Tag: U2

Hurrah! debut ‘Tell God I’m Here’ reissued in expanded edition with early singles

Hurrah! debut ‘Tell God I’m Here’ reissued in expanded edition with early singles

The debut album from near-forgotten British indie-pop act Hurrah! — 1987’s Tell God I’m Here — will be reissued later this month with a second […]

U2’s Bono and The Edge play ‘Unforgettable Fire’ outtake ‘Disappearing Act’ on BBC

U2’s Bono and The Edge play ‘Unforgettable Fire’ outtake ‘Disappearing Act’ on BBC

While U2 still hasn’t unveiled the tracklist for its forthcoming deluxe reissue of The Unforgettable Fire, Bono and The Edge did discuss the project publicly […]

Morrissey, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Pixies top first six months of Slicing Up Eyeballs

Morrissey, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Pixies top first six months of Slicing Up Eyeballs

Yesterday, Slicing Up Eyeballs hit a somewhat negligible milestone, the six-month mark in its still-nascent existence chronicling the past, present and future of ’80s college […]

WBCN ‘The Rock of Boston,’ station that helped break U2 in U.S., going off-air

WBCN ‘The Rock of Boston,’ station that helped break U2 in U.S., going off-air

Boston modern-rock radio station WBCN (104.1 FM), aka “The Rock of Boston,” will be pulled off the air next month and survive as a Web-only […]

U2 announces ‘The Unforgettable Fire’ reissue box set via plastic shopping bag

U2 announces ‘The Unforgettable Fire’ reissue box set via plastic shopping bag

U2’s The Unforgettable Fire will be remastered and reissued in a “super deluxe” box set this October that will include “B-sides, rare and previously unreleased […]

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

It didn’t seem to garner much attention, but after so much had been made about Brian Eno not performing with David Byrne on his current […]

Wayne Hussey chronicles The Mission’s final gig with ‘Live & Last’

Wayne Hussey chronicles The Mission’s final gig with ‘Live & Last’

Frontman Wayne Hussey retired The Mission — aka The Mission UK on these shores — a year ago with a series of album-spanning gigs in […]

U2 announces first North American dates of colossal 360° World Tour

U2 announces first North American dates of colossal 360° World Tour

Worldwide economic collapse be damned, U2 today unveiled the first set of dates for its mammoth U2 360° World Tour — the band’s first all-stadium […]

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

In stores Tuesday: U2, Erasure, Revolting Cocks, Marty Willson-Piper

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: U2 ALBUM: No Line on the Horizon FORMAT: CD, LP, […]