News featuring U2

The following news stories mention U2. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 11 hours ago.

’15 May 26 Tue

Tuesday 26th May

  • U2 Aims for Intimacy, Presence on Latest Tour

    “We build our songs so they don’t get worn out quickly,” the Edge said, “and often, that means that they take a little longer to connect.”

    Los Angeles Times (TNS) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — For U2, the lightbulb moment came in the form of an actual lightbulb. Brainstorming two years ago for a newly launched arena tour that stopped at the SAP Center here last week and moved onto the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., for five nights starting Tuesday, the members of this venerable Irish band hit upon the idea of a stage illuminated by a single naked bulb. The image evoked Bono’s childhood bedroom…

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  • U2 feared tour would end after one show when The Edge fell off stage

    ‘I completely lost track of where I was on the stage,’ guitarist says of his tumble

    The members of U2 feared their Innocence and Experience tour was going to end on its opening night when The Edge fell off the stage in Vancouver earlier this month. Bassist Adam Clayton said he was “sick in the pit of my stomach”, while drummer Larry Mullen Jr said he feared the tour might “start and end in the same evening”.

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  • U2 Claim They Feared Their Entire World Tour Might Have Been Over After The Edge's Stage Tumble

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’15 May 24 Sun

Sunday 24th May

  • Watch The Edge Explain His Fall Offstage On CBS Sunday Morning

    U2 gave CBS Sunday Morning a look behind-the-scenes at their Innocence + Experience Tour, taking them under the stage to show off their impressively vast collection of guitars, and above to look at the massive LED screen that takes over the middle of the arena crowd. They also sit down for an interview, where The […]

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’15 May 23 Sat

Saturday 23rd May

’15 May 22 Fri

Friday 22nd May

  • U2 and the Rolling Stones: rock giants hit the road but take different paths

    While the Stones are happy to trade on a back catalogue largely compiled 40 years ago, the Irish rockers are pushing new material to prove their relevance

    For those whose stores of musical nostalgia and classic rock band decadence are running on fumes, this summer’s concert season should be a welcome restorative. Last week U2 launched their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena in support of their latest album and iTunes Trojan horse, Songs of Innocence.

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’15 May 17 Sun

Sunday 17th May

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Saturday 16th May

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