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Bombay Bicycle Club Criticise U2 For Being "Disconnected From Young People"

Jack Steadman, the lead singer of British indie stars Bombay Bicycle Club has criticised U2 for controversial rollout of their last album, saying that it’s indicative of the extent to which the band are “disconnected...

U2'S Bono Required 18 Screws And 3 Metal Plates During Surgery For Severe Bike Injury

Earlier this week it was reported that U2 were forced to cancel their weeklong residency on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' with his house band, The Roots, scheduled to start November 17th, after Bono sustained an...

Noel Gallagher Didn't Work Too Hard On Album

Noel Gallagher ''didn't put that much effort'' into his new album.The 47-year-old rocker recently completed his album 'Chasing Yesterday' - which comes out next March - but claims he only put about ''75 percent'' of...

Three Metal Plates, 18 Screws And Five Hours Of Surgery: Turns Out Bono’S Bike Spill Was More Serious Than We Thought

We now know that U2 frontman Bono’s cycling accident was much more serious than first reported, after Rolling Stone published a list of the singer's painful sounding injuries. The 54 year old was involved in...

Bono Needs 'Intensive Therapy' After Bicycle Accident

Bono is to undergo ''intensive therapy'' after having three metal plates and 18 screws inserted into his elbow. The U2 frontman underwent a five-hour operation on Sunday night (16.11.14) following a bicycle accident in New...

Bono's Injury Puts The Breaks On U2'S "Tonight Show" Residency

U2 frontman Bono has reportedly injured his arm riding his bicycle around Central Park in New York and is set to undergo surgery for the problem. So says U2’s official website. In a message to...

Bono Needs Surgery

Bono is to undergo surgery after being involved in a bicycle accident.The 54-year-old U2 frontman has injured his arm in a collision in New York's Central Park, forcing the group to cancel their week-long residency...

One Direction Take Band Aid First Line

One Direction have been given the opening lines of Band Aid 30's 'Do They Know It's Christmas Time?'.The star-studded charity single - which will raise money for the fight against the Ebola virus - was...

Sinead O'connor Slams U2

Sinead O'Connor has compared U2 to terrorists.The 'Nothing Compares 2 U' singer has slammed the band's decision to have their latest album 'Songs of Innocence' automatically uploaded into iTunes subscribers' music libraries, describing it as...

U2 Forced To Cancel Weeklong Residency On Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' After Bono's Cycling Injury

Irish rockers U2 were scheduled to perform on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' with his house band, The Roots, for a full week, starting November 17th. However, they have been forced to cancel their residency after...

Bono's Private Jet Loses Its Tailgate Mid-flight

Rock star Bono survived a brush with aircraft danger after his private plane lost its tailgate as it was coming in to land in the German capital airport. The Irish U2 frontman, 54, was travelling...

Bono's Near-miss In Plane

Bono cheated death yesterday (12.11.14) when a door fell off the private jet he was travelling in.The U2 frontman was on board a Learjet 60 D-CGEO with four friends flying from Dublin, Ireland to Berlin,...

Taylor Hawkins: U2'S Album Is Like 'A Fart'

Taylor Hawkins has compared U2's new album to ''a fart''.The Foo Fighters drummer has slammed the 'With or Without You' rockers for having their 13th album 'Songs of Innocence' automatically downloaded onto people's phones, even...

Bono Retracts Apology Over 'Songs Of Innocence' Giveaway

Three weeks ago Bono apologised for the free iTunes giveaway of U2’s album. But now, he’s rescinded on that apology – backtracked on the backtrack, if you will – saying that the rollout of Songs...

U2 To Play Week-long Tonight Show Residency

U2 will play a week-long residency on the 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon.The Irish rockers - made up of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - will spend five nights performing on...

U2 Set For Weeklong Residency On Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

In the midst of Metallica being booked to perform for five straight nights on the last week of 'The Late Late Show With Craig Fuerguson,' it seems another late night talk show has caught the...

Queen Release New Song For Aids Campaign

Queen have released a new song featuring Freddie Mercury to raise money in the fight against AIDS.The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up with (RED) for a new campaign, 'Share the Sound of An AIDS Free...

U2 To Release New Album In 18 Months

U2 plan to release a new album in just 18 months.The Irish rockers caused controversy when they allowed their latest LP 'Songs of Innocence' to be given away on iTunes for free but despite only...

Iggy Pop Says New U2 Album Is A 'Veiled Advert'

Iggy Pop says U2's latest album, 'Songs of Innocence', is a ''veiled advert''.The Stooges vocalist says that although the album was made available to Apple's iTunes customers free of charge, it would be inaccurate to...

U2 Didn't Profit From Download

U2 ''didn't earn much'' from their new album.The Irish rockers gave away 'Songs of Innocence' to iTunes users because they felt their fans ''deserved'' to have the record for free, and admit even Apple were...

Bono Cheated Death As A Teen

Bono ''should have'' died in a bomb attack.The U2 frontman believes a decision to ride his bike to a record store in Dublin, Ireland in 1984 stopped him from being in the midst of a...

Bono Reveals Why He Always Wears Sunglasses: "I Have Glaucoma"

Bono explained why he wears sunglasses seemingly all the time whilst appearing on a British talk show.Bono spotted in London on Thursday (16th Oct.).Read More: Bono Apologies Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2's New Album.The U2...

The Edge's Cheese Sandwich Diet

U2 guitarist The Edge ate cheese sandwiches every day for his lunch for 14 years.The 53-year-old musician admits his mother Gwenda was not a great cook and her packed lunches were particularly hit and miss...

Bono's Vocal 'Gift' From Dad

Bono claims his voice improved after his father died.The U2 frontman believes he was given a ''gift'' by his late dad Bob Hewson - who lost his battle with cancer in 2001 - after he...

Bono Apologises Over Unwanted Downloads Of U2'S New Album

U2 frontman Bono has issued an apology to iTunes users over the release of their recent album Songs of Innocence. Users of the software had a free copy of the new album automatically downloaded to...

Neil Young Recalls The Time Bono Tried To Give Him Song Writing ‘Advice’.

You might have felt angry last month when Bono gave you his new album without asking if you'd wanted it first. But imagine how Neil Young felt when the U2 frontman offered him some unsolicited...

Bono Apologises For Album Giveaway

Bono has apologised for giving U2's album away for free.The group triggered a backlash from angry iTunes users who were given their 'Songs of Innocence' LP as a free download and the frontman admits the...

The Edge Had 'Doubts' Over U2'S Album Download

U2 guitarist The Edge had ''doubts'' before they agreed for their album, 'Songs of Innocence' to be an automatic download.The rock band caused a stir when they released their latest album, 'Songs of Innocence' as...

Bono 'Despised' Catholics And Protestants Growing Up

Bono ''despised'' Catholics and Protestants while he was growing up in Ireland.The U2 frontman has admitted that he hated the religious groups that dominated and divided country during the 1970s.Talking to The Sun newspaper, Bono...

Bono Writes Song For Mother

Bono wrote a love song for his mother on U2's latest album. The 54-year-old singer paid tribute to his mum Iris on the band's 13th studio album, 'Songs of Innocence', and admits the autobiographical theme...

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