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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...

U2 Announce Tour

U2 have announced a world tour for 2015.The Irish rockers' 'iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE' concert series will see them play for at least two nights in each of the 19 cities they are scheduled to visit...

U2 Announce 'Innocence + Experience' Tour For 2015

U2 will be hitting the road again next year with the band playing indoor arenas for the first time in over a decade, as part of a European and North American tour, which will visit...

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...

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...

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...

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