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Bono's Activist Offspring

U2 frontman BONO has warned the world he's not the only activist in his family - his two daughters are even more vocal on world issues than he is.The Irish rocker is famed for his...

Interpol Scrap Majority Of U.s. Tour

Rockers INTERPOL have been forced to pull a string of dates from their U.S. tour after losing their support slot on U2's cancelled North American trek.U2 scrapped all live dates for the summer (10) after...

Albarn Wants Reed To Join Gorillaz At Glastonbury

DAMON ALBARN wants to recruit VELVET UNDERGROUND rocker LOU REED to join him on the Glastonbury stage this summer (10).The Blur frontman is set to headline the famed U.K. festival with his band Gorillaz after...

Rascal Was Ready For U2'S Glastonbury Slot

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is convinced he could have taken over from U2 as the headlining act at legendary U.K. music festival Glastonbury, after the band was forced to pull out following BONO's back surgery.The...

Albarn Sends Best Wishes To Bono

DAMON ALBARN has sent his best wishes to injured rocker BONO after his band GORILLAZ was drafted in to replace U2 at this year's (10) Glastonbury festival.The Irish rockers were forced to pull out of...

Gorillaz Replace U2 At Glastonbury

DAMON ALBARN is preparing to headline Glastonbury for the second year in a row - his virtual band GORILLAZ has stepped in to replace U2 at the legendary British music festival.The Irish rockers were forced...

The Edge Thankful For Bono's Swift Treatment

U2 rocker THE EDGE is relieved his bandmate BONO consulted doctors about his back injury - because if the singer had left it any longer he would have suffered "serious and permanent damage".The band's frontman...

Brand Wants His Rockers To Be Wilder

Funnyman RUSSELL BRAND fears rock 'n' roll has lost its edge because today's top stars are too conscientious.The Brit, who plays wild rocker Aldous Snow in upcoming Forgetting Sarah Marshall sequel Get Him To The...

U2 Cancel Tour And Glastonbury Gig

Irish rocker BONO is "heartbroken" after U2 were forced to postpone their entire North American tour and cancel their appearance at legendary British music festival Glastonbury following his emergency back surgery.The 50-year-old singer was admitted...

U2 Pull Out Of Glastonbury

U2 have pulled out of performing at the Glastonbury Festival.Lead singer Bono underwent a spinal operation last week following an accident while preparing for the upcoming 'U2360' tour, and the band have been forced to...

Bono Urged Keys To Use Fame For Good

ALICIA KEYS was inspired to launch her own charity after U2 frontman BONO urged the singer to put her fame to good use.The Fallin' hitmaker is a prominent campaigner against the spread of AIDS in...

Coldplay To Take U2'S Glastonbury Slot?

Rockers COLDPLAY have reportedly been approached to take over U2's headlining slot at the famed Glastonbury festival - after frontman BONO underwent emergency spinal surgery on Friday (21May10).Organisers of the U.K.'s leading music festival are...

Dizzee Rascal To Replace U2 At Glastonbury?

Dizzee Rascal is being lined up to replace U2 at this year's Glastonbury festival.The 'Bonkers' rapper has been asked by the British music event's organiser Michael Eavis to fill in for the Irish band after...

Bono Undergoes Back Surgery

Bono has had emergency back surgery, putting world tour plans in jeopardy. The U2 singer suffered an injury while preparing for a globe-trotting run of shows, and attended a specialist neurosurgery clinic in Munich for...

Bono Has Emergency Back Surgery

U2 frontman BONO has undergone emergency back surgery at a hospital in Munich, Germany.The rocker, 50, was taken to a medical facility on Friday (21May10) after sustaining an injury during preparation for the band's 360...

Bono Has Emergency Back Surgery

U2 frontman BONO has undergone emergency back surgery at a hospital in Munich, Germany.The rocker was taken to a medical facility on Friday (21May10) after sustaining an injury during preparation for the band's world tour....

Lopez Shines At World Music Awards

JENNIFER LOPEZ cemented her music comeback on Tuesday (18May10) as she accepted top honours at the World Music Awards.The singer opened the show by performing a medley of her hits and was later named the...

Lady Gaga And J.lo Rule The World

Lady Gaga and Black Eyed Peas were the big winners at this year's World Music Awards, while Jennifer Lopez was named a pop Legend. The eccentric singer received five honours at the ceremony held at...

Keane Want Kanye

Keane want to collaborate with Kanye West.The band, whose hits include 'Everybody's Changing', are interested in working with the rapper/producer after a recent meeting with him.Lead singer Tom Chaplin said: "We spent an evening with...

Stars Mark Richardson's Birthday With Memorial

Stars including UMA THURMAN, BONO and SARAH JESSICA PARKER joined NATASHA RICHARDSON's family in New York on Monday (10May10) for a memorial service to mark the late actress' birthday.Richardson, who would have turned 47 on...

Bono And Cocker Win At Sony Radio Awards

BONO and former PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER were the big winners at the U.K.'s annual Sony Radio Academy Awards on Monday (10May10).The event in London honoured the best of British radio talent, and Cocker, who...

Bono Turns 50

U2 frontman BONO is celebrating his 50th birthday on Monday (10May10), marking a career which has taken him from early rehearsals in a pal's kitchen to international rock star, leading campaigner on humanitarian issues, and...

Music Maestro Sear Dead At 80

Music technology stalwart WALTER SEAR has died in New York, aged 80.The analogue guru, composer and tuba designer advised Robert Moog during the design of the Moog synthesiser, which revolutionised popular music in the 1960s....

Bono Meets With Obama To Discuss Africa

Irish rocker BONO was granted an audience with U.S. President BARACK OBAMA on Friday (30Apr10) to discuss America's policies on foreign aid.The U2 frontman is a long time campaigner over issues blighting Africa, spending years...

Oasis Snubbed Glastonbury

Michael Eavis was snubbed by Oasis. The Glastonbury Festival founder revealed the group - who split in August last year when Noel Gallagher left the band following a series of rows with his brother, singer...

Simmons: 'Kiss Are More Famous Than Mickey Mouse'

Rockers KISS more famous than MICKEY MOUSE, according to bass player GENE SIMMONS.The colourful star insists the KISS brand is so recognisable, it trumps all other musical acts and cultural icons including Disney's most famous...

Gene Simmons Bigger Than Mickey Mouse

Gene Simmons says his band Kiss is more famous than Mickey Mouse. The long-tongued bassist with the glam rockers - famous for their black and white painted faces - claims the band's image and merchandising...

Weller Blasts 'Conceited' Bono & Sting

PAUL WELLER has slammed STING and U2 frontman BONO, branding the rockers "conceited" and their music "rubbish".The former The Jam star opens up about his grievances with the stars in the latest edition of Britain's...

Achtung Baby Named Best Album Released In The Past 25 Years

U2's ACHTUNG BABY has been named the best album of the last 25 years in a new magazine poll.Editors of American publication Spin are celebrating the monthly magazine's 25th year with countdowns of their top...

Green Day Stun Theatre-goers With Surprise Set

GREEN DAY stunned audience members at a performance of their Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT - by jumping on the stage at the end of the show for an impromptu gig.The production, which is based around...

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