SAN JOSE SHOTS

‘Bay Area’ Ken has got his San Jose pictures on line.

BIFFCO? BOFFO!

Want two of the new remixes of “Elevation”? Then get over to YouTwo.net and deliver a hearty thanks to U2NewYork. Unfortunately, neither of them are the Johnny Moy mix that’s been shaking up the crowd before each Elevation show, but…

I, I…. BELIEVE IN LOVE

And the award for most inspiring pop preview of the week goes to Jim Walsh ‘pop music critic’ for St. Paul Pioneerpress and his write up leading up to U2’s concert in Minneapolis this week. It’s a little over the…

IMOLA MOOLAH MOOLAH

There has been some confusion surrounding the one Italian date U2 are playing. Imola is a no go, so now they’re looking at possibilities in the city of Turin. The mayor of Turin met with U2’s Italian promotor on Thursday…

THE FLY CAN FLY

Bono is to star in the next ‘Superman’ movie to be directed by Paul Verhoeven (Robocop, Showgirls, Total Recall, Basic Instinct). In this spy picture, the wannabe actor can be seen practising the classic Superman stance, suspended from cables in…

IT MUST BE ART

A picture says a thousand lyrics. Expat (har har) Irishman (now living in Australia) David Egan paints U2’s songs. “I have heard of other artists contacting bands to use their lyrics in paintings, and they have either been just told,…

BLUE CHIP

“Industry titans were equally forward-looking in 1993 and 1995 when two more polls found U2, Pearl Jam and R.E.M. to be the most prized properties. The assumption again was those stars were going to be turning out hits for years….

B DAY

Jo is doing a online birthday card for Bono and needs some help in letting people know about it. If people want to contribute a message please e-mail it to Jo: Jo@bonofillingstation.every1.net

AND I HAVE NO MAPS

The Guardian has a fascinating article about the new William Gibson biopic No Maps For These Territories. Produced on a meagre budget of $250,000, the film features original music from Bono and The Edge from U2. Part road movie, part…

WELCOME BACK MR TREE

U2 have re-entered the UK album charts this week, but you can rule out the obvious. The Joshua Tree makes a comeback into the top 20 some 14 years after its initial release, and stacks up its 145th week in….