Michel Linssen/Redferns An unreleased Sinéad O’Connor track debuted during the final episode of the six-part BBC drama The Woman in the Wall on Sunday.  The track, “The Magdalene Song,” was inspired by the Magdalene laundries where unmarried Irish women were often sent and subjected to abuse by the nuns who ran them. Producer David Holmes,Read More →

Craft Recordings R.E.M.’s 11th studio album, Up, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. To commemorate the occasion, the band is reissuing the album with lots of extras for fans. Dropping November 10, the reissue will be released in a variety of formats, including a two-CD/Blu-ray deluxe edition, which includes a remastered version ofRead More →

ABC/Randy Holmes U2 is getting ready to launch their U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere residency at The Venetian in Las Vegas on September 29, but it seems they’re already making their presence known in Sin City. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Irish rockers debuted a brand new song, “Atomic City,” onRead More →

ABC/ Ida Mae Astut U2 bassist Adam Clayton is showing off his artistic talents on an elephant to raise money and awareness for mental health issues. The rocker has decorated and signed a 4-foot-tall elephant statue titled “All At Sea.” The piece, which he created with Irish artist Debbie Chapman, represents “what concerns him in the worldRead More →

ABC/Adam Taylor U2’s Bono has huge FOMO, according to Noel Gallagher. The Oasis rocker revealed the fun tidbit during an interview discussing his first meeting with Bruce Springsteen.  Gallagher tells Sunday World’s Shuffle feature that his meeting with Springsteen happened by chance when they bumped into each other in Ibiza, Spain. Noel called Springsteen an “amazing guy” andRead More →

Courtesy of U2 U2 is getting ready to launch their Las Vegas residency, U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere, and now they’re giving fans who will be coming to the show something else to look forward to. The band just announced a new immersive pop-up, Zoo Station: A U2:UV Experience, opening September 28Read More →

Island/UMe The Cranberries have announced a reissue of the band’s 1996 album, To the Faithful Departed. The expanded set is due out October 13 and includes remastered audio of the original record, plus bonus demos, early and alternate mixes, outtakes and live recordings. To the Faithful Departed followed the one-twoRead More →

David Corio/Redferns Sinéad O’Connor’s family is thanking the public for their love and support following the singer’s July death at the age of 56. “The children of Sinéad together with Sinéad’s extended family wish to thank the countless kind people who sympathised and offered condolences on Sinéad’s recent passing,” reads aRead More →