Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’

Last week, Bono debuted a new solo song dedicated to the first responders and medical professionals aiding those affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Uploaded to U2’s social media pages, it was a raw, emotional song from the iconic singer: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B92YsciHcUu Inspired by this new outburst of creative expression and musical healing from Bono, musician/producer… Continue reading Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’

Bono Wrote & Performed a New Song for Caregivers Helping Those Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Musicians and creators are getting … well, creative when it comes to keeping music alive during the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Tours may be canceled, gatherings of people may be on hold while the entire planet copes with the harsh realities, but the music lives. And for St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday, Bono performed… Continue reading Bono Wrote & Performed a New Song for Caregivers Helping Those Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More

Record Store Day 2020 is coming up on Saturday, April 18. It’s a day dedicated to the physical medium of music — one in which music fans flock to record stores to scoop up limited-edition and archival releases from artists across the musical spectrum. This year’s RSD announced its marquee titles on Thursday, and there’s… Continue reading Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More

Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’

Noel Gallagher (Photo: Mitch Ikeda)

Noel Gallagher is one of the best interviews in rock and roll. In the countless times we’ve met up since he left Oasis, he’s never been less than willing to talk about anything under the sun, and is always hilarious in his inimitably witty, Mancunian way. But today, although he seems relaxed, he’s nursing, he… Continue reading Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’

L.A. Band Slant Covered U2’s ‘With Or Without You’ and the Music Video is a Powerful Statement About Mental Health

May was Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for us all to come together and focus some attention on the dialogue surrounding mental health issues. Slant, a Los Angeles-based rock band with a new EP coming out later this month, premiered a video for its cover of the U2 classic “With Or Without You” to… Continue reading L.A. Band Slant Covered U2’s ‘With Or Without You’ and the Music Video is a Powerful Statement About Mental Health

Bonnaroo 2017 Lineup: U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Weeknd, Chance the Rapper Headlining

The lineup and details for this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival were announced on Wednesday, and it’s a big ‘win’ for fans of iconic rock bands. Headlining the three-day fest, set for June 8-11 in Manchester, Tennessee, will be U2 (as part of their Joshua Tree 30th anniversary tour), the Red Hot Chili Peppers,… Continue reading Bonnaroo 2017 Lineup: U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Weeknd, Chance the Rapper Headlining

U2 Detail 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Stadium Tour

The members of U2 recently hinted at big 2017 plans in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of their landmark 1987 album The Joshua Tree, and on Monday the legendary band detailed the trek. A stadium tour, it’ll bring the band and alternating special guests Mumford & Sons, OneRepublic and The Lumineers (in North America) and… Continue reading U2 Detail 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Stadium Tour

U2 Planning Big Things for 2017: New Album, 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Events and More

On Christmas, U2 released an intriguing video featuring the band members decorating a ‘Joshua Tree’ and some rather specific words from front man Bono: “Happy Christmas, everyone. Next year’s gonna be a big year for the U2 group. We have Songs of Experience coming. And to honor the 30th anniversary of Joshua Tree, we have… Continue reading U2 Planning Big Things for 2017: New Album, 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Events and More