For the Record

In the same Hot Press annual issue we find Bono’s ‘best albums of 2001’ list: As if to nothing – Craig Armstrong (out in February) Gold – Ryan Adams Is this It – The Strokes White Blood Cells – The…

Craig Armstrong collaboration

The Raft has more on the Craig Armstrong album mentioned in our ‘For the Record’ post: Signed to Massive Attack’s Melankolic label, Craig releases ‘As If To Nothing’, the follow-up to his 1998 critically acclaimed debut solo album, ‘The Space…

DVD Easter Eggs

A number of people have asked us to re-publish details on the Elevation DVD Easter Eggs. DVDReview has some tips. YouTwo.net has some information for Toshiba players.

Bono on Books

The Hot Press 2002 annual issue features an interview with Bono, and a look into what the good man’s been reading recently. Just the things to spend your Amazon vouchers on: The New Testament – Eugene Peterson. The Books of…

Guide My Way

The All Music Guide has begun reviewing individual U2 songs…

Oh come all ye faithful

You fans… you still haven’t found what you are looking for. U2 are at #2 in search engine Google’s Year End Zeitgeist feature providing ‘a glimpse at what captivated the world over the past 12 months, based on the most…

Hot Press

At long last, the new Hot Press website has gone live. The archive features an article the late Bill Graham did with U2 in 1981. Do a search on U2 for tons of stuff. Incidently, this is a great way…

CAPTION COMPETITION

Here’s Bono having a grand old time with UK minister Claire Short at the launch of “a new health blueprint which seeks greater medical investment for the world’s poor.” But what was he thinking? No prizes, just the fun of…

Just Another Boy Band Tour

It’s finally official (and unsurprising): Elevation 2001 was the highest-grossing tour of the year, according to Billboard Magazine, schooling N’Sync and the BSB all proper-like and netting $143 million for 113 shows — a bit south of the sensational 200-mil-plus…

Guitar Geek Missing

GuitarGeek.com is an interesting website: the world’s largest collection of your favorite guitarists’ stage and studio set-ups. There’s one thing wrong with it though. The Edge is missing. Somebody fill ’em in. (Link pilfered from MF.)