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U2 Cut Back Tour Set Due To Bono's Injury

The Irish rocker suffered multiple fractures and breaks to his left arm, elbow, finger and an eye socket when he fell off a bike in Central Park in New York in November (14),...

Bb King Was A 'Guitar Genius'

Bono thinks B.B. King was a ''guitar genius''.The 55-year-old U2 star has paid a glowing tribute to the late blues singer-songwriter, who passed away earlier this month, and also revealed B.B. and his band-mate The...

Bono: Grief Inspired My Music

Bono's early music was inspired by ''grief''.The 55-year-old U2 rocker - who's fronted the Irish rock band since 1976 - has revealed he used music to help cope with the emotional turmoil caused by his...

Bono Pays Tribute To Tour Manager

Bono has led tributes to U2's late tour manager, Dennis Sheehan.The 'Ordinary Love' hitmaker and his bandmates - The Edge, Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton - are struggling to come to terms with the death...

U2'S Long Serving Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Dies

U2’s latest tour has suffered yet more bad news, with the announcement of the sudden death of the band’s long-serving tour manager. Dennis Sheehan, who has overseen the group’s tours for over three decades, was...

U2 Claim They Feared Their Entire World Tour Might Have Been Over After The Edge's Stage Tumble

U2 feared that their current world tour might have been over on the first night after The Edge fell off the stage during an encore. In a group interview with CBS News, the four members...

U2 Feared Tour Was Over When The Edge Fell Off Stage

The band kicked off the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada on 14 May (15) but the first night was marred by drama when the musician toppled off...

The Edge Was On The Edge... Until He Went Over The Edge [Video]

Things were going just fine as U2 took advantage of the Rogers Arena stage's runway during their Vancouver show on their Innocence and Experience tour. It was the first show of this new run of...

The Edge Bounces Back After U2 Stage Fall

The band kicked off the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, but the first night was marred by drama when the guitarist toppled off the side of the catwalk...

U2 Surprise New Yorkers By Busking In Grand Central Station

U2 caused a bit of a stir in New York this week by performing a secret gig in a subway station.The Irish rock legends, much more accustomed to playing cavernous stadiums and arenas, dressed up...

Bono: I May Never Play Guitar Again

Bono has revealed he might never be able to play the guitar again following his horrific bicycle crash. The U2 frontman insists he would ''very much miss'' playing the instrument but admitted he is fearing...

Bono: I May Never Play Guitar Again

Bono has revealed he might never be able to play the guitar again following his horrific bicycle crash. The U2 frontman insists he would ''very much miss'' playing the instrument but admitted he is fearing...

Bono Won't Move 'For Months' After Accident

Bono won't be able to move for a ''couple of months'' following his bicycle accident.The U2 frontman was left with a fractured face, shoulder blade and broken elbow after the incident, which occurred in New...

Bono 'Can't Move' Due To Injuries

Bono ''can't move'' for ''a couple of months'' after sustaining a number of injuries in a bicycle accident.The U2 frontman was left with a fractured face, shoulder blade and broken elbow following the incident in...

Bono Requiring Surgery After Bicycle Accident

Bono has been left requiring surgery after being involved in a bicycle collision.The 54-year-old U2 frontman injured his arm in the accident in New York's Central Park, which has forced the 'Beautiful Day' band to...

Sinead O'connor Slams U2

Sinead O'Connor has compared U2 to terrorists.The 'Nothing Compares 2 U' singer has slammed the band's decision to have their latest album 'Songs of Innocence' automatically uploaded into iTunes subscribers' music libraries, describing it as...

U2 To Perform At Mtv Emas

U2 will perform at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday (09.11.14).The iconic rock band have joined the line-up to perform at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, following the release of their thirteenth studio album...

U2 To Play Week-long Tonight Show Residency

U2 will play a week-long residency on the 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon.The Irish rockers - made up of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - will spend five nights performing on...

U2 To Release New Album In 18 Months

U2 plan to release a new album in just 18 months.The Irish rockers caused controversy when they allowed their latest LP 'Songs of Innocence' to be given away on iTunes for free but despite only...

Bono Cheated Death As A Teen

Bono ''should have'' died in a bomb attack.The U2 frontman believes a decision to ride his bike to a record store in Dublin, Ireland in 1984 stopped him from being in the midst of a...

Patrick Carney Slams U2 Album Giveaway

Patrick Carney has slammed U2's album giveaway.The Black Keys drummer has attacked the band following their decision to make their 'Songs of Innocence' LP free on iTunes last month and claims the move has ''devalued...

The Edge's Cheese Sandwich Diet

U2 guitarist The Edge ate cheese sandwiches every day for his lunch for 14 years.The 53-year-old musician admits his mother Gwenda was not a great cook and her packed lunches were particularly hit and miss...

Bono's Vocal 'Gift' From Dad

Bono claims his voice improved after his father died.The U2 frontman believes he was given a ''gift'' by his late dad Bob Hewson - who lost his battle with cancer in 2001 - after he...

Bono Apologises For Album Giveaway

Bono has apologised for giving U2's album away for free.The group triggered a backlash from angry iTunes users who were given their 'Songs of Innocence' LP as a free download and the frontman admits the...

The Edge Had 'Doubts' Over U2'S Album Download

U2 guitarist The Edge had ''doubts'' before they agreed for their album, 'Songs of Innocence' to be an automatic download.The rock band caused a stir when they released their latest album, 'Songs of Innocence' as...

The Edge Suffers Another Setback In Dream Home Plan

U2 star The Edge's plans to build a luxury retreat high above Malibu, California have suffered another setback after officials at the California Coastal Commission postponed consideration of his controversial compound following a deluge of...

The Edge Wins Right To Build New Homes In California

U2 star The Edge has won a long-running battle to develop his land in California.The Irish musician has been fighting for permission to build five homes in Malibu since 2006, and he can now move...

Bono Struggled To Write U2'S 'Personal' New Album

Bono struggled to write U2's 'personal' new album.The Irish rocker and his band mates, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr - who released their new record 'Songs of Innocence' for free to all...

U2 Unleashes Its New Album For Free. For Some.

It was announced today that Irish superband U2’s latest studio album, Songs of Innocence, will be released through Island Records on October 13. However, for U2.com subscribers that simply cannot wait that long, and for...

U2 Give Away Album For Free

U2 are giving away their 13th studio album for free. The Irish rockers - made up of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr - have made their latest offering 'Songs Of Innocence'...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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