RTÉ PLAYER: “The Making Of Angela’s Christmas”

January 18, 2020  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

For those living in Ireland exclusively, you still have 8 days on the RTÉ Player to watch the replay of “The Making Of Angela’s Christmas” that was broadcast on RTÉ 2 on Friday 27 December 2019.

The 26 min. documentary includes a part dedicated to the recording of the song “Angela’s Christmas” and there is even an interview with Olé Koretsky recorded after Dolores’s passing.

For those who are not in Ireland these days the link won’t work and will return an error message:

…so your only way to watch it is to grab the official “Angela’s Christmas” DVD released last November in the US where the documentary is part of the special features (DVD Bonus).

“Something Else” purple vinyl edition to be released soon

January 17, 2020  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Some more information about the “Something Else” vinyl that was supposed to be reissued on 22 November 2019 and which was delayed to 29 November 2019, then to 29 May 2020, then to further announcement.

For now information is still very confusing as some stores are announcing a new release date on the 31 of January 2020 (like Amazon USA) when some others are still announcing the double vinyl to be released in May. Even Amazon is not saying the same depending on your country!

More importantly, the new release would in fact be a purple vinyl edition! Some record stores already received their copies and put them on sale straight away (like spellboundrecords in New Zealand) and now the very first images have started to surface as you can see below:

So check directly with your record store(s) as no one is saying the same at the moment, whether it is about the release date, the color, or the price…

AUDIO: “Kyle Meredith with… Blitz Vega” (also discuss the loss of Dolores O’Riordan)

January 17, 2020  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan

The band Blitz Vega appeared on the show “Kyle Meredith with…” the interview series presented by WFPK/Consequence of Sound. Among other things, band members Andy Rourke and KAV also discussed the loss of Dolores O’Riordan.

The podcast was posted on YouTube on 15 January 2020:

TICKET: “Celebrating GRAMMY Nominees: The Cranberries”

January 17, 2020  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Noel, Mike and Fergal will appear at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles on January 23rd for an intimate discussion moderated by Scott Goldman. Grab your ticket now if you’d like to attend, price is $45.
More information on eventbrite.com

Thanks to Lionel for the link!

On this day in 1995: “Kenny Live” (RTÉ Archives)

January 16, 2020  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

RTÉ Archives published a rare interview with Dolores broadcast 25 years ago today in the “Kenny Live” show hosted by Pat Kenny.

ITW: warp.la “Entrevista con The Cranberries, recordando a Dolores O’Riordan”

January 16, 2020  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Read the interview directly on warp.la

Fergal’s message – 15 January 2020

January 15, 2020  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Fergal Lawler shared a message on The Cranberries socials (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) on the second anniversary of Dolores’s passing:

15 January 2020

January 15, 2020  |  8 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan

2 years… We love you Dolores 🕯

Thanks to Carlos Rodriguez for his pic posted on Facebook/Calendolores2020 and to Sandi de Boer for the candle artwork.

ITW: grammy.com “The Cranberries Reflect On Their First GRAMMY Nod…..”

January 9, 2020  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Read the new interview with Fergal Lawler published today on grammy.com

Recording Academy / GRAMMYs also published a short video on YouTube entitled “The Cranberries – Meet First Time GRAMMY Nominee”

Dolores’s jacket in “Just My Imagination” re-auctioned last year

December 30, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

It seems that the jacket worn by Dolores in the official “Just My Imagination” video was re-auctioned and sold last year at victormeeauctions.ie Thanks to joanna.cran.pic on Instagram for the info and pics!

The jacket was originally auctioned for charity in 2003, read the original Zombieguide news here.

ITW: crypticrock.com “Interview – Noel Hogan of The Cranberries”

December 27, 2019  |  4 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Read the interview directly on crypticrock.com or click image below to open pdf file.

Dr Noel Hogan turns 48 today

December 25, 2019  |  4 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Today is Noel’s birthday!
Sending love and our best wishes to you, Noel.

…and a Merry Christmas to everyone. HAPPY HOLIDAYS !

