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The Things They Say 18101

22nd September 2010

"Would I want the pressure of being a big cheese on a stadium tour? I see what happens to U2 and who would want that?" ROBERT PLANT isn't keen on reforming LED ZEPPELIN for a...

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Myers Takes Aim At Political Bands

20th September 2010

SHINEDOWN rocker ZACH MYERS has blasted bands who use their concerts to push a political agenda - insisting they deserve to be "shot".The Second Chance hitmakers are adamant they're not a "political band", and prefer...

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Stars Stand Up To Cancer For U.s. Telethon

11th September 2010

STEVIE WONDER and NEIL DIAMOND tugged at the heartstrings of TV viewers during the Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon on Friday night (10Sep10) with special dedications to loved ones who had lost battles with the...

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Stars Stand Up To Cancer For U.s. Telethon

11th September 2010

STEVIE WONDER and NEIL DIAMOND tugged at the heartstrings of TV viewers during the Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon on Friday night (10Sep10) with special dedications to loved ones who had lost battles with the...

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Billy Corgan Still Valid

10th September 2010

Billy Corgan says anyone who thinks he's surpassed his creative peak can "go f**k yourself". The Smashing Pumpkins singer continues to release new music and tour with the band and finds it "insulting" that anyone...

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The Things They Say 17938

10th September 2010

"A school production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was where I first found my voice." U2 star BONO insists it should be no big surprise he and bandmate THE EDGE have penned the...

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Quincy Jones Kicked Into Touch

10th September 2010

Michael Jackson fired Quincy Jones because he thought the producer was out of touch. The music veteran - who produced the singer's breakthrough 'Off The Wall' album and 'Thriller', the biggest selling album of all...

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The Things They Say 17937

10th September 2010

"We’ve been on the receiving end of some cynicism from the Broadway media establishment, but really, who can blame them?" U2 star THE EDGE understands the negative remarks he and bandmate Bono have received for...

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Blair: 'Bono Has World Leader Potential'

2nd September 2010

Former British prime minister TONY BLAIR is convinced Irish rocker BONO could be running the world if he hadn't shunned politics for a career in rock music.The U2 frontman has spent years wading into political...

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Goo Goo Dolls Release New Album

31st August 2010

GOO GOO DOLLS have released their new album 'Something For The Rest Of Us' today (August 31st 2010). The band have been working with TIM PALMER, producer of U2 and DAVID BOWIE, as well as...

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Jay-z's Weighty Ambition

29th August 2010

Jay-Z plans to get fat. The 40-year-old rapper - who 'retired' from music in 2003 to take up the position of CEO of Def Jam records before making a comeback -already has a "Marlon Brando...

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Fascinating Fact 9876

27th August 2010

BONO refused to let a torrential storm ruin U2's open-air gig in Moscow, Russia this week (beg23Aug10) - the rockers cheered up fans by performing an impromptu version of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN.

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Geldof's Father Dies

27th August 2010

BOB GELDOF is in mourning following the death of his beloved father on Thursday morning (26Aug10).The veteran rocker's dad, Bob, Snr., passed away at a hospital in Dublin, Ireland at the age of 96 after...

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Bono Recovers With Help Of Geldof's Dad

26th August 2010

U2 rocker BONO had a helping hand as he recovered from his recent back injury - he received moral support from BOB GELDOF's dad.The fellow Irishmen are old pals, and the Beautiful Day hitmaker hung...

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Activists Arrested Ahead Of U2 Concert

26th August 2010

A U2 concert in Russia on Wednesday (25Aug10) was marred by arrests after five human rights activists were detained for handing out leaflets before the show kicked off.The Amnesty International campaigners were distributing pamphlets outside...

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U2 Loud For Spain

26th August 2010

U2 have been fined for practicing too loud in Spain. The 'Get On Your Boots' rockers reportedly breached noise levels, during rehearsals for their present 360 Degree world tour, angering locals and incurring a fine...

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U2 Fined For Breaching Rehearsals Rules

26th August 2010

U2 have been fined in Spain for playing too loud for too long.Barcelona officials took offence to the Irish band's rehearsals for their 360º Tour in a soccer stadium last year (09) when they ran...

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Bono Has Tea With Russian Leader

24th August 2010

BONO took a break from U2's world tour duties on Tuesday (24Aug10) to take tea with Russian leader DMITRY MEDVEDEV.The rocker was invited to join the President at his holiday estate near the Black Sea...

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Jay-z To Join U2 On Tour Down Under?

24th August 2010

U2's newly-announced Australian tour is set to be the ticket of the year (10) - JAY-Z will reportedly join the Irish rockers on the road Down Under.The band returned to the road at the beginning...

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U2 Extending World Tour To Australia

23rd August 2010

Rocker BONO is making a speedy recovery after undergoing spinal surgery in May (10) - U2 have announced plans to extend their world tour to Australia.The frontman was left with partial paralysis in his legs...

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Bono's Clothing Company Suffers Losses

23rd August 2010

U2 frontman BONO and his wife suffered a financial blow last year (09) as their clothing company racked up $9 million (£6 million) in losses.The rocker and his wife Ali Hewson set up Edun in...

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Bono Was Making Plans To Limp Through His Life

20th August 2010

U2 star BONO was resigned to the fact he'd have to limp around onstage for the rest of his career after he was wheeled in for surgery for a herniated disc in May (10).The rocker...

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Sean Penn Celebrates 50th Birthday In Dublin

18th August 2010

SEAN PENN celebrated his 50th birthday in Dublin this past weekend, with a little help from BONO. The two-time OSCAR winning actor is in Ireland filming his new movie This Must Be The Place (2011),...

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Bono's Cigarette Confession

17th August 2010

The U2 frontman - who has spent the past two months recovering from an operation after injuring his back in an accident while preparing for a world tour - claims he took up his nicotine...

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Bono Sparked Up Again During Back Op Recovery

17th August 2010

U2 rocker BONO was left frustrated with his lack of willpower while recovering from emergency back surgery earlier this year (10) - he took up smoking again to deal with his boredom.The Irish band had...

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Penn Parties With Bono For 50th Birthday

16th August 2010

SEAN PENN celebrated his 50th birthday in style - he enjoyed a weekend of partying with U2 rocker BONO.The Oscar-winning actor reaches the milestone on Tuesday (17Aug10) but he broke out the champagne early for...

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Rudd Endured Agonising Work Out To Stay Talking To Bono

11th August 2010

Actor PAUL RUDD was once left limping in agony after an unexpected work out with U2 frontman BONO - because he was desperately trying to keep up with the fit rocker.The I Love You, Man...

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Spider-man Crawling To Broadway In December

10th August 2010

Superhero stage show SPIDER-MAN is finally scheduled to spin its web on Broadway following months of financial setbacks and cast changes - the musical is set to open in December (10).Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark,...

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The Wombats To Release Comeback Single

10th August 2010

The Wombats are set to release their comeback single on September 27.The indie rockers - whose last single 'My Circuitboard City' was released in March 2009 - have promised their new record 'Tokyo (Vampires and...

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Bono Returns To Stage As U2 Kick Off European Tour

7th August 2010

U2 rocker BONO made a triumphant return to the stage in Turin, Italy on Friday (06Aug10), three months after he was forced to undergo emergency back surgery.The Irish band had to postpone the North American...

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