My Immortal

If you missed Rolling Stone’s “Immortals” list of the 50 greatest artists of all time, written by other artists, it’s now available on their website. You can also taxi directly to the U2-related content: Start with Chris Martin on U2…

U2, Corbijn working in Portugal

U2 and photographer Anton Corbijn are in Portugal, presumably for photoshoots, though some reports claim the band are shooting a video in Southern Europe. U2portugal.com claims the band arrived on Wednesday and are due to leave on Saturday. In Portuguese:…

Lucky 13

U2’s August 25, 2001 performance at Slane Castle has been chosen the thirteenth greatest gig of all time in a poll conducted by Q magazine. Topping the poll were Radiohead at Glastonbury in 1997 and Nirvana at the 1992 Reading…

Bono Presents at Dove Awards

Bono made an appearance via video message at last night’s Gospel Music Association Awards (aka the Dove Awards), which was staged in Nashville, Tennessee. After professing his love for both Nashville and gospel music, Bono introduced a performance by Jars…

Will Power

We are the first generation that can end not just AIDS, but extreme poverty. For the first time in history, we have the brains, we have the cash, we have the drugs. But, do we have the will? –Bono You…

Bono attends rally in Berlin

Bono is in Berlin today to record an alb… support the German campaign ‘Gemeinsam f

I Remember You Joey

According to Billboard, Bono is among several celebrities who have contributed an autographed t-shirt for a silent auction honoring Joey Ramone. The proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Lymphoma Foundation (Ramone died of lymphoma in April 2001)….

Lords of the Quay

The saga of U2’s domination of Dublin continues. The Irish Independent reports that Bono, Edge, and their Clarence Hotel partner Harry Crosbie have submitted a request to the Dublin County Council for permission to expand the hotel. They reportedly seek…

Hero, icon, musician

Bono made it onto Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world today. Bono is mentioned in the ‘Heroes and Icons’ category rather than ‘Artists and Entertainers’. Which probably means it’s high time for some music….

New book ‘Crank it up’ includes U2 chapter

Clive Young, senior editor of Pro Sound News, has written a book about concert engineers. ‘Crank it up: Live Sound Secrets of the Top Tour Engineers’ will be published in May 2004, by Backbeat Books. One of the chapters covers…