U2 Reveal 2015 World Tour Plans

After months of rumor and speculation the members of U2 have finally confirmed plans to embark on yet another epic world tour in 2015. According to Billboard, the U2 Innocence + Experience Tour 2015 will begin in May of next year. The 44-show outing will touch down in 19 major cities around the globe, beginning […]


U2 Album in 2014 Still Possible

After back-and-forth rumors about U2 releasing its follow-up to the hugely disappointing 2009 effort No Line on the Horizon, it seems yet again that 2014 is the year. According to Rolling Stone, a spokesperson for the band has been quoted saying it’s now. “We’ve always said an album is expected this year.” The band has […]


U2 Reportedly Releasing New Album “Before the End of the Year”

Irish rock legends U2 have been working on this new album for a while, and a couple lucky beach-goers have even overheard Bono spinning some of the tracks at his getaway home. Now, according to The Sun, “the new album will drop before the end of the year, most likely in November,” and the band will […]


U2 Release New Song For Free Download

U2 won’t need to do much to top No Line On the Horizon, but they already seem to be on the right track. Since admitting that their 2009 effort was less than stellar, the Irish rock legends have won a Golden Globe and been nominated for an Oscar, both for their 2013 single, “Ordinary Love,” […]


Bono and The Edge Cover Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”

When Bono isn’t out saving the world, he likes to let his hair down and have a little fun – at charity events. Okay, so you can’t pull that guy away from a good cause. This weekend when he was in New York at the AIDS charity (RED) auction afterparty he hopped on stage with […]


U2’s Danger Mouse-Produced LP Expected in April

As one of the biggest rock bands in the world, it’s exciting when concrete details begin lining up for new music from U2. Now, alas, we finally know that their upcoming album–which will be produced by Danger Mouse–is now set to come out in April of next year. This will be U2’s first album since 2009’s No Line […]


U2 Preview First New Song In Three Years In ‘Mandela’ Trailer

There’s no denying that U2 is one of the biggest rock bands in the world. Their 360 Tour, which ran from 2009 to 2011, holds the records for the highest-grossing and highest-attended concert tour in history, and all of their full-length records have been certified platinum. Their music has always matched the grand scope of […]

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SCENE & HEARD: The Great Gatsby

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for The Dark Knight, or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of Top Gun, there is no denying the impact music has on movies […]

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REVIEW: My Bloody Valentine – ‘m b v’

Band: My Bloody Valentine Album: m b v Label: N/A Genre: Shoegaze, Dream Pop, Alternative Rock I’m a sucker for albums whose cover art encapsulates the music contained. It’s one of the many charms of Loveless, My Bloody Valentine’s second album and their only album that anybody gave two hoots about before February 2. The […]


Bono to become Facebook billionaire

As if all the money he earns in U2 wasn’t enough, Bono is set to make $1 billion thanks to his 2009 investment in Facebook. This further confirms the fact that Bono has secret plans to take over the world, and is, in fact, succeeding.

Artists announced for Japan Aid Compilation CD

On March 21st it was announced that Universal Music was rushing to put out a digital-only compilation album to raise awareness for the disaster in Japan.  Proceeds from sales will go to the Japanese Red Cross to help those affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan earlier this month.  Some of […]

Arcade Fire headlining world tour

Arcade Fire have launched their massive headlining world tour which will feature such great acts as the National, Explosions in the Sky, Local Natives and Okkervil River. Click past the jump for all of the tour dates.