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Robin Thicke Throws Himself A Divorce Party & U2 Apologizes For Giving You Their Album For Free

  • Robin Thicke threw himself a divorce party. I wonder if all of the unsold copies of Paula were in the gift bags. [Page Six]
  • Russell Brand has only nice things to say about being married to “amazing” Katy Perry. “I really enjoyed it,” he said of their short union. [TODAY]
  • Courtney Love says Billy Corgan hasn’t had a hit since he stopped writing songs about her. [Death and Taxes]
  • Bono is super sorry U2 gave you their album without your permission. [Daily Dot]
  • Vanilla sex: a perfectly fine way to fuck. [Jezebel] Keep reading »

Summer Heat Brings On Tour Cancellation Fever

There is a dangerous outbreak on the loose. Lucky for us, it only affects musicians. A rash of bands and performers have been canceling dates or entire tours for a variety of reasons, with scheduled dates in the U.S. suffering the most terminations. U2 has called off the North American leg of their tour to give lead singer Bono time to recover from emergency back surgery. Rock band Muse has axed and postponed several dates in the United States to allow the drummer of the band to be home for the birth of his child. When it comes to health and family, tour cancellations are understandable, especially when both bands are promising refunds and make up dates. A little less forgivable was Christina Aguilera erasing her entire North American tour because she didn’t feel ready and her people wanted the concerts to be closer to the release of her film “Burlesque.” This means if you want to see Christina get “Bionic” you will have until 2011.

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Quotable: The Edge Jokes With Bono In Recovery After Back Surgery

“He didn’t remember any of the conversation, which is a shame because he promised me his car and various other valuables, a few paintings. But anyway, he claims not to remember that.”

—The Edge on seeing Bono after he came out of emergency spine surgery. He’s recovering, but sadly the band still had to cancel summer tour dates. Gorillaz will be taking over for them at Glastonbury. Keep reading »

What Do Your Musical Tastes Say About You?

Blogger Lauren Leto, whoever you are, I love you. Your snarky list describing different authors and the people who read them made Amelia’s and my morning. Who reads Jodi Picoult? “Your mom when she’s at her time of the month.” Emily Griffin? “Women who give their boyfriend marriage ultimatums.” Sylvia Plath? “Girls who keep journals.” Yes, indeed! In the spirit of your list, I’ve composed my own, based on music … Keep reading »

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