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U2 taps Interpol, Lenny Kravitz, Fray to open 360° Tour in North America this summer

U2 taps Interpol, Lenny Kravitz, Fray to open 360° Tour in North America this summer

U2 today announced that Lenny Kravitz, The Fray and Interpol will open most of the band’s 360° Tour stadium concerts in North America this summer when the massive trek returns for a second round.

U2 announces ‘final’ North American 360° Tour concert in Salt Lake City

U2 announces ‘final’ North American 360° Tour concert in Salt Lake City

U2 this morning announced a “final” concert on this summer’s second North American leg of its massive 360° Tour: June 3 in Salt Lake City, a date that now becomes the opening night of the Bono and Co.’s 2010 return to the U.S.

Grammy shut out: Depeche Mode, U2, Pet Shop Boys, Elvis Costello denied awards

Grammy shut out: Depeche Mode, U2, Pet Shop Boys, Elvis Costello denied awards

Rough night for the handful of ’80s college-rock vets nominated for Grammy Awards this year: Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, U2, Elvis Costello, David Byrne and Brian Eno, and Ministry all were shut out tonight for trophies in their respective categories, losing, in most cases, to more current acts.

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.

‘And may your dreams be realized…’

The Cure, Pixies, U2, Morrissey, Depeche Mode top list of most-viewed stories of 2009

Tweet As we start a new year, it’s worth one last look back at 2009, the inaugural year for Slicing Up Eyeballs. This site launched […]

Vintage Video: U2 rings out the 1980s with New Year’s gig at Dublin’s Point Depot

Vintage Video: U2 rings out the 1980s with New Year’s gig at Dublin’s Point Depot

Tweet For a lot of us, the go-to New Year’s song is, somewhat unimaginatively, U2’s “New Year’s Day.” Yet while I’ve always associated U2 with […]

U2 ‘Artificial Horizon’ fan club CD features 13 remixes by likes of Trent Reznor, Jacknife Lee

U2 ‘Artificial Horizon’ fan club CD features 13 remixes by likes of Trent Reznor, Jacknife Lee

U2 today announced that its upcoming fan club CD will be titled Artificial Horizon and will feature 13 remixes of the band’s latter-period work by the likes of Trent Rreznor and David Holmes — including some that haven’t been released previously.

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 […]

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne & Brian Eno earn Grammy nominations

Tweet The nominations for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards were announced last night, and this year’s list features a slew of ’80s college-rock vets, including […]

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Tweet For music fans of a certain stripe, Christmas — and its Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping splurges — is a great time of […]

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 […]