight,…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 17, 2014

Taylor Hawkins Thinks U2’s New Album ‘Sounds Like a Fart’

U2 have been taking a lot of crap for their controversial release of Songs of Innocence, but Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins suggests that…
By: James Grebey / November 10, 2014

Sorry, Not Sorry: Bono Forgets Ever Apologizing for ‘Songs of Innocence’

U2 still hasn't found what it's looking for — if "it" is the cold hard truth, anyway. A few weeks after apologizing for adding U2'…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 7, 2014

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Thinks U2’s Album Release ‘Devalues’ Music

The surprise release of U2's new album Songs of Innocence has drawn criticism from pretty much all sides since it dropped in September, but…
By: Colin Joyce / November 2, 2014

U2 Perform Two ‘Innocence’ Cuts on ‘Later…With Jools Holland’

It's OK if U2 show up in your British late-night programming, possibly without warning, and offer you performances for free, right? Hope so,…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2014

Bono Apologizes for Dropping ‘Songs of Innocence’ on Everybody

It takes a big person to say they're sorry, so it's nice to hear that the lead singer of "the biggest band in the world"…
By: James Grebey / October 15, 2014

U2 and Morrissey Both Played the Same Episode of Italian TV Yesterday

U2 has had a pretty untraditional rollout of their new album, Songs of Innocence. Unless you live in an unplugged world — in which case,…
By: Brennan Carley / October 13, 2014

Guess Who’s Back? U2 Bassist Says Another Album Is 70 Percent Done

U2 apparently do not know when to stop. Today brings us the glorious news that the Irish pop legends weren't content simply depositing their…
By: Brennan Carley / September 30, 2014

U2 Sneak ‘Songs of Innocence’ Vinyl Into Stores Early to Hit Grammy Deadline

U2 is probably not having the September they thought they might. Following the rocky "surprise! You already own it!" release of their new album Song…
By: Brennan Carley / September 30, 2014

U2 Embrace Their Shirtless Youth on Physical ‘Songs of Innocence’ Album Cover

So, it turns out that photo of a white record sleeve that you probably found on your iPhone one day isn't the actual…
By: Dan Reilly / September 26, 2014

U2 and Apple Working on ‘Secret Project’ to Save the Music Industry

Though they released Songs of Innocence for free, U2 got paid in a big way by Apple, who reportedly invested $100 million into…
By: Dan Reilly / September 18, 2014

Wanna Remove the U2 Album From Your iTunes? There’s a Button for That

U2's Songs of Innocence wound up in iTunes users' music library whether or not any of them actually wanted it. Odd Future figurehead…
By: Chris Martins / September 15, 2014

Tyler, The Creator Says Finding U2’s New LP on His Phone Was ‘Like Waking Up With a Pimple’

U2 fans were likely stoked when Bono and co.'s new album/marketing deal Songs of Innocence showed up unannounced in their iTunes libraries o…
By: Colin Joyce / September 13, 2014
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