Thursday, 29 March 2012

Bono was invited to carry the Olympic torch

The Olympic Council of Ireland made ​​the call last week, that Bono is one of the people to carry the Olympic torch in Dublin. Also invited were President Michael Higgins, the golfer Rory McElroy, the rugby star Brian O'Driscoll and celebrity Jeward.

The guests were asked to carry the Olympic torch through the streets of Dublin, when she arrived in the country, in Howth, on June 6. For the moment, only the official invitations. There were confirmed the presence of any of these people.

The torch will be brought to Croke Park, where special parade on a catwalk through the roof of the stadium. In the following hours, it is believed that a section of celebrities, athletes and ordinary people have the honor of carrying the Olympic torch on a tour of Dublin. Beginning in the Garden of Remembrance, through O'Connell Street through the International Center for Financial Systems, by Samuel Beckett Bridge up the south side, going through Harold's Cross and back to the Mansion House for a gala performance.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

"I'm in a place call Vertigo"

Today one of the biggest tours of U2 makes 7 years. Vertigo Tour was based on the monstrous How To Dismantle an Anatomic Bomb, 2004. It lasted two years and spent the whole world, even in Japan. With it that U2 returned to lands in Brazil after the Popmart tour in 1998 and is among the most lucrative tours in music history.

UFC tried to rent the U2's stage for event in Rio de Janeiro

Dana White, UFC president, admitted in an interview with that the company was behind the structure used by U2 on their last tour, U2 360 Tour in order to use it at the event to be held in Brazil.


"There is much coming and a not too distant future," says Bono

On the last weekend, Bono celebrated the birthday of his wife Ali They had a party for close friends in the Clarence Hotel. Adam and Edge were also there.
Bono made ​​a short speech and sang "Happy Birthday" and made ​​a toast to the bride.

Before leaving the Temple Bar in the early hours of the morning to continue the party, Bono stopped to chat with some fans and said he was very excited about what's happening in the studio.

Bono has confirmed that he still has a lot of U2 to come and a not too distant future.

Information Gary-Paul, drawn from the community U2.COM

Thursday, 22 March 2012

African Well Fund invites U2 fans to make donations

For the tenth consecutive year, the 'African Well Fund' is announcing plans for a fundraising drive to "build a well for Bono's birthday."

The organization is raising funds to benefit a project of water, sanitation and hygiene in Burkina Faso, which will be implemented by AWF, which is a partner Africare, to create a healthy environment for 257 students.

Therefore, 22 March to 10 May, the AWF invites all U2 fans inspired by Bono's tireless activism on behalf of Africa to make a donation in honor of his birthday 52 years.

More information on how to make your donation:


Source: Ultraviolet Brasil

Dallas Schoo confirms that U2 in Dublin is preparing new album

Dallas Schoo, guitar technician responsible for the Edge, confirmed via Facebook that U2 is in Dublin preparing and recording new songs that will be part of the band's next CD.

According Schoo, the whole team and also the band "could not be happier" with the arrival of Adam Clayton's low to the studio.

Yesterday, Adam has said in an interview with RTE (Irish television channel) that U2 is even working on new album and that the will of Bono, would already be in stores tomorrow. Read more:

Edge's guitar goes to auction

A guitar autographed Edge is being auctioned on Ebay.
The auction is sponsored by Broadway Cares, which allocates money from the entertainment industry for the treatment of people with AIDS. This organization also promotes awareness through educational materials, and supports other institutions that benefit people with HIV and their families. It helps all individuals in the entertainment industry who are seriously ill, not only with AIDS.

Bono and Edge wrote the music for 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark'. So Edge is contributing an autographed guitar for this auction Broadway Cares.

Despite several problems, beginning with the cast and proceedings against the former director, the musical is a success and had record revenue in the last week of 2011, raising $ 2,941,790 dollars over nine presentations.

Who wants to bid and bind off Edge's guitar, follow the link:;=item19cee2ef53#ht_1831wt_1185

Learn more about the work of Broadway Cares:

Saturday, 17 March 2012

U2 are voted the greatest ever Irish musicians

Gigwise viewers choose Bono and friends in our St Patrick's Day poll

U2 are voted the greatest ever Irish musiciansThe Dublin band topped our St Patrick's Day poll to find the best of Ireland's music exports. The 'With Or Without You' rockers took first place ahead of Van Morrison, with Snow Patrol and Two Door Cinema Club in third and fourth places respectively. Surprisingly, Girls Aloud lead singer Nadine Coyle placed fifth. Boyzone were voted the worst Irish musicians of all time. The poll is still open, so if you want to have your say, vote now.
The top five best, and top five worst, are as follows:

Catherine Zeta-Jones says he gets nervous when meeting Bono

Casada com Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones fica nervosa quando encontra o cantor Bono. Foto: The Grosby GroupCatherine Zeta-Jones knows Bono and his band U2 since they were not famous before the 80, but the beauty admits being nervous to date each time it finds the singer of One "I remember seeing U2 when they were just an Irish band, before bursting, but I still cringe when Bono says, 'Hi Catherine, how are you?'. I think, 'Oh my God, it's Bono ! '. "

Catherine, 42, admits nervousness when he takes his two children with husband Michael Douglas, to the home of the singer of the band in Halloween pranks. "I clearly remember taking my kids to play 'trick or treat' at the home of Bono, and compose myself before I get there," added the British magazine OK!.

