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Per Billboard, Rolling Stone, Your Worst Nightmares: Album Postponed to 2015

March 7, 2014 · 4 Comments 

Yeah, this isn’t a joke. It may seem that way, but per “multiple industry” sources as cited from Billboard and Rolling Stone, U2 have indeed postponed the album for at least 9 months. The reasons behind the postponement have obviously not been disclosed by the band itself because, well, that’s not the kind of information that “industry sources” provide. What we do know is that the ”magic that the band always seems to capture … they have yet to capture it,” per industry... [Read the full story]

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“Invisible”: A Weekend in Sum

February 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

For U2 fans everywhere, this past weekend was one of the most highly anticipated occasions in years, allowing us to hear “Invisible,” a preview of what we can expect from the untitled upcoming album, as well as an opportunity to raise money for (RED) with free downloads via contributions from Bank of America. By all accounts, the song was a rousing success. Let’s first recap the numbers. Initially, Bank of America promised to pony up $2 million if “Invisible” could reach that many downloads.... [Read the full story]

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U2’s Eternal Tour: From Heinz Field to Possible 2014 Dates

July 26, 2013 · 1 Comment 

Two years ago, the U2 360 tour concluded its US dates with a show at Heinz Field. That gig was captured for posterity by a fan-made concert documentary shot and curated by Tim Newell and is remembered here with some fan photographs by Mike Kurman. The interwebs lit up this week with high-pitch rumors and speculation about a U2 tour in 2014 to accompany a new album expected later this year; while such conversation excites some fans and annoys others, there’s one thing about U2 touring on which the fan community can approach... [Read the full story]

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Nico Vega and Oh No Fiasco Deliver Hard-Hitting Rock at Nashville’s Exit/In

August 25, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

Nashville’s the Exit/In, a classic yet almost easy to miss venue, recently played host to Los Angeles band Nico Vega, an up-and-coming powerhouse of a band known for their mix of musical elegance and gritty energy.  The opening band, Oh No Fiasco, with whom  Nico Vega share a label, combine alternative rock roots with a sometimes cutesy punk flair. Oh No Fiasco opens, immediately setting the bar for showmanship. The band’s lead singer, Lindsey Stamey, is a complete fireball on stage, melting faces right off the crowd... [Read the full story]

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Arcade Fire Brings The Heat And Tops The Charts With Reflektor

November 11, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

Despite conquering the top 200 charts across the board, Arcade Fire’s Reflektor has some fans divided. Die-hards and otherwise issue praises and criticisms of the band’s latest venture, their first album since The Suburbs in 2010. The band’s hipster-friendly tunes haven’t quite disappeared into another form of Arcade Fire, but rather expanded into a broader sound, and their strong points are highlighted by moments of exploration. Where there was synchronicity throughout their previous albums that kept them in a safer... [Read the full story]

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Sacred Stables, Sacred Stadiums: Lifting the Veil on “Zooropa” at Christmas

During the “Zooropa” section in the U2 360 live set, the stage got cloaked in shimmering lights like a Christmas tree, obscuring the band, blurring the land where technology-meets-humanity... [Read more]

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U2 & the Holy Ghost iPod Shuffle

 Did you ever have the random shuffle on your music player speak to you in a profound way? We’re honored to have author & preacher Jonathan Martin share a U2 story about... [Read more]

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Transgressing Theology: Locating Jesus in a “F—ed-Up World”

For many fans, POP marks the moment when U2 went too far.  The word “excess” is often associated with the album and the tour that promoted it.  The auricular experimentation... [Read more]


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Per Billboard, Rolling Stone, Your Worst Nightmares: Album Postponed to 2015

Yeah, this isn’t a joke. It may seem that way, but per “multiple industry” sources as cited from Billboard and Rolling Stone, U2 have indeed postponed the album... [Read more]

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“Invisible”: A Weekend in Sum

For U2 fans everywhere, this past weekend was one of the most highly anticipated occasions in years, allowing us to hear “Invisible,” a preview of what we can expect... [Read more]

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U2 to Premiere (RED) Charity Track “Invisible” During Super Bowl Ad

Let’s get it out of the way first: it is not known whether “Invisible,” an upcoming track released to raise funds for (RED) will be included on U2′s upcoming,... [Read more]


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