Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Edge performs with Bryan Ferry

Thr Edge made a guest appearance with Bryan Ferry Thursday night in London. It was part of The Friendship Ball, an event that helped to raise money for cancer programs and research at Crumlin Hospital in Dublin and Great Ormond Children’s Hospital in … Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-533

The last time I wrote an OTR, I mentioned that I thought the clarity of the Blu-ray release of U2 360 Live From The Rose Bowl was subpar compared with what I had come to expect from Blu-ray releases. Great sound, amazing colors, but there was this ha… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-533

The last time I wrote an OTR, I mentioned that I thought the clarity of the Blu-ray release of U2 360 Live From The Rose Bowl was subpar compared with what I had come to expect from Blu-ray releases. Great sound, amazing colors, but there was this ha… Continue reading »

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Mexican Government to Honor Bono for Humanitarian Work

The Mexican government has announced plans to honor Bono for his humanitarian work. It’ll give Bono the Órden del Águila Azteca (Order of the Aztec Eagle) award sometime this month in New York City.
According to the English translation o… Continue reading »

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New Museum Seeks U2 Rarities

In response to the amazing turnout for a recent U2 photo exhibit, The Little Museum of Dublin has decided to dedicate a permanent exhibit to U2.
The curators are asking for help from fans, and some of the items they hope to get are rare T-shirts,… Continue reading »

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Like a Song: Treasure (Whatever Happened To Pete The Chop)

[Ed. note: This is the 71st in a series of personal essays by the @U2 staff about songs and/or albums that have had great meaning or impact in our lives.]
Graciedog holds a very special place in my 5-year-old son’s heart. She is the first stuffed anim… Continue reading »

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Poll Results: U2 Fans Prefer a Reissued Pop

Since there won’t be a new U2 studio album in 2012, fans may have to settle for another reissue before year’s end. But what will it be? In a recent poll question on our home page, we asked fans to choose what reissued album they’d prefer next. The que… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 12-532

It’s been three and a half years since the release of No Line On The Horizon and many of you, I’m sure, are eagerly awaiting the band’s next full-length studio effort. Not me. Here’s what I want: a killer U2 half-album. The first four songs of No … Continue reading »

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U2 Conference Returns in 2013; @U2 to Program Several Sessions

Great news: The U2 Conference is coming back for its second edition in 2013! And next year’s event will include an even more active role for all of us with @U2: In addition to helping publicize the event, we’ll also be programming a track of sessions … Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 5 Post-9/11 U2 Appearances for America

[Ed. note: This is the 42nd in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]

I’ve heard that many non-U2 fans, who learn of Bono first as a humanitarian, mistake him for an Ameri… Continue reading »

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