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U2 Release “Songs of Experience”
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U2 Release “Songs of Experience”

U2 has followed up their 2014 album Songs of Innocence with Songs of Experience. Like its predecessor, the group’s 14th album looks back on the band’s career and lessons learned through the years. Adam Clayton explains that through everything they’ve experienced, it boils down to simple things: “The idea is what has it taught us? Where are we at now?...

U2 Releases Tour Concert Film with Bonus Material
New Albums

U2 Releases Tour Concert Film with Bonus Material

U2 concluded its Innocence and Experience tour with an epic performance in Paris, captured in the 2.5-hour concert film, iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris, available on Blu-ray and DVD. The Blu-ray set includes the film, with guest performances by Eagles of Death Metal and Patti Smith, as well behind-the-scenes footage, additional music videos and live tracks. As he has...

Adam Clayton: New U2 Studio Album in 2014
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Adam Clayton: New U2 Studio Album in 2014

U2’s Adam Clayton has revealed that the iconic alternative rockers will have a new album out in early 2014. The bassist announced the news on the Irish radio station 98 FM during the Dermot and Dave Show. “We hope to have it finished very, very soon. And it will be out sometime early next year,” Clayton said. “But it’s a...

U2: Bass Play-Along
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U2: Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard has introduced a new book in their Bass Play-Along series, with the release of U2: Bass Play-Along Volume 41. The 80 page book offers bass tab, plus the lyrics and melody for eight U2 tunes, and the bass lines by Adam Clayton. As with all the books in Hal Leonard’s Play-Along series, Volume 41 includes a companion CD,...

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U2’s Adam Clayton accuses assistant of stealing millions

U2 bassist Adam Clayton has accused Carol Hawkins, his former personal assistant, of stealing €1.8m ($2.5 million) from him. Clayton has received a court order in Ireland, to freeze the assets of Hawkins. Clayton fired Hawkins last month for misappropriating money, including purchasing personal items with Clatyon’s credit and debit cards. The items allegedly included a New York apartment and...

Concerts & Tours

Adam Clayton gets big props as U2 kicks off U.S. tour

U2 just kicked off their first stadium tour in the USA on September 13th since 1997 (the end of the Popmart Tour). Their other tours since have been confined to arenas, but now U2 has broken out with the biggest concert stage ever built. The band’s US debut was at Soldier Field in Chicago, as a continuation of their 360-degree...