I’LL HAVE TO TAKE A NAME CHECK ON THAT

Rolling Stone references our boys a couple of times this week, and while we wouldn’t normally pay much attention, these tidbits are… interesting. First comes Depeche Mode’s David Gahan, who, speaking in the mag’s Summer Tours feature (U2 are notably…

CAN YOU BEAT THE U2log.com editor?

Dutch readers, go over to the VARA website for a round of 2 voor 12. There’s a U2 quiz in the ‘self made’ category. We played and are #1. Go on… you can beat us.

IT’S A MUSICAL DVD

Now you can count B’s chesthair in pristine technicolour: Paramount Home Entertainment will release the 1st U2 DVD, Rattle and Hum, in Europe on July, 24th (PAL version, subtitled). European fanclubs can contact their local Paramount agents for promotional actions.U2…

DRINK AT U2’s

From tasty crustaceans to tasty beverages. There’s even a bar named after our favourite muso’s and it’s been running for some time now by the looks of it. We do wonder though, what exactly is a U2 special cocktail made…

TURIN TICKETS

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a break through. ZooItalia has received confirmation from the box office in Florence that the promoter in Reggio Emilia will give tickets to agencies tomorrow afternoon. Some agencies near Reggio (Bologna for example) will sell…

BURN BABY BURN

According to ‘Mix’ magazine, all U2’s shows on the Elevation are burned straight to CD-r. Frankly, we’re not the least surprised. All the fans are doing the same… [ thanks to Andre for the tip ]

TURIN UPDATE

Yes, it’s the continuing story of the gig that went to the dogs. Thanks to Germana for this follow up. Her source is Mario Luzzato Fegiz, of the Corriere della Serra. The situation is the following: it started with a…

40 SHADES OF FREEDOM

It’s Amnesty International’s birthday today, and U2 have donated the use of their song ’40’ to the cause. Reno van Dael reflects on U2 and Amnesty’s shared history.

NOUS AIMONS MONTREAL

No lemon BS, no look back in anger , the Montreal Gazette writes a proper review. Which is rare enough to warrant a mention on our site these days.

THE GOAL, IS SOLE, EELEVATION

Ah, pun heaven. But it’s not every day you discover U2 is not only your favourite band, but also a tasty crustacean. The U2 Prawn. Yes, it’s even the biggest prawn in the world. (A whole post about marine life…