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Apple Says 81 Million People 'Experienced' U2's 'Songs Of Innocence'

U2's newest album simply appeared in iTunes libraries throughout the world last month, and Apple says about 81 million people at least played or streamed the album.

Everclear Parody Free U2 Album In New 'Funny Or Die' Video [WATCH]

Alt-rockers Everclear and Funny or Die took a jab at U2 and Apple recently in a clip hosted by the comedy website.

Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich Was “Inspired” By U2 ‘Songs Of Innocence’ Apple Giveaway

Despite all of the annoyance the recent U2 album release and automatic download following Apple’s iPhone 6 unveiling has been sparking, there’s one guy who pretty thrilled by the action – Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, according to NME.

U2 Have Finished "70 Percent" Of New Album 'Songs Of Experience'

We knew U2 have already recorded much of their new album Songs of Experience, but we didn't know it would be shaping up this quickly.

U2 Issues Limited Edition 'Songs of Innocence' Vinyl to Meet Grammy Deadline

Despite the fact that U2's latest album Songs of Innocence, was the single largest album release in history — by magically appearing in more than 500 million iTunes libraries — it still was not eligible for any Grammys, which we all know is the ...

U2 Will Tour ‘Songs of Innocence’ At Indoor Arenas In 2015: Bono Claims New Songs “Will Play Themselves”

For the handful of fans who were delighted to receive that free U2 album following the unveiling of Apple’s iPhone 6 a couple of weeks ago, the Irish rock icons have just announced word that they’ll be touring Songs of Innocence in 2015, ...

U2 Examines 'Songs Of Innocence' Recording Process, Ready For New Tour And 'Songs Of Experience'

U2's new album Songs of Innocence has been widely consumed since Apple transmitted the digital version into hundreds of millions of accounts on Sept. 9, and the band has successfully thrust itself back into mainstream music conversations.

10 Albums With Anti-Cover Artwork: Kanye West, The Beatles, And More

Today, U2 shared the official cover to their latest album Songs of Innocence, and though the official cover is definitely more professional and artistic, I actually prefer the minimalist anti-cover that was used for its initial release. Here are 10 ...

U2 Share Official Cover For 'Songs Of Innocence' [PHOTO]

When it was unexpectedly released into everybody's iTunes library back on Sept. 9, U2's new album Songs of Innocence was given a Yeezus-esque anti-cover, with simply a photo of an LP inside of a paper sleeve. Today, however, U2 has shared the album's ...

U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ Apple Removal Spoofed on ‘CONAN’ [WATCH]

As reported by Music Times, Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6 just last week, and along with that the company gave away a free digital download to over 500 million users of U2’s newest album, Songs of Innocence. Unfortunately, there were quite a few ...

U2, Apple Working on New Music File Format to Combat Piracy, Create an "Audiovisual Interactive" Experience

U2 and Apple are not done working together, not by a long shot. According to new reports and a TIME magazine cover, the Songs Of Innocence band and the tech giant are collaborating on a new music file format that will help to combat the ...

Sharon Osbourne Explains her Twitter Rant Against U2

Sharon Osbourne grabbed the headlines when she absolutely slammed U2 on Twitter this past Monday for giving away their newest album, 'Songs Of Innocence,' through Apple. Yesterday, she talked about the why behind it on her show, 'The Talk.' It turns ...

Joey Ramone's Brother, Marky Ramone Talk About U2's Tribute Song

The lead single from U2's surprise album Songs of Innocence, "The Miracle (of Joey Ramone)," is about the first time the band from Dublin saw The Ramones and how that performance changed their lives.

Apple Releases Tool That Removes U2's 'Songs Of Innocence' From Your iTunes

Remember that "pesky" U2 album that magically appeared in your iTunes? Well, Apple has a tool that can get the album out of there.

U2 Drops 'Making-Of' Video for 'Songs of Innocence' via Twitter

One thing U2 didn't have that Bey did: music videos. Although we still haven't seen a clip supporting any tracks on the new record (outside of the new Apple commercial) the band did drop a "making-of" video via Twitter over the weekend.

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