Bono Fears He Might Not Play Guitar Again

View image | Bono opened up about his Central Park bike crash in November 2014 in an A to Z post on New Year's Day on U2's website. "On the day of my 50th birthday I received an injury because I was over indulging in exercise boxing and cycling, which was itself an overcompensation

Gretsch & Bono Partner on New Signature Guitar

NEW (GRETSCH)RED RAISES MONEY TO FIGHT AIDS(RED)™ Gretsch and Bono have joined forces once again for a new signature guitar model, the (GRETSCH)RED. Bearing the special (RED) logo adorned on the pickguard and truss rod cover, every guitar sold will raise money for the Global Fund to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The double-cutaway (GRETSCH)RED G5623

U2 Rocks Fallon’s Tonight Show Debut

Jimmy Fallon debuted his new Tonight Show on Monday night in New York, and it was a star-studded affair with high-profile guests like Will Smith, celebrity cameos from the likes of Tina Fey, Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Robert De Niro and an epic Rockefeller Center rooftop performance by U2. Earlier in the show, Fallon interviewed

Watch New U2 Video for ‘Invisible’

After originally premiering a sixty second clip of their song "Invisible" during the Super Bowl, U2 has now unveiled the full video. Directed by Mark Romanek, the black and white clip was shot over a three day period in January at an airport hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. U2 launched a partnership with (RED) and

U2’s ‘Invisible’ Raises Over $3 Million for (RED)

U2’s latest single “Invisible” likely perked up the ears of many fans when it was teased during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII. But the fact that the legendary band was offering it as a free download via iTunes for 36 hours in order to raise money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS – through a partnership with (RED) and Bank of America – caused a massive worldwide reaction. Bank of America originally pledged to donate $1 for each download up to two million, but the success of the campaign prompted them to exceed that mark, as U2 announced Tuesday that the effort raised more than $3 million for the cause. Now, all proceeds from “Invisible,” which costs $1.29, will go to the Global Fund, as well. Watch a 60-second promo for “Invisible” after the jump and click here to download the song.

Five Rockin’ Gretsch Movie Moments

—————— The summer blockbuster movie season is upon us, and we’ve got movies on the mind after thinking about some of the best Gretsch moments that have graced the silver screen over the years. From rock to country to rockabilly, bands both real and fictitious have reached for Gretsch instruments, whether electric or acoustic. So with that in mind, here are five great Gretsch moments from feature films:

Bono Invites Fan Onstage, Gives Him Gretsch Irish Falcon

By Pauline France A completely unexpected act of kindness occurred when Bono invited a fan onstage during U2's concert at the Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville on July 2. Adam Bevell, a 32-year-old blind guitarist from Arizona, sat in the front row of the concert holding up a sign that read "Blind Guitar Player, Bring Me

U2 Kick Off American Tour in Denver

U2 kicked off the rescheduled leg of its American tour Saturday night in front of an 80,000-plus crowd at Invesco Field, the home stadium for the Denver Broncos. Watch below as U2 perform a cover of "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" before segueing into hit "Where the Streets Have No Name."

U2 Performs Spider-Man Track Live

U2 performed their Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark track "Boy Falls From the Sky" live for the first time during their second show in Portugal on Sunday night. The song originally debuted when actor Reeve Carney, who plays Peter Parker in the upcoming Spider-Man Broadway musical, performed the song on Good Morning America. Watch video