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Bono Still Struggling With Hand Injury As Tour Looms

The Irish rockers are preparing to head out for a world tour, but the singer still can't play guitar following major surgery on his fractured arm in November (14) after he fell off...

Bono Appointed Advisor For Venture Capitalist Firm

The U2 star has been recruited by executives at TPG Capital to help maximise investments for a new growth fund, which is aiming to raise $3 billion from investors. Bono has a...

Bono And Ashton Kutcher To Advise Private Tech Investment Fund

Bono and Ashton Kutcher have become special advisors to a new growth fund that has been started by private equity heavyweight David Bonderman and his investment group TPG Growth.In a move reported by the New...

Noel Gallagher Blasts Taylor Swift

Noel Gallagher has blasted Taylor Swift's songwriting skills.The 47-year-old rocker thinks modern pop music is ''f**king awful'' and slammed suggestions the 'Blank Space' hitmaker is talented, suggesting she is nothing more than ''a nice girl.''Asked...

Royal Blood Turned Down Chance To Perform On 'Band Aid 30' Record

Chart-topping British rock stars Royal Blood have revealed that they were asked to appear on last year’s Band Aid 30 record for charity, but that they turned the opportunity down when they were told that...

Royal Blood Turned Down Band Aid Due To Bono Line

Rockers Royal Blood turned down the chance to appear on the 2014 Band Aid 30 charity single after Bono decided to drop his iconic line from Do They Know It's Christmas?The British duo was in...

Noel Gallagher Shocked Bono

Bono's face ''nearly melted'' when Noel Gallagher told him he'd produced his own album. The 47-year-old singer left the U2 frontman shocked when he revealed he had taken matters into his own hands on his...

Nick Mason Slams Spotify Payouts

Nick Mason has branded Spotify ''pathetic'' for artists.The Pink Floyd rocker is concerned about the rise in popularity of the streaming service because musicians receive such little revenue from the airplay they receive and thinks...

Bono May Never Be Able To Play Guitar Again After Bike Crash

Bono has finally broken his silence after sustaining several severe injuries whilst cycling in New York's Central Park, which required five hours of surgery and caused the band cancel their weeklong residency on Jimmy Fallon's...

Bono: 'U2 Bandmates Were Surprised With Glaucoma Reveal'

U2 star Bono has addressed his big 2014 glaucoma reveal, confessing his bandmates were shocked by his decision to open up about his sight issues.In a candid wrap up of the year, posted on the...

Bono: I May Never Play Guitar Again

Bono has revealed he might never be able to play the guitar again following his horrific bicycle crash. The U2 frontman insists he would ''very much miss'' playing the instrument but admitted he is fearing...

Bono: I May Never Play Guitar Again

Bono has revealed he might never be able to play the guitar again following his horrific bicycle crash. The U2 frontman insists he would ''very much miss'' playing the instrument but admitted he is fearing...

Bono Frets Over Future Guitar Playing Ability

Bono has revealed that his bike accident from last year may have lasting effects on his guitar playing ability, as he admits his disappointment in his frequently flippant New Year update on U2's website.Bono reveals...

Bono: 'I May Never Play Guitar Again'

U2 star Bono fears he may never be able to play guitar again following his horror bicycle accident in New York City in November (14).The Irish rocker fell off his bike in Central Park and...

Bono Designs Gretsch Guitar For Charity

U2 star Bono has teamed up with guitar experts at Gretsch to create a signature instrument he plans to sell to benefit his Red charity.The Irish rocker, who is currently recovering from injuries he sustained...

Take That Gag Tops List Of Festive Jokes

A joke about Take That has topped a list of the funniest festive jokes for 2014.A quip about the 'These Days' singers missing the ''Orange'' from their stocking has scooped the top spot following band...

Bono Back On His Feet After Surgery

Irish rocker Bono has been pictured back on his feet for the first time since undergoing extensive surgery following a bicycle crash in New York City.The U2 singer fell off his bike in Central Park...

Marilyn Monroe And Elton John Star In New Auction

Memorabilia from stars including Marilyn Monroe, Sir Elton John and Bono will go under the hammer on Tuesday (16Dec14).A rhinestone encrusted bike, used by the Rocket Man during his 1974 U.S. tour, is expected to...

Bob Geldof Launches Band Aid Challenge

Bob Geldof has urged fans to take part in the Band Aid Challenge.The Boomtown Rats frontman is hoping to raise more money for Ebola relief with a social media effort similar to the Ice Bucket...

Bob Geldof's Christmas Plans

Bob Geldof will spend Christmas with his family.The Boomtown Rats singer - who lost his daughter, Peaches Geldof, in April this year to a heroin overdose when she was just 25-years-old - has revealed that...

Bob Geldof 'Banned' Paul Mccartney

Bob Geldof ''banned'' Paul McCartney from performing on the new Band Aid track.Stars including One Direction, Ed Sheeran and U2's Bono were handpicked by Bob to sing on the latest version of 'Do They Know...

U2'S Edge Gives Update On Bono's Condition After Bike Crash: "He Basically Can't Move For The Next Couple Of Months"

Last month U2 frontman Bono sustained several severe injuries whilst cycling in New York's Central Park, which required five hours of surgery and caused the band cancel their weeklong residency on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show.'...

Bono Won't Move 'For Months' After Accident

Bono won't be able to move for a ''couple of months'' following his bicycle accident.The U2 frontman was left with a fractured face, shoulder blade and broken elbow after the incident, which occurred in New...

Bono 'Can't Move' Due To Injuries

Bono ''can't move'' for ''a couple of months'' after sustaining a number of injuries in a bicycle accident.The U2 frontman was left with a fractured face, shoulder blade and broken elbow following the incident in...

The Edge: 'Bono Has Been Told To Lie Still For Two Months'

Rocker Bono has been told to lie still for two months in order to recover from a freak bicycle accident in Central Park, New York last month (Nov14).The U2 singer fractured his left arm and...

U2 Announce Tour

U2 have announced a world tour for 2015.The Irish rockers' 'iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE' concert series will see them play for at least two nights in each of the 19 cities they are scheduled to visit...

Bruce Springsteen And Chris Martin Replace Bono At World Aids Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin replaced Bono at a World AIDS Day (RED) Concert on Monday (01.12.14) in New York's Time Square.U2's lead singer was unable to attend the event as he's still recovering from...

Bruce Springsteen And Chris Martin Front U2 For Times Square Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin replaced an injured Bono as the two served as frontmen for U2 at a World AIDS Day concert in New York City on Monday night (01Dec14).The Irish rocker was slated...

Bruce Springsteen & Chris Martin To Stand In For Bono At New York Benefit

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay's Chris Martin will stand in for an injured Bono at a World AIDS Day concert in New York City on Monday night (01Dec14).The ailing singer was scheduled to hit the Times...

Bob Geldof Teams Up With Bruni For French Band Aid

Bob Geldof enlisted Carla Bruni to write a French version of Band Aid 30.The 63-year-old singer has revealed he has been involved in the translation of the classic Christmas song 'Do They Know It's Christmas?',...

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