Monthly Archives: November 2012

U2 Appear on Forbes Magazine’s Highest Paid Musicians List

U2 certainly have something to smile about this holiday season. The band placed fourth on the Highest Paid Musicians of 2012 list by Forbes magazine.
U2 earned $$78 million, thanks to the massive success of the 360 tour. The overall haul for the … Continue reading »

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20 Years of Wire, the Original Online U2 Fan Community

Twenty years ago R.E.M.’s Automatic For The People, Madonna’s Erotica and the Manic Street Preachers’ Generation Terrorists had all just been released; Sinead O’Connor was controversially tearing up photos of the pope on live television; and U2 were c… Continue reading »

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U2 Fan Christmas/Holiday Card Exchange

One week left to take part in the annual U2 Fan Christmas/Holiday Card Exchange, a chance for U2 fans to send greetings of the season to other fans worldwide!To participate:

Send a message to u2christmas [at] gmail [dot] com and give me your snail mail (p… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record … vol. 12-542

 
It’s Thanksgiving weekend in the U.S., and alongside the turkey dinner, football and Black Friday shopping U2 fans have come to expect something from our favorite Irish band. Traditionally, U2 has been quite busy during the third and fourth we… Continue reading »

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My Top 8 U2 Concert Posters

[Ed. note: This is the 44th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
Over a 30-year career, U2 have performed a lot of concerts, so trying to come up with a list of their … Continue reading »

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My Top 8 U2 Concert Posters

[Ed. note: This is the 44th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
Over a 30-year career, U2 have performed a lot of concerts, so trying to come up with a list of their … Continue reading »

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Bono Remixes ‘Pride’ With Tiesto for (RED)

A remixed version of U2′s “Pride (In The Name Of Love)” will appear on DANCE (RED), SAVE LIVES, a new compilation album from EDM DJ Tiesto that’s released on November 27th. The album is a fund raiser for (RED).
Earlier in the week, Tiesto tweeted the … Continue reading »

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U2′s Fan Club Thanksgiving Day Surprise

U2 has a special Thanksgiving surprise for its fan club subscribers. In an email sent today, current subscribers are encouraged to sign into their accounts tomorrow (Nov. 22) evening at 8 p.m. GMT (3 p.m. EST / Noon PST) and “be the first in the world… Continue reading »

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Confirmed: U2 Not Performing in Guatemala

Rumors have been circulating for a couple months that U2 would perform in December, but a spokesperson for the band tells us that’s not the case. Organizers of the “New Dawn for Humanity” event reportedly invited U2 to perform at the event, which is t… Continue reading »

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Bono’s Week in Washington (and Rome)

Bono was in the news a lot last week, mostly due to a “tour” of Washington, DC events where he was busy making the case for foreign aid to fight AIDS and poverty. Here’s a recap of what yer man was doing while he was out and about.
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