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U2 To Play Berlin Wall Anniversary Gig

Irish rockers U2 will play a free gig in Germany to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.The With Or Without You hitmakers are set to play in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on 5...

Eric Clapton Cancels Over Gallstones

Eric Clapton has been forced to cancel a show because of gallstones.The legendary singer has pulled out of this week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary concert in New York - which would...

U2 Rock Web

Nearly seven million people went online to watch U2 live in concert yesterday (26.10.09).The Irish band became one of the first major groups to stream an entire show live on the internet for free when...

Gallstones Force Clapton Out Of Hall Of Fame Gig

ERIC CLAPTON has been forced to pull out of a star-studded line-up at the 25th anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concert to undergo a "minor medical procedure" to combat gallstones.The legendary...

U2'S Disappointing Album

Bono is disappointed with U2's last album.The Irish rocker has revealed the band - also made of The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, Jr. - are unhappy with the lack of hit records from...

Tritt Sued By Tour Bosses

Country star TRAVIS TRITT owes tour company bosses more than $400,000 (GBP267,000) according to a new lawsuit filed at Manhattan Federal Court in New York.The singer is accused of failing to pay the huge sum...

Best Band Muse

Muse have been named Best Act In The World Today - but were unable to celebrate the accolade.The Devonshire trio were bestowed the honour at the Q Awards in London today (26.10.09) but were forced...

Pop Beats Rock At Q Awards

LADY GAGA and LILY ALLEN triumphed at the Q Awards in the U.K. on Monday (26Oct09), shocking guests at the traditionally rock-based event.Gaga's promo for Just Dance took the Video of the Year honour while...

Bono Disappointed By Recent Record Sales

U2 frontman BONO was disappointed by the relatively poor sales of the band's last album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON, insisting the record was too "challenging" for fans.Despite selling more than one million copies following...

Run Dmc: The Musical?

Run DMC are in talks to turn their story into a Broadway musical.The two surviving members of the pioneering hip-hop group - Reverend Run and DMC - have met with a Hollywood producer to discuss...

Williams Lands Brits Top Honour

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been given a comeback boost - he'll be awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Music prize at next year's (10) Brit Awards in London.The former Take That star, who has won more Brits...

Davies To Join Metallica

METALLICA have landed another big name bandmate for their upcoming Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show - THE KINKS' RAY DAVIES has signed up to perform with the heavy rockers.Ozzy Osbourne has already agreed...

Osbourne Joins Metallica

BLACK SABBATH star OZZY OSBOURNE is set to join METALLICA for the rockers' upcoming concert in New York to celebrate 25 years of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The Enter Sandman hitmakers, who were...

Jack White Praises 'Authentic' Britney

Jack White thinks Britney Spears is "more authentic" than legendary rockers.The Dead Weather guitarist believes the 'If U Seek Amy' hitmaker is more genuine than some of the world's most respected rock stars, including Bob...

Bono Praises Obama In Newspaper Article

Rocker BONO has saluted U.S. leader BARACK OBAMA after his shock Nobel Prize win with an opinion piece in the New York Times.The U2 star applauded the President for his efforts to "rebrand America" in...

White Honoured By Irish University

Rocker JACK WHITE was made an honorary patron of an Irish university in a low-key ceremony on Sunday night (18Oct09).The White Stripes star gave a surprise lecture at Dublin's Trinity College before he was honoured...

Boyzone's Tears At Gately Funeral

RONAN KEATING broke down in tears as he made a moving speech at his tragic bandmate STEPHEN GATELY's funeral on Saturday (17Oct09).Keating and the other surviving members of Boyzone - Shane Lynch, Mikey Graham and...

Madonna, U2 And Ac/dc Compete For Billboard Touring Awards

MADONNA, U2 and AC DC are set to win big at this year's (09) Billboard Touring Awards after pulling in huge audience figures during their live shows.The three acts are the finalists in two categories,...

Andy Williams To Play Glastonbury

Andy Williams is to perform at next year's Glastonbury Festival.The 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' singer told fans at the Cheltenham Literature Festival that organiser Michael Eavis had booked him to perform at the...

Spielberg Presented With Liberty Medal

Movie director STEVEN SPIELBERG followed in the footsteps of U2 frontman BONO and NELSON MANDELA as he was awarded Pennsylvania's Liberty Medal on Thursday (08Oct09).Former U.S. President Bill Clinton presented the Oscar-winning filmmaker with the...

Bono Films U.k. Political Support Video

U2 frontman BONO has shown his support for British political party the Conservatives by filming a video urging them to continue with their current policies.The Irish singer made a pre-recorded speech, which was shown at...

U2 Want Rock Band Game

U2 want to release a 'Rock Band' video game like their idols The Beatles.Bass player Adam Clayton has revealed he and his bandmates - singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. -...

U2 Want A Video Game

Rock icons U2 are desperate to follow in the footsteps of THE BEATLES and METALLICA and land their own video game.Bassist Adam Clayton admits he and his bandmates are impressed with the recently-released The Beatles:...

Muse Grounded By U2

Muse find supporting U2 "grounding".The 'Plug In Baby' rockers - who have won a string of awards for their spectacular live shows - think spending three weeks as opening act for the Irish megastars will...

Bono Brings Bond To Jay-z's Monte Carlo Party

U2 star BONO wowed JAY-Z and BEYONCE in Monte Carlo by introducing them to JAMES BOND.The rocker was dining out with his family when the rapper spotted him and invited him to join his party...

U2 Are Bigger Than The Pope

Rock superstars U2 are a bigger draw than the Pope - they've broken the attendance record at New Jersey's Giants Stadium set by late pontif JOHN PAUL II back in 1995.Two shows at the home...

U2'S Money Draining Tour

U2's world tour costs £470,000 a day to stage - even when the band has the day off.Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton's current '360 Degree' tour - which features a huge...

U2'S Massive Tour Overheads Prevent Profit

Rock giants U2 are still to pull in a profit from their sold-out 360° world tour - because the mammoth show's overheads are so costly.The Beautiful Day legends have been on the road since June...

Fox Upstaged By F-bomb

MEGAN FOX's live comedy debut this weekend (26Spe09) was overshadowed when a castmate on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE accidentally swore on air.The stunning star was guest host as the show returned with a bang. Fox...

U2'S Support Lessons

U2 taught Skunk Anansie "how to be a band".The 'Weak' hitmakers supported the veteran rockers on tour when they were just starting out, and admit the experience taught them how to behave towards other acts...

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