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U2 Mutated Spider-man For The Stage

U2 rockers THE EDGE and BONO are set to infuriate comic book fans with their new SPIDER-MAN musical - they have completely reworked the traditional superhero story in the upcoming stage show.Frontman Bono predicts theatregoers...

Liam Gallagher: 'I Don't Like Noel'

LIAM GALLAGHER no longer speaks to his brother and OASIS bandmate NOEL - because he annoys him so much.The pair, who will headline Britain's V Festival with Oasis this weekend (22-23Aug09), only ever communicate with...

Wood Still Committed To Spider-man Musical

EVAN RACHEL WOOD has confirmed she is still planning to take the stage in the upcoming SPIDER-MAN musical - dismissing rumours she quit the production after it was stalled by financial problems.Broadway bosses last week...

Elbow's Stadium Ambition

Elbow want to be as big as U2.The 'Grounds for Divorce' hitmakers are currently supporting the Irish rockers on tour and frontman Guy Garvey admits the experience is a "childhood dream come true".He added: "It's...

Bono In Trouble Over Bosnian Passport

Campaigning rocker BONO is set to lose one of his most prized possessions - the Bosnian government is considering stripping him of a passport he was awarded by a previous administration.Late president Alija Izetbegovic honoured...

Peter Andre To Stage Jackson Tribute

Peter Andre is planning a Michael Jackson tribute concert.The 'Behind Closed Doors' singer has been in "regular contact" with Michael's sister La Toya and is hoping to meet her next week to "finalise" their plans...

Sturgess Hopes Spider-man Musical Works Out

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE star JIM STURGESS has his fingers crossed for the struggling SPIDER-MAN musical - because he was involved in the project at the beginning and insists it will be a great show.The Brit...

'Unimportant' Edge

The Edge thinks it "doesn't matter" if he plays well.The U2 guitarist claims the band have put on an "amazing" show every night of their current '360 Degrees' tour, regardless of how well he is...

The Edge Annoyed By U2 Carbon Criticism

U2 star THE EDGE has hit back former TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE for criticising the band's lavish shows - insisting the Irish rockers have always offset their carbon footprint.The With Or Without You hitmakers...

U2 Break Attendance Record At Wembley

Irish rockers U2 have broken the record for the number of fans attending London's famous Wembley stadium - thanks to their state of the art stage sets.The Beautiful Day hitmakers brought their 360 world tour...

U2 Stages To Become Gig Venues

Irish rockers U2 plan to turn the elaborate stage sets from their current 360 world tour into stand-alone concert venues.The With Or Without You hitmakers are currently touring the globe using three massive steel structures,...

Wood Fielding Film Offers After Spider-man Musical Trouble?

EVAN RACHEL WOOD's agents are reportedly desperate to win back a number of film roles the actress turned down to work on stalled Broadway musical SPIDER-MAN as rumours continue to swirl about the troubled stage...

Bono Electrified By U2

U2 makes the hair on Bono's neck stand on end.The 49-year-old singer says something "very strange" happens when he walks into a room with bandmates Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. and the Edge.He explained: "There's...

Stars Mourn Les Paul

Stars including THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON, JOAN JETT, KEITH RICHARDS and U2's THE EDGE have all paid tribute to late guitar legend LES PAUL.The musician-turned-guitar innovator died on Thursday (13Aug09) at the age...

U2 Move In Mysterious Ways

U2 are successful because of their "mysterious" relationships.Guitarist The Edge believes the band - also consisting of frontman Bono, bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. - have survived almost 30 years in the...

Spider-man Musical Bosses Slam Axe Rumours

SPIDER-MAN musical bosses have blasted rumours the forthcoming Broadway extravaganza has been scrapped - insisting the show will debut next year (09), as soon as "cash flow issues have been resolved".This week it was revealed...

Bono's Wife Sues Stella Mccartney Over Perfume

The wife of U2 star BONO is taking legal action against SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney, who designs her own Stella MCCartney line, added a...

Spider-man Musical On Hold

Production on U2's SPIDER-MAN musical has been put on hold while producers resolve an unexpected "cash flow problem".The show, starring Evan Rachel Wood, is still on course to preview on Broadway from 25 February 2010,...

Michael Jackson's Vienna Tribute

A Michael Jackson tribute show is to be staged in Vienna.Events promoter World Awards Media GmbH confirmed the concert today (10.08.09), saying it will feature members of the late 'King of Pop's family, including brother...

Spider-man To Debut On Time

Producers behind the ambitious new SPIDER-MAN musical have dismissed rumours the project has been hit with financial difficulties - insisting the show is set to open on time.Evan Rachel Wood and Alan Cumming are set...

Bono Is 'Annoying'

Bono admits he is "annoying".The U2 singer - a keen political activist and charity campaigner - knows he makes it easy for people to dislike him but insists having an "ego" is an essential part...

U2 Tour Halted

U2's world tour was brought to a standstill by protesters angry about noise from their last concert in Ireland yesterday (28.07.09). The band may now miss their next performance in Gothenburg, Sweden, after angry residents...

Byrne Blasts Bono

Former TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE has taken aim at Irish rockers U2 for spending so much money on their current world tour, accusing human rights campaigner BONO of hypocrisy over the lavish shows.The singer/songwriter...

U2'S Swedish Tour Dates In Doubt After Dublin Delay

U2's upcoming European tour dates have been thrown into doubt after their stage equipment was held up by locals in Dublin, Ireland, in a row over the dismantling of the stage set.The Irish rockers wrapped...

U2 Take Part In Global Day Of Action For Iran

Rockers U2 marked the Global Day of Action for Iran by showing footage from the country's civil war during a hometown show in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday (25Jul09).The Irish group joined Nobel Laureates and human...

Coldplay Go Yellow For The Simpsons

British rockers COLDPLAY have signed up to appear in hit animated show THE SIMPSONS.The cartoon series regularly features star guests and has seen cameos from high profile acts including Michael Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Green...

Glasvegas' Waltons Record

Glasvegas will live "like 'The Waltons'" when they work on their next album.The Scottish rockers are currently clearing their schedules to enter the studio to work on their new record and say they will behave...

Rock Legends Line Up For Hall Of Fame Anniversary

Music legends BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2, SIMON & GARFUNKEL, ARETHA FRANKLIN, CROSBY, STILLS & NASH, STEVIE WONDER, METALLICA and ERIC CLAPTON will unite on stage this autumn to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Rock and...

U2'S Ego Is Secret To Success

U2 frontman BONO and guitarist THE EDGE insist the formula for the band's success is simple - all four members have an enormous ego.The Irish rockers have been together for 31 years without splitting up...

Kidjo And Lema Lead Blackwell Celebrations

Island Records founder CHRIS BLACKWELL was celebrated at Switzerland's annual Montreux Jazz Festival at the weekend (10-12Jul09) as artists including ANGELIQUE KIDJO and RAY LEMA paid tribute to the music mogul.Blackwell set up his label...

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