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Spider-man Stunt Double Happy With Show's Safety Overhaul

The actor/dancer who has returned to Bono and The Edge's Spider-man musical after he almost died from a fall during a preview in December (10) insists he has much more control of the show's stunts...

Stars Line Up To Salute Beyonce

Barbra Streisand, Lady Gaga and Bono will join America's First Lady Michelle Obama in saluting Beyonce at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night (22May11).The R&B superstar is the recipient of this...

Bono: 'We Knew Spider-man Was Bad'

U2 star Bono has stunned the New York theatre world by revealing he agrees with most reviewers who have slammed his much-maligned musical Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark.In his first TV interview since director Julie...

Lady Gaga To Pay Tribute To Beyonce At Billboard Awards

Lady Gaga is set to pay tribute to her fellow 'Telephone' star Beyonce at tonight's (22 May 2011) Billboard Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lady Gaga's tribute will celebrate Beyonce having won the 'Billboard...

Bono Set For American Idol Finale Appearance

Bono is set to perform at the final of 'American Idol'. The Irish musician and his U2 band member The Edge are in discussions with show bosses to perform songs from their Broadway musical 'Spider-Man:...

Jon Stewart Slams Bill O'reilly Over Rapper Remarks

Jon Stewart, the American satirist and political commentator accepted an invitation to appear on Bill O'Reilly's show and went head-to-head with the Fox News host yesterday (16th May 2011). Jon Stewart and the right-wing commentator...

Bono Meets With Mexican Leader

U2 frontman Bono has met with the president of Mexico to discuss poverty and drug-related crime in the country.The Irish rocker has been in the country with the band's 360 Degree tour, and celebrated his...

Bono Celebrates Birthday With Fans In Mexico

U2 frontman Bono celebrated his birthday this week (10May11) by handing out cake and champagne to fans in Mexico.The singer, who turned 51 on Tuesday (10May11), is in the country to resume the band's 360...

Martin Scorsese Praises 'Ageless' Dylan

Martin Scorsese has described Bob Dylan as an "ageless" talent.The 'Raging Bull' director - whose documentary film 'No Direction Home' told the story of Dylan's life between 1961 and 1966 and his impact on popular...

Pixies Urged To Record By Bono

The Pixies are set to end their lengthy studio hiatus by recording new tracks - after U2 frontman Bono urged them to make another album.The rockers' last record, Trompe le Monde, was released in 1991...

Bono Asks For New Pixies Songs

Bono begged The Pixies to write some new songs.The band split in 1993 but reunited in 2004 for a series on concerts, and while they have been playing live ever since, their last album studio...

Elbow Fans U2

U2 are looking forward to seeing Elbow perform at Glastonbury. The legendary 'With or Without You' rockers are headlining the British festival on June 24 and are hoping to get the chance to see one...

Lee Rocker: 'I Never Thought Support Act U2 Would Make It Big'

Former Stray Cats star Lee Rocker is still amazed by the group's one-time support act U2's success - because he was convinced Bono and his bandmates would never make it big.The Irish rockers opened for...

Spider-man Set For June Return To Broadway

U2 stars Bono and The Edge's troubled Spider-man musical will relaunch in June (11).The producers of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark have announced the show will return to the New York stage on 14 June...

U2 Overworked 'Get On Your Boots'

U2 admit they can overwork their songs in the studio. The Irish group's bass player, Adam Clayton, claims their 2009 single 'Get on Your Boots' "confused people" because it was so deeply layered, and since...

U2 As Big As They Could 'Ever Get'

U2 are "at the absolute limit" with their 360 Degree tour, and are "as big" as they could "ever get". The 'Vertigo' rockers were declared to have the highest grossing tour ever - beating a...

U2 As Big As They Could Ever Get

U2 are "at the absolute limit" with their 360 Degree tour, and are "as big" as they could "ever get". The 'Vertigo' rockers were declared to have the highest grossing tour ever - beating a...

Liam Gallagher Swaps Wild Ways For 'Spiritual' Side

Liam Gallagher has "connected" to his spiritual side.The Beady Eye frontman has put his hard living rock star ways behind him ahead of his 40th birthday next year and hinted he is now seeking religious...

U2'S Sci-fi Sound

U2's next album will be "sci-fi".The 'With or Without You' group, fronted by singer Bono, worked with Lady Gaga producer RedOne on tracks for their next record, resulting in a "futuristic" sound.RedOne said: "Bono described...

Ben Barnes Wants Wild Image

Ben Barnes wants to be a reformed hell-raiser - without having to be a party animal.The 30-year-old actor hates his current image and would love to have a reputation for being wild, but hates going...

Bono And The Edge Rally Spider-man Cast

U2 rockers Bono and The Edge held a pep talk with castmembers of their troubled Spider-man musical on Wednesday (09Mar11) to reassure them of their faith in the show following the departure of director Julie...

Bono & Spielberg Up For Gorbachev Award

Bono and Steven Spielberg are among the nine nominees up for an annual award handed out by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.Google boss Sergei Brin and former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are...

Producers Won't Turn Off Broadway Superman

Costs continue to mount for Broadway's Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark , with the production's budget soaring towards that of a blockbuster Hollywood movie -- with only one theater to recoup the investment. Published reports...

Another Delay For Spider-man Amid Overhaul Reports?

U2 stars Bono and The Edge's ill-fated Broadway musical is set for a major overhaul, which could delay the official start date of the troubled production by another three months.Previews of Spider-Man: Turn Off The...

Julie Taymor Says Spiderman Musical Is Not Quite There

Julie Taymor, the director of the Broadway musical 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark', has admitted that the production is 'not quite there'.Julie Taymor, the acclaimed American theatre director, has spoken of her struggle with 'Spider-Man:...

Bono Checks Out Spider-man Again

U2 star Bono was in the audience for Tuesday's (01Mar11) preview of Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark to see if the troubled Broadway show is ready for its opening night.The rocker wrote the music and...

U2 Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

U2 have confirmed they will headline this year's Glastonbury festival. Guitarist The Edge revealed the Irish group will top the main stage on the Friday night of the iconic event in June, a year after...

U2 Confirm 2011 Glastonbury Slot

U2 guitarist THE EDGE has confirmed the band will be headlining at this year's (11) Glastonbury festival - a year after they were forced to pull out of a historical performance at the English event...

Bono: 'Song Controversy Has Been Stirred Up'

BONO is furious at the fuss surrounding comments he made about an anti-apartheid song, insisting the furore has been "stirred up".The U2 frontman gave an interview in which he is said to have commented on...

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