Source: Terra

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Happy Birthday, dear Jazz Man!

Speaking of Adam is talking about wisdom and simplicity with style. His notes and chords are so perfect, but he plays as if he were joking. Naughty when young, but senior today. And today he celebrates his fifty-second birthday. Congratulations to the "jazz man". 


Monday, 12 March 2012

Courtney Love uses Bono as a character witness

Courtney Love moved to a new building in the Nolita neighborhood of Manhattan, after being evicted from a house in the West Village to have changed the decor of the place. According to the lead singer of Hole, she had to leave a check-deposit to hold the new home, but the owners have requested a letter of character reference. She gave many, but they chose a testimony written by U2 frontman Bono. "He wrote a paragraph for me," she told New York Daily News.

Although Love Tues tuitado that "like most of that home," has received a complaint of noise at the site. Soon after he moved, the singer was playing some of his recordings in the early morning and a pregnant neighbor complained of loud music. "I never received a noise complaint. Being a rock star and all, sounds pretty face me, "she said to the Daily News, adding that" everything is fine now. "

U2's Bono is cast as villain in latest twist to row over Spider-Man Broadway musical

As one of the most ambitious, extravagant and dynamic shows ever to hit Broadway, the $75 million Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark musical might have been expected to spin nothing but good fortune for songwriter Bono.


Saturday, 10 March 2012

U2 is among the artists who earned more in 2011 in the U.S.

Billboard magazine published a list of artists that most earned in the United States in 2011. U2 occupies the second spot in the list, just behind Taylor Swift. See!

This list takes into account the collection of money from touring, album sales and royalties of the songs. Much of the profit came from the band's 360 ° tour, which was seen by an audience of 7.3 million people around the world. U2 was the least-selling among the top 10 list.

Check the list below:

1st - Taylor Swift: $ 35,719,902
2 - U2: $ 32,116,315
3 - Kenny Chesney: $ 29,837,103
4 - Lady Gaga: $ 25,353,039
5th - Lil Wayne: $ 23,178,722
6 - Health: $ 16,382,809
7 - Bon Jovi: $ 19,813,232
8 - Celine Dion: $ 14,261,515
9 - Jason Aldean: $ 13,409,011
10 ° - Adele: $ 13,081,909

Source: U2BR

Friday, 9 March 2012

U2 will donate unreleased track for new compilation charity

A compilation of charity will bring unreleased tracks from bands like U2, Coldplay and Beck, as well as versions of tracks from Pearl Jam, Paul Simon and others. Information is the site of the magazine New Musical Express.The CD entitled Every Mother Counts Volume 2 features acoustic versions of Yellow by Coldplay, Original Of The Species with Bono and The Edge of U2, Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam and Beck participates Skipping helps with "Corrina, Corrina."
The CD is an initiative of the organization Every Mother Counts, who fight against maternal mortality due to pregnancy complications. The compilation can be purchased in the United States between days 1 and May 29, 2012.

You're simply the best!

I know everyone has their favorite album, and is often the Acthung Baby (which is nonetheless one of the best hard rock), but I think, in my humble opinion, walks will be equal to The Joshua Tree. It is flawless, perfect. Thurs could make a list of adjectives to describe this fantastic album. You can not skip any track. Every tracks are amazing, especially the first three and even more especially the first: Where the streets have no name (My favorite song of U2). It was with this album that U2 won his first Grammy. There is only one of the most important albums from U2 as it is also one of the most important in music history. Proof of this was the 5th place that the album was on the list of best albums in music history. And today is celebrating its 25th anniversary.


Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Adam Clayton supports 'Walk in My Shoes'

The U2 bassist Adam Clayton, is supporting a campaign called 'Walk in My Shoes'. The goal is to raise money for the mentally ill in St. Patrick's University Hospital, Ireland.

Mental health problems affect about 15% of young Irish and suicide is the leading cause of death among men 18 to 25 years in the country. However, between 45% and 65% of people suffering from diseases treatable, such as depression. Thus, with early diagnosis and appropriate treatment to 'Walk in My Shoes' aims to help in the prevention and recovery of these young people, giving them the opportunity to treat for free.

"We're one but we're not the same"

U2 celebrates 20 years of launching the single "One", a song "incredibly emotional" going "straight to the heart," defined as the guitarist The Edge, creator of one of the tunes most admired by fans of the band . "One" was the third single from the album "Achtung Baby" (1991), work produced in Berlin by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno and U2 with which the established order to "try again" after the monumental "The Joshua Tree "(1987) and" Rattle and Hum "(1988).


Sunday, 4 March 2012

Rolling Stone: U2 owns the tour most remarkable of all time

The Rolling Stone magazine published on the website a list of 10 most memorable tours of all time. U2 not only tops the list as well emplaca a seventh place too!

The band won the first set by the legendary Zoo TV tour, beating pop icons like Madonna and Michael Jackson, and The Beatles! In an honorable seventh place was the recent U2 360 º Tour.

My U2 Photo Edition

Also decided to go for photo editing, I'm still learning, but now put some photos that I edited.