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Pearl Jam Thrill Surf Fans With Secret Hawaii Show

PEARL JAM stunned fans in Hawaii last night (30NOV06) by performing an unannounced set as part of the opening night of the Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational surfing competition. The group's secret show at the Waimea...

Arcade Fire Donate Song To Bono

Crusading singer BONO has convinced folk/rock band ARCADE FIRE to donate one of their songs to his AIDS charity campaign. The Canadian rockers were so impressed with the charity - Project Red - headed by...

Bono Hails Japan

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on Japan for its generous development policies. The U2 star is an outspoken anti-poverty activist and hailed new Japanese Prime Minister SHINZO ABE's pledge to help developing countries in...

Killers Boost Bono With Christmas Tune

THE KILLERS have recorded their first Christmas single to raise funds for U2 star BONO's new charity. The track, A GREAT BIG SLED, will premiere exclusively on AOL on aolmusic.com on Friday (01DEC06). The MR...

Nirvana Top Pop Songs List

NIRVANA's breakthrough single SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT is the best pop song of the last 20 years, according to British magazine Q. The seminal song beat efforts by MADONNA, U2 and BRITNEY SPEARS to top...

Judd Hails Bono For Charity Encouragement

Actress ASHLEY JUDD has thanked U2 rocker BONO and his crusade to end poverty with inspiring her to become a global ambassador for YouthAIDS. The DOUBLE JEOPARDY star joined the global fight against HIV and...

Akon Tops European Singles Chart

AKON is celebrating after his collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, jumped straight to the top of the European singles chart. The track has kept big name competition off the number one spot - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

Rolling Stones Tour Highest Ever Earner

THE ROLLING STONES have overtaken Irish rockers U2 for the record of biggest grossing tour in history. The MICK JAGGER fronted group's A BIGGER BAND tour have made $437 million (GBP226 million) from 110 concerts...

Bono Is A 'Modern Beethoven'

Rocker BONO is a modern day 'reincarnation' of classical composer LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, according to the editor of music magazine Gramophone. The latest issue of the British publication gives Beethoven a modern make-over, so he...

U2/Green Day Collaboration Tops Euro Chart

U2 and GREEN DAY are celebrating the news their collaboration THE SAINTS ARE COMING is the number one single in Europe. The Saints Are Coming is a tribute to New Orleans, Louisiana and attacks US...

Bono Meets Australian Treasurer

Campaigning rocker BONO failed to convince Australia to increase their foreign aid donations during a meeting with the country's treasurer PETER COSTELLO in the capital Canberra today (21NOV06). The singer is currently touring Australia with...

Bono And Vedder Duet Kickstarts Australian G20 Protests

U2 star BONO performed a duet with EDDIE VEDDER and PEARL JAM in Australia earlier today (17NOV06) to kickstart protests against the G20 summit held in Melbourne. Bono teamed up with the JEREMY rockers at...

Green Day's New Orleans Song

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has revealed the inspiration behind the band's collaboration with U2, it's a tribute to New Orleans and an attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the Hurricane...

U2 Win Memorabilia Court Hearing

Irish rockers U2 have won a court case against a former stylist in Dublin, Ireland and will now have a Stetson hat and other memorabilia handed back to them. LOLA CASHMAN had claimed she was...

Minogue Pulls Out Of U2 Concert

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE pulled out of a gig in Australia with Irish superstars U2 yesterday (13NOV06) citing exhaustion. The diminutive singer, who has recently won her battle with breast cancer, was joined on...

Alex James Attacks 'Grotesque' Oasis

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has slammed arch rivals OASIS as "ridiculous" after their (WHAT'S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY was named one of The Nation's Favourite Albums. James presents the upcoming VH1 countdown of the best...

Bono Slams Critics Over Wealth

U2 frontman BONO has denied being hypocritical by flaunting his wealth while still preaching the need for greater aid for the world's poor. The singer, renowned for his humanitarian work in Africa to promote awareness...

Westlife Score 14th Number One

Irish pop heartthrobs WESTLIFE's return to the UK charts has proved a big success, winning them their 14th number one single. The band's cover of THE ROSE shot straight to the top spot yesterday (12NOV06)....

Bono Attacks Madonna Adoption Critics

Rocker BONO has applauded MADONNA for adopting Malawian baby DAVID BANDA, and attacked those who criticised her for "giving him a better chance in life". The U2 frontman is baffled by the negative publicity surrounding...

Bono Joins Kylie For Homecoming Gig

KYLIE MINOGUE fans were given a special treat at her concert in Australia on Saturday night (11NOV06) when U2 front man BONO joined her on stage for a surprise duet. The audience leaped to their...

Pearl Jam And Bono Celebrate Election Down Under

U2 frontman BONO joined members of PEARL JAM at Sydney, Australia hotspot Hemmesphere on Wednesday night (08NOV06) to celebrate US election results. The Seattle, Washington-based rockers and activists were toasting the success of Democratic candidates...

Bono Kicks Off Oz Tour With Terror Suspect Plea

Crusading rocker BONO used the start of U2's Australian tour yesterday (07NOV06) to attack the US government's detention of Australia's only terror suspect held at Guantanamo Bay. The singer spoke out during a rendition of...

Bono Desperate To Meet Aussie Pm

BONO has invited Australian Prime Minister JOHN HOWARD to meet him for a discussion on the nation's aid to developing countries during U2's tour down under. The rock campaigner says the Antipodean nation are not...

Girls Aloud Make A Noise At Top Of The Charts

Sexy girl band GIRLS ALOUD have blasted pop rival ROBBIE WILLIAMS off the top of the UK album chart. The British five-piece's greatest hits offering stormed to number one, knocking Williams' RUDEBOX to second place...

Blair Chooses U2 Classic As Favourite Song

British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has chosen U2's 1987 hit WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME as his favourite song of all time. Blair called British radio presenter CHRISTIAN O'CONNELL on London station Virgin Radio...

U2 Arrive In Australia To Resume Tour

Irish supergroup U2 arrived in Australia yesterday (31OCT06) to complete the postponed leg of their VERTIGO tour. BONO, THE EDGE, ADAM CLAYTON and LARRY MULLEN JR flew into Sydney from their Dublin base before...

Mills Joke Stuns Stars At Q Awards

British talk show host JONATHAN ROSS stunned the star-studded guests of the Q Music Awards in London yesterday (30OCT06), when he declared HEATHER MILLS was "a f**king liar". Awards host Ross attacked Mills - who...

Winehouse Heckles Bono

English jazz singer AMY WINEHOUSE heckled U2 frontman BONO when the Irish superstar accepted a trophy at the Q Music Awards yesterday (30OCT06). The STRONGER THAN ME hitmaker, 23, was unimpressed when the supergroup were...

Oasis, U2 And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Q Awards

OASIS, U2 and ARCTIC MONKEYS all emerged triumphant at the 2006 Q Music Awards in London today (30OCT06), taking home two awards each. Oasis was named Best Act In The World Today while the band's...

Wolfmother Dominates Australia's Aria Awards

Progressive rock band WOLFMOTHER picked up three top awards for their self-titled debut album at the Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards on Sunday night (29OCT06) in Sydney. Former POWDERFINGER frontman BERNARD FANNING also celebrated...

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