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U2 News

U2 cancels week-long Jimmy Fallon appearance after Bono hurts arm

U2 is a man down, and an important one, after Bono had a cycling accident and injured his arm. The Irish band made it to New York, Bono had his fall in Central Park, but the group had to cancel an appearance on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.'

U2 singer Bono has harrowing flight as door detaches from plane

The singer for the Irish band U2 is lucky that things ended well after a door in the rear compartment of the private jet he was riding across Europe in fell off. He lost his luggage in the mishap but is happy that is all he lost.

Review: Stereo MCs Collected

The popular English pop/dance/acid jazz/hip hop outfit, best known for their '90s hit "Connected," have released a comprehensive new retrospective. Digital Journal gave it a listen.

Review: INXS celebrate their legacy with 'All The Voices', a 10 LP boxset

The legendary Australian rockers are to re-release all their original albums, painstakingly remastered and repackaged, on vinyl and on CD.

CIA tweets 'It was us' on Norway's 1950s UFO sightings

Apparently back in the 1950s there was a spate of UFO sightings in the skies above Norway. Finally, 60 years later, an explanation has been offered by the CIA on Twitter.

Review: A mixed bag at Daniel Lanois tribute concert Special

Toronto - Celebrities gathered in Toronto on Tuesday night to pay tribute to the music and career of Daniel Lanois. While there were beautiful sounds, there were also two clearly competing visions of musicality at work.

Two producers, one concert, many surprises Special

Toronto - Hal Willner is known for his creative music explorations, both on albums and live onstage. Having produced concerts honoring Neil Young, Harry Smith, and Leonard Cohen, Willner now turns his sights to award-winning musician/producer Daniel Lanois.

Howie B's 'Down With The Dawn' a portrait of loss and life Special

Scottish DJ/producer Howie B. is perhaps best-known for his work with U2, Bjork, Tricky, and Ry Cooder. But he's also a gifted artist in his own right. His latest album offers a wide range of sounds, and references deeply personal experiences.

Re-Discovering The Magic Of Roy Orbison's 'Mystery Girl' Special

Roy Orbison’s 'Mystery Girl' was released two months after the legendary singer’s sudden passing. Now the 1989 album has been re-issued with new material. For the Orbison sons, the re-release is truly a family affair.

Op-Ed: US Secretary of Defense attempts to curb spending over protests

Washington - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is recommending a reduction in troop numbers and cuts to specific weapons programs in an attempt to rein in the bloated budget. Senators plan to fight the proposals while the national debt is constantly rising.

Leonard Cohen biography offers art and heart Special

Music journalist Sylvie Simmons interviewed a wide range of people to complete her exhaustive biography on Canadian music icon Leonard Cohen. It was a project done, as she says, with "diligence and heart."

Rock 'n' roll greats salute BB King in new documentary Special

Toronto - BB King: The Life of Riley makes its North American premiere June 14th as part of the North by Northeast music festival in Toronto. Director Jon Brewer says King’s life was a story begging to be told.

U2's new album will be out by end of the year

U2's as-yet-untitled album will likely be released by the end of 2013, according to an interview with band bassist Adam Clayton.

Review: Who the F**k is Arthur Fogel?

Toronto - Arthur Fogel isn't a well-known figure. But if you’ve ever been to a live concert by Madonna, U2, Lady Gaga, or The Police, you’ll have felt his influence. Now, a new documentary traces the Canadian music promoter’s rise to superstar status.

2Cellos offer fresh takes on old favorites Special

2Cellos - classical musicians Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser - came to the public' attention with their vibrant, cellos-only cover version of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" in 2011.

Irish Post Punk Gets Its Time To Shine Special

There’s more to Irish rock than U2, as a new compilation proves. Strange Passion, released this summer, showcases the vital post punk Irish music scene, offering contemporary sounds and a peek into a world that hasn’t been celebrated until now.

U2's former PA jailed for multi-million dollar embezzlement

Dublin - Carol Hawkins, the former housekeeper and PA to U2's Adam Clayton, has been jailed for seven years for embezzlement. Hawkins extracted around $3.5 million from the star's accounts.

