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Pavarotti To Be Laid To Rest

Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti will be laid to rest in his hometown of Modena, northern Italy, today.The opera singer's family had asked for his funeral to be a private affair, but thousands of people are...

By on 08 September 2007

Modena Crowd Mourns Pavarotti

Crowds took to the streets of Modena last night to pay their respects to Luciano Pavarotti, the legendary opera singer who died yesterday.The Italian town's most famous son passed away at the age of 71...

By on 07 September 2007

Carreras, Elton, Bono And Sting Add To Pavarotti Tributes

LATEST: JOSE CARRERAS, SIR ELTON JOHN, STING and BONO have paid tribute to Italian opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, who died on Thursday (06Sep07) at the age of 71. The Nessun Dorma tenor passed away at...

U2'S Sadness At Studio Demolition

U2 rocker THE EDGE is devastated by the impending demolition of the Dublin, Ireland studio in which the band recorded their last album, because the building "felt like home". The studio in Hanover Quay -...

Imbruglia Keen On Duet With 'Saint' Bono

Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is desperate to duet with U2 legend BONO. Imbruglia, 32, is a huge fan of the Irish supergroup and would love to join forces with the enigmatic frontman. She says, "I...

Queensryche Cover Rock + Broadway On New Album

QUEENSRYCHE are paying homage to rock's anthems on a new covers album. The classic rockers have recorded new versions of Pink Floyd's Welcome To The MAChine, Peter Gabriel's Red Rain and U2's Bullet The Blue...

Mexican Filmmaker Relieved To Get Bono's Permission

Mexican director EDUARDO ARROYUELO was relieved to receive rocker BONO's approval to use U2 music and footage in his movie 7 DIAS - because he'd already shot the movie. Newcomer Arroyuelo decided to forego asking...

Mullen Teams With Farrell For Property Development Project

U2 drummer LARRY MULLEN has joined forces with his movie star compatriot COLIN FARRELL to buy and develop a GBP3 million ($6 million) apartment block in England. The Irishmen were drawn to the Bolton property...

Lanois Film To Feature U2 Rehearsals

U2 fans attending the Toronto Film Festival in Canada next month (Sep07) are in for a treat - producer DANIEL LANOIS' new film, which is premiering at the event, features footage of the band rehearsing...

Bono Gets Handfuls Of Praise From Cruz

U2 singer BONO has been snapped hand-in-hand with actress PENELOPE CRUZ, seemingly without his wife ALI HEWSON.The Irish rock star, 47, was photographed holding hands with Cruz on a beach in Saint Tropez and in...

By on 27 July 2007

Cruz Hails Bono Her 'Hero'

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ is in awe of U2 star BONO's charitable nature and has hailed him as her "hero". The Spanish beauty, who partied with the rocker in the trendy French city of St. Tropez...

White Stripes Top Live Band List

The WHITE STRIPES are the best touring band to see live, according to a new U.S. poll. The duo, Jack and Meg White, beat Radiohead, Pearl Jam and the newly-reunited Rage Against The MAChine in...

Tucker More Famous Than Bono In Africa

Comedian CHRIS TUCKER was left amazed during a visit to Ethiopia with rocker BONO - because he was recognised more than the U2 superstar. Tucker and Bono visited Africa together in 2002 as part of...

Velvet Revolver Become Bored With Rubin

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER dumped producer RICK RUBIN after becoming bored of his slow work process. The supergroup were delighted when the famed producer came on board with them - but came to realise they were...

Bono Is A Technical Magician

U2 frontman BONO has a secret power - he can erase the memory from his friend's mobile phones. Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell says he experiences a bizarre technical hitch soon after speaking to the Irish...

Bono: 'I Knew Blair Would Be A Great Leader Because He Was A Guitarist'

U2 frontman BONO knew former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR would be a great leader, because he can play guitar. Blair played the instrument during his teenage years in rock band Ugly Rumours - something...

Glasto Revellers Struggle Home

Revellers on their way home from this year's Glastonbury festival faced a tough trip after coach delays and thick mud held up transport from the site.Some festival goers with combined concert and coach tickets faced...

By on 26 June 2007

Glastonbury Ends On A High

Rock legends The Who closed out this year's Glastonbury festival which has seen about 180,000 people brave regular downpours and muddy conditions to witness the world's largest greenfield music and arts festival. Glastonbury founder Michael...

By on 25 June 2007

Glasto Founder Hails "Fantastic Weekend"

The founder of the Glastonbury festival has said this year's three-day event has been a "fantastic weekend".Speaking to journalists, Michael Eavis praised the spirit of festival-goers who have once again had to endure the rain...

By on 24 June 2007

Dion Song For Clinton Campaign

Celine Dion's You has been picked as Hillary Clinton's campaign song for the forthcoming Democratic primaries.After a public vote on the presidential nominee's website, it was announced that Dion's track had come out on top...

By on 20 June 2007

Dion Wins Clinton Campaign Song Vote

CELINE DION has landed the official song for U.S. Senator HILLARY CLINTON's presidential campaign. Dion's You + I will accompany Democrat Clinton as she travels across America in her bid to become the next U.S....

Hutchence Biopic Official

LATEST: Tragic INXS star MICHAEL HUTCHENCE is to return from the grave in a new biopic produced by MORGAN FREEMAN. The film, tentatively titled Slide Away - the name of the duet the singer performed...

Mccartney Steals Bono's Wardrobe

Former Beatle SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY took a jacket intended for BONO to wear during their 2005 Live 8 duet without his permission. The U2 frontman was stunned to see the former Beatle sporting his clothes...

Bono Slams 'Misleading' G8 Aids Fund

U2 star BONO has slammed world leaders for "deliberately misleading" the world with their pledge to fight Aids and other diseases.Speaking after the G8 summit in Germany, Bono told Reuters that he was "exasperated" that...

By on 08 June 2007

U2 Re-team With Eno And Lanois

Irish rockers U2 are reteaming with long-term collaborators BRIAN ENO and DANIEL LANOIS for help with their new album. The former Roxy Music star and Lanois famously produced the band's breakthrough fifth album, The Joshua...

Bono Guest Edits Variety

Rocker BONO has become the first guest editor of Variety, and has made his mark by giving the July (07) issue of the U.S. magazine 20 different covers. The crusading U2 singer has published a...

Bono Praises Bush For African Aids Pledge

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on American President George W. Bush for pledging $30 million (GBP15 million) toward the fight against AIDS in Africa. The U2 singer is delighted by the decision to divert...

Guest Editor Geldof Calls For An End To Poverty

BOB GELDOF was the guest editor in chief of today's issue of Germany's biggest tabloid Bild and urged people to put an end to poverty in Africa. The singer and activist created a special issue...

More Musicians Join Line-up To Rock The Clinton Vote

TINA TURNER, LENNY KRAVITZ and THE POLICE are the latest acts to join the race to land the campaign song for U.S. Senator HILLARY CLINTON's presidential campaign. Democrat Clinton has launched a competition on her...

Tennant Slams Campaign Concerts

PET SHOP BOYS frontman NEIL TENNANT has slammed "campaign concerts" like this summer's (07) Live Earth gig - because he hates the idea of musicians preaching to the public. The singer believes it is arrogant...

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