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U2 Release Lyric Video for New Single

Can't wait until Black Friday to snag a copy of U2's first new song in four years? Well, you're in luck: The group just released a gorgeous new lyric video for 'Ordinary Love,' which comes from the upcoming biopic 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.'

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U2 Reveal More Details on New Album

Details of the long-awaited new U2 album, including a tentative release date, are starting to take shape. According to Billboard, the group is apparently searching for a partner to announce the new project during a Super Bowl commercial early next year.

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U2 to Release New Music on Black Friday

U2 will release their first new music since 2009's 'No Line on the Horizon' as part of Black Friday's Record Store Day on Nov. 29.

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25 Years Ago: U2 Cover Dylan and the Beatles on ‘Rattle and Hum’

A hybrid project that boasted gutsy live reworkings of tracks from their smash album 'The Joshua Tree,' cover songs honoring Bob Dylan and the Beatles and nine new cuts, U2's 'Rattle and Hum' tried to be everything to everybody. It didn't quite get there.

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U2 Guitarist the Edge’s Mother Dies

Tragedy has struck U2, as word got out that the mother of guitarist the Edge has passed away earlier this week.

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The Killers, Depeche Mode and Others Cover U2′s Entire ‘Achtung Baby’ Album

To mark the 20th anniversary of U2‘s ‘Achtung Baby,’ The Killers, Depeche Mode, The Fray and other notable artists have contributed to a start-to-finish reinterpretation of the classic album.

‘AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered,’ also featuring a remix of U2′s original version of ‘Even Better Than the Real Thing,’ will be included in Q magazine‘s 25th anniversary issue, which hits newsstands October 26.

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U2 to Release Extras-Filled 20th-Anniversary Editions of ‘Achtung Baby’ on Nov. 1

It’s official: U2 will re-release ‘Achtung Baby’ on Nov. 1, and new photos from Universal Music Group offer a pretty comprehensive look at all five physical editions of the 20th anniversary collection.

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The band has pulled in $164 million to top the list of highest-earning tours so far this year.
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U2 Leads 2011 Worldwide Tour Grosses

Classic rock artists may not get much love on top 40 radio anymore, but that doesn't mean no one's listening to their music. Quite the contrary.

According to Pollstar's mid-year report of worldwide concert grosses, some of the most popular tours of 2011 are being led by older rock acts.

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U2 Plans Deluxe Reissues of ‘Achtung Baby’ and ‘Zooropa’

Believe it or not, it’s been 20 years since U2 released its landmark album ‘Achtung Baby’ — and the band is preparing to celebrate with a newly expanded version.

The band isn’t stopping its vault-purging there, either – Rolling Stone reports that there are also plans for a deluxe edition of U2′s ‘Achtung’ follow-up, ‘Zooropa,’ all part of a wider campaign that will see the songs repackaged in a number of formats.

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Forbes Lists The Richest Rockers [VIDEO]

Forbes magazine just released their list of the highest-paid musicians and of course there are some rockers at the top.  It's no suprise that U2 come in at number one after earning 195-million dollars, followed by Bon Jovi with 125 mil and Elton John with 100-million.  Paul McCartney is still earning money at the number five spot with 67 mil and the Eagles are in eighth with 60-million dollars.  Other rockers on the list include AC/DC at 18  and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers at. More after the jump.

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U2 Push New Album Back To 2012

The new U2 album was scheduled to be released in May, but reports are now coming out that it will be pushed back to late 2012.  Adam Clayton, bass player for the group, told Rolling Stone that “We had to have a meeting and look at the schedule to see if we could pick up any extra time to work on it. We just realized we couldn’t. To be honest, everyone was a bit gutted. But it was the only sensible decision.” See the video for Vertigo after the jump.

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Your Playlist for Doomsday

According to some crazies (radio host Harold Camping) the world is coming to an end today, May 21.  Why wait around in silence? We got this idea from a new music news source, Ultimate Classic Rock. Let our Top 10 Doomsday songs keep you company.  If the world doesn't end at least you now have a great collection of videos!  (Keep R--O-C-K-I-N after the jump)

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