Review: Garbage rock out with new album, tour Special

Toronto - Rock-pop band Garbage were known back in the 1990s for hits like "Stupid Girl" and "Only Happy When It Rains." Their latest album shows a harder edge but keeps the synth-pop-meets-hard-riffs sound vividly, defiantly alive.

Facebook IPO makes U2's Bono the richest musician in the world?

London - Reports suggest that thanks to Facebook, U2's frontman Bono has overtaken former Beatles Paul McCartney in accumulated wealth to make him the richest musician in the world.

Gavin Friday: Artist, Irishman, catholic Special

Dublin - There was a twinkle in Bono's eyes when he sang “The Last Song I’ll Ever Sing” from the stage of Carnegie Hall in October 2009. The song belongs to his friend Gavin Friday, and encapsulates his style: mischief-maker, sexy chanteur, culture vulture.

Spider-Man Musical Breaks Box Office Records

New York - Spider-Man, the Broadway musical showing at Foxwood’s Theatre, has broken the box office record for ticket sales over the Christmas period. Not bad for a production which experienced considerable difficulties in getting started.

U2 make Glastonbury debut after 35 years, but not without protest

U2, a band formed 35 years ago, made their Glastonbury Festival debut in the UK last night as two iconic seventies phenomena came together for the first time.

Window in the Skies

U2 releases new video for the single "Window in the Skies" on YouTube

U2 & Green Day release song on iTunes

Proceeds from sale of the song on iTunes will go towards musicrising.org

U2 & Green Day Unite

Done as a part of the Music Rising project to bring the music back to New Orleans, the song debuted on ESPN, a cover of the Scottish punk band, The Skids. To find out more about Music Rising, or how to donate, visit www.musicrising.org

Tribute Rock Bands Take British Clubs By Storm

LONDON (dpa) ­ By Jovi, The Beatless, Think Floyd or The Rolling Clones ­ not only the names of the so-called tribute bands sound just like those of famous rock and pop groups. These bands play the hits of their idols - note for note. They dress lik.

Grammys: U2 Wins Record Of The Year

LOS ANGELES (voa) - The Grammys come against a backdrop of slumping sales in the U.S. music recording industry and a struggle between artists and record companies over rights to songs. The awards ceremony featured tributes to the late Beatle's guitari...

U2 Leads Grammy Nominations

BEVERLY HILLS (voa) - This year's Grammy Awards nominations have been announced, with the Irish rockers U2 leading with eight nominations, including best album, best record, and song of the year. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences m...

U2 Leaves Behind Critics, Elevates Fans

U2's Elevation Tour continues its North American leg through the end of June before heading to Europe for the duration of the summer. Rumour has it the band is returning to North American shores in the fall for more dates. There was a defining perso...
 

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Bono performing at the  Deine Stimme Gegen Armut  (Your Voice Against Poverty) concert in Rostock  G...
Bono performing at the "Deine Stimme Gegen Armut" (Your Voice Against Poverty) concert in Rostock, Germany on June 7th, 2007.
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A U-2 in flight.
A U-2 in flight.
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Songs of Innocence by U2
Songs of Innocence by U2
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U2 in action
U2 in action
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A U-2 in flight.
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Howie B has happy memories of working with U2 on their 1997 album   Pop . It marked a distinct depar...
Howie B has happy memories of working with U2 on their 1997 album, 'Pop'. It marked a distinct departure from the super-band’s more straight-ahead rock and roll style, one they've not repeated with such creative ferocity since. Would Howie work with U2 again? “Of course I would! I love working with them. Definitely. It’s just waiting for the right time and the right thing to come along.”
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INXS:  All The Voices
INXS: 'All The Voices'
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Bono at the Annual Meeting 2008 of the World Economic Forum in Davos  Switzerland  January 24  2008
Bono at the Annual Meeting 2008 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2008
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 It was a joy to share a stage with BB King   says Bono in the documentary.  He s a lesson in grace....
"It was a joy to share a stage with BB King," says Bono in the documentary. "He's a lesson in grace."
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