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2021-06-12: Record Store Day, Noel Gallagher with Bono, and The Edge Sparkles

Today Ciara’s Pink Sparkle Pod featured The Edge as a special guest. Ciara who runs the podcast is a first cousin to The Edge, and they discuss their family, advocacy work for Mencap, and much more. It’s a great podcast. The Edge does speak briefly about what the band has been up to, and explains that keeping the band together hasn’t always been easy for 40 years, “Doesn’t mean its always...

2021-06-09: Bono and The Edge To Perform at Euro 2020 Kickoff

Update: June 10

Original Story: June 9

On Friday, moments before the kick off of the first UEFA Euro 2020 tournament game between Turkey and Italy, Bono and The Edge will be part of a virtual performance filmed for the opening ceremony. In the film, they will join DJ Martin Garrix to perform “We Are the People.” The song, the official song of the tournament, was released last month....

2021-06-08: Apple Launches Lossless Streaming

In the early hours of June 8, Apple rolled out their new lossless program on Apple Music. Although Apple Music has been around for a while, the tracks you would hear through the streaming service were the equivalent of a 256kbps compressed file. Until now. Now true lossless files are being offered instead, meaning you can now stream at CD quality or above. Other services such as Tidal,...

2021-06-03: New Pressing of “All That You Can’t Leave Behind” on Black Vinyl in June

One for the collector who has to have everything? Or maybe you missed the album on vinyl last year? On June 25, 2021 there will be a new pressing of All That You Can’t Leave Behind released on vinyl in Europe. This vinyl pressing is being called the “20th Anniversary Lifetime Vinyl” and will be a 2-LP set, similar to last year’s release. Unlike the pressing last Fall, which was limited in...

2021-05-12: Bono Contributes song to Citizen Penn Documentary

Bono has contributed music to a new documentary, Citizen Penn which debuted on Discovery Plus this month. The song, used over the end titles of the documentary is called “Eden: To Find Love” and is written by Linda Perry and Bono, and is performed by Bono.


NOTE: Song Audio via YouTube

The documentary debuted on Discovery Plus on May 6, and follows Sean Penn, founder of CORE, and the...

2021-05-04: Bono and Edge to join Martin Garrix on UEFA Euro Song

Update: May 11, 2021

A press release claiming to be from Sony Music Netherlands has been shared with us. Sony distributes Garrix’s STMPD RCRDS label on which the single is being released.

The release details that Bono has written the lyrics for “We Are the People” and has created melodies for the song. The Edge has created the lead guitar riffs for the song, based on a musical track that...

2021-04-28: The Crystal Ball: What Comes Next

It has been some time since we have taken a look into the future. To be honest, there has not been much to discuss. There aren’t many reliable rumours out there at the moment. We continue to only publish rumours that come from reliable sources, and things we can confirm via multiple avenues. It appears the pandemic have slowed a lot of things down, including the rumours about upcoming U2...

2021-04-17: Bono with DMX: Skyscrapers this Summer?

Update (May 11, 2021):

The new DMX album, Exodus will be released on May 28, 2021 via Def Jam Records. The track listing has not yet been confirmed but it is expected to include “Skyscrapers” with Bono.

Original Story (April 17, 2021):

DMX was the stage name of rapper Earl Simmons. DMX passed away on April 9, 2021 after being rushed to hospital a week earlier following a heart attack....

2021-04-11: The Virtual Road: Innocence in Paris

Yesterday was the fourth and final episode of U2’s The Virtual Road a four part series of concerts being streamed on YouTube as part of an ongoing project to refresh U2’s online video properties. This fourth show was a 2015 show filmed in Paris France at the end of the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour, and released on DVD and Blu Ray in 2016.

The show premiered at 2:00pm EST. This was a similar...

2021-04-07: U2 Fire: Record Store Day 2021 Questions and Answers


IMAGE: U2’s RSD 2021 Offering: “Fire” 40th Anniversary Edition Side A

Record Store Day 2021 is being split into two events, one on June 12, and one on July 17. The split is an attempt to manage crowd sizes in retail stores. The day has also been delayed from the usual April date in hopes that would help with the Covid-19 issues.

U2 is issuing a picture disc of “Fire” on the first date...

2021-04-02: The Virtual Road: PopMart Mexico City

Yesterday was the third episode of U2’s The Virtual Road, a four part series of concerts being streamed on YouTube as part of an ongoing project between YouTube and Universal to refresh U2’s online video properties. The band showed their 1997 show from Mexico City, as a stream on YouTube, premiering at 9:40pm EST. That was a similar start time to last week’s Red Rocks show, and far later...

2021-03-26: The Virtual Road: Red Rocks

Yesterday was the second episode of U2’s The Virtual Road, a four part series of concerts being streamed on YouTube as part of an ongoing project between YouTube and Universal to refresh U2’s online video properties.

For those who didn’t watch, things started later yesterday. While the Slane Castle show kicked off at 7:30pm GMT, the Red Rocks show started didn’t air until 1:40am GMT. This...