Top

2015

Video

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...

Video

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...

Video

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...

Video

Watch Woody Harrelson in U2's New 'Song for Someone' Video

July 10, 2015

U2 have released the nine-minute short film "Song for Someone" starring Woody Harrelson as a man getting released from a prison. He meets up with his daughter (played byHarrelson's real-life daughter Zoe) in the parking lot and they drive off. Very...

News

How a U2 Tribute Band Got Onstage With the Real Thing

July 7, 2015

As we reported earlier, Bono invited the Toronto U2 tribute band Acrobat onstage Monday night to perform "Desire" during a show at the Air Canada Center. Acrobat frontman Gabriel Pate gave us all the details on meeting Bono, getting onstage and dueling...

News

Bono, Edge Break Down U2's 'Cedarwood Road'

June 30, 2015

Bono and the Edge broke down U2's songwriting process and recalled the rough North Dublin roots that inspired the Songs of Innocence cut, "Cedarwood Road," in a revealing interview for Song Exploder. The song gets its name and story from the street...

Video

Watch U2 Play 'Gloria' for First Time In 10 Years

June 29, 2015

U2 played the third show of their five-night run at Chicago's United Center Sunday night, and for the second song of the evening, they dug out "Gloria" from their 1981 LP October. "We're a band from the north side of Dublin called U2," Bono told...

Video

Watch Bono Bring Elvis Impersonator Onstage After Glitch

June 4, 2015

U2 wrapped up their five-night stand at L.A.'s Forum Wednesday night with a show heavy on their new material, including the live debut of "Volcano," an acoustic rendition of "Ordinary Love" and the first performance of "The Troubles" since opening...

Video

Watch U2 Perform 'Sweetest Thing' With Bono Impersonator

May 27, 2015

"You're looking really good, man," Bono told the singer of a U2 tribute band that he'd pulled onstage at the band's L.A. Forum gig Tuesday night. It helped that the man in question, Joe Hier – who sings for an outfit called Hollywood U2 –...

Video

U2 Give Backstage Tour of New Trek, Talk Edge's Stage Fall

May 25, 2015

U2 recently embarked on their Innocence + Experience tour, and the band have already treated audiences in Vancouver, San Jose and Phoenix to remarkable visuals, incredible sound and unearthed fan favorites popping up in the setlist....

Q&A

Inside U2's Innocence Spectacle: Backstage With Bono & Edge

May 21, 2015

It's about 25 hours before U2 kick off their Innocence + Experience tour at Vancouver's Rogers Arena and Bono is sitting on a plush couch in a backstage lounge near the Edge. He's fiddling with a laptop and looking at a CDR recorded at a recent tour rehearsal....

Video

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...

Video

Watch U2 Play Two Songs With Young Audience Member

July 8, 2015

One night after bringing an entire U2 tribute band onstage to perform "Desire," Bono plucked a young woman named Stephanie from the audience at Toronto's Air Canada Center Tuesday night and let her play acoustic guitar on "Angel of Harlem." It's...

Video

Watch U2 Perform 'Desire' With Local Tribute Act

July 7, 2015

U2 fans saw double during the band's concert in Toronto Monday night, when the Irish rock outfit brought out local tribute act Acrobat for a spirited performance of the Rattle and Hum hit, "Desire." A fan-shot video captured the performance, which...

Video

Watch U2 Debut 'The Crystal Ballroom' Live

June 30, 2015

U2 were about halfway through their fourth consecutive concert at Chicago's United Center when Bono announced they were going to perform a song they'd never done before. "There's a bunch of people that have been on the road since we started this tour,"...

News

Summer Live Preview: Superstar Shows Help Revive Industry

June 5, 2015

Nothing like U2, Madonna, the Rolling Stones, the Who and Taylor Swift to make the concert business forget that in 2014, revenues dipped and ticket sales dropped from 40 million to 38 million. All those sure-thing music superstars are on the road...

Live Review

U2 Play Old Hits, Share Stories at Thrilling Roxy Theatre

May 29, 2015

Bono knows how to work a room, only for decades he's been working arenas and stadiums, offering sweeping gestures on the most epic stages. Last night at the Roxy Theatre on L.A.'s Sunset Strip, U2 showed they could still dial things down to the most...

News

U2 Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Dead at 68

May 27, 2015

Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Tuesday night in West Hollywood. The band confirmed his death via its website. He was on tour with the group in Los Angeles, where U2 was about to kick off a five-night residency. Variety reports Sheehan...

Video

Watch U2 Play Super Rarity 'In God's Country' With Fan

May 23, 2015

U2 are just five shows into their Innocence + Experience Tour, and they're already taking fan requests and breaking out super rarities. At Friday night's show in Phoenix, the group was all set to play "The Sweetest Thing" on the B stage until...

Live Review

U2 Honor B.B. King, Mock the Edge's Fall at Second Show

May 16, 2015

U2's Innocence + Experience tour nearly came to an extremely premature end at the end of opening night when the Edge took a nasty tumble into the audience, and on the second consecutive show at Vancouver's Rogers Arena Bono joined the many people...

Loading...
x