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19 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

U2 to release new album later this year

The four-piece rock band - made up of lead singer Bono , guitarist The Edge , bassist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr.

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Bono and his wife Alison Hewson go for a bike ride near their French home in Eze-sur-Mer

'This baby's death is on your conscience, Putin - damn you for centuries': Ukrainian government releases horrific picture of infant lying in a field that it says was killed when rebels shot down MH17 Naked bodies, children's books and LOOTING: Shocking eyewitness accounts - and pictures too heartbreaking to use - emerge from MH17 crash site Calls ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Pop/Rock, The Edge

Billboard

Nelson Mandela: 10 Musical Tributes to the Iconic Political...

Mandela: the three syllables not only refer to the legendary anti-apartheid leader and former President of South Africa, but serve as a modern synonym for equality, freedom and revolution.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Long Walk to Freedom, Books, Celebrities

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Age

Bono-led relief no cure as Ghana, Zambia consider IMF aid

Tony Blair, Bob Geldof, Kenyan Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai, and U2 lead singer Bono at the G8 in Scotland in 2005.

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Related Topix: World News, Ghana, Africa, Pop/Rock, Microsoft, Startups

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WNNJ.com

the Week in Rock and Roll

1978 The Rolling Stones started a two-week run at No.1 on the album chart with 'Some Girls', their 7th U.S. No.1 album.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Guitar Player

Korg SDD-3000 Delay Reborn as Stompbox

Back in the '80s, when U2 and The Edge blew everyone's minds with their orchestral delay soundscapes, I discovered - in an issue of Guitar Player , of course - that the Irish new-wave guitarist used Korg SDD-3000 rack processors to craft those gorgeous tones.

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Related Topix: The Edge, Pop/Rock

KHOU-TV Houston

Bono's daughter Eve Hewson simplifies billing

Those unusual, and sometimes wacky, names given by celebrities to their offspring don't always work in the real world.

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ABC News

Bono's Daughter Eve Hewson Simplifies Billing

Those unusual, and sometimes wacky, names given by celebrities to their offspring don't always work in the real world.

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RollingStone

U2's 'Bad' Break: 12 Minutes at Live Aid That Made the Band's Career

U2 formed in Dublin as teenagers in 1976. Between 1980 and 1985, they released four albums .

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Related Topix: Live Aid, Music!, Pop/Rock, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Celebrities, Queen, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 06, 2014

MusicEmissions

U2 - Under A Blood Red Sky

U2 haters beware! In my opinion, and I know this may be a controversial statement for some, but this is one of the best live albums ever made.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Why Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' Features Clips of Matt Damon, Woody Harrelson

The celebrities are depicted as liberals who actively undermine the idea of "American exceptionalism" through their work.

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Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Matt Damon, Obama's America, Books, Pop/Rock, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, Business News

Music-News.com

Followill: U2 pops bottles

Jared Followill is thrilled after U2 welcomed Kings Of Leon to Dublin with a basket of expensive champagne.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

NME

U2 fan records snippet of 'new track 'Song For Something' from outside Bono's beach house

A U2 fan has claimed to have recorded audio of a new song by the band being played by Bono from inside the frontman's beach house in France.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Yahoo!

Barossa now a global brand

Like Bordeaux and the Napa Valley, the words Barossa Valley spark instant recognition overseas.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Digital Post Production

Even Better Than The Real Thing? The Sin City Theatre's Compendium...

After a very successful first run, show producers John Padon and Pete Housley at The Sin City Theatre are thrilled to once again offer music fans the chance to rediscover one of their favorite artists and hear the songs the way they remember.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Edge, Ireland, World News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

SFGate

Academy draws new rules on who is eligible for film's Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced new rules designed to tackle a persistent dilemma in the collaborative medium of film - who, among the long group of artists involved in a movie, goes home with the statuette.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Motion Picture Academy tweaks rules for Oscar eligibility

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a number of new rules Friday designed to tackle a persistent dilemma in the collaborative medium of film -- who, among the long group of artists involved in a movie, goes home with the statuette.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Utah Symphony to Perform Music of John Williams & U2 at Deer Valley Music Festival, 7/11

Music from iconic big screen movies will echo off the hillside on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM as guest conductor Jeff Tyzik leads the Utah Symphony in a performance of John Williams' classic soundtracks during week two of the Deer Valley Music Festival.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Symphony, Arts, The Edge, Friday, V.I.P.

BBC News

What's it like to headline Glastonbury?

He had been due to perform on the evening of Thursday 22 June to coincide with the summer solstice.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oasis, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr.

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

(RED) thanks Apple for contributions; claims Bono's "jokes" taken out of context

U2 frontman Bono made waves earlier this week when, during the course of a Cannes Lions presentation, he seemingly lambasted Apple for not being more vocal about its role in RED.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Pop/Rock, Ipad, Science / Technology, Non-Profit, Steve Jobs

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