Once the embers of 1984’s The Unforgettable Fire subsided, U2 decided to go on a different kind of tour. (No, not that Amnesty International tour in 1986 with Sting.) This tour delved into the band’s wonder with America, and it gave birth to one of music’s biggest albums ever.
The legendary Johnny Cash would have turned 86 today (February 26), and in a career that spanned six decades, there was one thing he could do better than nearly anyone else: Cover a song and make it his own.
Considering how rock/metal artists and their awards categories have been treated in recent history during GRAMMY telecasts, you’d think we would be used to being treated like the proverbial red-headed stepchild by now. However, the 60th GRAMMY Awards telecast has taken things another major step further.
Among the predominantly pop, hip-hop and R&B artists (and Broadway icon Patti LuPone) tapped to perform at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, there’s finally a rock band set to…well…rock the crowd at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album was released 49 years ago today (January 12.) Besides being one of the best albums of all time, Led Zeppelin also has one of the best opening tracks of all time, too.
In 2017, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of great reissues and box sets up for grabs. As we wind down 2017 and head into the New Year, here are the seven reissues/box sets from this year that we think are must-owns.
Today (December 11) is Nikki Sixx's birthday, and to celebrate, we thought we'd look back on some of the pivotal moments in rock history that lead to the creation of Motley Crue and some of the biggest bands ever. Enjoy!
After the monumental success of The Joshua Tree and its subsequent tour, there was definitely a sense of “Now what?” with U2. The band, perhaps, didn’t know themselves, which made sense why Bono said at a show in Dublin on December 30th, 1989 that, “We just have to go away and dream it all up again.”
The team behind Record Store Day may have just released their big list of titles that will be available during their Black Friday event on November 24, but a major title has just been announced for release.
U2’s Rattle and Hum, the soundtrack album to the film of the same name, was released 29 years ago today (October 10), and while the film gets criticized by critics and fans for being a bit pretentious, there is no denying the soundtrack album, especially its original tracks, is simply stellar.
U2 took the stage at Ford Field on Sunday, September 3rd for their Detroit stop on 'The Joshua Tree 2017' tour. Check out some of our photos & the setlist below! Photo Credit: Kristen Drum Intro: The Whole of the Moon (The Waterboys Song) Sunday Bloody Sunday New Year's Day Bad (With "America" (Simon &…
As promised (and bright and early), U2 has officially unveiled “You’re The Best Thing About Me,” the first single off their upcoming album Songs of Experience. The decidedly poppy tune is accompanied by flipbook imagery displaying the track’s lyrics, with easily the highlight being the cheeky, “Shooting off my mouth, that’s another great thing about…
U2 frontman Bono promised "one of those epic nights that none of us will ever forget" -- and the group delivered just that as it returned to the U.S. to kick off another leg of its Joshua Tree 2017 Tour on Sunday night (September 3) at Ford Field in Detroit.
UPDATE - 08/30/2017 12:10 PM EST: As promised, U2 has released the new track "The Blackout" from their upcoming album Songs Of Experience this afternoon, and it's perhaps one of the most aggressive tunes the band has put out in years.
U2 played a three-song set on Monday night (June 26) to honor bassist Adam Clayton as he received the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert at the PlayStation Theater in New York City.
U2 frontman Bono took time off from the group's Joshua Tree Tour to visit with Republican congressmen -- including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy -- on Wednesday (June 21) to talk about the humanitarian concerns of his ONE Campaign organization.
U2 got its Joshua Tree 30th Anniversary Tour off to a triumphant start over the weekend in Vancouver, playing the album in its entirety for the first time ever -- and the first time U2 has ever treated an album like that.