U2 Fan Fest

The U2-GTA (Greater Toronto Area) group today announced that it has organized a U2 fan festival. INTO THE HEART will take place November 7-9, 2003, in Toronto, Canada. Fans worldwide are invited to attend and celebrate all things U2. Festival…

Talk About The Passion

Interesting tidbit from a recent article about R.E.M.’s current tour, reproduced at R.E.M. fansite extraordinaire Murmurs: It’s been proposed that two distinct types of music fans came of age in the 1980s: the separate but equal followers of U2 and…

Changes at the Zoo

Zootopia, the forum located at U2.com, will soon be relaunching with a new design. The Zootopia folks promise a simpler navigation that will improve communication among fans. They warn users not to fret if the forum is offline for a…

Get Tanked

Attention all bored U2 fans! A new fan site may provide a solution to your boredom. Ready for the Laughing Gas is a parody U2 news site whose aim is to provide something fun to read while waiting for U2’s…

Well sorted

The African Well Fund announced it has provided funding for two well building projects in Africa. The funding has been generously donated primarily by U2 fans from around the world. More information about this project can be found at www.africanwellfund.org.

Eine kleine Nightmare

U2web.org, far away from the claws of the RIAA, are offering the In A Little While Nightmare On Wax Remix from a Cafe del Mar compilation for download. Enjoy it while it lasts. Several sites offering U2 bootlegs have (been)…

I Love, I Love, I Love My Calendar Band

Who says Larry never smiles? You can see the drummer grinning in the newly available U2 2004 Official Calendar. The calendar features 14 photographs of the band taken by Anton Corbijn. Scans of all the calendar images may be viewed…

McG and Mullen @ The Fringe

Mullen and McGuinness turned out to see Gavin Friday perform his one man show ‘I didn’t come up the Liffey in a bubble’ at the Dublin Fringe Festival on Tuesday. While your humble editor played photographer and guardian angel to…

Another Benefit Concert for Bono?

A spokesperson for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria told the Associated Press that Bono has promised to appear in a concert the Fund is organizing as part of a campaign to raise its profile and receive…

Zig-Zagat

U2 are on yet another one of those all-time best-of lists. This one, bizarrely enough, was engineered by Zagat, the organization best known for their restaurant and nightlife guides. U2 placed twice on the list, at #4 for The Joshua…