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Bono Saves Spider-man

2nd September 2009

U2 rocker BONO has rescued the ill-fated SPIDER-MAN musical by arranging financing to keep the show afloat.Bono and bandmate The Edge wrote the music to accompany the Broadway extravaganza, which was announced to much fanfare...

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The Things They Say 13293

31st August 2009

"Some people have said, 'You sound like The Edge.' I really hate it when people say that." KINGS OF LEON guitarist MATTHEW FOLLOWILL is not impressed when he is compared to the U2 star.

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Fascinating Fact 7911

31st August 2009

DAME VERA LYNN has become the oldest living artist ever to appear in the U.K.'s top 20 album chart. The 92 year old's WE'LL MEET AGAIN - THE VERY BEST OF VERA LYNN beat off...

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Corr Weds In Ireland

21st August 2009

Former THE CORRS star ANDREA CORR has wed her billionaire fiance in a star-studded Irish ceremony.The singer-turned-actress exchanged vows with her longtime partner Brett Desmond on Friday (21Aug09). The 35 year old was joined by...

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The Things They Say 13221

20th August 2009

"She's the greatest actor of her generation, she's the one to watch. She happens to sing like a bird, it's like a true voice. She's a very pure spirit and a very bright mind." U2...

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Mccartney Allowed To Go Ahead With Perfume Launch

20th August 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA has won the first round in her court battle with the wife of U2 star BONO in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney has been granted the...

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U2'S Spider-man 'Won't Sing'

20th August 2009

Spider-Man will not sing in U2's musical.The rockers are working on 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark', a spin-off stage production of the superhero tale and say they are determined to make their lead role -...

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U2 Mutated Spider-man For The Stage

20th August 2009

U2 rockers THE EDGE and BONO are set to infuriate comic book fans with their new SPIDER-MAN musical - they have completely reworked the traditional superhero story in the upcoming stage show.Frontman Bono predicts theatregoers...

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Liam Gallagher: 'I Don't Like Noel'

20th August 2009

LIAM GALLAGHER no longer speaks to his brother and OASIS bandmate NOEL - because he annoys him so much.The pair, who will headline Britain's V Festival with Oasis this weekend (22-23Aug09), only ever communicate with...

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Wood Still Committed To Spider-man Musical

19th August 2009

EVAN RACHEL WOOD has confirmed she is still planning to take the stage in the upcoming SPIDER-MAN musical - dismissing rumours she quit the production after it was stalled by financial problems.Broadway bosses last week...

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Elbow's Stadium Ambition

19th August 2009

Elbow want to be as big as U2.The 'Grounds for Divorce' hitmakers are currently supporting the Irish rockers on tour and frontman Guy Garvey admits the experience is a "childhood dream come true".He added: "It's...

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Bono In Trouble Over Bosnian Passport

18th August 2009

Campaigning rocker BONO is set to lose one of his most prized possessions - the Bosnian government is considering stripping him of a passport he was awarded by a previous administration.Late president Alija Izetbegovic honoured...

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Peter Andre To Stage Jackson Tribute

18th August 2009

Peter Andre is planning a Michael Jackson tribute concert.The 'Behind Closed Doors' singer has been in "regular contact" with Michael's sister La Toya and is hoping to meet her next week to "finalise" their plans...

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Sturgess Hopes Spider-man Musical Works Out

17th August 2009

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE star JIM STURGESS has his fingers crossed for the struggling SPIDER-MAN musical - because he was involved in the project at the beginning and insists it will be a great show.The Brit...

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'Unimportant' Edge

17th August 2009

The Edge thinks it "doesn't matter" if he plays well.The U2 guitarist claims the band have put on an "amazing" show every night of their current '360 Degrees' tour, regardless of how well he is...

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The Edge Annoyed By U2 Carbon Criticism

16th August 2009

U2 star THE EDGE has hit back former TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE for criticising the band's lavish shows - insisting the Irish rockers have always offset their carbon footprint.The With Or Without You hitmakers...

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U2 Break Attendance Record At Wembley

15th August 2009

Irish rockers U2 have broken the record for the number of fans attending London's famous Wembley stadium - thanks to their state of the art stage sets.The Beautiful Day hitmakers brought their 360 world tour...

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U2 Stages To Become Gig Venues

14th August 2009

Irish rockers U2 plan to turn the elaborate stage sets from their current 360 world tour into stand-alone concert venues.The With Or Without You hitmakers are currently touring the globe using three massive steel structures,...

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Wood Fielding Film Offers After Spider-man Musical Trouble?

14th August 2009

EVAN RACHEL WOOD's agents are reportedly desperate to win back a number of film roles the actress turned down to work on stalled Broadway musical SPIDER-MAN as rumours continue to swirl about the troubled stage...

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Bono Electrified By U2

14th August 2009

U2 makes the hair on Bono's neck stand on end.The 49-year-old singer says something "very strange" happens when he walks into a room with bandmates Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. and the Edge.He explained: "There's...

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Stars Mourn Les Paul

14th August 2009

Stars including THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON, JOAN JETT, KEITH RICHARDS and U2's THE EDGE have all paid tribute to late guitar legend LES PAUL.The musician-turned-guitar innovator died on Thursday (13Aug09) at the age...

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The Things They Say 13164

13th August 2009

"I'm acutely aware of what ADAM (CLAYTON), LARRY (MULLEN, JR.) and BONO are doing, whether or not we catch each other's eyes. It's like some sort of dance. There's an element of which is much...

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U2 Move In Mysterious Ways

13th August 2009

U2 are successful because of their "mysterious" relationships.Guitarist The Edge believes the band - also consisting of frontman Bono, bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. - have survived almost 30 years in the...

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Spider-man Musical Bosses Slam Axe Rumours

13th August 2009

SPIDER-MAN musical bosses have blasted rumours the forthcoming Broadway extravaganza has been scrapped - insisting the show will debut next year (09), as soon as "cash flow issues have been resolved".This week it was revealed...

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Bono's Wife Sues Stella Mccartney Over Perfume

12th August 2009

The wife of U2 star BONO is taking legal action against SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney, who designs her own Stella MCCartney line, added a...

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Spider-man Musical On Hold

11th August 2009

Production on U2's SPIDER-MAN musical has been put on hold while producers resolve an unexpected "cash flow problem".The show, starring Evan Rachel Wood, is still on course to preview on Broadway from 25 February 2010,...

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Michael Jackson's Vienna Tribute

10th August 2009

A Michael Jackson tribute show is to be staged in Vienna.Events promoter World Awards Media GmbH confirmed the concert today (10.08.09), saying it will feature members of the late 'King of Pop's family, including brother...

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Spider-man To Debut On Time

10th August 2009

Producers behind the ambitious new SPIDER-MAN musical have dismissed rumours the project has been hit with financial difficulties - insisting the show is set to open on time.Evan Rachel Wood and Alan Cumming are set...

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Bono Is 'Annoying'

1st August 2009

Bono admits he is "annoying".The U2 singer - a keen political activist and charity campaigner - knows he makes it easy for people to dislike him but insists having an "ego" is an essential part...

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U2 Tour Halted

29th July 2009

U2's world tour was brought to a standstill by protesters angry about noise from their last concert in Ireland yesterday (28.07.09). The band may now miss their next performance in Gothenburg, Sweden, after angry residents...

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