Posts Tagged ‘U2’

U2 Reissue of ‘No Line on the Horizon’ Due in February

It may be hard to believe, but it’s been ten years since U2 released the album, No Line on the Horizon. In honor of the anniversary of the record’s release, the band will commemorate the event with a two-LP 180-gram black vinyl re-issue of the disc. The band will also issue a limited-edition ultra-clear-vinyl package. Both…

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Bono and The Edge Went Christmas Caroling–We Have Video

Fans in Ireland got a special treat with two merry Christmas carolers on Christmas Eve. But these weren’t your ordinary carolers! U2 icons Bono and guitarist The Edge went a-caroling-to bring merriment for a good cause! Bono and The Edge joined Glen Hansard and a number of singers appeared on Grafton Street in Dublin to…

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Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton to offer Black Friday Record Store Day Releases

Black Friday (Nov. 23) is also  Record Store Day, and limited-edition vinyl discs for collectors include offerings from Paul McCartney, Chris Cornell, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and  The Jimi Hendrix Experience. McCartney’s offering is making his first two singles from his new album, Egypt Station, available on a seven-inch disc featuring “I Don’t Know” and “Come On to…

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Bono Set to Appear on Jimmy Kimmel

Bono may have announced that U2 is going to be “going away for  a while” after the final date of their world tour this past week, but that doesn’t mean he is going to go off radar completely. Bono is set to appear this Monday (Nov. 19) on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! for the show’s fourth annual (RED) benefit…

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Bono and Michael Stipe Participate in Four–Legged Funeral March

U2‘s Bono and R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe are among over 30 artists paying homage to French artist Sophie Calle’s deceased cat. Both are contributing songs to the album Souris Calle, named for the late feline, Souris. The album accompanies an exhibit dedicated to the cat, which opened in Paris over the weekend. Bono’s contribution comes courtesy of a voicemail, played over a rock…

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Bono Soothes Crying Child in Paris Restaurant (Watch)

Moms: are you having trouble calming your crying baby? Might we suggest the soothing skills of Bono? We sure hope Bono is for hire as a babysitter, because he certainly has the magic! Bono and U2 were performing an acoustic set at a Paris restaurant called Refettorio, an upscale restaurant serving free meals to neighbors…

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Bono’s Regains Voice; U2 Tour will Go On

Good news, U2 fans! Bono has received a clean bill of health from a medical professional, and will return to the stage tonight (Sept. 4)  for the band’s show in Cologne, Germany. As 1071 The Boss previously reported, the band was in the middle of “Red Flag Day” from the latest album, Songs of Experience,…

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Breaking: U2’s Bono Loses Voice on Stage in Germany

U2 was forced to cancel a show in Berlin, Germany Saturday (Sept. 1) when lead singer Bono lost his voice mid-song. The band was in the middle of the song, “Red Flag Day,” when Bono clearly began having issues.  He immediately addressed the problem at the end of the song, telling the audience, “I think…

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U2 Announces More Reissues

U2 will reissue three more vinyl releases on July 27, the band announced today. The group put out 180 gram double LP and black vinyl editions of 1991’s Achtung Baby, the 1993 Zooropa set and the 1998 compilation The Best Of 1980-1990 . The remastered new releases are available for pre-order here, and follow the appearance in April of Wide Awake In America,Pop and All…

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