Good Medicine

“The record is so good that it won’t even matter that people are sick of us.” –Bono The June 10th issue of Rolling Stone (with D12 on the cover) has a small blurb about U2’s forthcoming album that contains one…

I suppose a ride’s out of the question?

Apparently not for Bono and co. Hoodie up and shades perma-glued to the nose, Bono took some friends out for a carriage ride in Dublin on Thursday, the lads’ traditional boys’ night out. ShowbizIreland, who must have some poor shmuck…

Dead? Tell me another ‘One’.

The remaining members of The Grateful Dead are currently gearing up for their summer tour of the USA. ‘The Dead’, as they call themselves now, have put up several audio files of the tunes they are rehearsing on their website….

Musical Contributions

Attention all collection completists! On June 15, you may pick up two new releases featuring U2 for your collection. “Carved in Stone Vol. 2,” a live compilation CD to benefit a Red Rocks preservation fund, includes U2’s “Sunday Bloody Sunday”…

Bono’s Lunch Date

The development ministers for the EU Presidency have invited Bono to attend a working lunch discussion on African development issues at Dublin Castle next week. In a press release, Minister of State for Development Cooperation and Human Rights Tom Kitt…

Signs

Is it possible that U2 have finally completed work on their much-anticipated new album? All signs point to yes — or at least probably. The first sign was Bono’s release and return to the spotlight with personal appearances in the…

McGuinness School of Rock trivia

We can’t heap enough praise on Britain’s ‘Word magazine’. This month’s The Smiths feature is simply da bomb, as they say. Now Word seems to have acquired more distinguished readers than just your U2log.com editors. In the latest issue, Paul…

The Difficult Life of a Rock Star

Over the weekend, Bono and Edge frolicked in Monte Carlo at Jimmy’z Club, where the Fashion TV Awards winners show and party was held — and where a beer will cost you 100 Euros (we kid you not). At Monte…

Money and Lives (Senate hearing on AIDS)

On Tuesday (May 18), Bono participated in the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on AIDS in Washington, D.C. U2 fan and Jubilee USA activist Abbey Fisher attended the hearing. Abbey shares her story and perspective on the AIDS emergency with U2log….

Bono Is a Four-Letter Word

The University of Pennsylvania‘s founder, Benjamin Franklin, once said, “Either write things worthy reading; or do things worth the writing.” For its 248th commencement, the university had as its speaker a man who does both. “My name is Bono, and…