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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...

Jay-z Heaps Praise On Bono

Hip-hop mogul JAY-Z is eyeing a move into rock music - he's desperate to work with U2 frontman BONO.The rap superstar has dabbled with rock before, teaming up with Nu-metal band Linkin Park for 2004's...

Happy Birthday To The Boss

It was 60 years ago today (23Sep) that BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN was Born In The U.S.A. and love him or loathe him, there's no question the rocker is a living legend.Still touring, releasing hit albums and...

Bono To Meet His Second Pope

U2 star BONO has been invited to sit down with POPE BENEDICT XVI.The Catholic leader has invited the rocker, along with hundreds of other humanitarian artists and performers, to meet with him at the Sistine...

Jay-z's Bono Plan

Jay-Z wants to duet with Bono.The rap star is a friend of the U2 singer and says he would love to turn their personal relationship into a professional one.He said: "Bono would be a great...

Arctic Monkeys Lead Q Awards

Arctic Monkeys lead this year's Q Awards.The 'Crying Lightning' hitmakers are nominated in four categories at the prestigious music magazine's annual ceremony, including Best Album for 'Humbug' and Best Act In The World Today.The group,...

Glasvegas Singer Found

GLASVEGAS frontman JAMES ALLAN has has been found safe and well after he was missing for nearly a week.The Scottish rockers were nominated for the prestigious Mercury music prize, but Allan failed to show up...

The Edge Embarrassed By White Stripes Rewrite

U2 star THE EDGE avoided an embarrassing plagiarism battle when he played a new song for WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE.The guitarist thought he'd composed a new hit and played the untitled track for his...

Bono Saves Spider-man

U2 rocker BONO has rescued the ill-fated SPIDER-MAN musical by arranging financing to keep the show afloat.Bono and bandmate The Edge wrote the music to accompany the Broadway extravaganza, which was announced to much fanfare...

Corr Weds In Ireland

Former THE CORRS star ANDREA CORR has wed her billionaire fiance in a star-studded Irish ceremony.The singer-turned-actress exchanged vows with her longtime partner Brett Desmond on Friday (21Aug09). The 35 year old was joined by...

Mccartney Allowed To Go Ahead With Perfume Launch

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's daughter STELLA has won the first round in her court battle with the wife of U2 star BONO in a dispute over one of the fashion designer's fragrances.MCCartney has been granted the...

U2'S Spider-man 'Won't Sing'

Spider-Man will not sing in U2's musical.The rockers are working on 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark', a spin-off stage production of the superhero tale and say they are determined to make their lead role -...

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...

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