A scripting error saw the heavy metal band misclassified in an earlier episode
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Friday 13 August 2010
Sessions for one of the defining millennial anthems began in Dublin in the winter of 1999. The producer Brian Eno devised the rhythm on a sequencer and drum machine.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Gorillaz are to take U2's place as Glastonbury headliners, it was announced today.
Tuesday 25 May 2010
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.
Saturday 22 May 2010
U2 have postponed the relaunch of their U2 360 tour, after lead singer Bono injured himself while preparing for the opening night.
Friday 21 May 2010
U2 were forced to postpone the next leg of their world tour after singer Bono injured his back, the band said tonight.
Friday 09 April 2010
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.
Tuesday 02 March 2010
Presenters and figures from the music world today stepped up their opposition to the proposed closure of BBC 6 Music.
Thursday 14 January 2010
The BBC breached its own guidelines in promoting U2's last album and a Coldplay tour, its editorial complaints unit has ruled.
Monday 23 November 2009
Irish rock giants U2 have been confirmed as the headline act for Glastonbury's 40th anniversary.
Sunday 25 October 2009
U2 are to become the first stadium-packing stars to allow a huge live show to be streamed for free on YouTube.
Thursday 08 October 2009
U2 frontman Bono made a surprise appearance via videolink at the Tory party conference today.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Angry residents reached an uneasy truce with the GAA last night over a row caused by the removal of the massive U2 stage at Dublin’s Croke Park.
Sunday 26 July 2009
Sunday 19 July 2009
What to make of an opening track which begins with some beautiful falsetto atmospherics, then descends into what sounds like a Conchords piss-take of Coldplay?
Sunday 12 July 2009
Things are starting to get interesting... As more and more bedroom boffins trade acoustic guitars for laptops, the emerging sound is a strange and entirely now blend of indie, melancholia and electro.
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