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Bono Ended Michael Hutchence Friendship Because Of Inxs Singer's 'Spiralling' Drug Use

Bono ended his friendship with late singer Michael Hutchence because of his drug use.The U2 star has reflected on his decision to cut ties with the INXS frontman before his tragic death in 1997, as...

Bono Saved By Activism

Bono's activism helped him "save [his] own a**".The U2 frontman has always felt like an "impersonator" but admitted he nearly lost himself in the 1990s so is thankful he eventually set his attention elsewhere and...

Bono Recalls Writing A Song For Frank Sinatra

Bono wrote a song for Frank Sinatra shortly before he passed away.The 62-year-old star - who is best known as the lead singer of U2 - has revealed that he wrote a song for the...

Bono Wants U2 To Release 'Uncompromising, Unreasonable Guitar Album'

Bono wants U2 to release a "noisy, uncompromising, unreasonable guitar album" before 'Songs Of Ascent'. The U2 frontman has revealed the upcoming record - which the group have been teasing since 2009 - is on...

Bono Received Death Threats

Bono received death threats after incurring the wrath of the IRA, the American far right, and Dublin gangsters.The U2 frontman admitted his pro-peace stance has caused him difficulties over the years and left not only...

Arctic Monkeys Tour Tour Europe With Inhaler

Arctic Monkeys will be joined by Inhaler on their European tour dates.Alex Turner and co have just announced the leg of their world tour in support of their upcoming LP 'The Car', and confirmed the...

Bono Is Releasing A Memoir

Bono is set to release the memoir ‘Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story’.The U2 frontman's upcoming tome sees the rock legend chronicle his life and career through 40 songs from the band's four-decade history.Fans will get...

U2'S Bono And The Edge Perform At Bomb Shelter In Kyiv

U2's Bono and The Edge performed a 40-minute set at a metro station being used as a bomb shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine.The Irish rockers were invited by President Volodymyr Zelensky to visit the war-torn country...

Liam Gallagher: U2 Aren't Naughty Enough To Be Rock Stars

Liam Gallagher says "boring" U2 should get "into a bit more naughty stuff".The former Oasis frontman and rock 'n' roll star was recently hailed as "one of the last remaining rock stars" by Foo Fighters...

Sir Paul Mccartney's Bass Guitar Sells For Record-breaking 496k

Sir Paul McCartney's bass guitar has sold at auction for a record-breaking $496,100.The 79-year-old musician used the Yamaha BB-1200 in the studio and on tour with Wings, and when it was sold at the weekend,...

The Edge: U2 Needed To 'Double Down' On Achtung Baby

The Edge says U2 felt the need to "double down" on 'Achtung Baby'.The 60-year-old bassist has reflected on the band's mentality going into their iconic 1991 album, and compared it to their mindset as they...

Inhaler Are Set To Play An Intimate One-off Gig In London Next Month

Inhaler are set to rock London's 100 Club for Absolute Radio next month.The chart-topping Irish rock band will take to the stage at the iconic venue on December 9 for a free concert, which will...

U2 Preview New Song On Tiktok From Sing 2

U2 have previewed a new song on TikTok.Bono and co gave fans a taster of the upcoming track ‘Your Song Saved My Life’, which will soundtrack the animated movie sequel 'SING 2', as they joined...

Inhaler Get Davina Mccall Moshing At London Concert

Inhaler got Davina McCall moshing at their show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in London on Wednesday night (06.10.21).The Irish rock band wowed the sold-out crowd which included the TV star who just couldn't...

U2 Give Bono Green Light For Solo Career

U2 would have no problem with Bono going solo.The 'Vertigo' group's bassist Adam Clayton, 61, has insisted he and the rest of the band - also comprising guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen Jr.,...

Dizzee Rascal Thinks Glastonbury Were Too Scared To Let Him Headline

Dizzee Rascal doesn't think Glastonbury Festival bosses had the "confidence" to let him headline.The 'Bonkers' hitmaker has played the Worthy Farm event several times over the years but never been put at the top of...

Inhaler's Eli Hewson Admits He 'Froze Up' Meeting The Strokes' Julian Casablancas

Bono's son Eli Hewson "froze up" when he met Julian Casablancas.The Inhaler frontman - who has followed in his famous dad's footsteps by embarking on a career in music - admitted he found himself completely...

Marshmello To Play Virtual Set At Opening Ceremony For Uefa Champions League Final

Marshmello is set to headline the UEFA Champions League Final Presented by Pepsi opening ceremony.The anonymous DJ superstar is set to put on a "one-of-a-kind" virtual six-minute set using the latest immersive technology, before the...

Why We Love Martin Garrix's Uefa Euro 2020 Collaboration With Bono And The Edge

At a time where team sports have never been so important, U2's Bono and The Edge have teamed up with Martin Garrix for an emotional song entitled We Are The People, released to promote the...

Martin Garrix And U2'S Bono And The Edge Drop Uefa Euro 2020 Song

Martin Garrix and U2's Bono and The Edge have released their official UEFA Euro 2020 song, 'We Are The People'.The EDM star and the Irish rockers teamed up on the uplifting anthem, which premiered on...

Bono And The Edge Team Up With Martin Garrix For Euros 'Anthem'

U2's Bono and The Edge have teamed up with Martin Garrix on the official UEFA Euro 2020 song.The unlikely collaboration has reportedly been in the works for months, with the Dutch DJ having written...

Dmx And Bono Team Up On New Track Skyscrapers

DMX has teamed up with Bono on a new track on his upcoming album.The hip-hop veteran has revealed he's collaborated with the U2 frontman on the song ‘Skyscrapers’ from his as-yet-untitled star-studded new record.Speaking on...

Time For A Fresh Start? Here's Our Ultimate New Year Playlist

The New Year is almost here, and we've never been more relieved or felt the need to celebrate more. Of course, our celebrations will be dampened by social distancing regulations, but we reckon a good...

U2 Open Up About Their Vegas Experiences In Brian Doogan's New Boxing Book 'The Superfight'

It was the night Bono and U2 went to the ringside in Las Vegas “feeling like U2, Dublin, Ireland, and left feeling like the number one group on the planet”.The SuperFight between Marvelous Marvin Hagler...

U2'S The Joshua Tree Has Been Named The Greatest 80s Album

U2's 'The Joshua Tree' has been named the greatest 80s album for National Album Day.The legendary Irish rock group - comprised of Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - beat the likes...

U2 Were Working On New Music Before Covid-19 Hit

U2 were working on new music before the coronavirus pandemic hit.The 'Beautiful Day' group's guitarist, The Edge, has revealed he and frontman Bono were in their native Dublin working on new material before they went...

Elton John Says T Rex's Marc Bolan Was 'Great Role Model'

Sir Elton John says Marc Bolan was a ''great role model'' as he was developing his stage persona.The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker has heaped praise on the late T. Rex frontman - who tragically died aged...

Imelda May Announces First Poetry Ep

Imelda May has announced her return to music with her first poetry EP, 'Slip Of The Tongue'.After the Irish musician teased she had been penning poetry and will ''probably'' put out an EP and publish...

U2'S 10k A Night House Hunt

U2 are looking to rent four $10,000-a-night mansions for their upcoming Sydney, Australia shows.The quartet - Bono, The Edge, Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton - are reportedly each seeking their own palatial pad for their...

Paul Mcguinness Compares Managing U2 To Managing A Football Team [Interview]

It doesn't take long to appreciate you are in the presence of rock music royalty when you are offered an audience with Paul McGuinness.U2's manager for more than three decades of their remarkable existence has...

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