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Punk icon PATTI SMITH joined U2 frontman BONO for a version of JOHN LENNON's INSTANT KARMA as part of the encore of the Irish rock group's seventh show of 2005 at New York's Madison Square...

Bono: 'I Want To Be Remembered For My Music'

U2 frontman BONO wants be remembered for his contribution to rock music instead of his political activism. The 45-year-old singer has been a key figure in raising awareness of AIDS and poverty in Africa...

Killers Star Hails U2

KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has hailed Irish rockers U2 as the "best rock band in the world". The MR BRIGHTSIDE singer recently fulfilled his lifelong dream and joined frontman BONO onstage during a Las...

U2 Stars Stage Surprise Beach Concert

U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE wowed fans in Miami, Florida, yesterday (14NOV05) with an impromptu beach gig. The Irish band's singer and guitarist entertained a crowd next to a lifeguard tower on South...

Hawkins Attacks Bono's Ego

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has slammed Irish rocker BONO for "fuelling his ego" by arranging an audience with late Pope JOHN PAUL II. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE rocker can...

Bono And Blunt To Record Together

British chart heart-throb JAMES BLUNT is excited about recording a duet with rock icon BONO, as he has always used U2's music as inspiration. The YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL singer met the Irish star in a...

Bono Gives Girl Group A Big Boost At Concert

U2 gave one lucky Los Angeles group a big boost at their Staples Center concert on Tuesday night (01NOV05) - the rockers brought them up onstage for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to land a record deal....

U2 Pay Tribute To Rosa Parks

Irish superstars U2 paid tribute to late African-American civil rights icon ROSA PARKS last week (25OCT05), praising the Alabama heroine for her "quiet dignity and strength". Parks, who made headlines almost 50 years ago...

Osbourne Lashes Out At Pop Royalty

SHARON OSBOURNE has attacked some of rock's biggest stars - threatening to punch MADONNA and labelling BONO a "t**t". The reality TV star-turned talent show judge also targets SIR MICK JAGGER and BRYAN FERRY,...

Eminem Ignored Bono's Live 8 Calls

Live 8 organisers SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO were furious when rapper EMINEM refused to return their phonecalls about performing at the poverty awareness bash. They sent the STAN hitmaker photographs of African fans...

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"At 60 I'm going to be much better looking than I am now. I'm sure of that." Rocker BONO is confident age will be kind to him....

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"Yoko came up to me when I was in my twenties, and she put her hand on me and she said, 'You are John's son.'" U2 rocker BONO was thrilled YOKO ONO saw her late...

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"It's a shame that he and MICK don't get on better. If they're doing this well without that kind of relationship, can you imagine how well they would do if they were actually ringing each...

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"As long as we don't develop fat a**es, I think there's another 10 years in us." BONO is optimistic about the future of U2....

Blige Records Bono Duet

R+B queen MARY J BLIGE was so impressed with her BONO duet as part of a September (05) telethon to raise cash for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, she's including it on her new hits...

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"Bruce taught me some very valuable lessons, like how to hold on to your life as a civilian and how to disappear out the back door in your civvies, back to ordinary life." U2 star...

Hawkins Considers Surgery To Reverse Baldness

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS is considering having surgery to reverse his hair loss, because he doesn't want to wear a hat to cover his bald patch. The English singer, who expresses his concerns...

Righteous Bono Has No Fear When Meeting World Leaders

U2 star BONO rarely fears meeting world leaders because he prepares for the encounters by reminding himself he represents the world's poor. The Irish humanitarian insists he never feels intimated meeting presidents and prime...

Bono Thrilled Jagger Stole His Concert Ideas

BONO is "flattered" his heroes THE ROLLING STONES stole many of U2's concert ideas for their own live shows. The Irish rocker has learned that SIR MICK JAGGER designed the Stones' mid-1990s shows after...

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"I'm sick of BONO. And I am Bono. It's like, 'Oh man, shut up!" BONO is tired of himself....

Bono Suffers From 'Gig Lag'

U2 star BONO pours so much emotion into his stage performances, he suffers what his family call "gig lag" for days after he completes a tour. The Irish rocker struggles to sing his songs...

Bono Convinced Where The Streets Have No Name Is His Best

U2 star BONO is convinced he'll never write a better lyric than WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME, which he scribbled on the backs of sick bags during a life-changing journey to Ethiopia. The...

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"I'm restless and impatient with the process. The band are delighted to have a break from me." BONO answers criticism that his U2 bandmates are far from impressed with the amount of time the rocker...

Bandmates Demand Bono Kicks Coffee

U2 star BONO has been slapped with a no-coffee rule by his bandmates when they're working on new material, because he becomes difficult to deal with when he's consumed caffeine. The Irish rocker accepts...

Wilson Convinced Kaiser Chiefs Will Conquer The World

Rocker RICKY WILSON believes the KAISER CHIEFS have the will to become global superstars, and is even more confident now BONO has echoed his thoughts. The British band supported U2 on their recent European...

Bono Goes Classical

U2 frontman BONO is planning to swap rock for classical music after bidding for a massive catalogue of orchestral music. The BEAUTIFUL DAY rocker's private equity firm Elevation Partners is offering $234 million (GBP130...

Bono Suffers Eye Condition

U2 singer BONO is never photographed without his trademark sunglasses because he suffers from an eye condition. The VERTIGO star is aware his ever-present shades have given him a reputation as a poser, while...

Bono Lunches With Bush

Crusading Irish rocker BONO journeyed to Washington DC today (19OCT05) to lunch with US President GEORGE W BUSH. The U2 frontman, 45, met Bush to continue discussions they had started at the G8 Summit...

Martin Beats Bono To Stipe's Lunchbox

CHRIS MARTIN outbid BONO to win a lunchbox designed by REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE at a charity auction in New York City at the end of last week (ends14OCT05). Martin's bid of $20,000 (GBP11,100)...

Bono Accused Of Cheating On Wife

U2 frontman BONO has been accused of cheating on his wife by controversial US radio host RUSH LIMBAUGH. While discussing a list of "ubersexuals" put out by an advertising agency, Limbaugh cited PIERCE BROSNAN,...

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Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album With Lead Track 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted' [Listen]

The Chemical Brothers are set to return with an all new studio album this Summer, 'Born In The Echoes', featuring eleven tracks of captivating...

Circa Waves Reflect Upon Their Speedy Rise To Mainstream Attention

Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall and bassist Sam Rourke open up about their rise to success since they first set out to record together back in...

Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that his action sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 will be moved from April 7, 2017 to August 4, 2017.

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'The Falling' Is A New Step For 'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams

Now 18, Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is making the leap to the big screen in Carol Morley's 'The Falling', the hugely acclaimed, artful drama...

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

The sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, will hit theaters on February 10, 2017 and February 9, 2018,...

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Movie Review

Marvel fans will love the action mayhem in this Avengers sequel, but everyone else will vividly feel the fatigue that...

I'll See You In My Dreams - Trailer

Blythe Danner & Sam Elliot lead the cast in 'I'll See You in My Dreams'. Old age is usually seen as a sad time to reflect on your life's work and...

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