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2024-03-02: Kiss the Future in Theatres

Kiss the Future, a documentary film principally about U2’s relationship with war-torn Sarajevo in the 90’s, premiered at the 2023 Berlin International Film Festival and is now playing at AMC theaters in the United States. Since the events in the film took place more than 25 years ago and are well-recorded history, I will talk about them freely in this review, but if you would like to...

2024-03-02: Wham Bam Thank You Bram!

Ahead of the announcement of the Sphere performances last year, U2 found themselves in a bind. Contracts were signed to play shows launching Sphere in Las Vegas, and Larry Mullen found himself finally able to get surgeries to fix ailments built up over many years of drumming. Did he put his health on hold and play the shows? Or did U2 find another answer. As Bono puts it, in came Dutch...

2024-03-01: Larry Mullen Junior Attends U2:UV Sphere Show

2024-02-23: U2:UV: Three in February

I’ve just returned from a second trip to Las Vegas to see U2:UV. While away, time was limited, and we are playing a bit of catch up on our write ups for those three shows. The good news is we’re ready to publish those, and they are included below.

But I’d like to take a few moments to share my thanks for the week I just had in Las Vegas. So many fans have come up to me to say hello...

2024-02-10: Merchandise at Sphere and Zoo Station (2024)

Originally Published: 2024-01-25
Last Updated: 2024-02-10

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For the 2023 listing of Merchandise, please see our earlier news article. We will try to update here for 2024 to keep things a little cleaner.

Merchandise for U2’s 40 shows at Sphere are being sold in two locations. There are merchandise shops throughout Sphere on show days, including an outdoor tent, which opens at...

2024-02-02: Crystal Ball: Filming Sphere, New Single and More

NOTE: This article contains information about upcoming projects that have not been officially announced. Although we do our best to present accurate information by confirming information with multiple sources, until such time that projects are officially announced they should be considered rumour.

U2’s time at Sphere in Las Vegas is quickly wrapping up. 28 shows down and 12 to go. After...

2024-01-28: U2 to Perform on Grammy Awards Broadcast

Please note that the following article contains information that some may consider a spoiler.

Announced a few days ago, U2 will be performing on this year’s Grammy broadcast, in a performance taped from Sphere in Las Vegas.

The press release from the Grammys shared:

“U2 have been announced as performers at the 2024 GRAMMYs where they will deliver the first-ever broadcast performance...

2024-01-26: Achtung Baby in Dolby Atmos at Zoo Station

Although the U2 shows at Sphere start again tonight, its a new remaster of Achtung Baby that has fans talking. Due to be released today, January 26, both Apple Music and Amazon Music released the album early. Other streaming services will be releasing the album today. Yesterday, Zoo Station in Las Vegas offered a preview event of the new mix of the album in the Dolby Atmos theatre that is...

2024-01-23: New Remaster of Achtung Baby in Dolby Atmos Now!

Update: January 24, 2024

A pleasant surprise. It appears that the new Dolby Atmos remaster of Achtung Baby is already available on Apple Music in many countries. So if you have the technology to enjoy Atmos, you can start your listening a bit earlier than planned. The full album is available now in Apple Music streaming services, and we’ve confirmed it is showing up in Australia, USA,...

2024-01-12: A Look Inside The Complete Lyrics Vol 1


IMAGE: Front and Back Cover of Book

The 2023 gift from U2.com has started to show up in mailboxes. Reports yesterday from Europe saw many fans starting to appear. The gift included with the subscription price this year is a book of lyrics. It is part one of a two part set, with the second book being available with the 2024 subscription.


IMAGE: Interior of Book

The book is a hard...

2024-01-08: Announcing U2: Song by Song

I am happy to announce that I have written a book, U2: Song by Song, which will be published in 2024 by Fonthill Media. The book is part of Fonthill’s Song by Song collection, which features the songs of other artists ranging from Madonna to Rush.


IMAGE: Cover of U2: Song by Song by Aaron J. Sams

The content of the book is described as:

U2 formed in 1976 when Larry Mullen Jr., the...

2023-12-31: U2 2023 In Review

Each year we like to take a little look back at the year that has just passed, looking at the major releases from U2, their collaborators, and other related projects. 2023 has been a busy year with the final shows of Bono’s book tour, the release of Songs of Surrender and the new single “Atomic City” and the first twenty five shows at Sphere. We took a look at those Sphere shows earlier in...