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Watch Bono Cover Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ With Nile Rodgers

Check out the footage of the U2 singer going in on what Nile Rodgers called the “most influential song of his career.”

11/25/2013

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Watch U2 Celebrate Nelson Mandela in New Video for ‘Ordinary Love’

The band’s first new song in three years is featured in the upcoming Nelson Mandela biopic, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, and the lyric video, which premiered today (Nov. 21) on Facebook, honors the man with a little harmless vandalism.

11/21/2013

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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

In his eulogy, Bono recalls the first time he met Reed, on the Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope tour in 1986. He writes of how he and Reed bonded over poetry, specifically James Joyce. The two would go on form a friendship that involved swapping short-stories by Delmore Schwartz and poems by Seamus Heaney.

11/07/2013

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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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Massive Tour Discussed With Metallica, U2 and Green Day

A sprinkle of international alternative rock, seasoned metal, and grown-up pop-punk all smooshed together into one savory dish. It’s kind of like if U2, Metallica, and Green Day randomly decided to tour together. But that […]

10/16/2013

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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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