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2019-09-13: Full U2 Catalog Reissue in Japan to Celebrate The Joshua Tree 2019 Tour

We’ve just updated our article about October on cream coloured vinyl and Pop on orange coloured vinyl including information on where to purchase them outside of U2.Com, but this evening we have another catalog re-issue to report on.

To commemorate U2’s first visit back to Japan in 13 years, Universal in Japan is issuing new versions of U2’s discography including all of the albums from Boy...

2019-09-13: U2’s Claw Stage Being Renamed

One of the three stages, nicknamed “The Claw”, used by U2 on their worldwide U2360 tour in 2009 – 2011 has been sold, and will be on display at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium as part of a new expansion to the facility. The news that the Aquarium had purchased the claw broke in 2018, but they are nearing installation of the stage as part of their expansion.

The claw will be used at the...

2019-09-12: Let Me In The Sound: Demos from the No Line On The Horizon Sessions

In late February 2009, No Line On The Horizon was released. This album went on to power the U2360 Tour, the world’s most successful Rock’n‘Roll tour of all time. A record that took 8 years to beat! I still remember queueing up for the midnight release at Dublin’s HMV on Grafton St, even though the album had already leaked online in its entirety.

Speaking of leaks, there have been a few....

2019-08-29: Wrap Up: U2.Com store, Downloads, Upcoming Shows

There’s been a number of smaller items we’ve noted on social media or elsewhere. This article pulls together a few notes on each of these in case you’ve missed anything.

Manila was announced almost a month ago, but tickets have not yet gone on sale. They start going on sale at 10am (Philippines time) on Sunday September 1. Up first is the U2.Com presales with the Red Hill group of...

2019-08-26: Two New Vinyl Reissues on Coloured Vinyl

Updated Information: September 13, 2019 and September 19, 2019

As we told you in our earlier story, these vinyl releases of October on cream coloured vinyl and Pop on orange coloured vinyl will be released in a similar pattern to previous coloured releases and will be exclusives in some countries. If you bought one of the previous colour releases at a local shop you’ll likely find these...

2019-08-09: Rumoured Final Itinerary for The Joshua Tree Tour 2019

It appears that U2 have been working on announcing one additional date for The Joshua Tree Tour 2019, and that date-in-progress, would be the final show of the tour if finalized. We initially told you about the possibility on July 31, but we can now share additional information.

We are told by previous reliable sources that the date they are working to confirm would be a show in Mumbai,...

2019-07-31: New Show for Manila, Possibly More to Come

U2 surprised many earlier today with the announcement of a new show in Manila, which is the first time U2 will perform in the Philippines in their career. The band is also playing in South Korea and Singapore for the first time on this upcoming tour. The Manila show is December 11, 2019. The show was announced with a hand written note from Bono which read, “December 11, Manila, Manila ♡...

2019-07-29: The Missing Amsterdam Video for “You’re The Best Thing About Me”

Two years ago U2 filmed a video in Amsterdam for “The Blackout”, but they also filmed a second video while they were in Amsterdam. That video was for “You’re The Best Thing About Me.” And while details are short, we are able to tell you a few things about the filming. The video was filmed at the first of two concerts in Amsterdam at the Amsterdam ArenA. But filming took place outside of the...

2019-07-25: U2 record with Elton John for T. Rex Tribute Album

We have been waiting patiently for information on U2’s participation in a tribute album celebrating Marc Bolan and we can finally bring you some additional information about the release plans. We are told by a source close to the project that the album should be out this fall, likely in September or October. But there are bigger plans, and the tribute album is only part of the planned...

2019-07-25: A Closer Look at the Fan Club Tracks

This week U2.Com has confirmed that the 2019 fan club release is “now mixed, mastered and making its way through the pressing plant.” After the announcement at U2.Com of the tracklisting of the release earlier this week, operators at U2.Com are now confirming that the gift is expected to start shipping in August. However, as has been the case in the past, it is known that it can take...

2019-07-23: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 Update

The general sale for tickets to U2’s shows in Japan started on Saturday morning at 10:00 Japan time. This may seem late to many of you, with other general sales long since started. But Japan handles tickets a little differently than other countries. First we had the U2.Com presales for Japan, right after the announcement starting on June 4. Then for several weeks there was a Japan only...

2019-07-19: Egan requests “Summer of Love” for Welcome to the Remix 2

Rusty Egan has revealed that he has approached U2 to allow him to release an as-yet-unreleased mix of “Summer of Love” on his upcoming Welcome to the Remix 2 album due for release later this year. At this time he has not heard back and remains hopeful that they will agree to allow him to release the remix. Egan last year remixed “Love is Bigger Than Anything in its Way” with HP Hoeger. Three...