irish rock

Get a chance to redesign U2’s album cover


December 8th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Get creative and grab a chance to re-design a collage for popular international band U2's album "Achtung Baby".The invitation has been extended by Talenthouse India, an ... Read more...

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U2 hated living with Bono


October 31st, 2011 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Irish rock band U2's bandmates says that they found it very hard sharing a house with the frontman Bono in the late 1980s.Formed in 1976, the ... Read more...

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U2 named world’s highest paid musicians


June 18th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Irish rock band U2 has been named the world's highest paid musicians by the Forbes magazine. The band grossed $195 million in the last 12 ... Read more...

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Gul Panag may bring U2 to India


June 16th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Gul Panag will soon be off to Toronto to meet members of Irish rock band U2 and convince them to perform in India in ... Read more...

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Former Thin Lizzy Guitarist Gary Moore Dies At 58


February 7th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINSDIAN NEWS) Blues rock guitarist and singer Gary Moore breathed his last on Sunday. The legendary musician was on a holiday at Kempinski Hotel in Estepona, Spain and ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cable reveals Berlusconi’s efforts to avoid Bono tongue-lashing


December 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A confidential US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks has revealed how Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi considered increasing foreign aid budget to avoid a 'tongue-lashing' from Irish rock ... Read more...

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‘100 Greatest Artists of All Time’ On VH1


September 8th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) VH1 started the '100 Greatest Artist of All Time' special on Monday and the fans were treated to a countdown that had all their favorite artists. ... Read more...

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U2, NASA create video to celebrate their collaboration


August 28th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a commemorative video highlighting a year's worth of collaboration in space and on the group's 360 ... Read more...

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U2 Fined For Playing Loud Music


August 27th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Madrid, Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is a piece of news that is surely going to come as a rude shock to all the die-hard fans of the Irish rock ... Read more...

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U2 Fined For Playing Loud Music


August 27th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Irish Rock Band U2 has been fined for disturbing the peace and quiet of the citizens of Barcelona. They played too loudly and ... Read more...

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Jay-Z to join U2 on Australian tour?


August 25th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Rapper Jay-Z is reportedly set to join Irish rock band U2 on their Australian tour.The band is back on the road after lead singer Bono had to ... Read more...

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U2 to perform in Melbourne in December


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 22 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 will perform in Melbourne in December as part of their 360 Degrees tour.Tickets for the world's biggest-ever rock show will go on sale ... Read more...

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U2 Rework Songs With David Hollister


July 24th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): U2, the Irish rock legends are in the middle of reworking at least a couple of their old songs. They would be working with the American ... Read more...

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U2 Top Earners


July 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Irish rock band U2, who earned a total of $130 million from their enormous tour around the world and from other deals, is presently the world's top-earning ... Read more...

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U2 ‘World’s Highest-Earning Band’


July 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 has been named the highest-earning band in the world.According to Forbes.com, they were estimated to have made 84.9 million pounds, including ticket and ... Read more...

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Bono’s injury puts tour on hold


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bono, lead singer of rock band U2 has been hospitalized after undergoing an emergency back surgery.The band posted an online message on Friday, saying that Bono ... Read more...

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Bono’s back surgery casts doubts over U2’s Glastonbury headline spot


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 headlining at Glastonbury looks doubtful after its main vocalist Bono had to be rushed to hospital for emergency back surgery.The band has already cancelled ... Read more...

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U2 had most successful North American tour of 2009


January 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 is said to have had the most successful North American tour of 2009, according to music trade publication Pollstar.U2's 360 degree tour sold 1.3 ... Read more...

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U2 to headline Glastonbury’s 40th b’day next year


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): It has emerged that Irish rock band U2 will be headlining Glastonbury's 40th birthday next year.This will be the first time that the band has ever played ... Read more...

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U2 allows YouTube to stream LA gig for free


October 27th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 27 (ANI): U2 has for the first time let YouTube stream a full live show for free.The Irish rock band's fans were permitted to watch their performance at the Pasadena ... Read more...

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Fergie finds it ‘challenging’ to support U2 on tour


June 16th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Fergie has said she will find it "challenging" to support U2 on tour, for she grew up listening to the tunes of the Irish rock band.The singer, whose ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle ’signs U2’s financial wizard to manage career’


June 7th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent runner-up Susan Boyle has reportedly roped in U2's financial wizard to manage her career.The 48-year-old and her family allegedly signed legendary showbiz guru Ossie Kilkenny, ... Read more...

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U2 may match Rolling Stones record with new album


March 5th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 5 (ANI): U2 may soon create chart history with their new album, which appears set to become their 10th number one. The Irish rock band seem on the edge to ... Read more...

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U2 gets free advertising from BBC


February 24th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Irish rock band U2 is reportedly getting more than a million pounds of free publicity from BBC along with a series of special shows and appearances. Critics are unhappy ... Read more...

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U2 to preview new album on BBC Radio 1 later this month


February 14th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 14 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 will be performing songs from their new album No Line on the Horizon on BBC Radio 1 later this month. An announcement made in ... Read more...

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U2s Bono is now a part-time journalist


January 12th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 12 (ANI): Bono, the vocalist of the Irish rock band U2, has now become a part-time journalist.The singer, who has been a contributing columnist for the New York Times, ... Read more...

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U2′’s new album inspired by Jimmy Page and Jack White


January 9th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Irish rock band U2''s new album ''No Line on the Horizon'' has been inspired by Led Zeppelin legend Jimmy Page and Jack White, the band have claimed.The ... Read more...

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U2 warn fans against buying bogus tour tickets


January 9th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 9 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 have cautioned their fans that some fraudsters are selling bogus tickets for their concerts, to be staged as part of a purported summer ... Read more...

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U2 signs $1billion deal with Live Nation


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 22 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 has signed a billion-dollar deal with concert promoters Live Nation, which could earn them more than 500 million dollars in shared revenue.The deal, ... Read more...

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U2 paid PS10m up front by concert promoters Live Nation


October 21st, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 has been paid 10million pounds up front for after they signed a deal with concert promoters Live Nation to do shows.U2comprising of ... Read more...

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