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Bono To Take Elvis' 'Dead Brother' On Tour

U2 star BONO's latest onstage character has been inspired by ELVIS PRESLEY's fictional brother Jesse. The rocker debuted his new idea at the Grammy Awards and admits he liked his new look. He says, "I thought...

U2 Poised For Chart History

U2 are poised to join the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES and ELVIS PRESLEY in the U.K. chart history books this weekend - their new album looks set to become their 10th number one. No Line on...

Martin Still Respects Bono After Slur

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN still "respects" BONO after the Irish rocker insulted him during a recent radio interview - but jokes they are now "archenemies". The U2 star was forced to apologise to listeners after he...

Letterman Puts U2 To Work On The Streets Of New York

U.S. TV host DAVID LETTERMAN is certainly getting his money's worth from booking Irish rockers U2 on his show this week - he's putting the band to work on the streets outside his New York...

U2 Honoured With Temporary New York City Street Name

Irish rockers U2 will be honoured with their own temporary street name in New York City's famed Times Square. The city's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, will rename part of West 53rd Street at Broadway U2 Way on...

U2 To Play Free Show At New York College?

Irish rockers U2 will follow-up their free concert in London last week (27Feb09) by treating students to a secret show at New York's Fordham University, according to U.S. reports. The One hitmakers played a 20 minute...

Bono Leaves Download Debate To Younger Musicians

U2 frontman BONO feels he is too old to get involved in the illegal music downloading debate because he is already campaigning for enough issues. The singer has been involved in charity campaigns and philanthropic activities...

U2 Wow Crowd From Bbc Roof

Irish rock band U2 have performed an impromptu gig from the top of the BBC's Broadcasting House to promote the launch of their new album.Led by front man Bono, the Dublin four-piece emulated the Beatles...

By on 28 February 2009

Bono Embarrassed By His Own Songs

U2 frontman BONO feels embarrassed listening to his own music because he can always hear ways to improve it. The Irish rocker admits he is a perfectionist and hates hearing the band's classic hits because he...

U2 Play Rooftop Gig In London

Irish rockers U2 treated fans to a free concert on Friday (27Feb09) by performing on top of a building in central London. The One hitmakers played a 20 minute set on the roof of the BBC's...

Bono Bores His Children

U2 rocker BONO fears his teenage children find him embarrassing, after he overheard his eldest daughter call him "boring" during a dinner with superstar couple BEYONCE and JAY-Z. The 48-year-old singer, who has two daughters -...

U2 To Lower Ticket Prices

Irish rockers U2 have vowed to lower ticket prices to their shows - to allow cash-strapped fans to enjoy their music during the global economic crisis. The band are currently promoting their new album No Line...

Gallagher Slams Chart Music

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has slammed the current music charts - insisting some of today's most popular artists are too "painful" to watch. The guitarist recently spent time watching Europe's top 10 music videos and claims...

U2 Nearly Split Over Bono's Campaigning

Irish rockers U2 have long feared the band's music career would end in a row over frontman BONO's tireless political campaigning. The singer has been involved in charity campaigns and philanthropic activities for years, setting up...

U2 'Hurt' By Tax Claims

Rockers U2 have defended their decision to keep the majority of their wealth out of their native Ireland's tax system - insisting they are "hurt" by accusations they have robbed the country's economy of millions...

Bono Apologises For Martin Insult

U2 frontman BONO has been forced to apologise after insulting CHRIS MARTIN during a live radio broadcast. The Irish rocker called the Coldplay singer a "w**ker" during an interview on British station Radio One on Friday...

One Named Greatest Ever U2 Song In New Poll

U2's 1991 hit single One has been voted their greatest ever song in a new survey.The Irish band's 12th studio album No Line on the Horizon is released on Monday March 2nd and to commemorate...

By on 27 February 2009

Battle Commences Over Live Nation Merger

The battle has begun over the merger of music industry giants Live Nation and Ticketmaster - with officials at both companies facing a committee hearing over competition regulations. Executives at the concert promoter announced plans earlier...

Protesters Target U2 Over Tax Claims

Irish rockers U2 have come under fire from protesters who accuse the band of depriving the country of millions of dollars in tax revenue by allegedly storing their wealth in bank accounts abroad. Activists from campaign...

Spider-man Musical To Debut Next Year

BONO and THE EDGE's SPIDER-MAN musical is set to have its Broadway debut in early 2010, according to reports.SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK will follow the story of the superhero's origins and feature original songs...

By on 25 February 2009

Spider-man Musical Set For 2010 Broadway Opening

A musical based on the Spider-Man comics and penned with the help of U2 is to open on Broadway next year.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark features music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge,...

By on 25 February 2009

Eminem/universal Lawsuit Going To Trial

EMINEM's legal battle with record label Universal over royalties from digital downloads is set to go to trial on Tuesday (24Feb09) - two years after the case was filed in a California court. The Without Me...

Bbc Denies Plugging U2 Album

Bosses at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have denied giving U2 free publicity by airing a series of programmes about the band. Heads of the publicly-funded network have come under fire for broadcasting a string of...

U2'S Label Is Behind Album Leak

U2's eagerly-awaited new album was leaked on the internet by the band's own record label, according to reports. No Line on the Horizon isn't scheduled to hit stores until 27 February (09). But copies went onsale...

Clarkson Album Leaks Early

Singer KELLY CLARKSON's forthcoming album has leaked onto the internet two weeks ahead of its release date. The American Idol winner's latest offering, All I Ever Wanted, was due to hit stores on 10 March (09)....

Bono's Girls Aloud Dream

U2 frontman BONO harbours a secret singing ambition - he'd love to be the sixth member of British girlband GIRLS ALOUD. The Beautiful Day hitmaker and his band kicked off the Brit Awards in London on...

Coldplay And Killers Thrill With Star-studded Concert

Rockers COLDPLAY and THE KILLERS staged an all-star gig on Wednesday night (18Feb09) - with BONO and TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW putting in surprise appearances at a one-off charity concert. The Yellow hitmakers and the...

Kings Of Leon And Duffy Triumph At The Brit Awards

U.S. rockers KINGS OF LEON and Welsh singer DUFFY were the big winners at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday (18Feb09) night. Duffy claimed the first award of the evening, taking home the British Female...

Kings Of Leon And Duffy Triumph At The Brit Awards

U.S. rockers KINGS OF LEON and Welsh singer DUFFY were the big winners at the Brit Awards in London on Wednesday (18Feb09) night. Duffy claimed the first award of the evening, taking home the British Female...

Duffy And Katy Perry Lead Brit Awards

KATY PERRY and Welsh singer DUFFY are the early winners at the Brit Awards in London, after claiming the night's first two prizes on Wednesday (18Feb09). Duffy picked up the Best British Female Solo Artist prize,...

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