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U2 Revive Old Hit October For First Night In New York

Bono and his bandmates retired the 1981 tune October after the New Zealand leg of their Lovetown tour in November, 1989, but decided it was time to perform it again. And among...

Bono Pays Tribute To Former Israeli Leader's Peace Efforts At Gig

The neighbouring countries have been fighting for several decades, but Bono is hoping Peres can continue to be a voice of reason in the Middle East even though he is no longer in...

Bono's Daughter Wants To Ditch 'Celebrity Kid Cliché'

Bono's daughter doesn't want to become a ''celebrity kid cliché''.Eve Hewson - whose father is the U2 rocker - has insisted she doesn't want to be known for her family connection but rather for her...

Singer Danielle Peck Expecting First Child On Her Birthday

The star and her husband, Josh Smith, are expecting a baby girl on Peck's 37th birthday (14Sep15), and they have already decided to name the kid Ava Jolie. The mum-to-be broke the...

Bono Meets With Canadian Prime Minister To Discuss Foreign Aid

U2 lead singer Bono is once again trying to use his influence in the political world. The frontman, a keen philanthropist and heavily involved in charitable causes, met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and...

Bono Visits Canadian Parliament To Discuss Foreign Aid

The Irish rocker, a keen philanthropist, held talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, as well as other politicians and leaders of non-governmental organisations during a day of meetings in Ottawa in an attempt...

Edward Norton And U2 Grant Ailing Teenager's Concert Wish

Meridith Lawton's daughter, Lizzy, has been battling rare bone cancer Ewing's Sarcoma since 2010, and she had twice been told her disease was in remission. However, a new tumour was recently discovered...

Jennifer Lawrence's Secret Relationship

Jennifer Lawrence wants to keep her relationship with Chris Martin ''under wraps''.The 'Hunger Games' star is reportedly keen on keeping her romance with the 'A Sky Full of Stars' hitmaker private after seeing how things...

Bono Leaves Large Tip At Deli

The Irish rocker stopped by Canters Deli after performing with U2 at The Forum, and asked his waitress, who has been working at the establishment for 50 years, to choose her favourites for...

U2 Play Star-studded Gig At Tiny Los Angeles Venue

The band kicked off the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada on 14 May (15) and they will complete a five-show residency at The Forum venue in L.A....

U2 Cut Back Tour Set Due To Bono's Injury

The Irish rocker suffered multiple fractures and breaks to his left arm, elbow, finger and an eye socket when he fell off a bike in Central Park in New York in November (14),...

Bono Performs With Impersonator

During U2's show at The Forum venue on Tuesday night (26May15), the frontman singled out Joe Hier and gave him the chance to sing with him on stage. Bono performed The Sweetest...

Bono's Music Inspired By His Late Mother

Bono believes the death of his mother inspired him to become a rock star.The U2 frontman's mother Iris died from a brain aneurysm four days after collapsing at her father's funeral in September 1974 and...

U2 Pay Tribute To Tour Manager During Concert

Sheehan, U2's road manager for 33 years, was found unconscious in his room at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in L.A. on Wednesday morning (27May15) and he was pronounced dead at the scene. He...

Bono Pays Tribute To Tour Manager

Bono has led tributes to U2's late tour manager, Dennis Sheehan.The 'Ordinary Love' hitmaker and his bandmates - The Edge, Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton - are struggling to come to terms with the death...

U2'S Long Serving Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Dies

U2’s latest tour has suffered yet more bad news, with the announcement of the sudden death of the band’s long-serving tour manager. Dennis Sheehan, who has overseen the group’s tours for over three decades, was...

U2 Planning Tribute To Tour Manager At Wednesday Night Show

Sources tell Billboard.com the group's Forum show will go ahead as planned, despite Sheehan's death on Wednesday morning, but his passing and his contribution to the band for over 30 years will be...

U2'S Longtime Road Manager Dead As Band Prepares For Los Angeles Shows

The rock svengali was found unconscious in his room at the Sunset Marquis Hotel on Wednesday morning (27May15) after reportedly suffering a reported cardiac arrest. He was pronounced dead on the scene....

U2 Claim They Feared Their Entire World Tour Might Have Been Over After The Edge's Stage Tumble

U2 feared that their current world tour might have been over on the first night after The Edge fell off the stage during an encore. In a group interview with CBS News, the four members...

Bono Tried To Halt Album Release Over Personal Song

The Irish rocker wrote Iris (Hold Me Close) about his mum, who died when he was 14 just days after collapsing at her father's funeral in 1974. Bono now admits he attempted...

U2 Feared Tour Was Over When The Edge Fell Off Stage

The band kicked off the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada on 14 May (15) but the first night was marred by drama when the musician toppled off...

U2 Dedicate Pride Song To Gay Marriage Voters In Ireland

Bono slightly altered the lyrics to the song to reference the results of a referendum on same sex marriage during the band's gig in Phoenix. He told the audience, "We have peace...

U2 And Jay Z Honour B.b. King At Concerts

The veteran star passed away in his sleep at his Las Vegas home, aged 89, after battling a diabetes-related illness, and members of the music community wrote tributes to the musician on social...

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...

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