'Rattle and Hum' gave the band the opportunity to create something different again from 'The Joshua Tree,' a record of what they had just achieved and a signpost to where they were...
There was a whole lot happening in U2’s world in 2000, but most of all there was 'All That You Can't Leave Behind,' described by Rolling Stone as their third masterpiece.
The eight-song mini-album prompted critics to describe U2 as the best live band of 1983.
Many misunderstood political songs have been taken to be calls to rebellion or patriotic chest-beaters – a far cray from the artists’ original intentions.
The 1980 album laid the exciting ground rules for what U2 could be.
The new coin is the latest in a limited edition series titled 'Modern Irish Musicians', which began with Rory Gallagher in 2018.
In May 1984, U2 convened at Slane Castle in Dublin, where the gothic ballroom was chosen as the location for early sessions on what became 'The Unforgettable Fire.'
The band's second album included anthems such as 'Gloria' and 'Fire,' as their reputation grew ever more powerful.
Subsequent episodes in the series will feature Marcus Mumford and Mavis Staples.
The 40th anniversary of U2's first release, the 1979 EP Three, will be observed with a 180 gram, black vinyl 12-inch pressing for Record Store Day.
Future 'Cry Power' guests will Include Bono, Mavis Staples And Marcus Mumford.
Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes centre stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
Touring will continue as long as there are new ears to listen to music. The desire for success, money and creative fulfilment will remain, but for many musicians, it is an essential...
U2 has announced they’ll be bringing their record-breaking ‘Joshua Tree Tour’ to Mumbai, India on Sunday, 15 December at DY Patil Stadium.