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Gorillaz lead Glastonbury

Gorillaz will replace U2 as a headline act at next month's Glastonbury festival. The band, whose esoteric stage act features a combination of holograms and cartoon characters, has agreed to the spot a day after the U2 frontman Bono announced that his band would pull out because he needed to recover from a back injury. The band has also postponed 16 shows on the North American leg of its tour.

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Gorillaz are to take U2's place as Glastonbury headliners, it was announced today.

Nick Hasted: Florence more likely to top the bill than Stones

Bono's back injury means that U2 has been replaced by the far less comforting letters "TBC" on the Glastonbury website. Speculation on an act to fill this sudden hole at the top of Friday night's bill has fixed on the Rolling Stones.

Bono's injured back forces U2 to pull out of Glastonbury

It's the kind of news any festival director dreads. With just four weeks to go, Glastonbury's Friday-night headliners U2 have pulled out.

U2 pull out of Glastonbury after Bono operation

U2 have cancelled their headline slot at Glastonbury after singer Bono was told to rest for at least two months following emergency surgery, it was confirmed today.

U2 postpones tour after Bono injures his back

U2 have postponed the relaunch of their U2 360 tour, after lead singer Bono injured himself while preparing for the opening night.

Gigs postponed after Bono's emergency op

U2 were forced to postpone the next leg of their world tour after singer Bono injured his back, the band said tonight.

U2 - A beautiful day before stardom

With 12 studio albums under their belts, it's hard to imagine U2's humble beginnings – or even the lead singer Bono without his trademark sunglasses on.

Field Music: A case of sibling revelry

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The Cello Suites, By Eric Siblin

Eric Siblin is in many ways just the kind of listener whom musicians love to find in their audiences: an open-minded voyager who's trying something new. JS Bach's cello music entered his life "by chance" shortly after he had ended a stint as pop music critic for the Montreal Gazette, "a job that had filled my head with vast amounts of music, much of which I didn't want to be there".

Man rescued from Haiti quake rubble after 11 days

A man has been rescued alive from the rubble of a hotel 11 days after the Haitian earthquake - despite the country's government declaring the search for survivors over.

British stars join Haiti transatlantic telethon

British stars pitched in today during a star-studded transatlantic telethon to raise money for devastated Haiti.

Gavin Bond: Music: Striking a rock and roll pose

These photographs of rock'n'roll royalty, taken by the celebrity photographer Gavin Bond, include shots of The Killers, Gwen Stefani, Grace Jones, Katy Perry and Girls Aloud.

BBC rapped for promoting U2 and Coldplay

The BBC breached its own guidelines in promoting U2's last album and a Coldplay tour, its editorial complaints unit has ruled.

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