The Cranberries in the new Hot Press magazine, Christmas issue

December 17, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

The Cranberries appearing in the Christmas issue of Hot Press. Available in-stores or online now:

“Dreams The Collection” available on vinyl on March 6th

December 16, 2019  |  4 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

According to Amazon UK,  the compilation “Dreams The Collection” will be released on vinyl – for the first time ever – on the 6 March 2020. Will the vinyl include all 20 tracks included on the CD, will it be 1LP or 2LP, there is no more details yet…

Price: £14.60 + shipping

Thanks to Stéphane for the info!

CalenDolores 2020: 2nd version and lower shipping cost

December 16, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Following many complaints regarding the expensive shipping costs for non-US residents of the CalenDolores 2020 available from Etsy (and where you couldn’t even combine shipping when ordering 2 copies or more) theHand made a second version of his calendar available from Lulu where shipping costs are more reasonable.

Pay attention, this is really a second version of the calendar and not the same as Etsy shipped from another seller. There are several differences such as format, materials and number of pages. The price of the calendar is a little more expensive compared to the Etsy version, but if you add shipping it makes a big difference (again for those living outside the US) and combining is possible!

COUPON CODE: ONESHIP (free or reduced shipping costs until December 19th)

NEW COUPON CODE: LULU15 (save 15% on calendar until January 2nd)
NEW COUPON CODE: ONEFIVE (save 15% on calendar until January 2nd – UK & Ireland only)

Source: calendolores.it

ITW: billboard.com “The Cranberries React to First Grammy Nod…..”

December 13, 2019  |  4 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Read the new Noel Hogan interview directly on billboard.com or click image below to open pdf file.

Emma Langford receiving the Dolores O’Riordan Music Bursary Award 2019

December 11, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan

Yesterday, Councillor Michael Sheahan Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, along with Limerick Culture and Arts Office, Limerick City and County Council, made presentations to the recipients of a number of recently awarded bursaries. Among them, Emma Langford received the Dolores O’Riordan Music Bursary Award 2019 in the presence of members of Dolores’ family (Dolores’ mother Eileen, Dolores’ brother PJ and his wife).

Photos of the presentations were posted today on the Facebook account of the Limerick Arts Department:

To mark the occasion, Emma invited musicians and Limerick artists touched by Dolores’ legacy to join her after the ceremony for a photo at the new Dolores mural. She posted 2 pics later on the evening on her socials (Twitter, Facebook):

The €4,000 bursary will provide funding to cover ongoing production for Emma’s second album, and contribute to the costs of a music video for her recently released single, “The Winding Way Down to Kells Bay”. Congrats Emma!

irishmirror.ie “Profits soar at company owned by The Cranberries…..”

December 5, 2019  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Read the article directly on irishmirror.ie


CalenDolores 2020 now available

December 3, 2019  |  6 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Just in time for the new year, the calendar is finally available. More info on www.calendolores.it or etsy.com
Price: $16.00 + shipping (from the US)

Unauthorised book on Dolores O’Riordan set to be stopped from being published

November 27, 2019  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

An unauthorised book on Dolores O’Riordan was set to be published next week, but Dolores O’Riordan’s family have said that they don’t in any way endorse it, and will getting publication stopped. They reported that the book was full of inaccuracies (like the title for instance) and speculations and also violated copyright. They also said that the family and the band are upset by it, and especially Dolores’ mother.

The family urged the fans not to buy it.

Music videos HD replacement: “Promises”

November 26, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Early as usual, the official “Promises” music video remastered in HD is now online:

This was the last music video to be remastered in HD.
A few videos are missing and were not on the list… will they be released in HD as well?


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

limerickleader.ie “Limerick artist Emma Langford awarded Dolores O’Riordan bursary”

November 26, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Congratulations to Emma!
Read the article directly on limerickleader.ie

Ciarán Hayes’ book “I Am Going To Be A Popstar said Dolores”

November 25, 2019  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

A new book on Dolores O’Riordan will be published next week on 30 November 2019. Ciarán Hayes’ book “I Am Going To Be A Popstar said Dolores” contains 96 pages and 42 photographs.

Price: €11.99

More info and pre-order here

ITW: Noel Hogan on Today FM on the “Fergal D’Arcy” show

November 25, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Broadcast today on Today FM. Listen back the interview directly on todayfm.com

bbc.com “The Cranberries: Grammy nomination a fitting full stop”

November 24, 2019  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  The Cranberries

Read the article/interview directly on bbc.com

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