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The shuttering of atu2.com is not a result of any bad relationships with anyone, any demanding or forcing an ultimatum. I am proud it supported an energetic and engaged community, especially in our forum. Although atu2 will be going away, plenty of other fan sites are available with outstanding content and fan connection. The Irish band are busy preparing for the next leg of The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 but have reportedly began work on a new album. To all the bands who played our events, we are grateful to you for donating so much of your time and services. Fast-forward 10 years and I remained persistent. Many of us expressed our fandom through our work on atu2. I don’t see this as a goodbye; I see this as a ‘til next time. Bono writes letter of apology to Kiwi U2 gig reviewer David Cohen from 30 years ago, Kuia in the spotlight: U2 pay tribute to famous guide at Auckland concert, Rave reviews as U2 kick off Joshua Tree Tour 2019 in Auckland, The Joshua Tree Tour: U2 pay tribute to Kiwi roadie during opening Auckland show, Glasgow group December release new version of U2's The Refugee, After 25 Years, It's Time for @U2 to Say Goodbye, LISTEN: @U2 podcast episode #108: All That You Can't Leave Behind 20th U2 review – who knew stadium rock didn't need constant reinvention? As you know, atu2.com is a volunteer-driven fan site. 15 October, 2020 . Powered by Live Nation Entertainment. As Matt said in his announcement, some of our content will live elsewhere as well, so bookmark U2Conference.com and AchtoonBaby.com. I have lifelong friends because of this site (staffers and folks met at our events). And as I've said, the parabolic curve has no copyright." I am proud our site provided such a rich and robust historical record for enthusiasts and educators alike. I also want to point out that almost every event we held raised money for the African Well Fund. We could not have lasted 25 years without you. I am grateful to all who made it happen, as well as overjoyed so many could be there to experience the memory of a lifetime. The latest in U2 News for October 4, 2020. From the “Bomb Squad” of How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb listening parties, to pre-tour get-togethers ahead of opening nights, and our infamous 10th and 20th birthday celebrations, we were able to offer a fun night out to reconnect with friends and debate each other about the band. The 2020 U2 Conference is here, and it's virtual! Thanks in advance. I managed to even give one personally to Paul McGuinness and had a lovely chat about it with him. "McDonald's called, but I think they have a sense of humor. We hung out with other U2 friends in Las Vegas for the start of the PopMart tour, and then he asked me if I’d like to put my journalism degree to use for the site. We recognize that we have been your go-to destination for information and community, and it has been an honor to hold that place in your browser for as long as we have. I’ve covered everything from Mortgage Bankers Association and Salesforce conferences (how very rock ‘n’ roll, huh? All News. Also, to answer everyone’s key question: we are in excellent standing with the band, band management, band record label, other fan websites and other entities FULL STOP. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20 th Anniversary multi-format anniversary edition reissue of U2 's global smash hit album All That You Can't Leave Behind - … On a very personal note, my 20-plus years here have been two of the best decades I could ask for. Join us today at our Elevation Live Watch Party. In the next couple of weeks, we will deliver some podcasts with staff members’ favorite memories of their time here, so be on the lookout for that as well. As it’s my last column for atu2, I hope you’ll indulge me. November 7, 2020 U2 is preparing a new album According to Billboard.com, the famous Irish band U2 is currently working on a new studio album in Dublin, alongside Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. Twenty years exactly after the intiial release on October 30, 2000. I figured, “I’ve got nothing else better to do. After 25 Years, It's Time for @U2 to Say Goodbye October 23, 2020 by Matthew McGee After 25 years, @U2 is … Just recently someone pointed out the immense impact this site has had through the collective effort of the team as it connected fans through both discourse and disco – the message and music. U2 releases All That You Can’t Leave Behind for the album’s 20th anniversary on October 30, 2020. Our friends over at U2songs.com, U2Tour.de, U2gigs.com, U2BR.com, U2Start.com, U2Place.com, U2Valencia.com, U2Australia.net, u2.se and U2EastLink.com are just a handful of awesome sites run by fans who also volunteer their time out of love for the band and the fan community. Honored by Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Hot Press, NME, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and more.