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Bono's Cigarette Confession

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...

Bono Sparked Up Again During Back Op Recovery

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...

Penn Parties With Bono For 50th Birthday

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...

Rudd Endured Agonising Work Out To Stay Talking To Bono

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...

Spider-man Crawling To Broadway In December

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,...

The Wombats To Release Comeback Single

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...

Bono Returns To Stage As U2 Kick Off European Tour

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...

U2 Asked To Return To Glastonbury

The organiser of Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival has confirmed he's asked Irish rockers U2 to headline next year's (11) event.The band was forced to pull out of its slot at this year's (10) festival after...

Alicia Keys Had Best Boy At Wedding

Swizz Beatz's son was the best man at his wedding to Alicia Keys.The couple tied the knot on the French island of Corsica last weekend and his nine-year-old child Prince Nasir Dean was given the...

Kasabian Star Serge Pizzorno's Baby Joy

Kasabian rocker Serge Pizzorno has become a father for the first time.The guitarist - whose father is Italian - and his partner Amy welcomed their son into the world on Monday (02.08.10) and the couple...

Alicia Keys Weds In Corsica

Pregnant superstar ALICIA KEYS tied the knot this weekend with the rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ in a quiet ceremony for friends and family. The nuptials took place in Corsica and The Mirror reports that U2's...

Alicia Keys Has Island Wedding

Alicia Keys married her fiance Swizz Beatz yesterday (01.08.10).The 'Empire State of Mind' singer - who is five months pregnant with the couple's first child - tied the knot with the music producer on the...

Keys And Beatz Wed

Parents-to-be ALICIA KEYS and rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ have married in a ceremony in Corsica, France.The No One hitmaker, who is pregnant with the couple's first child, walked down the aisle on Saturday (31Jul10) in...

Keys And Beatz Wed

Parents-to-be ALICIA KEYS and rap producer SWIZZ BEATZ have married in a ceremony in Corsica, France.The No One hitmaker, who is pregnant with the couple's first child, walked down the aisle on Saturday (31Jul10) in...

The Script's Humble Comparison

The Script find comparisons with fellow Irish band U2 "humbling".The 'Breakeven' hitmakers - whose self-titled debut LP achieved huge success in the UK and US -are flattered by comparisons with the iconic group, but insist...

Lanois 'Blacked Out' After Motorcycle Crash

Canadian singer/producer DANIEL LANOIS "blacked out" after breaking six bones and suffering internal bleeding in a motorcycle crash last month (Jun10).Lanois, who has produced albums for Bob Dylan and U2, cracked his pelvis and suffered...

Butler Praises Bono For 'Engaging' With Bush

ARCADE FIRE frontman WIN BUTLER has praised U2 rocker BONO for "engaging" with GEORGE W. BUSH over the plight of AIDS sufferers in Africa - despite the former U.S. president's unpopularity.The Irish activist met with...

Madonna's Foundation Denies Malawi Charity Gig

MADONNA's charitable foundation has shot down reports the pop star is organising a huge Live Aid-style concert to raise funds for Malawi.The Material Girl superstar has poured money into the country over the last few...

Gorillaz Explain Glastonbury Show

Damon Albarn thinks Gorillaz "lacked human interaction" at the Glastonbury festival.The frontman - whose group stepped in to take a headline slot at the world-famous UK music event in June when U2 were forced to...

Bon Jovi Rep Dismisses Forbes Complaint Reports

A representative for JON BON JOVI has dismissed reports the singer was unhappy with the band's omission from Forbes' recent music rich list - insisting the rockers never "expected" to be included.The band failed to...

Madonna 'Plans Massive Malawi Fundraiser'

MADONNA is following in the footsteps of BOB GELDOF by planning a LIVE AID-style global fundraiser to benefit Malawi, according to reports.The pop superstar, who has adopted two children from the impoverished nation, has poured...

U2 Prompt Soccer Game Switch

Irish rockers U2 have forced executives at Italian soccer club Juventus to move an upcoming game after the stadium was double-booked.The band will make its comeback at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy on 6...

Elliott Frustrated By Def Leppard's Lack Of Respect

DEF LEPPARD star JOE ELLIOTT has accused the music press of failing to give rock bands due credit - insisting his group deserves the same respect as stars such as BONO, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

Leonardo Dicaprio Not Ready For Fatherhood

Golden Globe Award winning actor and Hollywood heartthrob LEONARDO DICAPRIO wants to have children with his super-model girlfriend BAR REFAELI, but not yet.DiCaprio who takes on the role of a father in the CHRIS NOLAN...

Top Earners U2

U2 have earned $130 million over the last 12 months.The Irish rockers - who were recently forced to scrap a number of concerts after frontman Bono suffered a back injury - netted the staggering sum...

U2 Is The World's Biggest-selling Band

U2 has raked in a staggering $130 million (£84.9 million) over the last 12 months - making the Irish rockers the biggest selling band in the world.Despite frontman Bono being unable to perform after an...

Muse To Take Time Off

Muse are to take a break when their current world tour comes to an end.Although the British rockers - who recently headlined at Glastonbury festival in Somerset, South West England - are due to start...

Lydon Annoyed Over Festival Snubs

JOHN LYDON is "astounded" he hasn't been flooded with offers to perform at summer (10) music festivals - insisting his band PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED is much more entertaining than U2.The outspoken punk star regrouped PiL...

Gorillaz Shot Down By Sex Pistol

Damon Albarn was snubbed by punk legend John Lydon when he asked him to appear on the Gorillaz album.The animated band's frontman offered the Sex Pistols singer the chance to appear on latest LP 'Plastic...

Bono 'Rebuilt By German Engineering'

Bono has been "rebuilt by German engineering". The U2 frontman - who underwent back surgery in Germany following an accident while preparing for a world tour - admits he is on the mend thanks to...

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