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The Edge Was On The Edge... Until He Went Over The Edge [Video]

Things were going just fine as U2 took advantage of the Rogers Arena stage's runway during their Vancouver show on their Innocence and Experience tour. It was the first show of this new run of...

The Edge Bounces Back After U2 Stage Fall

The band kicked off the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, but the first night was marred by drama when the guitarist toppled off the side of the catwalk...

U2 Brand Tax Accusations 'Ridiculous'

The Beautiful Day hitmakers attracted a wave of criticism in 2006 and accusations they were trying to reduce their tax bill by transferring the company that deals with the band's publishing royalties from...

U2 Tour Still On After Death Of Larry Mullen, Jr.'S Father

Representatives for the Beautiful Day hitmakers confirmed to Irish TV network RTE that the group will still launch its 70-date The Innocence + Experience Tour in Vancouver, Canada on Thursday (14May15) despite Mullen,...

Stereophonics Announce New Album

Stereophonics are releasing a new album.The band have announced that their ninth LP 'Keep The Village Alive' will come out on September 11, 2015, through their own Stylus Records label through Ignition Records.Frontman Kelly Jones...

Intruder On U2 Star Larry Mullen, Jr.'S Property Guilty Of Trespassing Charges

Gerard O'Neill was arrested in October (14) and accused of entering the plush pad while carrying a gold club after a break-in. He appeared in Dublin District Court on Friday (08May15) to...

U2 Try A Little Busking In Nyc

Internationally renowned rock band U2 are not known for their low-key gigs and, despite attempts to go under the radar, a quick bit of busking in a New York subway soon gathered quite a crowd.U2...

U2 Surprise New Yorkers By Busking In Grand Central Station

U2 caused a bit of a stir in New York this week by performing a secret gig in a subway station.The Irish rock legends, much more accustomed to playing cavernous stadiums and arenas, dressed up...

U2 Perform As Buskers On New York Subway

Disguised as street musicians, the group and Fallon performed an acoustic version of their Angel of Harlem hit, which was filmed for Fallon's The Tonight Show, on which frontman Bono is a guest...

Bono Back On A Bike For Tv Skit

The U2 star was forced to pull out of a series of gigs, including a TV residency on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, after falling from his bicycle, but the fun-loving singer...

Russian Politician Accuses U2 Of Spreading "Gay Propaganda"

A Russian politician has accused U2 and Apple of distributing “gay propaganda” to minors and has called for the country’s attorney general to investigate them.Alexander Starovoitov, a deputy representing the right-wing LDPR party in the...

Bono Unable To Play Guitar Still

Bono still can't play guitar.The U2 frontman suffered terrible injuries following a bicycle crash five months ago and says he won't know if he is able to play guitar again for at least another year.He...

Russian Politician Accuses U2 Of Spreading 'Gay Propaganda'

The Beautiful Day hitmakers caused widespread controversy last year (14) when they collaborated with the multinational company to get the record automatically installed into iTunes users' music library. Now Alexander Starovoitov, a...

Bono Still Struggling With Hand Injury As Tour Looms

The Irish rockers are preparing to head out for a world tour, but the singer still can't play guitar following major surgery on his fractured arm in November (14) after he fell off...

Sir Paul Mccartney Worth £730m

Sir Paul McCartney has topped The Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with a net worth of £730 million.The 72-year-old Beatles legend's worth has increased by an estimated £20 million since last year thanks to...

Adam Clayton Felt Like Rolling Stone

U2's Adam Clayton felt like a ''Rolling Stone'' when he got his first proper bass guitar.The 'One' rocker can vividly recall asking his father Brian Clayton to purchase his dream instrument during a business trip...

U2'S First Recording Studio Demolished

Windmill Lane in the city's docklands area was bought by property investment firm Hibernia REIT last year (14). A spokesman for Hibernia says, "In recent years the derelict site has become a...

Noel Gallagher Blasts Taylor Swift

Noel Gallagher has blasted Taylor Swift's songwriting skills.The 47-year-old rocker thinks modern pop music is ''f**king awful'' and slammed suggestions the 'Blank Space' hitmaker is talented, suggesting she is nothing more than ''a nice girl.''Asked...

Kurt Cobain's Credit Card Up For Sale

Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for auction.The late Nirvana frontman's Visa card - which expired in 1995, less than a year after his suicide - from now-defunct Seattle bank Seafirst and leather 'King of...

Noel Gallagher Shocked Bono

Bono's face ''nearly melted'' when Noel Gallagher told him he'd produced his own album. The 47-year-old singer left the U2 frontman shocked when he revealed he had taken matters into his own hands on his...

Nick Mason Slams Spotify Payouts

Nick Mason has branded Spotify ''pathetic'' for artists.The Pink Floyd rocker is concerned about the rise in popularity of the streaming service because musicians receive such little revenue from the airplay they receive and thinks...

Bono May Never Be Able To Play Guitar Again After Bike Crash

Bono has finally broken his silence after sustaining several severe injuries whilst cycling in New York's Central Park, which required five hours of surgery and caused the band cancel their weeklong residency on Jimmy Fallon's...

Bono: I May Never Play Guitar Again

Bono has revealed he might never be able to play the guitar again following his horrific bicycle crash. The U2 frontman insists he would ''very much miss'' playing the instrument but admitted he is fearing...

Bono: I May Never Play Guitar Again

Bono has revealed he might never be able to play the guitar again following his horrific bicycle crash. The U2 frontman insists he would ''very much miss'' playing the instrument but admitted he is fearing...

Bono Frets Over Future Guitar Playing Ability

Bono has revealed that his bike accident from last year may have lasting effects on his guitar playing ability, as he admits his disappointment in his frequently flippant New Year update on U2's website.Bono reveals...

U2 Belfast Video Shoot Draws Complaints From Local Residents

Belfast residents have complained about the disruption caused by filming for U2's latest video in the city’s New Lodge area. Some have also voiced concerns that the band are “cashing in on the Troubles” with...

Ed Sheeran Has Written New Material With Ryan Tedder

Ed Sheeran and Ryan Tedder have collaborated on a new song.The 'Don't' singer made the most of his appearance on 'The X Factor' in October after he revealed how he snuck into 'Bleeding Love' songwriter...

Bob Geldof's Christmas Plans

Bob Geldof will spend Christmas with his family.The Boomtown Rats singer - who lost his daughter, Peaches Geldof, in April this year to a heroin overdose when she was just 25-years-old - has revealed that...

Bob Geldof 'Banned' Paul Mccartney

Bob Geldof ''banned'' Paul McCartney from performing on the new Band Aid track.Stars including One Direction, Ed Sheeran and U2's Bono were handpicked by Bob to sing on the latest version of 'Do They Know...

Bono 'Can't Move' Due To Injuries

Bono ''can't move'' for ''a couple of months'' after sustaining a number of injuries in a bicycle accident.The U2 frontman was left with a fractured face, shoulder blade and broken elbow following the incident in...

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