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U2 Open Toronto Film Festival

9th September 2011

U2 have opened the 36th Toronto Film Festival with a documentary about the release of their 1991 album Achtung Baby.The documentary traces the creation of the Irish band's album which was recorded in Berlin and...

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U2 Win At Gq Men Of The Year Awards

7th September 2011

U2 were named Band of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year awards last night (06.09.11).The 'Elevation' rockers were honoured after completing the highest grossing tour of all time this summer and performing...

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Sting Working On His First Musical

2nd September 2011

Veteran rocker Sting has signed on to score an upcoming musical by award-winning playwright Brian Yorkey.Next to Normal creator Yorkey and the Police frontman have teamed up to stage The Last Ship, which will centre...

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Lenny Kravitz Hopes To Make Art With New Album

2nd September 2011

Lenny Kravitz wants his new album Black and White America to be considered a work of art and has modelled it on his musical heroes. "An album used to be a thing -- just like...

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George Clooney Throws A-list Party At Lake Como

31st August 2011

George Clooney has thrown an A-list party at his Lake Como holiday home.The Hollywood actor invited 'Ides of March' co-stars Evan Rachel Wood and Marisa Tomei to his Italian abode, which is thought to have...

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Kasabian Are The 'Last' Rock Band

29th August 2011

Kasabian are the "last" rock band left. The 'Days are Forgotten' rockers are hoping they can take their success to the next level with their new album 'Velociraptor!' as they feel they are the only...

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Tom Jones' Reps Play Down Heart Scare Reports, Insist Singer Was Dehydrated

28th August 2011

Representatives for Tom Jones are playing down reports suggesting he suffered heart problems prior to a show in Monte Carlo, Monaco on Saturday (27Aug11), insisting the veteran singer was simply dehydrated.The 71-year-old Welsh crooner was...

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Green Day Unveil Amy Winehouse Tribute

16th August 2011

Green Day have unveiled a tribute to late singer Amy Winehouse.The 'American Idiot' rockers debuted the new track - which makes references to the 'Rehab' hitmaker's troubled life up to her unexpected death on July...

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Locomotives' Bloody Concert

12th August 2011

Locomotives weirdest show had "fake blood coming out the walls". The 'Carnival' band have played all over the country, but their strangest experience came when they played at a festival in Manchester, northern England. Bass...

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Oprah Winfrey: The Book

12th August 2011

Oprah Winfrey is set to release a book.The 240-page publication, entitled 'The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy', will be released on November 15 and contain 150 photographs, personal memories and highlights from...

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Snow Patrol Taken Under U2'S 'Wings'

27th July 2011

Snow Patrol feel very fortunate to have been taken under the "wings" of U2.The 'Chasing Cars' group have been supporting the Irish rockers on their '360 Degree' tour - which ends on Saturday (30.07.11) -...

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Documentary To Open Toronto Festival

26th July 2011

Davis Gugenheim's From the Sky Down , a documentary about the Irish rock band U2, has been set to open the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 8, organizers announced today (Tuesday). It will be the...

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Michael Eavis Predicts End To Glastonbury

11th July 2011

Glastonbury festival organiser Michael Eavis thinks the event could end in "three or four years".The 75-year-old has been running the festival on his Worthy Farm site in Somerset, Southern England since 1981, but feels financial...

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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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Beyonce Knowles Closes Glastonbury

27th June 2011

Beyonce Knowles felt like a "rock star" as she closed the Glastonbury festival last night (26.06.11).The 'If I Were A Boy' singer stunned revellers by playing a number of covers during her energetic set at...

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U2 At Glastonbury - Violence Breaks Out

25th June 2011

U2 played their long-awaited headline slot at Glastonbury Festival last night, but had to cope with a strong showing from Art Uncut demonstrators, protesting against what they perceive to be the band's tax dodging, Nme.com...

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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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Prince Blasts Glastonbury Organisers

23rd June 2011

Prince claims Glastonbury festival organisers "illegally" use his name to promote the event.The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker insists he has never been in negotiations to perform at the three-day concert in Somerset, South West England, but...

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Beyonce Knowles' Long Glastonbury Rehearsals

23rd June 2011

Beyonce Knowles is rehearsing for 210 hours every day ahead of her Glastonbury show.The 'Halo' hitmaker headlines the world-famous music event in Somerset, South West England, on Sunday (26.06.11) and is determined to give the...

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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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Coldplay Always Dreamed Of Headlining Glastonbury

22nd June 2011

Coldplay have "dreamed" of playing at Glastonbury since they were children.The 'Every Teardrop is a Waterfall' hitmakers - who will headline the festival in Somerset, South West England, on Saturday (25.06.11) - admitted nerves are...

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Chris Martin Behind Beyonce's Glastonbury Appearance

21st June 2011

Coldplay singer Chris Martin helped convince Beyonce Knowles to appear at Glastonbury. The 'Run the World (Girls)' singer was apprehensive about signing up for the festival - one of the Europe's biggest - after her...

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Jay-z Had No Special Requests

18th June 2011

Emily Eavis says Jay-Z was one of the most down-to-earth acts to have performed at Glastonbury.The hip-hop superstar headlined the world-famous festival in 2008 and while the decision caused outrage is some parts, the organiser...

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U2 World's Highest Paid Musicians

17th June 2011

U2 have been named the World's Highest Paid Musicians. The 'With or Without You' topped the poll by Forbes magazine - which counted down the highest grossing acts of the last 12 months - earning...

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The Edge's Property Proposal Rejected

17th June 2011

U2 guitarist The Edge has been told his property development proposal would be one of the all-time "worst" for environmental devastation.The 'Elevation' rocker - whose real name is David Evans - had a proposal to...

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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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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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Lily Allen To Spend Honeymoon In Teepee

13th June 2011

Lily Allen will celebrate her honeymoon in a teepee at the Glastonbury Festival.The pop star wed Sam Cooper on Saturday (11.06.11) and the newlyweds will celebrate their union at the music event - which is...

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Maroon 5 To Emulate Queen Live Shows

9th June 2011

Maroon 5 promise " a mother*****r of a show" for their summer tour. Singer Adam Levigne promises the 'This Love' group will be pulling out all the stops for their US tour - starting at...

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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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