U2 Reschedule Postponed Paris Shows, Promise Their 'Best'

November 23, 2015

In a heartfelt statement on their website, U2 have promised to "put on [their] best" during two rescheduled Paris shows: Sunday, December 6th and Monday, December 7th at Bercy's Accorhotels Arena. The concerts, previously planned for November 14th and...


Hear Amy Lee's Haunting Cover of U2's 'With or Without You'

November 17, 2015

Evanescence's Amy Lee turns U2's anthemic, arena rock ballad "With or Without You" into a haunting, minimalist rock tune in the latest installment of her covers series. Lee's take on the U2 classic follows her inaugural cover of Portishead's "It's...


Bono on Paris Attack: 'This Could Be Me or You at a Show'

November 14, 2015

U2 were rehearsing at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris Friday night, less than three miles away from the Bataclan concert hall where the Eagles of Death Metal were playing, when they got word of the terrorist attack on the city. "Our security...


U2's Larry Mullen: Streaming Services Must Pay Artists More

November 8, 2015

U2 were among the first mainstream artists to embrace the digital realm as the music industry slowly shifted from physical copies to mp3s, with the band's longstanding relationship with Apple resulting in the surprise release of...


Watch Noel Gallagher Join U2 Onstage

October 27, 2015

U2 took the stage for the second of six sold-out shows at London's O2 Arena Monday night, and the band had a surprise at the ready as Noel Gallagher joined them on the encore to assist on "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." "We'd like...


Summer Concert Boom Marks Industry Turnaround

September 4, 2015

With the Rolling Stones, U2, Taylor Swift and One Direction on the road during an economic recovery, it's hard to imagine the concert business having anything other than a blockbuster summer. First-half North American ticket sales were up 5.8 percent...


Flashback: U2 Soundcheck Super Rarity 'Acrobat' in 1992

August 25, 2015

In August of 1992, U2 set up at shop at Pennsylvania's Hersheypark Stadium as they prepared for the Outside Broadcast leg of their Zoo TV tour. It was their first time bringing the show to stadiums, and they needed to test out the newly expanded...


Watch Bruce Springsteen's Surprise Performance With U2

August 1, 2015

The first clue came during the end of "Beautiful Day" when Bono sang a few lines of "Hungry Heart." It lasted no more than six seconds, but it seemed to confirm rumors that had been flying around for weeks that Bruce Springsteen was going to...


U2 to Air 'Innocence' Show, Behind-the-Scenes Doc on HBO

July 30, 2015

Two new U2 films, a behind-the-scenes documentary and a live concert, will air on HBO this fall. The doc, premiering November 7th, will focus on how the group's current Innocence + Experience tour came together, while the concert film will be shot at...


Watch Lady Gaga Make Surprise Appearance With U2 at MSG

July 27, 2015

U2's ongoing Innocence + Experience Tour has featured unannounced guest appearances by everyone from Jimmy Fallon and the Roots to an Elvis impersonator and U2 cover band. But Sunday night at Madison Square Garden, the biggest star...


Watch Jimmy Fallon, the Roots' Surprise Appearance With U2

July 23, 2015

A few hours before U2 took the stage for their third night at Madison Square Garden, the band's longtime producer Steve Lillywhite sent fans into a tizzy with a single Tweet: "Was at U2 soundcheck today," he wrote, "and all I can say is, everyone...


U2 Cancel Paris Show, HBO Special Following Terrorist Attack

November 13, 2015

In light of the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris that have claimed the lives of more than 150 people, U2 have postponed Saturday's show scheduled to be filmed for an upcoming HBO special as part of their European tour. "We watched...


Watch U2 Perform 'People Have the Power' With Patti Smith

October 30, 2015

Many shows on U2's ongoing Innocence + Experience Tour have kicked off with Patti Smith's "People Have the Power" blasting out over the PA system as the lights dimmed. But on Thursday night at London's 02 Arena, the high priestess of punk herself...


U2 Play 'Zooropa' for Syrian Refugees at European Launch

September 5, 2015

U2 kicked off the European leg of their Innocence + Experience Tour Friday night at the Palasport Olimpic in Turin, Italy just as a flood of refugees from war-torn Syria posed agonizing humanitarian, logistical and political issues to European...


See Bono Grab a Star in U2's New 'Song for Someone' Video

August 27, 2015

Bono sings U2's "Song for Someone" from a vantage point in the clouds in the new video for the group's latest Songs of Innocence single. As a man trips and falls on the earth below, the frontman croons words of support, reaching into the night sky to grab...


Watch Bruce Springsteen Crash In-Law's New Jersey Show

August 3, 2015

One day after commanding the stage with U2 at Madison Square Garden, Bruce Springsteen made a lower-key guest appearance on Saturday: assisting his brother-in-law Michael Scialfa's band, Timepiece, during a private party at the Wonder Bar in Asbury...


Watch the Edge, Adam Clayton Perform With U2 Cover Band

July 30, 2015

U2 have spent the past couple of months bringing special guests - an Elvis impersonator, a Canadian U2 cover band, Lady Gaga - onto the stage at their own shows. But on Wednesday night, they brought the act to a higher level when The Edge...


U2 Play 'Two Hearts Beat as One' For First Time in 26 Years

July 28, 2015

Ever since they soundchecked it in Chicago a month ago, U2 fans have been waiting for the moment when they'd finally break out "Two Hearts Beat as One," a War classic they hadn't played since Dublin's Point Debut in December 1989. On Monday...


Fallon Explains U2 Stage Cameo: 'It Almost Didn't Happen'

July 24, 2015

U2 recruited Jimmy Fallon and the Roots for surprise cameos for their Wednesday night show at New York's Madison Square Garden. "It was an unbelievable experience," the Tonight Show host enthused during Thursday's episode. "I'll never forget...


Watch U2 Perform 'October' for First Time in 26 Years

July 19, 2015

U2 kicked off their eight-night stand at New York's Madison Square Garden Saturday night, and midway through the show they gave the hardcore fans in attendance a little gift by breaking out the title track to their 1981 LP October. It was the...