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Bono Thrills Blind Fan At Nashville Gig

4th July 2011

A blind U2 fan was given a concert moment he and his wife will never forget in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday night (03Jul11) when Bono invited him up onstage to perform with the rockers.The rocker...

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U2 To Sell Off Tour Claws

29th June 2011

U2 are to sell off the stage 'claws' used on their '360 Tour'.The Irish rock band created incredible 29,000-square-foot steel 'claws' which formed the structure of the set and allowed for 360 degree views for...

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Bono Felt Sick During Glastonbury Show

27th June 2011

U2 frontman Bono was so nervous during the band's headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (24Jun11), he feared he would vomit during the show.The band was due to be the star act at...

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Bono Dismisses 'Wrong' Protesters

26th June 2011

U2 frontman Bono has shrugged off the scenes of violence during the band's set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (24Jun11), insisting he is "glad" the protesters had their say, but branded their campaign "wrong".Campaigners...

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Bono's Emotional Thanks To Fans

25th June 2011

U2 frontman Bono choked back tears during the band's emotion-charged headline performance at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday night (24Jun11).The Beautiful Day hitmakers were forced to cancel their planned performance at the event last year...

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U2 Protesters Plan To Invade Glastonbury Festival Gig

24th June 2011

U2 and Bono will face off against a batch of angry protesters when they take the stage at the Glastonbury festival in England on Friday (24Jun11).Activists at anti-capitalist group Art Uncut have accused the group...

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Glastonbury Boss Always Wanted U2

24th June 2011

Glastonbury organisers have been trying to book U2 for 32 years.The Irish rockers headline the world-famous festival tonight (24.06.11) - a year after they pulled out when frontman Bono suffered a back injury - and...

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Haines Blasts Bono And Hynde In New Memoir

23rd June 2011

Cult British rocker Luke Haines has taken aim at Bono in his biting new memoir, slamming the U2 frontman for snubbing him backstage.The former Auteurs star was invited to play a show when David Bowie...

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Bono Gives Thanks To Surgeons Who Fixed His Back

22nd June 2011

Rocker Bono has publicly thanked the German surgeons who mended his back last year (10) and gave him a new lease of life.The U2 frontman was forced to scrap a series of U2 shows last...

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Bono Advised Jonas On Solo Album

22nd June 2011

Joe Jonas has credited Bono with inspiring his new album after the U2 rocker dished out words of advice on the music industry.The Jonas Brothers star releases his first solo offering, Fast Life, later this...

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U2 Fronted By 'Robo-bono'

22nd June 2011

U2 will be fronted by "Robo-Bono" at the Glastonbury festival.The legendary rockers will headline the world-famous music event in Somerset, South West England on Friday (24.06.11), a year after they pulled out of playing after...

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Fascinating Fact 11666

21st June 2011

Bono dedicated rock anthem Pride (In The Name of Love) to Arnold Schwarzenegger's estranged wife Maria Shriver at U2's Friday night (17Jun11) Anaheim, California concert. Shriver was in the audience with her son Christopher.

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Bono And The Edge Take Spider-man Stage With Taymor

15th June 2011

U2 rockers Bono and The Edge put on a united front with their former Spider-man musical director Julie Taymor by taking to the stage with her at the close of the show's opening night.Spider-Man: Turn...

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Bono: 'Spider-man Is 90 Per Cent Perfect'

15th June 2011

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have revealed their Broadway musical Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark is only 90 per cent finished as the curtain rises on the much-maligned spectacular.The show closed in March (11)...

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The Things They Say 22001

15th June 2011

"There will be some people who will wanna make a name for themselves by turning it into a blitz board on Wednesday morning but I remember times with U2 when we've taken some serious black...

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Spider Man Actress Hits Back At 'Crushing' Reviews

14th June 2011

Spider Man 'Turn off the Dark' finally makes its official debut on Broadway tonight (14th June 2011) following a tumultuous few months that has seen cast-members hospitalized and producer Julie Taymor leave the project. Spider...

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Spider-man Musical Opens After Months Of Turmoil

14th June 2011

The 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' show is set to open tonight (14.06.11).The Broadway musical - which U2 frontman Bono and guitarist The Edge have written all the music and lyrics for - has been...

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U2 Stars Explain Taymor's Exit From Spider-man

14th June 2011

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have opened up about Julie Taymor's exit from their Spider-man musical, revealing the director was "exhausted" and "overwrought" and they didn't think she would cope with an overhaul of...

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Bono Admits Spiderman Musical 'Didn't Work'

14th June 2011

Bono admits 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' initially "didn't work".The Broadway musical - the most expensive in history - has been hit by many problems since the first preview shows in November 2010 but the...

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Angelina Jolie Has Core Values For Louis Vuitton

13th June 2011

Angelina Jolie is the latest celebrity to appear in Louis Vuitton's Core Values campaign. The 35-year-old actress follows Bono and his wife Ali Hewson, Sean Connery and Francis Ford Coppola and his daughter Sofia in...

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U2 'Gutted' They Can't Release New Material

8th June 2011

U2 are "gutted" they won't have a new album finished before next year.The 'With or Without You' group had originally planned to release new material by the end of their 360 Degree tour this July,...

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Bono Forced To Hitchhike In Canadian Rain

3rd June 2011

Bono was forced to hitchhike when caught in heavy rain this week.The U2 singer and his assistant were taking a stroll in West Vancouver on Tuesday (31.05.11) but had to flag a passing car to...

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Hitch-hiking Bono Picked Up By Ice Hockey Star

3rd June 2011

U2 star Bono was forced to hitch-hike in Canada earlier this week (begs30May11) after he was caught out by a storm.The rocker and his assistant were walking through West Vancouver on Tuesday (31May11) when the...

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Paul Simon's Sympathies Over Spider-man Musical

30th May 2011

Singer/songwriter Paul Simon feels sorry for his fellow rock stars Bono and The Edge over criticism of their Spider-man musical - he suffered the same agony when his 1998 Broadway play was panned.The U2 rockers...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Begging Wife

28th May 2011

Arnold Schwarzenegger has reportedly begged Maria Shriver to save their marriage.The couple split after 25 years together earlier this month when it emerged Arnold fathered a 13 year old son with the family's former housekeeper,...

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Bono Defends American Idol

27th May 2011

U2 rocker Bono has bucked the trend of celebrities criticising TV talent shows by throwing his support behind American Idol.A number of high-profile musicians have come out against singing competitions such as Idol and The...

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The Things They Say 21774

27th May 2011

"I've now got 'Made in Germany' tattooed on my a**." U2 star Bono jokes about the back surgery he underwent in Germany last year (10).

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Bono: 'Spider-man Musical Is Not Cancelled'

27th May 2011

U2 frontman Bono is adamant his beleaguered Spider-man musical has been not been axed and is still set to meet its June (11) deadline for opening night.Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, which features music written...

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Teen Triumphs In Star-studded American Idol Finale

26th May 2011

Music superstars Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Bono rocked the American Idol stage on Wednesday (25May11) as teenage singer Scott Mccreery was crowned the series winner.Acts like Judas Priest and Gladys Knight turned out in force...

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Bono And The Edge To Perform With Spider-man Cast

24th May 2011

U2 rockers Bono and The Edge will introduce their Spider-man musical to the U.S. by performing with the cast on the upcoming American Idol finale.The Irish musicians have created the score for Spider-man: Turn Off...

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