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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 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...

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 Won't Move 'For Months' After Accident

Bono won't be able to move for a ''couple of months'' following his bicycle accident.The U2 frontman was left with a fractured face, shoulder blade and broken elbow after the incident, which occurred in New...

Bono Requiring Surgery After Bicycle Accident

Bono has been left requiring surgery after being involved in a bicycle collision.The 54-year-old U2 frontman injured his arm in the accident in New York's Central Park, which has forced the 'Beautiful Day' band to...

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...

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 Struggled To Write U2'S 'Personal' New Album

Bono struggled to write U2's 'personal' new album.The Irish rocker and his band mates, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr - who released their new record 'Songs of Innocence' for free to all...

U2 Unleashes Its New Album For Free. For Some.

It was announced today that Irish superband U2’s latest studio album, Songs of Innocence, will be released through Island Records on October 13. However, for U2.com subscribers that simply cannot wait that long, and for...

U2 To Release New Album Later This Year

U2 will release their new album later this year.The four-piece rock band - made up of lead singer Bono, guitarist The Edge, bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. - are said to be...

Adam Clayton Was 'Out Of Control' Before Rehab

Adam Clayton credits Eric Clapton for his decision to seek treatment in rehab.The U2 rocker, who has struggled with depression since he was a teenager, admits that his addiction to alcohol took a serious toll...

Paul Simon Unveils Seamus Heaney Airport Honour

Veteran musician Paul Simon has teamed up with U2 rockers Bono and The Edge to help fund a special memorial to late poet Seamus Heaney at Ireland's Dublin Airport.Simon was the guest of honour on...

Bono Takes Own Bed On Tour

Bono takes his own bed on tour with him.The U2 rocker has played hundreds of shows worldwide with his band, but as he suffers from back problems he decided on his last tour to have...

Bono: 'U2 Are Becoming Irrelevant'

Bono thinks U2 are becoming irrelevant. The 'Invisible' rocker admitted that it has become harder for his band to remain significant in the music industry as they grow older, because the personal experiences they depict...

U2 To Release New Album Next Year

U2 will release their new album early next year. The 'Elevation' band's bass player, Adam Clayton, says they are nearing the end of recording sessions for the follow up to 2009's 'No Line On the...

Nile Rodgers Wants To Work With The Edge

Nile Rodgers is planning to record with U2 guitarist The Edge.The Chic legend has struck up a friendship with the Irish axeman and thinks they could write some great sounding tracks together. He told The...

Chris Martin Working On U2 Album?

Chris Martin is rumoured to be helping U2 with their new album.The Coldplay frontman reportedly joined the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - at Electric Lady Studios in...

Bono And The Edge Creating New Score For Spider-man Musical

U2 stars Bono and The Edge are working on new tracks for their Spider-Man musical in a bid to update the Broadway show.The two musicians created the score for Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, which...

Charlie Watts Hasn't Read Keith's Book

Charlie Watts hasn't read his Rolling Stones bandmate Keith Richards' book.The 'Paint it Black' drummer didn't bother to cast his eyes over the guitarist's autobiography - which caused controversy when it was published because Keith...

Michael Fassbender Inspired By Diver

Michael Fassbender based his 'Prometheus' character on champion diver Greg Louganis.The 35-year-old actor portrayed android David in the science-fiction film and studied the sportsman for inspiration because of the ''mesmerising'' way he moved.Asked about his...

Christian Bale: Batman Isn't Healthy

Christian Bale thinks Batman is ''not a healthy superhero''.The 38-year-old actor reprises his role as the Caped Crusader and alter ego Bruce Wayne in 'The Dark Knight Rises' and says the movie finds his character...

Lady Gaga Plans Immature Album

Lady Gaga's next album will have a ''tremendous lack of maturity.''The 'Judas' singer's last record, 'Born This Way', incorporated grown up lyrical themes - including addressing homosexuality on the title track and her grandfather's death...

Adam Clayton Lost 2.8 Million To Pa

Adam Clayton's former personal assistant allegedly stole 2.8 million Euros from him.The U2 bassist's former aide, Carol Hawkins, has denied taking the huge sum from the 52-year-old rocker in a plot involving 181 cheques over...

Facebook To Go Public: Bono Set To Make $1 Billion

Today is the day that Facebook will get floated on the stock exchange. Today is also the day that Bono looks set to become the world's richest musician, as result of this historic business move...

Bono Attends Artist Louis Le Brocquy's Funeral

U2 stars Bono and The Edge were among the mourners paying their respects to celebrated Irish artist Louis Le Brocquy at a memorial on Saturday (28Apr12).The rockers joined Irish President Michael D Higgins, Deliverance director...

U2 Stars Invest In Internet Company

U2 stars Bono and The Edge are building up their business portfolios by ploughing cash into an internet storage firm.The rockers, who made millions after investing in Facebook.com, have staked their money in Dropbox, a...

Dwayne Johnson Named Action Star Of The Year

Dwayne Johnson will be named Action Star of the Year at CinemaCon. The 39-year-old actor - who also wrestles in the WWE under the name The Rock - will receive the honour on the final...

Salma Hayek's Acne Caused 'Severe Depression'

Salma Hayek's acne plunged her into ''severe depression''.The 'Grown Ups' actress admits she felt so overweight and spotty when she was 25 that she couldn't bear to be seen in public.She said: ''I had acne....

Lenny Kravitz's Hunger Games Ignorance

Lenny Kravitz hadn't heard of 'The Hunger Games' when he was asked to star in the movie.The singer-and-actor takes on the role of Cinna in the big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins' book but he...

Irish Homeless Hero Inspired The Edge's Documentary

U2 star The Edge was inspired to make a documentary about the plight of the homeless after hearing of a heroic rescue story in his native Ireland.The musician recently debuted his Mtv film The Break,...

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