u2 Archive

11 Aug 2008

Top 5 Most Influential Artists of the 1980s

The 80s were fun. Neon, headbands, Weird Al…Yet there were a few artists that continue to leave their mark on popular music today. Here are the top 5 most influential artists of the 1980s: U2 – At
29 Apr 2008

R.E.M. vs. U2, Part 3

I’ve read that, like Star Wars vs. Star Trek fans, you can never love both R.E.M. and U2; it’s either one or the other. But it’s just not true. I do love both of them. And at
26 Apr 2008

R.E.M. vs. U2, Part 2

Given that both R.E.M. and U2 both represented the rise of alternative rock in the 1980s, it’s surprising that their musical styles rarely, if ever crossed. U2 often sang of the political problems of the moment and