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California Spider Species Named For U2′s Bono

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.

01/24/2013

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Bono, Peter Gabriel Highlight This Year’s TED Conference

The TED Conference will be sharing some ideas worth spreading from a pair of rock’n’roll greats in 2013.

01/14/2013

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U2 Releases More Tracks From U2360 Tour – But Only For Fan Club Members

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.

11/24/2012

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Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Bono Among Rock’s Wealthiest Frontmen

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.

11/19/2012

Only the biggest little band from Dublin, ever. (Timothy Clary/Getty Images)

U2 Offers New Compilation To Fan Club, Bono Featured In Time Magazine

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.

05/22/2012

Paul Hewson, aka Bono Vox of U2: the rich get richer. (Tim Clary/Getty Images)

Bono Becomes Rock’s Richest Star. You Should “Friend” Him.

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.

05/18/2012

Bono Says New U2 Album Like "Corn Flakes"

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.

02/16/2011

Sir Elton John To Guest Edit British Newspaper

[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 […]

11/18/2010

The Edge comments on the postponed U2 tour

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. […]

05/26/2010

Not all good news for U2 fans

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 […]

05/25/2010

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