BONO LIKES R.E.M. . .

. . . and considers them a threat to his ‘Best band in the world’ quest. Bono told USA Today: “I felt ill when I heard it,” he said. “It’s a very beautiful, awe inspiring record. REM is a force.”…

USENET

CDragon informs us he’s posted mp3s of the first night in Miami to: alt.binaries.sounds.mp3 alt.binaries.sounds.mp3.bootlegs alt.binaries.sounds.mp3.2000s You’ll need a proper newsreader (Agent) to get the files.

REM RULE

Mike Mills, on the BBC website, is asked: What’s the motivation to keep making music? He answers: To make a better record than U2. I couldn’t be happier for those guys and proud of them. Why do we do it?…

IT’S HEEEE-EEERRRRRE

The first full recording of Miami 03/24 appears at U2Tours.com. Quality ain’t great, but at least it’s finally, finally here. Booyah! (Sorry, bit giddy — this show was the greatest night of my life)

RAMALAMA BOOGALOO

B.P. Fallon ‘soon’.

HE IS, HE IS THE MESSIAH!

One of these Rolling Stone pics from Miami has Edge sporting a spiffy halo, which begs the question: Does Bono thinks he’s Edge?

RONO FOR BONO

U2log has been informed Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating will be supporting U2 in Houston and Dallas. PJ Harvey is still not well enough to perform. Keating is said to be delighted at the opportunity: “I’m ready to break into the…

IN THE PICTURE

Elevation-tour.com have more pictures from Miami and Atlanta.

DAMN YOU PEOPLE!

Discotheque was great! -ahem- And now that THAT little outburst is out of the way, you may read Entertainment Weekly’s review of the Elevation kickoff. Their writer seems a bit hung up on the whole age thing… House lights still…

ROBBIE ROBBERY

On February 17, during a concert in Hamburg Sporthalle, Robbie Williams performed Beautiful Day.