3 Gigs In A Day

According to two very credible sources in the Swedish media and concert industry, U2 played a third gig on the night of February 9, 1981, after having played both at M

Swedish Fan Site Goes Live

U2.se, a Swedish u2 site for Swedish fans, goes live on September 1st, 2003. The press release has been included below.

“Hands” Up for Award

U2’s “The Hands That Built America” has been nominated for a World Soundtrack Award in the category of Best Original Song Written for Film. The awards are part of the Flanders International Film Festival and will be presented on October…

Great Guitarists

Rolling Stone has compiled a list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, and The Edge has placed a very respectable 24th on the list. Jimi Hendrix was deemed the greatest of all.

Bono Attends Rolling Stones’ Show

The Times (UK) reports Bono, Kate Moss, and Johnny Depp were among the celebrities who attended the Rolling Stones’ concert at the London Astoria last night.

New Single in February 2004

French fan site U2achtung.com report that Bono told the Nice-Matin newspaper U2 will release a new single the first week of February 2004. Bono also told the French newspaper that he would like to perform at the Palais Nika

Phoenix Park Gig Unlikely

Representatives for concert promoter MCD Productions have dismissed the rumor that U2 are planning to perform at Phoenix Park next summer. The park is available to only three major music events each year, with two of those concerts required to…

Peterwolf.org online

The Irish Hospice Foundation’s website to promote the Peter and the Wolf project has gone live. Point your browser at: www.peterwolf.org The boxed set containing a CD by Friday/Seezer and book by Bono can be ordered from the site as…

Deceived and Violated

We have a few follow-ups on earlier stories. Remember the story about Irish artist Niall O’Loughlin and his commission to draw a caricature of Bono (see Blockhead)? It seems the woman who made the request for the drawing on Bono’s…

U2 to play Phoenix Park in 2004?

U2 are said to be lining up to play to an audience of 200,000 at Phoenix Park in Dublin in August 2004, says The Mirror. The paper quotes a ‘source close to the group’: “They will perform two nights at…