Oh Danny Boy

Long time U2 collaborator Daniel Lanois‘s official website has gone live… and we like it. And if U2 were thinking of hiring him for their new album… well, they can forget it. Lanois is taking time out to concentrate on…

Dirty guitars

Bono is quoted on Infobeat: “We’ve started our album and it’s going to blow your mind. It’s real punk rock, with some great guitar sounds and some beautiful melodies. The band is so tight coming straight off tour.”

European Rumours

We simply cannot keep up with the many rumours about concerts in Europe next summer. From the dungeons of French car manufacturers Renault comes word that the band are negotiating to play the Stade de France on August 24. Austrian…

It’s Christmas…

Well, not yet, but www.satellite45.net seems to think it is. Ssssh, you didn’t hear it from us, but *whisper* they’ve got the Boston DVD sound ripped to 256kbps MP3s for ya. [ update: site is down ]

Both ends burning

The Sun reports on busy boy Bono’s ‘holiday’ antics. Dining with Will Smith, recording with the band, hugging a tree Clinton, rubbing shoulders with Ronan Keating, dancing in Pacha and a head to head with Tony Blair. He even had…

Stuart Adamson

If you were a fan of U2 in the early 80s, you will remember the reviews that would talk of ‘Big music’ and ‘Celtic rock’. The Alarm, Simple Minds and Big Country were the other bands that got stuck with…

Mapless

No Maps For These Territories, an 88-minute documentary about writer William Gibson, featuring interviews with writers Jack Womack and Bruce Sterling; music by tomandandy and readings and music by Bono and The Edge, will be shown on US TV this…

Fat Chance

Following up on our earlier story about the latest terror to hit post offices, we present to you the @U2.com Poll — vote for the incarnation of Bono that you think should end up on Ireland’s Oct. 2002 stamp. We…

Just Passin’ Through

Dom Joly of Trigger Happy TV (UK) mentions The Forgotten Ones in a recent Guardian interview: “We used to look at all those CCTV cameras and wonder who watched them, so we did things in front of them like mock…

Summer in Sweden

Swedish newspaper ‘Expressen’ reports U2 will play the Ullevi stadium in G