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U2's 'Songs of Innocence' Gets Five-Star Review from Rolling Stone: What Other Recent Albums Earned Perfect Scores?

A rare occurrence happened on Thursday: Rolling Stone gave a five star rating to U2's new album, Songs of Innocence. Check out the other five recordings released during the last year that also merited the five-star treatment.

U2's Next Album 'Songs Of Experience' Will Be 'Ready Soon'

In a post made to their website on Tuesday, U2 hinted at another new album on the horizon, titled Songs of Experience, which should be "ready soon enough," according to lead vocalist Bono. This announcement came the same day that the band ...

U2 'Songs Of Innocence' Ineligible for Grammys 2015, Billboard Charts with Surprise Apple Release

The world may be able to hear U2's new album Songs of Innocence in full now, thanks to its surprise unveiling at the Apple iPhone 6 and iWatch launch earlier this week. However, just because the album is released doesn't mean it's eligible for any ...

U2 Surprise Release New Album 'Songs of Innocence' After Apple iPhone 6 Announcement

The introduction of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iWatch wasn't the only major news coming out of Apple's big live stream announcement today (Sept. 9), there's also a new U2 album. At the closing of the Apple event, U2 performed a new single, ...

Queens Of The Stone Age Frontman Josh Homme Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Bono And Only Bono [WATCH]

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme is the latest musician to take on ALS ice bucket challenge, and this one, like many, is quite awesome.

Paul McCartney Easily Tops World's Richest Bassists List; but Sting, Roger Waters and Gene Simmons Rake It In

Today we have a report from TheRichest.com, a website that while obscure, seems fairly clean cut with numbers that make sense. The topic? World's wealthiest bassists.

U2 New Album 2014: Another Source Confirms Release 'This Year'

Rolling Stone reports that a spokesperson for the band said, "We've always said an album is expected this year."

U2 Releasing New Album Before End Of 2014, Reportedly Recording With Danger Mouse

It’s been a while since U2 graced the world with a new album. The last record the group released was 2009’s No Line on the Horizon, but NME reports that the band is “very confident” they’ll be releasing a new album this coming November.

U2, Bono, Eve Hewson: Frontman’s Daughter Gears Up For Career In Showbiz, Co-Starring Alongside Clive Owen In Cinemax’s ‘The Knick’

When the offspring of a rock star or Hollywood celeb begin to grow older, you can usually bank on them attempting to have a career in the same field as mom or dad. But in the case of U2 frontman Bono's daughter, Eve Hewson, that doesn't seem to be ...

8 Lyrical Rhymes That Need A Rest

Because of its confounding structures, the English language is one of the most difficult in which to rhyme, but that hasn't stopped English speakers from writing millions of incredible songs. However, these rhymes pop up in song lyrics so often that ...

Bono and The Edge of U2 Writing Tracks for 'Once' Director John Carney's 'Sing Street'

John Carney is back at the helm for another music-based film and this time he's going to more high-profile musicians. The director reported that Bono and The Edge of U2 would contribute to his next film, Sing Street.

U2's Bono And The Edge Join Fender’s Board of Directors

Bono and The Edge are taking their talents to Fender. The U2 founders have joined the board of directors for Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, the company that produces Fender guitars.

U2 will probably release a new album in 2014, despite rumors otherwise

Will they or won't they? First, it seemed like U2 were gearing up to release a new album in 2014 with a new single, award show nominations and talk show appearances. Then, Billboard reported that the album had been delayed until 2015. Now, a ...

U2 new album release date, tour pushed back to 2015 as 'Ordinary Love' group returns to studio

Even though U2 have been steadily building momentum in the first two months of 2014, the prolific rock band has reportedly delayed its 13th studio album.

WATCH: U2 go unplugged for 'Ordinary Love' Oscars performance

U2 went unplugged for its Oscar performance Sunday night (March 2) with a simplistic take on the Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom song "Ordinary Love."

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