Newswire: Some people who bought a U2 record on Record Store Day got a Tool EP instead

Record Store Day—a hip holiday that only a handful of people in the world can celebrate due to the rarity of record stores—was this weekend. And while most people were able to grab their limited-edition whatevers without incident, a few U2 fans brought home their new vinyl copies of Songs Of Innocence only to discover that the band had somehow transformed from a group of socially conscious Irishmen to a bunch of artsy metalheads who hate giving interviews. It was another one of those classic Bono moves that don’t make any sense to anyone but Bono.

Or, more accurately, that’s not what it was at all. As reported by Death And Taxes, there was some kind of mixup at wherever vinyl records are made (The C+C Music Factory?), and a small number of copies of the Songs Of Innocence vinyl were replaced with Tool’s …

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