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The Pogues Bass Player Darryl Hunt Dies At Age 72

by Paul Cashmere

Darryl Hunt, the long time bass player for The Pogues, has died at age 72.

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Bono Surrender

Bono To Release U2 Book ‘Surrender’

by Paul Cashmere

A book by Bono about U2 titled ