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U2

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Jose Garces, What Are You Listening To?

    ​Jose GarcesThe Iron Chef and James Beard award-winning chef is executive chef of Distrito, Old Town Whiskey and Garces Trading Co. To-Go at The Saguaro Hotel. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I have Sirius/XM in my car, and ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Rich Berra, What Are You Listening To?

    Rich Berra​Rich Berra Berra is one of the hosts of the Johnjay and Rich radio show heard on 104.7 KISS-FM here in Phoenix. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play? It sounds like a scam, but I listen to KISS to hear what our station sounds like af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    MY 103.9 Format Details Emerge

    After tweets yesterday from Dave Pratt Live co-host Kassi Jayde indicated yesterday that KEXX-FM (103.9) would be shifting to a "classic rock" format, a Facebook post by Gadger, a X103.9 jock, who hosts (or hosted) the station's "Local Frequency" program, states that the format shift will be less " ... More >>

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    November 29, 2011

    Barry Fey's Backstage Past: The Gun, Axl Rose, Lars Ulrich, and the Truth

    Legendary concert promoter Barry Fey's Twitter bio is pretty revealing: "Its Barry Fey. I am a rock promoter. I have promoted a few shows here and there. Maybe you have heard of me?" Fey, "The Rockfather," retired from the business in 1997, but not before establishing himself as one of the big name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    U2 to Sell 360 Tour Stages to Create New Venues

    ​U2 wants the stages used during their extensive 360 Tour to be recycled and become new permanent venues rather than going to waste, according to Billboard.The band is selling three of their four-legged structures that stand over the stage. They each take up 29,000 square feet.Plans are currently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    The New U2 Album Will Not Be Coming Out Today

    Wikimedia CommonsU2 has no Songs of Ascent for you right now.​Fans of Irish rockers U2 who are eagerly anticipating the band's next album, tentatively titled Songs of Ascent, will have to wait a while longer. The record was first expected in 2010, and in January of this year, the Germany branch o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Beastie Boys to Release Star-Studded Short Film 'Fight For Your Right Revisited'

    ​In addition to releasing their highly anticipated upcoming album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, on May 3, the Beastie Boys will be releasing a short film in a few weeks, according to Pitchfork.Fight For Your Right Revisited is the Beastie Boys' new star-studded 22-minute short film directed by th ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    February 18, 2011

    The Strokes, Angles: Worth the Wait

    'Angles' by The Strokes. Could this be the big comeback we've all been waiting for?​After listening to the Strokes' new single, "Under Cover of Darkness" when it dropped, I didn't set my hopes very high for the rest of the album.The single, which dropped a few days ago, was just ta little better t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    The 10 Stupidest Music Stories of 2010

    ​Every year a few ridiculous stories get squeezed in between the serious ones. In honor of the year coming to a close, it's time to poke some fun at those who entertained us by making the stupidest headlines in music news in 2010.In no particular order, here are some real winners... err, well, act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Google Translate Turns into a Beatbox

    ​It turns out that Google Translate can do way more than translate a foreign business documents, help confused travelers, or decode what your mail order bride is saying, according to Gizmodo.In fact, if you go to Google Translate and set both language transition settings to German, you've got a go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    U2's Manager Fights Illegal Downloading

    ​Paul McGuinness, U2's manager, is blaming Internet service providers for not working harder to put an end to illegal music downloading, NME reports.However, McGuinness has faith in Spotify, a paid online music subscription service that actually distributes royalties properly.While McGuinness's ar ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010
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    July 8, 2010
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    December 2, 2009

    Incoming: Black Eyed Peas

    In case you love the Black Eyed Peas but didn't care to see them open for U2 the last time they were in the Valley, get Pea-licious when the hip-hop dance group invades Jobing.com Arena March 31. Seriously, they're big enough to headline an arena? ​

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Bon Jovi Comes To Glendale on February 24

    ​If this week's U2 stadium show didn't slake your thirst for overblown artists from yesteryear, the coming weeks and months will undoubtedly satisfy your cravings for throwback acts: KISS is on their way to the Valley, as well as The Misfits, Y&T, MC Hammer, Cameo, and Brian Setzer. You can s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Concert Review: U2 Gets Intimate in Glendale

    Luke Holwerda​There's something inherently incongruous about the serene, relentlessly thoughtful music U2 made at its creative peak and the stadium-sized spectacle that came to Glendale last night. Sure, the band has been one of the few extant rock acts capable of (nearly) selling-out football fie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    U2 in 140 Characters or Less

