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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...

Coldplay Confirmed As Glastonbury Headliners

Coldplay have been confirmed as headliners at this year's Glastonbury festival. It has long been rumoured the 'Viva La Vida' group would be one of this year's top acts, but no official statement had been...

Bono Causes Controversy In South Africa

U2 frontman BONO has sparked anger in South Africa after allegedly speaking out in favour of an anti-apartheid song which is said to promote violence against the country's white community.The Irish rockers have taken their...

Beyonce Knowles To Headline Glastonbury?

Beyonce Knowles and U2 are reportedly set to headline this year's Glastonbury Festival.The 'Halo' singer and the Irish rockers - who were forced to pull out of their headline slot last year because of a...

U2 To Return In May?

U2 will reportedly release their new album in May. The Irish group have been recording their 13th album - which has the working title 'Songs of Ascent' - with producer and musician Danger Mouse and...

Bono Asks Guetta To Work With U2

Dance star DAVID GUETTA has landed a superstar collaboration for his next project - rocker BONO wants him to produce some tracks for U2's new album.The French DJ/producer has already established himself as a top...

David Guetta 'Honoured' To Work With U2

David Guetta is looking forward to the "challenge" of producing U2. The French DJ confirmed he has been approached by the Irish rockers about making tracks together, and wants to take part in their next...

Adam Clayton Became A Father Last Year

U2's Adam Clayton secretly became a father early last year. The bassist - who was previously engaged to supermodel Naomi Campbell and later split from Susie Smith, his girlfriend of 10 years, months before they...

Bono's Stake In Facebook Quadruples In Value

BONO's decision to invest in Facebook.com has paid off - the U2 frontman's share in the social networking site is now worth $728 million (£485 million).The rocker purchased 1.5 per cent of the company for...

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