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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...

Hindu Leaders Urge Bono To Address Roma Issue

Leading Hindus are urging U2 frontman BONO to focus his humanitarian efforts on the Roma apartheid in Europe in the hopes his support could end the suffering of displaced Indians.Religious leaders insist the alarming treatment...

U2 Team Up With Peas

U2 have paved the way for an unlikely pop pairing - the Irish rockers are to team up with the BLACK EYED PEAS for the American leg of their world tour.The With or Without You...

U2 Blasted Over Touring Carbon Footprint

Campaigning rockers U2 are wreaking havoc on the environment by jetting around the globe on tour each year - according to eco experts.Bono and his bandmates work tirelessly to help the poor in the developing...

Gallagher Slams Bono And Martin

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has blasted U2 frontman BONO and COLDPLAY's CHRIS MARTIN - for turning their gigs into a guilt trip for fans.The Wonderwall hitmaker insists concert-goers don't want to hear about killer diseases...

U2 Face Fine Over Tour

Irish rockers U2 are facing a hefty fine for breaching noise regulations during rehearsals in Spain for their world tour.The band kicked off their global trek in Barcelona on Tuesday (30Jun09), but spent days rehearsing...

Bono Beams Into Space At Barcelona Gig

U2 thrilled fans at the opening night of their new world tour in Barcelona, Spain - by contacting space.Frontman Bono called up the astronauts on the International Space Station via satellite 30 minutes into the...

U2 Urge Fans To Join Political Fight

U2 are urging their fans to don face masks at their upcoming shows - to highlight the struggle of a political prisoner in Burma.The Irish rockers are embarking on a mammoth stadium tour, which kicked...

Wood's Tips For Bono

EVAN RACHEL WOOD had harsh words for BONO and THE EDGE when she met them - she told the U2 stars to make their music less depressing.The actress is set to take on the role...

Cumming To Play Spider-man Villain

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING has been confirmed as NORM OSBORN/THE GREEN GOBLIN in JULIE TAYMOR's ambitious new SPIDER-MAN musical.The actor will play the villain of SpiderMan: Turn Off the Dark on Broadway next February (10),...

Bono's 'Independent' Wife

Bono wishes his wife wasn't so "independent".The U2 frontman fears his wife of nearly 27 years Ali Hewson doesn't need him as much as he needs her.The 49-year-old singer said: "Our relationship has changed a...

Fergie's U2 Stress

Fergie is worried about supporting U2 as she is such a fan.Black Eyed Peas are set to open for the 'One' rockers at five shows on their forthcoming world tour and the singer admits she...

Geeky Youths U2

U2 were once "geeks" who use their music for "revenge".Singer Bono and guitarist The Edge have recorded lyrics and music for a stage production of 'Spider-Man' - due to open on New York's Broadway next...

Wood Confirms Spider-man Musical Role

Actress EVAN RACHEL WOOD has signed to star as MARY JANE WATSON in the new SPIDER-MAN stage musical.Two months after the show's director Julie Taymor denied Wood would play the web-slinging superhero's love interest, the...

Dave Matthews Band Score Fifth Number One Album In A Row

The DAVE MATTHEWS BAND has returned to the top of the U.S. album chart with their fifth consecutive number one debut.Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King claims the third biggest opening week in 2009, behind...

Lionel Richie's Coldplay Hope

Lionel Richie wants to sing with Coldplay.The 'Dancing on the Ceiling' hitmaker says he is a massive fan of Chris Martin's band and they are top of his collaboration wish-list.He said: "I love Coldplay. Those...

Boyle Hires U2'S Financial Guru

Scottish singing sensation SUSAN BOYLE has hired the man credited with making rockers U2 one of music's biggest moneymakers as her manager.The star, who took the world by storm with her extensive vocal range on...

King's Wife Eyes Spider-man Role

LARRY KING's wife SHAWN SOUTHWICK is in negotiations to secure a role in the new SPIDER-MAN musical on Broadway.The star was due to open for Danny Gans at a Las Vegas show this summer (08)...

Muse's Exciting Tour

Muse are promising an "exciting stage production" with their forthcoming tour.The British rockers - who recently announced they will be undergoing a 30-date tour this winter - have promised fans will not be disappointed with...

Policeman's Balls To Celebrate 30 Years At Film Festivals

The 30th anniversary of celebrity charity show THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S BALL is to be celebrated with film festivals in Los Angeles and New York.Funnyman John Cleese organised the first Ball in 1979 to raise cash...

U2 Stun Baaba Maal Fans With London Encore

U2 stunned world music fans in London on Thursday night (28May09) when they took the stage during a BAABA MAAL gig.Bono and his bandmates joined the African artist for his O2 Academy Shepherds Bush concert...

Dizzee And Eminem Land Fastest-selling No 1s Of 2009

Rappers Dizzee Rascal and Eminem have claimed the fastest-selling number one records of the year in the singles and album charts.Grime star Dizzee has shot to the top of the charts with new single Bonkers,...

By on 24 May 2009

Cruz Gathers Theron And Moore For Charity Dominoes Game

PENELOPE CRUZ, CHARLIZE THERON, DEMI MOORE and husband ASHTON KUTCHER will pit their wits against one another at the Cannes Film Festival next week (18May09), when they take part in a charity dominoes game with...

Cowell Called Bono To Get One For Idol

Music mogul SIMON COWELL was so desperate to hear his favourite U2 song performed on AMERICAN IDOL on Tuesday night (12May09) he asked BONO for special permission. Cowell wanted to see Idol competitor Adam Lambert belt...

Eminem A Triple Threat On Late-night U.s. Tv

EMINEM will follow U2, PRINCE and the WHITE STRIPES by staging a residency on late-night TV in America. The rapper will appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on 15 May and the 19 and 22 May (09)...

Jagger & Stone To Re-team For Charity

SIR MICK JAGGER is set to record a second collaboration with soul singer JOSS STONE for a new charity album. The Rolling Stones legend teamed up with Stone for 2004 track Lonely Without You, which was...

Glastonbury's Eavis 'One Of The Most Influential People On Earth'

MICHAEL EAVIS, founder of the Glastonbury Festival, is one of the most influential people on Earth, according to Time magazine. Eavis, who divides his time between farming and putting on one of the world's most...

By on 01 May 2009

Oasis Star Sings In The Shower For Bono

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has been filmed singing in the shower for pal BONO's new (Red)Wire online magazine. The singer/songwriter agreed to perform a solo rendition of the bands Waiting for The Rapture in a shower...

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