    ​How was last night's U2 show at The University of Phoenix Stadium? Well, I slaved over a review here but why take a critic's word for it when you can consult the twittersphere.And the Twittersphere says.... cdaukas: Traffic is bad. U2 is good. Almost there. So, yeah, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Is U2 a Supergroup? The Arizona Republic Says So

    Maybe it's just that we've run not one but two think pieces on the concept of and criteria for "supergroups" in the last month, but I became physically ill upon seeing the headline over The Arizona Republic's review of U2's show in Glendale last night."Supergroup U2 delivers in Glendale," it read.Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    October 21 In Blogs: Illegal Alien Costume, U2, Gallo Blanco, and Taser International

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Easley's Fun Shop Sells Out of Illegal Alien Costume. Is the Costume Racist? Nah. Up on the ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    Hot Links: Flu Shots, Potato Fire, and $20 Parking for U2

    ​More than 13,000 students in the Glendale Elementary School District will receive free seasonal flu vaccinations from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. All shots will be administered by November 6, and parents must sign a permission form for their child to get the shot...The Potato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    New Smashing Pumpkins Will Be Free, Boy George Writes A Song About Amy Winehouse, New Kanye West Film

    Idolator: Ticketmaster Brokers A Criminally Vulgar Tie-In With Morrissey's Upcoming ShowElectric Mustache: Photos: Elliott Brood, Matthew Reveles & Wooden Sky @ The Rhythm Room 10/14/09NME: Billy Corgan to give away new Smashing Pumpkings songs for freeNME: Boy George writes song about Amy Wineh ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009
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    October 15, 2009
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    June 26, 2009

    Michael Jackson Death Coverage Galore (And A Few Other Things)

    NME:  Authorities release Michael Jackson 911 call Pitchfork: MGMT to Open for Paul McCartney Rolling Stone: U2's "Spider-Man" Musical to Star Evan Rachel Wood, Alan Cumming So Much Silence: Incoming: Sunny Day Real Estate (!), Oct. 9 Spin: Michael Jackson's Legacy: Neither Black Nor White NME: ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Red-Hot, White, and Brown

    Canadian-Indian comic seeks world domination

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Bloc Party Packs Them In At The Marquee

    In their review of Bloc Party's latest record Intimacy, the guys over at Pitchfork went in to a long and arduous comparison between the band and U2. I didn't really see it, until last night's show at The Marquee.Playing for an impressively packed house - Sunday night shows are risky in Phoenix, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    After 25 years, U2's first concert video debuts on DVD

    By Thomas Bond U2 “Under a Blood Red Sky” and “Live at Red Rocks” CD and DVD deluxe edition (Universal) With the U2 deluxe edition CD reissue campaign underway in earnest, this eight-song live EP and concert DVD may seem just a small weigh station between landmark albums such as “War” ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2007

    In Honor of Thanksgiving: The Top Music Turkeys of 2007

    Britney Spears: This one’s obvious and way too easy, but Brit’s had a spectacularly bad year, so I’ll get it out of the way first. The head-shaving, the booze-and-drugs-gobbling, battling Federline in court and an automobile with an umbrella, the allegedly bad parenti ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Paul Oakenfold

    Greatest Hits & Remixes
    (Ultra Records)

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    May 18, 2006

    Mat Kearney

    Holy crossover

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    The Darkness

    One Way Ticket to Hell . . . and Back
    (Atlantic)

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Clumsy Lovers

    A decade of picking -- and choosing

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    New Model Army

    Rule Britannia

  • News

    April 28, 2005

    Letters

    Letters from the week of April 28, 2005

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    World Leaders Pretend

    U2's self-invented legacy is a figment of Bono's imagination

  • Music

    December 2, 2004
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    November 25, 2004

    I ♥ Bono

    How to deconstruct U2's Bomb? Let Mom review it.

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004

    Joshua Treat

    Achtung, baby: U2 tribute band plays The Venue

  • Music

    November 21, 2002

    U2

    The Best & B-Sides of 1990-2000 (Island)

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Nine Inch Nails

    And All That Could Have Been (Nothing)

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    The Fire and the Flame

    For U2 fans feeling burned by the group's excesses, the band's latest album and tour is a soul-affirming revival

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Oasis and U2

    Familiar to Millions (Epic Records) and All That You Can't Leave Behind (Interscope)

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    Paloalto

    Paloalto (American)

  • Music

    August 12, 1999
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    May 15, 1997
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    May 8, 1997

    Shooting Craps

    U2 takes over the world--and turns it into a commercial

  • Music

    March 6, 1997

    Pop Stops the Traffic

    U2 still hasn't found what it's looking for--but has it given up trying?

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    October 21, 1992
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