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2019-06-25: Tour Updates: June 25, 2019

For those who were wondering about the logistics issues at the show in Melbourne that we mentioned, those have been resolved, and this has resulted in a large release of tickets for the first Melbourne show. This includes GA tickets which are available now. If you were looking for tickets for the first show, and were unable to get them until this point as we write this there are tickets...

2019-06-21: U2 Mispressings

With an act like U2 releasing millions of copies of items on various physical formats, it is inevitable that sometimes a mistake is made.

Misprints are when there is a mistake or an error in the packaging or labels on an item. The packaging is wrong in some way, but the music contained on the release is correct. Sometimes these issues are caught during production and corrected, and other...

2019-06-17: Tour Updates: June 17, 2019

General onsales started today in Auckland and in Sydney for the second shows on the tour. These are the first two shows announced for a second show in these countries. Tickets are still available for both shows, although some ticket categories are now limited or sold out at this point.

Red Hill presales have started for Singapore and people are reporting ease in buying tickets. There have...

2019-06-14: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 Questions and Answers

LAST UPDATED: JUNE 14, 2019, 11:15pm Auckland Time

Recently added: Notes on Singapore, second shows for Sydney and Auckland.

On May 31 U2 announced a new tour, which will visit New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, South Korea and Japan. Dates were announced for one show in each city in New Zealand, Australia and South Korea. Two dates were announced for Japan. No dates were announced for...

2019-06-11: Tour Update: Joshua Tree 2019

Today was the start of the general sales for Australia and New Zealand shows for the upcoming The Joshua Tree Tour 2019. All six shows announced for these countries were put on sale, after a series of prior presales through U2.Com and through Live Nation.

Auckland was announced as a sellout early on, and a second show was announced via U2.Com. Sydney was also quick to be labeled as a...

2019-06-07: Two New Vinyl Reissues on Coloured Vinyl

Updated: June 7, 2019:

Although some online stores were able to fulfill orders today for the red vinyl version of How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb and the wine vinyl version of The Unforgettable Fire, most stores are reporting that stock has not been received worldwide, and that there are delays filling even some of the online orders for this item.

In Canada, Sunrise Records is the...

2019-05-31: The Joshua Tree 2019 is Here! Announcement Wrap Up!

Yesterday was a bit of a blur! But we are so happy that the fans in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Japan and South Korea finally are going to see the tour that previously took U2 through Europe and North and South America. Will it be the same? It’s U2. There’s always surprises, upgrades, and unexpected bonuses. But we’re excited to see what is next.

The tour was announced at 8am in the...

2019-05-30: Updated Rumours: NZ, Australia, Asia U2 Tour in 2019

On May 16, 2019 information was made public on the Australian Ticketmaster site announcing the tour as The Joshua Tree 2019 tour. We have started our usual Questions and Answers piece on the new U2 Joshua Tree 2019 tour here, and expect to be posting little in the way of information at this page going forward.

Updated: May 30, 2019:

Expected dates for the tour are as follows:

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2019-05-28: A New(er) Pressing of U218 Singles

One new release snuck by us. In late 2017 there was another release of U218 Singles with some differences from earlier pressings – but the album contains the same audio mix and the same catalog numbers. Lets take a look back at the other two known versions on vinyl first, before looking at the newer release.

In 2006 the album was first released, and there was only one pressing released,...

2019-05-22: Unreleased Pavarotti and Bono Duet Available Today!

Bono and Pavarotti performed together in 2003 at a concert in Italy in aid of Iraqi refugees, the SOS Iraq Benefit. They performed “Miserere,” joined by Zucchero, and Bono also performed on “Ave Maria” with Pavarotti, and later sang “One.” Sixteen years later the performance of Bono and Pavarotti on “Ave Maria” is now being released as part of the soundtrack to the new Ron Howard directed...

2019-05-18: The Joshua Tree 2017: Live from Mexico City Film

One of the most common questions we are getting these days is what has happened to the home video releases from the last two tours. We are still being told that both will be released. There are still plans to get these out. And we are told that The Joshua Tree 2017: Live from Mexico City will likely be the first one to be released. While we haven’t had any new information for a while, other...

2019-05-12: Adam Clayton interviewed on The Tommy Tiernan Show

Last night on RTÉ One television in Ireland, Adam Clayton appeared with Tommy Tiernan for a half hour interview. Tiernan hosts The Tommy Tiernan Show on RTÉ which is currently in its third season. The chat show is based around the premise that the host and the audience have no idea who the guests will be on the show before the guest actually walks out on the stage. The interviews are done...