Tag: The Edge

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.”

Video: Watch U2’s ‘From the Sky Down’ — documentary about making ‘Achtung Baby’

Video: Watch U2’s ‘From the Sky Down’ — documentary about making ‘Achtung Baby’

For U.S. fans, the U2 documentary ‘From the Sky Down’ doesn’t premiere until this coming weekend — it’s on Showtime on Saturday night — but since it already aired in the U.K., intrepid fans like u2opia100 have uploaded the 84-minute documentary about the making of ‘Achtung Baby’ to YouTube.

Peter Hook: ‘New Order without Peter Hook is like Queen without Freddie Mercury’

Peter Hook: ‘New Order without Peter Hook is like Queen without Freddie Mercury’

Peter Hook this morning called New Order’s surprise decision to reunite without him ‘very sad,’ saying ‘the other three’ didn’t tell him they’d decided to play two October concerts — and that, ultimately, ‘everyone knows New Order without Peter Hook is like Queen without Freddie Mercury, U2 without The Edge, Sooty without Sweep!’

U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ box set: 6 CDs, 4 DVDs, 2 LPs, 5 7-inches — and Bono’s fly shades

U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ box set: 6 CDs, 4 DVDs, 2 LPs, 5 7-inches — and Bono’s fly shades

U2 will mark the 20th anniversary of ‘Achtung Baby’ with massive 6CD/4DVD box set featuring remastered editions of the 1991 album and its 1993 follow-up ‘Zooropa,’ five 7-inch singles, ‘re-workings of previously unheard material, a new documentary and a pair of Bono’s ‘Fly’ sunglasses.

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.

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.

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.’

Video: U2’s The Edge soundchecks solo in this ‘It Might Get Loud’ deleted scene

Video: U2’s The Edge soundchecks solo in this ‘It Might Get Loud’ deleted scene

Last year’s six-string doc “It Might Get Loud” was a must-see for fans of U2’s The Edge, Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin or The White Stripes’ Jack White — or anyone, really, who appreciates loud rock guitar. The film’s out on DVD now, and here’s one of the deleted scenes that appears as bonus on the disc: It’s four minutes’ worth of The Edge soundchecking solo, running through concert staples “Until the End of the World,” “Pride (In the Name of Love”) and “Bad” alone on guitar, with just the aid of his foot-triggered console of effects.

Contest: Win free ‘Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…’ Season 1 DVD prize pack, U2 single

Contest: Win free ‘Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…’ Season 1 DVD prize pack, U2 single

Tweet As you may have seen, the Sundance Channel’s talk ‘n’ roll show “Spectacle: Elvis Costello With…” returned for a second season last week with […]

Video: Elvis Costello and U2’s Bono, The Edge mash up ‘Pump It Up’ and ‘Get On Your Boots’

Video: Elvis Costello and U2’s Bono, The Edge mash up ‘Pump It Up’ and ‘Get On Your Boots’

Tweet The second season of Elvis Costello’s excellent rock ‘n’ talk show “Spectacle” premiered this week on the Sundance Channel with a pair of very […]

Vintage Video: The Cure’s ‘Wish’ TV commercial, from MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’

Vintage Video: The Cure’s ‘Wish’ TV commercial, from MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’

Tweet We here at Slicing Up Eyeballs World HQ recently had a stash of old VHS tapes — filled with vintage “120 Minutes” and “MTV […]

Video: U2 and Virgin Prunes’ Gavin Friday cover David Bowie’s ‘The Jean Genie’

Stadium headliners U2 did something pretty unusual last night: Bono and Co. served as a backing band for longtime friend Gavin Friday at the Irish […]

Tracklist: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue includes unreleased songs, live material

Tracklist: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue includes unreleased songs, live material

Tweet U2’s 25th anniversary reissue of The Unforgettable Fire will include a pair of tracks left over from that album’s 1983 sessions, as well as […]

‘U2: The Hype and the Feedback’ conference to take academic look at world’s biggest band

‘U2: The Hype and the Feedback’ conference to take academic look at world’s biggest band

U2’s colossal 360 Tour made its U.S. debut last night in Chicago, but for some of the band’s brainer fans, the real intellectual action starts […]