Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bono & Edge’s Spider-Man Heading to Las Vegas, Cohl Says

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark is headed to Las Vegas. That’s the word from Michael Cohl, whom Bono and The Edge brought in a few years ago to help save the Broadway production when it was mired in financial and pre-production troubles. According to Bi… Continue reading »

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Full Hot Press Interview with Adam Clayton now online

Hot Press magazine has published its full interview feature with Adam Clayton from the magazine’s current issue. We mentioned the interview last week and shared Adam’s latest comments about U2′s progress in the studio. The interview is mostly about th… Continue reading »

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Bono & Edge still planning to modernize Clarence Hotel

It’s been on hold for a couple years, but Bono and The Edge are once again working on plans to modernize The Clarence Hotel that they co-own (with other business partners) in the heart of Dublin.
According to The Herald, B&E and developer Paddy Mc… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record, vol. 13-559

All in all, it’s been a pretty slow news period for U2. Bono did his second TED Talk, but I haven’t watched it yet as I suspect I’ve heard it before (apart from him apparently comparing the Bible to Facebook). Adam and Ali Hewson had some words to sa… Continue reading »

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U2 Lists: Top 10 Favorite U2 Bass Lines

[Ed. note: This is the 48th in a "U2 Lists" series, where @U2 staffers pick a topic and share their personal rankings on something U2-related.]
In a rock band, the singer is the face of the group. The lead guitar part is easy to pick out because it so… Continue reading »

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Column: off the record…, vol. 13-558

Twitter was all a-flitter earlier this week when a fan attending a Killers concert bumped into Stuart Morgan, Adam’s guitar tech, and asked him when the next U2 tour was slated. The tweet stated plans were for spring 2014 starting with are… Continue reading »

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Adam (and Ali Hewson) Talk About U2′s New Album

Adam Clayton has been talking again about the next U2 album … and Bono’s wife Ali has been, too.
Adam was interviewed a couple weeks ago when he was doing appearances for the Walk In My Shoes effort, and one of those interviews has just appeared in … Continue reading »

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U2 Conference: Latest Updates re: Sessions, Registration and more

We’re less than six weeks away from the U2 Conference in Cleveland, and there are a few updates to be shared today about sessions, registration and more.
Mainstream Sessions
Our lineup of mainstream/popular sessions is now set! We’ll have five session… Continue reading »

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Bono’s TED Talk (2013) Now Online

Bono’s recent talk at the annual TED conference in Long Beach, Calif., has finally been posted online. He appeared at TED on February 26th to update the audience on the effort to end extreme poverty, saying it’s possible by 2030. Here’s the full video… Continue reading »

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Bono to Appear on Irish TV on St. Patrick’s Day

Bono will appear this weekend on the RTE program Glaoch – The President’s Call, which airs on St. Patrick’s Day as a celebration of Irish culture. Though it’s an RTE show, the program will be viewable worldwide starting at 9:30 pm GMT (which is 5:30 p… Continue reading »

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