"As an activist I have pretty much been doing what Nelson Mandela tells me since I was a teenager." Bono's essay on Nelson Mandela, published by Time mere minutes after news of the South African leader's death on Thursday, is filled with reason upon reason why the U2 frontman has spent the better part of 34 years as a follower.
For A Day to Remember's new studio album "Common Courtesy," the rules all changed. After three full lengths for Victory Records, a dispute with their longtime home led them to release the new album on their home. They stopped by the Billboard studio to play three new songs and also discussed the new beginning.