Tag: Bono

U2 shares acoustic “Sunday Bloody Sunday” on 50th anniversary of massacre

U2 shares acoustic “Sunday Bloody Sunday” on 50th anniversary of massacre

To mark the 50th anniversary of the massacre, U2 today shared on social media a new, acoustic performance by Bono and The Edge of “Sunday Bloody Sunday.”

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 14-20, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 14-20, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode features items on The Pretenders, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe, The Psychedelic Furs, Morrissey and U2’s Bono, plus a countdown of the top 10 albums by Depeche Mode as voted by Strangeways Radio fans. Watch the whole thing right here.

Milestones: U2 played historic Red Rocks gig 30 years ago today — watch ‘I Will Follow’

Milestones: U2 played historic Red Rocks gig 30 years ago today — watch ‘I Will Follow’

Thirty years ago tonight, U2 braved a cold Colorado rainstorm to perform at the fabled Red Rocks Amphitheatre just west of Denver, a concert on the band’s War tour that was filmed and released on video as “Under a Blood Red Sky,” cementing Bono and Co.’s reputation as live act.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Lou Reed hosts early episode, interviews Suzanne Vega — 1986

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Lou Reed hosts early episode, interviews Suzanne Vega — 1986

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we turn to some newly uploaded clips — via dpallen — of the legendary Lou Reed hosting an episode some time in 1986. Check out a 7-minute clip of a very prickly Reed grilling Mark Josephson, co-director of the New Music Seminar and shorter clips of the rocker chatting with Suzanne Vega.

Milestones: U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ is 25 today; watch full 1987 ‘Save the Yuppies’ concert

Milestones: U2’s ‘Joshua Tree’ is 25 today; watch full 1987 ‘Save the Yuppies’ concert

Twenty-five years ago today, U2 cemented itself as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s giants, releasing its epochal album ‘The Joshua Tree.’ To celebrate this milestone, we present the band’s infamous “Save the Yuppies” concert from Nov. 11, 1987, when U2 set up in Justin Herman Plaza at San Francisco’s Embarcadero Center for a free concert.

Happy New Year from Slicing Up Eyeballs: ‘Here she comes… the future…’

Happy New Year from Slicing Up Eyeballs: ‘Here she comes… the future…’

Many think of U2 on New Year’s Day — including us at Slicing Up Eyeballs HQ. But not for the obvious reason (uh, ‘New Year’s Day’). No, the clock striking midnight on New Year’s Eve always reminds us one most heavily bootlegged concerts of the era, when U2 rang in the 1990s at Dublin’s Point Depot in a show broadcast live across Europe and behind the crumbling Iron Curtain.

Stream: INXS, ‘Tiny Summer’ — new demo

Stream: INXS, ‘Tiny Summer’ — new demo

Following last year’s release of a disc of re-recorded greatest hits, the surviving members of INXS have been promising new music — and today they deliver, offering the first taste of what’s to come in the form of an Andrew Farriss home-studio demo called ‘Tiny Summer.’

Stream: U2 & Soweto Gospel Choir, ‘Amazing Grace/Where the Streets Have No Name’

Stream: U2 & Soweto Gospel Choir, ‘Amazing Grace/Where the Streets Have No Name’

While U2 hasn’t yet unveiled the tracklist for its next fanclub CD, called ‘U2: Duals,’ the band today offered U2.com members a sneak peak in the form of ‘Amazing Grace/Where the Streets Have No Name,’ a track featuring Bono and Co. and the Soweto Gospel Choir that was created last summer for the World Cup. Hear it here.

Video: U2 and Jay-Z perform rare ‘October’ track ‘Scarlet’ at New Zealand concert

Video: U2 and Jay-Z perform rare ‘October’ track ‘Scarlet’ at New Zealand concert

U2 resumed its colossal 360° Tour in Auckland, New Zealand, last night, and surprised fans by digging very, very deep into its catalog, performing ‘Scarlet,’ off 1981’s ‘October,’ for the first time in 29 years — and only the second time ever

Video: U2 debuts new song ‘Every Breaking Wave,’ announces Australian tour dates

Just seven dates into the 360° Tour’s second European leg, U2 has now debuted four unreleased songs with the addition of tonight’s premiere of ‘Every Breaking Wave’ in Helsinki, Finland.

Video: U2 debuts new songs ‘Glastonbury,’ ‘North Star,’ ‘Return of the Stingray Guitar’

U2’s huge 360° Tour roared back to life in Turin, Italy, tonight, with the band treating fans to a fresh instrumental intro and two new songs — ‘North Star’ and ‘Glastonbury’ — as well as resurrected ’90s cuts ‘Miss Sarajevo’ and ‘Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me.’

Audio: Hear U2 perform new songs at 360° Tour rehearsals in Turin, Italy

With their injury-delayed 360° Tour finally set to resume Friday in Turin, Italy, the members of U2 rehearsed Sunday onstage at the Stadio Olimpico di Torino — and treated fans assembled outside the stadium’s gates to what is believed to be a brand-new song.

U2 announces rescheduled North American dates for 360° Tour in summer 2011

Nearly two months after scrubbing its North American summer tour, U2 today announced 16 rescheduled dates for the 360° Tour’s second stateside leg, which now will open May 21, 2011, in Denver and run through July 23, 2011, in Minneapolis.

Video: U2’s The Edge joins Muse for ‘Where the Streets Have No Name’ at Glastonbury

Video: U2’s The Edge joins Muse for ‘Where the Streets Have No Name’ at Glastonbury

While U2 was knocked out of its first-ever Glastonbury headlining slot by Bono’s recent tour-scuttling back surgery, fans still got a taste of the Irish megaband tonight when The Edge joined Muse for an encore of the all-time classic ‘Where the Streets Have No Name.’