Predictable Predictions

In today’s Irish Mirror, Ireland’s top psychic Una Power provides her predictions for the year 2003. Among her many predictions, she foretells that Bono will continue to pursue his goal to wipe out Third World debt and make a “major…

Bullet Bloody Bullet

Brazilian fireworks on New Year’s Eve. Check out the Sepultura cover of U2’s Bullet the Blue Sky at Available on their EP “Revolusongs”.

“Let’s Take the Kids to the Track!”

The Irish Mirror reports that Bono was among the 16,000 race fans who flocked to the Leopardstown Races on St. Stephen’s Day (Dec. 26). Bono was spotted in the stands with his wife Ali and their family at the traditional…


“U2 sold out!” It’s something you’ll find in forums a lot, disgruntled fans screaming the band sold out on their punk ideals. Every year. Every album. Every single. A tired argument, really, because in effect, yes, they sold out the…

U2 in ‘Song of the Year’ list

U2’s Electrical Storm came 9th in Dutch progressive broadcasters VPRO’s annual “Song of the Year” vote. 3300 listeners voted, 1424 of which chose “Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knows” as their favourite. Dutch band Spinvis came second.

Ramones Tribute Album release date

Green Day’s website reports the release date for ‘We’re a Happy Family: A Tribute to the Ramones’ is February 11. U2 contribute ‘Beat on the Brat’ to the album. (source: RTE)

The Hands that Built a Single

A CD single of ‘The Hands That Built America’ will be released on February 17th, coinciding with the the European premiere of the film Gangs of New York. More info on this and the soundtrack release and mix of the…


My eyes, my eyes! Scary U2 Christmas image. (from, via

Wake up Maria and M

Portuguese singer Maria Jo

American Prayer: a closer look

Occasionally, people send in their views on topics discussed at We thought it might be a good idea to start sharing our readers’ thoughts with you. Patti Culliton sent in the following essay on the song “American Prayer” which…