How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

  1. U2 To Launch World Tour In Barcelona

    June 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock group U2 kick off their first tour in three years on Tuesday (June 30), playing to 90,000 fans in Barcelona on one of the biggest concert stages ever built. Over the next four months U2 will perform to an estimated three million fans in ...

  2. U2 Snags Seventh No. 1 Album

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 bows atop the Billboard 200 with its seventh No. 1 album, "No Line on the Horizon," shifting 484,000 . . . That's the biggest sales week the chart has seen since December, when Britney Spears' "Circus" blew in with ...

  3. U2 On Track To Score Seventh No. 1

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 is on track to score its seventh No. 1 album next week on the Billboard 200 chart, as its "No Line On the Horizon" set led Nielsen SoundScan's March 4 Building chart by a wide margin. "Horizon" will likely charge in wit ...

  4. U2 Release Blunder Down Under

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST There won't be any cigars for the staffers at Universal Music Australia who inadvertently made U2's anticipated new album "No Line On the Horizon" available digitally more than a week before release. According to reports, high- ...

  5. U2 Looks Toward New 'Horizon'

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2's twelfth studio album, "No Line on the Horizon," will arrive March 3 from Interscope. A track list for the set, which was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois and Steve Lillywhite, has not been announced. Following sessions in F ...

  6. Next U2 Album Pushed To Early 2009

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Initially expected this fall as a fourth-quarter blockbuster, U2's next album has been pushed to early 2009 while the band continues to write and record material. "I thought a while back we might have the album wrapped by now, but why co ...

  7. U2 Back In The Studio With Rick Rubin, Green Day

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U2 is working on material for its next studio album with producer Rick Rubin, according to the band's Web site. The group has been at work on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2004's "How To Dismantle U2 is working on material for it ...

  8. U2's Vertigo Trek To Roll On

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tour extended into 2006. Already among the most successful tours in history, U2's Vertigo has been extended into 2006. According to the band's official Web site , the band will return the road in February and visit Mexico, South America, ...

  9. Lillywhite Moves To A&R Role At Columbia

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Recently produced U2's 'Atomic Bomb.' As first tipped May 28 in Billboard , Steve Lillywhite has joined Columbia Records as senior VP of A&R. Lillywhite will report to Will Botwin, chairman of Columbia Records Group and will be ...

  10. U2 Unveils World Tour Plans

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vertigo tour kicks off March 28 in San Diego. U2 will kick off its 2005 world tour March 28 at the San Diego Sports Arena, Billboard can exclusively reveal. Kings Of Leon will open the first leg of the trek, tickets for which will begin going on s ...

  11. U2 Start Date Moved Back

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The start date for the upcoming U2 world tour has been pushed back by at least a couple of weeks, sources tell Billboard.biz. The new date and location have yet to be determined. The start date for the upcoming U2 world tour has been pushed back b ...

  12. Robbie, Band Aid Retain Euro Chart Crowns

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) goes into the new year with its seventh week at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) and Eminem's "Encore" (I R ...

  13. Robbie, Band Aid Retain Euro Chart Crowns

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams' "Greatest Hits" (Chrysalis) goes into the new year with its seventh week at No. 1 on Top 100 Albums. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) and Eminem's "Encore" (I R ...

  14. U2's 'Bomb' Radiates European Success

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) is No. 1 for a third week on European Top 100 Albums. It remains the bestseller in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Portugal and Switzerla U2's "How To Dismantl ...

  15. U2's 'Bomb' Radiates European Success

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) is No. 1 for a third week on European Top 100 Albums. It remains the bestseller in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Portugal and Switzerla U2's "How To Dismantl ...

  16. U2 Dismantles Rivals On European Albums Chart

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) starts a second week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums, despite losing four of its opening No. 1 rankings around the region. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic B ...

  17. U2 Dismantles Rivals On European Albums Chart

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) starts a second week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums, despite losing four of its opening No. 1 rankings around the region. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic B ...

  18. U2's 'Bomb' Detonates Across Europe

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) explodes onto European Top 100 Albums at No. 1, dominating the majority of markets that contribute to the chart. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Univer ...

  19. U2's 'Bomb' Detonates Across Europe

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) explodes onto European Top 100 Albums at No. 1, dominating the majority of markets that contribute to the chart. U2's "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" (Univer ...

  20. U2's 'Bomb' Lands Atop Billboard 200

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2 earns its sixth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and nearly doubles its previous best sales week, as "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (Interscope) bursts in with 840,000 units, according to Nielsen Soun U2 earns its sixth No. 1 on The Bill ...

  21. U2's 'Bomb' Lands Atop Billboard 200

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST U2 earns its sixth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and nearly doubles its previous best sales week, as "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (Interscope) bursts in with 840,000 units, according to Nielsen Soun U2 earns its sixth No. 1 on The Bill ...

  22. U2 World Tour To Start March 1

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Look for U2 to kick off its world tour March 1 in Florida, band manager Paul McGuinness tells Billboard.biz. The tour, in support of the new Interscope album "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," will be Look for U2 to kick off its world to ...

  23. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...

  24. Source: U2, Apple In Custom iPod Deal

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. U2 and Apple Computer are expected to announce next week that they have inked a deal to sell custom iPods. According to a source, the band&# ...