It appeared Bono and arachnids didn’t mix when his “Spider-Man” musical had a rough Broadway run, but that didn’t keep a biologist from naming an actual spider species after the U2 singer.
The TED Conference will be sharing some ideas worth spreading from a pair of rock’n’roll greats in 2013.
U2 has always made it worth their fans’ while (and money) to join their fanclub. Last year, they offered a 2 CD box set of live tracks from their recent U2360 tour, called U22, exclusively to fan club members. This year, they’re offering even more performances from that tour, on a single 15-track CD called Edge’s Picks. As the name suggests, the tracklist was selected by U2 guitarist The Edge.
Generating the numbers using “all publicly available information including salaries, real estate holdings, divorces, record sales, royalties and endorsements” minus “a formula that takes out taxes, manager’s fees, agents’ fees, and lifestyle,” the website found that former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is the king of bank accounts with a staggering net worth of $800 million.
Legendary rock band U2 knows a thing or two about recruiting fan club members. The group is releasing a new compilation album exclusively to U2.com subscribers.
As Facebook went public today, reports are calculating that Bono’s investment company, Elevation Partners, stands to make up to $1.5 billion off of the IPO.
Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images Bono had a very interesting way of describing the next [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]U2[/lastfm] album, which the band says is a big departure from their last.
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm] is taking a step away from his piano to be a guest editor for The Independent, a British newspaper. The issue runs on December 1, which is World AIDS Day. All the […]
For those of you keeping close tabs on Bono’s recent surgery and recovery—and the resulting postponement of [lastfm]U2[/lastfm]’s North American dates—the band’s Web site has posted a message from none other than The Edge himself. […]
Bono released from hospital, but 16 dates on U2’s North American tour postponed until 2011 First the good news: Bono has been released from the hospital after back surgery to address injuries the U2 singer […]