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Larry Mullen Jr. Wants U2 To Play Smaller Gigs

Larry Mullen Jr. thinks U2 need to get smaller.The 53-year-old rocker thinks it would be ''so cool'' if the group took time off to play cover versions for ''fun'' and then shunned their usual stadium...

Bono Not Likely To Play Guitar Again

Bono's chances of playing guitar again are ''not looking good''.The U2 frontman suffered multiple fractures on his face, arm, shoulder and left hand after falling off his bicycle last November, and as two of his...

Bono Steps Up Women's Campaign

The U2 frontman, whose ONE advocacy organisation campaigns on a range of issues including women's rights, is to join leading African musicians including Banky W and D'banj on a remix of protest song...

Bono Rakes In Nearly $1.5 Billion After Investment In Facebook

The U2 frontman bought a 2.3 per cent share in the site for $89.6 million (£56 million) in 2009, with his investment group Elevation Partners, and now the U.K.'s Sunday Mirror reports his...

Larry Mullen, Jr. Had Doubts Over U2 Album Release

The Irish rockers teamed up with bosses at tech giant Apple to make Songs of Innocence available for free download to half a billion users, but the move almost backfired when a glitch...

Bruce Springsteen Rocks Out With U2 On Final Night Of New York Residency

The Irish stars have been joined onstage by special guests including Lady Gaga and Paul Simon during their Big Apple concert run, but they saved the biggest surprise for the end of their...

Bono Honours His Rescuers At New York Gig

The band has been playing a residency at fabled Manhattan venue Madison Square Garden as part of their latest world tour, which was thrown into jeopardy in November (14) when the frontman was...

Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

A tribute to the late John Lennon was unveiled in New York on Wednesday, with a tapestry unveiled in a ceremony attended by a number of stars including Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and U2 stars...

U2 Stars Join Yoko Ono For John Lennon Celebration

Lennon endured a long legal battle to live and work in the States after officials attempted to have him deported to his native Britain in the early 1970s, but he eventually had the deportation order...

Yoko Ono Unveils John Lennon Green Card Tribute

Yoko Ono unveiled a tribute to John Lennon in New York City on Wednesday (29.07.15) to mark the 40th anniversary of him becoming an American resident.The 82-year-old artist, the widow of the Beatles legend, unveiled...

Lady Gaga Joins U2 On Stage

Lady Gaga joined U2 on stage on Sunday evening (26.07.15).The band were playing at New York's Madison Square Garden when the 29-year-old star joined them to perform a surprise rendition of 'Ordinary Love', which was...

Jimmy Fallon Joins U2 Onstage At New York Gig

Jimmy Fallon showed that he’s fully recovered from the nasty accident in which he nearly lost his finger by joining U2 onstage at their Madison Square Garden gig last night.Having been photographed without his cast...

Bono Partners With Eyecare Firm To Launch Vision Initiative

The rocker rarely removes his sunglasses in public, and he often wears shades with an orange, blue, or green tint, which he previously claimed was to protect his sensitive pupils. However, he...

Jimmy Fallon Sings With U2

Jimmy Fallon sang with U2 in New York last night (22.07.15).The 42-year-old talk show host - who recently underwent hand surgery after a fall at home - was invited on stage at Madison Square Garden...

U2 Revive Old Hit October For First Night In New York

Bono and his bandmates retired the 1981 tune October after the New Zealand leg of their Lovetown tour in November, 1989, but decided it was time to perform it again. And among...

Leonardo Dicaprio Donates $15 Million

Leonardo DiCaprio is donating $15 million to charity.The 40-year-old actor's self-titled foundation, which he founded in 1998 to fund efforts that protect the planet and endangered species, has pledged the generous sum to more than...

Bono Pays Tribute To Former Israeli Leader's Peace Efforts At Gig

The neighbouring countries have been fighting for several decades, but Bono is hoping Peres can continue to be a voice of reason in the Middle East even though he is no longer in...

Bono's Daughter Wants To Ditch 'Celebrity Kid Cliché'

Bono's daughter doesn't want to become a ''celebrity kid cliché''.Eve Hewson - whose father is the U2 rocker - has insisted she doesn't want to be known for her family connection but rather for her...

U2 Auctioning Signed Guitar For Charity

U2 are auctioning off a signed guitar for charity.The 'With or Without You' hitmakers - featuring Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - have each scrawled their autographs on the instrument, which...

Bono Meets With Canadian Prime Minister To Discuss Foreign Aid

U2 lead singer Bono is once again trying to use his influence in the political world. The frontman, a keen philanthropist and heavily involved in charitable causes, met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and...

Bono Visits Canadian Parliament To Discuss Foreign Aid

The Irish rocker, a keen philanthropist, held talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, as well as other politicians and leaders of non-governmental organisations during a day of meetings in Ottawa in an attempt...

Jennifer Lawrence's Secret Relationship

Jennifer Lawrence wants to keep her relationship with Chris Martin ''under wraps''.The 'Hunger Games' star is reportedly keen on keeping her romance with the 'A Sky Full of Stars' hitmaker private after seeing how things...

Bono Leaves Large Tip At Deli

The Irish rocker stopped by Canters Deli after performing with U2 at The Forum, and asked his waitress, who has been working at the establishment for 50 years, to choose her favourites for...

U2'S Bono Leaves Veteran Waitress $150 Tip

U2's Bono left a $150 tip to a waitress who served him at a Los Angeles restaurant. The 55-year-old rocker visited Canters Deli in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday (30.05.15) evening and asked a 50-year-old...

U2 Cut Back Tour Set Due To Bono's Injury

The Irish rocker suffered multiple fractures and breaks to his left arm, elbow, finger and an eye socket when he fell off a bike in Central Park in New York in November (14),...

Bono Performs With Impersonator

During U2's show at The Forum venue on Tuesday night (26May15), the frontman singled out Joe Hier and gave him the chance to sing with him on stage. Bono performed The Sweetest...

Bono's Music Inspired By His Late Mother

Bono believes the death of his mother inspired him to become a rock star.The U2 frontman's mother Iris died from a brain aneurysm four days after collapsing at her father's funeral in September 1974 and...

Bb King Was A 'Guitar Genius'

Bono thinks B.B. King was a ''guitar genius''.The 55-year-old U2 star has paid a glowing tribute to the late blues singer-songwriter, who passed away earlier this month, and also revealed B.B. and his band-mate The...

Bono: Grief Inspired My Music

Bono's early music was inspired by ''grief''.The 55-year-old U2 rocker - who's fronted the Irish rock band since 1976 - has revealed he used music to help cope with the emotional turmoil caused by his...

U2 Pay Tribute To Tour Manager During Concert

Sheehan, U2's road manager for 33 years, was found unconscious in his room at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in L.A. on Wednesday morning (27May15) and he was pronounced dead at the scene. He...

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