U2

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Not Fade Away: U2 Set Their Sights On America With ‘Under A Blood Red Sky’

Their June 5, 1983 concert at the Red Rocks amphitheater in Colorado would prove an important step in taking them from their underground roots and their Springsteen-ian ambitions. They filmed the show for a live “home video” (as they were called in those pre-DVD days), Live At Red Rocks; two of the songs from that would also be used for the Under A Blood Red Sky EP (which also included performances recorded in Boston and Germany).

11/21/2013

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U2 Set to Release New Album in Early 2014

Billboard reports that the band is looking to release their new album in April with plans to announce the official date in a commercial at this year’s Super Bowl, which will air February 2.

11/13/2013

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Bono Remembers Lou Reed in a Touching Eulogy

The music world lost a legend last month when Lou Reed died on October 27 from liver disease.

11/06/2013

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U2 To Release ‘Ordinary Love’ On Vinyl For Record Store Day

U2 will release the song as a limited edition 10″ single.

10/31/2013

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Lou Reed’s Influence: 8 Classic Covers of His Songs

Brian Eno’s famous quote about the Velvet Underground is stitched into the band’s legacy: “The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band.” Whether or not that […]

10/28/2013

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Listen To U2′s First New Song In Three Years

U2 has a brand new song–their first in three years–but it wasn’t written for their long awaited follow-up to 2009′s ‘No Line On The Horizon.’

10/21/2013

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Amnesty International Concerts, Featuring Springsteen, Sting, U2, Coming To DVD & CD

Beginning in 1986, the Human Rights Concerts toured the globe to raise funds and awareness of Amnesty International. Acts like Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and more took the stage to perform for a cause.

10/11/2013

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Cher Video Interview: the Icon on Pink, Gaga, Gay Rights & Her First Album in 12 Years

In a release week dominated by a quintessentially millennial rapper, the ageless pop icon slips back into the fold with her first album in 12 years, Closer to the Truth.

09/26/2013

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Not Fade Away: 20 Years Later, How ‘Zooropa’ Changed U2

If Achtung Baby was, as it has often been described, “the sound of four men chopping down The Joshua Tree,” then Zooropa was those same four guys getting drunk and swinging axes at the stump.

07/05/2013

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JACK’s Inside Track: U2

Did you know U2 already had a WHOLE new album recorded that they scrapped?!?

104.1 JACK-FM–06/14/2013

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