Achtoon Baby cartoons

Achtoon Baby

New U2 album

New U2 Album Info

U2 360 Tour Dates

U2360 at U2tours.com

"I'm really interested in and influenced by the spiritual side of Christianity, rather than the legislative side, the rules and regulations."

-- Edge

@U2 home page

Whipping Boy lash U2 in top Irish album poll

RTE, March 19, 2013

 

Whipping Boy's second album Heartworm has topped U2 and Thin Lizzy in a poll of the best Irish albums of all time.

The survey was conducted by Dublin radio station Phantom FM was based on listeners' votes. Heartworm was critically-acclaimed on its release in 1995 with the volcanic "We Don't Need Nobody Else," which contains a notable putdown of Bono, becoming the band's unofficial anthem.

The Dublin/Kildare fourpiece released three albums and are currently active again after making comebacks in 2005 and 2011.

They beat both U2's Achtung Baby and The Joshua Tree as well as My Bloody Valentine's celebrated 1991 album Loveless in the poll.

The top ten is as follows:

1 Heartworm - Whipping Boy
2 Achtung Baby - U2
3 Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
4 The Joshua Tree - U2
5 Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
6 O - Damien Rice
7 1977 - Ash
8 Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy
9 I Am The Greatest - A House
10 Rum, Sodomy and the Lash - The Pogues

(c) RTE, 2013.

More U2 News

@U2 Calendar

April 26 2014

The Unforgettable Fire U2 Tribute Band Performance

Tonight in Troy

May 2 2014

LASERIUM® featuring U2

Tonight in Oakland

Full Calendar