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U2 Release From The Sky Down Documentary (Win It Here!)

January 25, 2012 drainu182 0


U2 have just released the documentary, From The Sky Down on DVD, Blu-Ray and video download with bonus interviews and performances. The film documents the history of the band up through the making of the pivotal 1991 album, Achtung Baby.

Early in 2011, the band returned to Hansa Studio in Berlin to discuss the making of Achtung Baby with Academy Award winning director Davis Guggenheim (It Might Get Loud, Waiting for Superman, An Inconvenient Truth).

Originally screened as part of …

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U2 “From The Sky Down” Documentary Due Out January 24th

January 5, 2012 drainu182 0


U2 are set to release the documentary From The Sky Down on DVD, Blu-Ray and video download on January 24th, 2012 with bonus performances and interviews. The film documents the making of the band’s landmark 1991 album Achtung Baby.

Early in 2011, the band returned to Hansa Studio in Berlin to discuss the making of Achtung Baby with Academy Award winning director Davis Guggenheim (It Might Get Loud, Waiting for Superman, An Inconvenient Truth).

Originally screened as part of BBC’s …

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CD Giveaway: U2 – Achtung Baby Deluxe Edition

December 4, 2011 drainu182 0


U2’s Achtung Baby ranks among our top ten albums of all time (we don’t remember the rest but we’re sure that there’s some Foo Fighters and Nirvana in there. Oh and the Pulp Fiction and O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtracks). Recently, a deluxe edition was released of Achtung Baby to commemorate its 20th anniversary. The deluxe 2 CD set of Achtung Baby contains the reissue of the original album and a disc of b-sides and rarities. We’re giving this …

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U2 To Release 20th Anniversary Edition of Achtung Baby

October 14, 2011 drainu182 0

Twenty years ago, Bono described Achtung Baby as “the sound of four men chopping down The Joshua Tree” while Jon Pareles of The New York Times wrote that “stripped-down and defying its old formulas, U2 has given itself a fighting chance for the 1990’s.” The album won a Grammy® Award for Best Rock Performance and became one of the most significant records of the nineties and of U2’s career.

To mark twenty years since its 1991 release, an anniversary edition …

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New Reeve Carney – “Rise Above 1” (ft. Bono and The Edge) Video

July 28, 2011 drainu182 0

Today marks the premiere of the new video “Rise Above 1” by Reeve Carney featuring Bono and The Edge. Directed by Aaron Platt & Joseph Toma and shot in New York City, the video includes a look into the making of the Broadway musical SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, including Reeve Carney training for his roles as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.

The single, produced by Alex Da Kid is available on the album, Music From SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark out now …

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U2 Played The New Meadowlands Stadium In NJ Photos

July 22, 2011 drainu182 0

U2 played their first concert at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ this Wednesday. The band was set to help open the stadium last year but dates had to be rescheduled after Bono’s back surgery. This time, nothing could keep him and the band away from rocking out in front of 80,000 fans. Our photographer Phil DeSimone (FromThePhotoPit.com) was there to get some really cool shots of the band. Check them out inside and be sure to go to to see more U2 tour dates.

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First Single “Rise Above 1” Released from SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark

May 26, 2011 drainu182 0

From the upcoming Broadway show SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark comes “Rise Above 1” performed by Spider-Man himself, Reeve Carney, featuring U2’s Bono and The Edge. Reeve performed the single last night on the American Idol Finale, alongside Bono and The Edge.

“Rise Above 1” is the first single from Music From SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, which will feature 14 new songs co-written by Bono and The Edge for the Broadway production. Songs are performed by the cast …