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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...

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"We’ve broken a lot of attendance records, usually ones we’ve set ourselves." U2 manager PAUL MCGUINNESS on the huge demand for tickets to see the band on their 360 tour. The show will set attendance...

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COLIN FARRELL, EWAN MCGREGOR, PARIS HILTON and CINDY CRAWFORD were among the celebrities who joined 96,000 fans for U2's record-breaking concert at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Sunday night (25Oct09).

Fascinating Fact 8224

SLASH joined the BLACK EYED PEAS for a rendition of GUNS N' ROSES anthem SWEET CHILD O' MINE prior to U2's record-breaking concert at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on Sunday night (25Oct09).

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...

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U2's concert at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California on 25 October (09) will be streamed live on the internet via YouTube.

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...

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"Not only is he an amazing singer and artist, but he dedicates his life to helping the less fortunate and to saving lives. He is such an inspiration to me as a philanthropist." PARIS HILTON...

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...

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U2's upcoming show at Pasadena, California's Rose Bowl will be the biggest ever gig at the famous venue - more than 96,000 fans are expected to attend the sold out concert on 25 October (09).

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,...

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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE and SHERYL CROW will be among the guests joining ELVIS COSTELLO for the second season of his Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... TV show, which debuts in December...

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...

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"We're actually at the limit, the absolute limit, when you consider the economics and the practicality of transportation. We're really as big as we could get." Rocker THE EDGE insists U2's current world tour is...

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SINEAD O'CONNOR has recorded new vocals for live renditions of U2's YOUR BLUE ROOM tune from their 1995 Passengers album.

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