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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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U2 thrill fans by performing Spiderman song


October 6th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 06 (ANI): Rock band U2 delighted Portuguese fans over the weekend by performing a new song from the Spiderman stageshow.Bono and The Edge teamed up to pen the score for ... 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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Amnesty activists held at U2 gig in Russia


August 26th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two activists of human rights group Amnesty International were arrested while distributing flyers at a concert of Irish rock band U2 in Moscow, a report ... 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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Bono’s back injury costs insurers $18m


July 24th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): Rock band U2's vocalist Bono's back injury has cost his insurers 18 million dollars.According to the Sun, Lloyd's brokers Robertson Taylor are the firm faced with settling ... 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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Delayed Spider-Man musical offers theatregoers ticket refund


January 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Theatregoers have been offered a ticket refund for the upcoming Broadway Spider-Man musical, after it was delayed due to financial problems.The Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark musical, which ... 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 want own video game now


October 10th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Members of rock band U2 have revealed they are desperate to follow in the footsteps of other bands like The Beatles and Metallica and have their own video ... Read more...

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Megan Fox headed for the music industry?


September 26th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): It looks like 'Transformers' star Megan Fox wants to make a name in the music industry as well.Fox, 23, who will be hosting 'Saturday Night Live', is set ... Read more...

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Bandmates share mysterious connection, says U2 guitarist


August 13th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Edge, guitarist of the acclaimed rock band U2, claims he and his band mates - Bono, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen - have a "mysterious" connection when ... Read more...

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U2 plan 100-date stadium tour to promote new album


March 9th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 09 (ANI): Rock band U2 have planned a 100-date stadium tour, which would continue for the next 18 months, in a bid to promote their new album No Line ... 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’s album may have been leaked by record firm


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Rock band U2's yet unreleased new album was leaked online and the culprit may have been their own record label. Contactmusic.com reports that U2's album "No Line On The ... 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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U2 to release new music video


February 7th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Rock band U2 will release its new music video "Get Your Boots On" Feb 16, thesun.co.uk reports.Directed by French filmmaker and artist Alex Courtes, the video features ... 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 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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U2 gets 10 mn pounds in Live Nation deal


October 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The rock band U2 got 10 million pounds in a deal with Live Nation even before playing a single note.According to thesun.co.uk, the band will most likely tour ... Read more...

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U2’s manager slams Radiohead’s ‘honesty box’ policy


June 10th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Rock band U2's manager Paul McGuiness has slammed Radiohead's 'honesty box' policy, which allows fans the option to pay whatever they want for downloading the group's songs. Radiohead's ... Read more...

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Austria’s singing monks don’t want to be pop stars


May 17th, 2008 - 9:06 am ICT by admin
By Ivonne Marschall Heiligenkreuz (Austria), May 17 (DPA) Father Alkuin, Brother Ignatius and 15 of their brethren may soon have to deal with issues normally far from the mind of a monk: being ... Read more...

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U2’s Edge hangs out with Pitt in France


May 5th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (IANS) Guitarist The Edge from the rock band U2 was spotted hanging out with Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt in Nice, France. Edge was seen walking with Pitt and his ... Read more...

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