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2019-05-22: Unreleased Pavarotti and Bono Duet Available Today!

Bono and Pavarotti performed together in 2003 at a concert in Italy in aid of Iraqi refugees, the SOS Iraq Benefit. They performed “Miserere,” joined by Zucchero, and Bono also performed on “Ave Maria” with Pavarotti, and later sang “One.” Sixteen years later the performance of Bono and Pavarotti on “Ave Maria” is now being released as part of the soundtrack to the new Ron Howard directed...

2019-05-22: Updated Rumours: NZ, Australia, Asia U2 Tour in 2019

Today information was made public on the Australian Ticketmaster site announcing the tour as The Joshua Tree 2019 tour. We have started our usual Questions and Answers piece on the new U2 Joshua Tree 2019 tour here, and expect to be posting little in the way of information at this page going forward.

Updated: May 22, 2019:

The tour announcement which was expected on Monday, did not...

2019-05-18: The Joshua Tree 2017: Live from Mexico City Film

One of the most common questions we are getting these days is what has happened to the home video releases from the last two tours. We are still being told that both will be released. There are still plans to get these out. And we are told that The Joshua Tree 2017: Live from Mexico City will likely be the first one to be released. While we haven’t had any new information for a while, other...

2019-05-18: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 Questions and Answers

As the tour has officially been leaked via Ticketmaster in Australia, we are now launching our Questions and Answers feature about the tour from that information. If you prefer to see the tour rumours which we have been tracking since last fall, please see our previous story here. The leak has now been removed from the Ticketmaster site, but it had details on the three shows that...

2019-05-16: Two New Vinyl Reissues on Red Vinyl

A heads up for vinyl collectors!

On June 7, 2019, a special pressing of The Unforgettable Fire and How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb are being released in red vinyl. Both titled will be available at Indie record shops worldwide on that day. It is not known if they will also be available in larger chains at that time. We will have more information about the availability of these shortly. Both...

2019-05-12: Adam Clayton interviewed on The Tommy Tiernan Show

Last night on RTÉ One television in Ireland, Adam Clayton appeared with Tommy Tiernan for a half hour interview. Tiernan hosts The Tommy Tiernan Show on RTÉ which is currently in its third season. The chat show is based around the premise that the host and the audience have no idea who the guests will be on the show before the guest actually walks out on the stage. The interviews are done...

2019-04-29: Where the Shadows Fall Released in Film

Today saw the release of the Lian Lunson directed film, Waiting for the Miracle to Come. The movie features a new song written by Bono, “Where the Shadows Fall,” which is performed over the end credits of the film by Willie Nelson with backing vocals by Bono. Bono also is credited with the music for the “Theme Orchestration,” performed in the film by Richard Souther. Bono is also listed as...

2019-04-27: “Mystify: Michael Hutchence” Debuts

Mystify: Michael Hutchence, a documentary about INXS front man Michael Hutchence premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York this week. The film, directed by Richard Lowenstein, debuted on Thursday night at the Festival. Lowenstein, a long time collaborator with Hutchence and INXS, also worked with U2 on a number of videos including “Desire” and “Angel of Harlem.” In recent years...

2019-04-10: Recent Screen Prints by White Duck Editions

We’ve been told that not only is there a Record Store Day release of “The Europa EP” this Saturday, but that there will also be a run of T-Shirts and prints showcasing the artwork from the EP. These should be announced and be on sale later this week.

U2 has been doing a number of screen prints of late, a more reasonable priced version of art than the lithographs they’ve sold in the past,...

2019-04-08: Introducing “This Day in U2 History”

Yesterday we launched a new piece of the site, the History section. It’s available through the menu at the top of each page, or if you haven’t checked it out, you can check out today’s listings right now. Each page is dedicated to one day of the year. And on that page you will find information from throughout U2’s history that happened on that particular day. On the entry for October 31 you...

2019-04-03: New U2 Stamp from An Post

An Post, the postal service in Ireland, has announced their upcoming line of collectors edition stamps for the next three months. The stamps, announced yesterday in their quarterly update The Collector, they have announced a special line of stamps celebrating the songs of Ireland. “Irish songs, singers and songwriters have made a huge contribution to Irish life and our national identity...

2019-04-01: Nine Inch Nails Launches “Strobe Light” (Seed9)

Please note: It is April 1, 2019, and this could be an elaborate April Fool’s Day Joke.

Back on April 1, 2009, Trent Reznor announced a new Nine Inch Nails, Strobe Light, which was due to released with various artists joining Nine Inch Nails. The album was an April Fool’s Day joke, and was never released. The track listing included the following:

  • “Intro Skit”
  • “Everybody’s Doing It”...