Music videos HD replacement: “Animal Instinct”

November 13, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

2 days early (as usual), the official “Animal Instinct” music video remastered in HD is now online:

Next HD remastered videos:
Just My Imagination – November 22
Promises – November 29


As usual, The Cranberries posted a 15sec video on their socials (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) to announce it:

“Something Else” to be reissued on vinyl this month (or later?)

November 13, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

It looks like the album “Something Else” will be reissued on black vinyl on the 22 November 2019. However it’s quite difficult to know the exact release date as many websites are not all saying the same. Some are announcing the 22 November 2019 as a pre-order or release date:

HHV (Germany): Pre-order, 22.11.2019
Vinyl Digital: Date of delivery, 22.11.2019
Bilbo (Belgium): Release date, 22 November 2019
Ginza (Sweden): Release date, 22.11.2019

When a few others are announcing the 29 May 2020:

Rough Trade (UK): Release date, 29/05/20
Saturn (Germany): Release date, 29.05.20
Amazon (Germany): Release date, 29 May 2020

There is even one eBay seller announcing the release for the 29 November 2019.

So who is right?
To be continued….

TEASER: “Songs In My Head” on RTÉ Radio 1

November 10, 2019  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Two days ago The Cranberries and RTÉ Radio 1 published on their socials a 1min video-teaser to announce the broadcast of the show/series “Songs In My Head” recorded for this episode in the home studio of Noel Hogan. The teaser includes 2 audio glimpses of “All Over Now” vocal track only and rarely heard before!

Listen (watch?) “Songs In My Head” today at 7pm (Irish time) on

This morning the host of the show, Ann-Marie Kelly, posted on Twitter a photo of Noel Hogan to announce the episode:



“Analyse” and “Panis Angelicus” at the Vatican released as singles

November 8, 2019  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan

Out of the blue and just on time for Christmas, the songs “Analyse – Christmas at the Vatican” and “Panis Angelicus – Christmas at the Vatican” both recorded live on the 15 December 2001 at the 9° Concerto di Natale in Vaticano were released as singles a few days ago, on the 24 October 2019, on almost all streaming platforms (Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music, Google Play…)
Not available on iTunes/Apple Music (yet?)

Both songs were already released last year (26 October 2018), “Analyse” on the album “A Very Merry Christmas”

and “Panis Angelicus” on 2 different albums, “Christmas at the Vatican” and “The Perfect Christmas”.

It looks like there is no physical releases for all these singles and albums, they are only available to stream or download.

Thanks to Dan Steward for the info.

EDIT: Also available on a few platforms (Google Play for instance), the album “A Joyful Christmas” released last year on 25 October 2018 which includes the songs “Analyse” and “Little Drummer Boy” still from the same Vatican show in 2001.  “Analyse” being credited to Dolores O’Riordan and “Little Drummer Boy” to The Cranberries (!?)

…and still on a few platforms, the song “Little Drummer Boy” is available as single. It was released on the 24 October 2019 and credited to The Cranberries & Westlife (!?)

Noel Hogan on RTÉ Radio 1 this Sunday

November 7, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

New Interview with Noel Hogan to be broadcast this Sunday on RTÉ Radio 1 at 7pm. The show/series is called “Songs In My Head” hosted by Ann-Marie Kelly.

Thanks to The Cranberries Newspaper on Facebook for the info.

Music videos HD replacement: “When You’re Gone”

November 6, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

2 days early!
The official “When You’re Gone” music video remastered in HD is now online:

Next HD remastered videos:
Animal Instinct – November 15
Just My Imagination – November 22
Promises – November 29


As usual, The Cranberries posted a 15sec video on their socials (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) to announce it:

Another Dolores O’Riordan mural in Limerick city: The Ark Tavern

November 5, 2019  |  5 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

There is another Dolores O’Riordan mural in Limerick city. These kind of things happen… 2 murals done in the same city more or less at the same moment.

While the mural by artist Aches is still in the making (stopped because of torrential rain these last days), Instagram user Bold Details (@bold_details) posted today a few photos of another Dolores mural recently completed for the pub “The Ark Tavern” located on Corbally Road, exact location on Google Street View.

Great tribute!

EDIT: The following comment was posted on Facebook by The Art Tavern, thanks to them for the details, “The Ark Tavern was relaunched on the 12th of Oct, the mural of the late Dolores O’Riordan was spray painted by local art student Cormac Dillon a week before the 12th as well as many other great musicians. They can all be seen on the walls of the events/function room in the The Ark Tavern.”

VIDEO: Limerick Post Show | Draw Out Limerick

November 5, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The Limerick Post just shared a video on YouTube regarding the mural projects in Limerick city. The host Meghann Scully caught up with Cllr Daniel Butler and Catherine O’Halloran of Draw Out Limerick in front of Dolores O’Riordan mural (in the making). “Limerick mural series starts to takes shape”

November 5, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the article directly on

Irish TV & Radio presenter Gay Byrne passed away today

November 4, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

The Cranberries posted a message on Twitter and Facebook regarding the famous TV & Radio presenter who just passed away today in Dublin, aged 85:

Watch again Gay Byrne (and Dave Fanning) with The Cranberries on “The Late Late Show” on 23 September 1994 on

Dolores O’Riordan mural: work in progress

November 4, 2019  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Thanks to Dreams Fest 19 on Facebook for sharing 2 incredible photos. WOW indeed!

Dolores O’Riordan official website coming soon…..

November 3, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan

Almost 2 months after the official launch, the Dolores O’Riordan official web site now displays new artwork and banner, still “coming soon…”

Noel Hogan in conversation at Dún Laoghaire Vinyl Festival today

November 3, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Earlier today, Noel Hogan was in conversation with Professor Eoin Devereux at Dún Laoghaire Vinyl Festival. Here’s below the first photos posted on Twitter:

Mike Hogan spotted in Limerick at The Commercial today

November 2, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Rare! Mike Hogan was spotted in Limerick today at the pub “The Commercial”.
Thanks to Instagram user Marcella Urigu (@marcellaurigu) for sharing this great photo and for the info.

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