U2 fined €36k for too-loud Croker gigs

Some might say U2 have been creating noise pollution for years. And now the Dublin supergroup have been fined €36,000 after they breached noise levels during their Croke Park concerts in July. Dublin City Council has issued penalties against music promoters MCD after Bono and his bandmates exceeded the allowed limits on a number of […]

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BOYLE HIRES U2’S FINANCIAL GURU

Scottish singing sensation SUSAN BOYLE has hired the man credited with making rockers U2 one of music’s biggest moneymakers as her manager. The star, who took the world by storm with her extensive vocal range on U.K. reality show Britain’s Got Talent, has hired veteran music moneyman Ossie Kilkenny. Boyle has already pledged to release […]

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RIM, U2 Get On Their Boots

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion and veteran rock band U2 have forged a marketing partnership that will drive a wedge between the Irish rockers’ long-standing relationship with Apple. RIM will be the main sponsor of U2’s upcoming Live Nation-presented 360 Degrees tour in support of the group’s 12th studio album “No Line On The Horizon,” […]

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U2 Attempt To Sell Their Shares In Live Nation

U2 have reportedly attempted to sell their shares in Live Nation after the value plummeted to just over a fifth of the original amount. The Irish band signed a deal with Live Nation last March that tied them in for 12 years with the band being paid partly with stock. U2 were given 1.6 million […]

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Dublin shelves plans for U2 Tower

DUBLIN, Ireland (AP) — Plans to build the tallest building in Ireland – with new recording studios for Irish supergroup U2 on top – were suspended Friday because of Dublin’s slumping property market and slide into recession. The Dublin Docklands Development Authority said it remains committed to building the long-planned U2 Tower, but a souring […]

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