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U2'S Swedish Tour Dates In Doubt After Dublin Delay

28th July 2009

U2's upcoming European tour dates have been thrown into doubt after their stage equipment was held up by locals in Dublin, Ireland, in a row over the dismantling of the stage set.The Irish rockers wrapped...

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U2 Take Part In Global Day Of Action For Iran

28th July 2009

Rockers U2 marked the Global Day of Action for Iran by showing footage from the country's civil war during a hometown show in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday (25Jul09).The Irish group joined Nobel Laureates and human...

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Coldplay Go Yellow For The Simpsons

27th July 2009

British rockers COLDPLAY have signed up to appear in hit animated show THE SIMPSONS.The cartoon series regularly features star guests and has seen cameos from high profile acts including Michael Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Green...

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Glasvegas' Waltons Record

24th July 2009

Glasvegas will live "like 'The Waltons'" when they work on their next album.The Scottish rockers are currently clearing their schedules to enter the studio to work on their new record and say they will behave...

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Rock Legends Line Up For Hall Of Fame Anniversary

22nd July 2009

Music legends BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2, SIMON & GARFUNKEL, ARETHA FRANKLIN, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, STEVIE WONDER, METALLICA and ERIC CLAPTON will unite on stage this autumn to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Rock and...

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U2'S Ego Is Secret To Success

18th July 2009

U2 frontman BONO and guitarist THE EDGE insist the formula for the band's success is simple - all four members have an enormous ego.The Irish rockers have been together for 31 years without splitting up...

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Kidjo And Lema Lead Blackwell Celebrations

13th July 2009

Island Records founder CHRIS BLACKWELL was celebrated at Switzerland's annual Montreux Jazz Festival at the weekend (10-12Jul09) as artists including ANGELIQUE KIDJO and RAY LEMA paid tribute to the music mogul.Blackwell set up his label...

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Hindu Leaders Urge Bono To Address Roma Issue

13th July 2009

Leading Hindus are urging U2 frontman BONO to focus his humanitarian efforts on the Roma apartheid in Europe in the hopes his support could end the suffering of displaced Indians.Religious leaders insist the alarming treatment...

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U2 Team Up With Peas

10th July 2009

U2 have paved the way for an unlikely pop pairing - the Irish rockers are to team up with the BLACK EYED PEAS for the American leg of their world tour.The With or Without You...

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U2 Blasted Over Touring Carbon Footprint

8th July 2009

Campaigning rockers U2 are wreaking havoc on the environment by jetting around the globe on tour each year - according to eco experts.Bono and his bandmates work tirelessly to help the poor in the developing...

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Gallagher Slams Bono And Martin

6th July 2009

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has blasted U2 frontman BONO and COLDPLAY's CHRIS MARTIN - for turning their gigs into a guilt trip for fans.The Wonderwall hitmaker insists concert-goers don't want to hear about killer diseases...

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U2 Face Fine Over Tour

3rd July 2009

Irish rockers U2 are facing a hefty fine for breaching noise regulations during rehearsals in Spain for their world tour.The band kicked off their global trek in Barcelona on Tuesday (30Jun09), but spent days rehearsing...

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Bono Beams Into Space At Barcelona Gig

2nd July 2009

U2 thrilled fans at the opening night of their new world tour in Barcelona, Spain - by contacting space.Frontman Bono called up the astronauts on the International Space Station via satellite 30 minutes into the...

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Fascinating Fact 7617

1st July 2009

Irish rockers U2 dedicated the song ANGEL OF HARLEM to the late MICHAEL JACKSON as they kicked off their 2009 world tour in Barcelona, Spain on Tuesday (30Jun09).

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U2 Urge Fans To Join Political Fight

1st July 2009

U2 are urging their fans to don face masks at their upcoming shows - to highlight the struggle of a political prisoner in Burma.The Irish rockers are embarking on a mammoth stadium tour, which kicked...

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Wood's Tips For Bono

30th June 2009

EVAN RACHEL WOOD had harsh words for BONO and THE EDGE when she met them - she told the U2 stars to make their music less depressing.The actress is set to take on the role...

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Cumming To Play Spider-man Villain

29th June 2009

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING has been confirmed as NORM OSBORN/THE GREEN GOBLIN in JULIE TAYMOR's ambitious new SPIDER-MAN musical.The actor will play the villain of SpiderMan: Turn Off the Dark on Broadway next February (10),...

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Bono's 'Independent' Wife

22nd June 2009

Bono wishes his wife wasn't so "independent".The U2 frontman fears his wife of nearly 27 years Ali Hewson doesn't need him as much as he needs her.The 49-year-old singer said: "Our relationship has changed a...

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Fergie's U2 Stress

16th June 2009

Fergie is worried about supporting U2 as she is such a fan.Black Eyed Peas are set to open for the 'One' rockers at five shows on their forthcoming world tour and the singer admits she...

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Geeky Youths U2

12th June 2009

U2 were once "geeks" who use their music for "revenge".Singer Bono and guitarist The Edge have recorded lyrics and music for a stage production of 'Spider-Man' - due to open on New York's Broadway next...

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Wood Confirms Spider-man Musical Role

11th June 2009

Actress EVAN RACHEL WOOD has signed to star as MARY JANE WATSON in the new SPIDER-MAN stage musical.Two months after the show's director Julie Taymor denied Wood would play the web-slinging superhero's love interest, the...

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Dave Matthews Band Score Fifth Number One Album In A Row

11th June 2009

The DAVE MATTHEWS BAND has returned to the top of the U.S. album chart with their fifth consecutive number one debut.Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King claims the third biggest opening week in 2009, behind...

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Lionel Richie's Coldplay Hope

9th June 2009

Lionel Richie wants to sing with Coldplay.The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker says he is a massive fan of Chris Martin's band and they are top of his collaboration wish-list.He said: "I love Coldplay. Those...

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Boyle Hires U2'S Financial Guru

8th June 2009

Scottish singing sensation SUSAN BOYLE has hired the man credited with making rockers U2 one of music's biggest moneymakers as her manager.The star, who took the world by storm with her extensive vocal range on...

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King's Wife Eyes Spider-man Role

4th June 2009

LARRY KING's wife SHAWN SOUTHWICK is in negotiations to secure a role in the new SPIDER-MAN musical on Broadway.The star was due to open for Danny Gans at a Las Vegas show this summer (08)...

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Muse's Exciting Tour

3rd June 2009

Muse are promising an "exciting stage production" with their forthcoming tour.The British rockers - who recently announced they will be undergoing a 30-date tour this winter - have promised fans will not be disappointed with...

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Policeman's Balls To Celebrate 30 Years At Film Festivals

2nd June 2009

The 30th anniversary of celebrity charity show THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S BALL is to be celebrated with film festivals in Los Angeles and New York.Funnyman John Cleese organised the first Ball in 1979 to raise cash...

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U2 Stun Baaba Maal Fans With London Encore

29th May 2009

U2 stunned world music fans in London on Thursday night (28May09) when they took the stage during a BAABA MAAL gig.Bono and his bandmates joined the African artist for his O2 Academy Shepherds Bush concert...

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The Things They Say 12375

26th May 2009

"BONO has a huge heart and he's affectionate. In fact, we want to do something together in the future." BEYONCE is planning to duet with the U2 frontman....

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Dizzee And Eminem Land Fastest-selling No 1s Of 2009

24th May 2009

Rappers Dizzee Rascal and Eminem have claimed the fastest-selling number one records of the year in the singles and album charts.Grime star Dizzee has shot to the top of the charts with new single Bonkers,...

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