Posts tagged "u2"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: James Grebey / May 5, 2015

U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ Cover Is ‘Gay Propaganda,’ According to Russian Legislator

A lot of people took umbrage with U2 surreptitiously slipping their latest album, Songs of Innocence, into everyone's iTunes libraries, but apparently a Russian right-wing legislator…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 30, 2015

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, though aside…
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 able to…
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
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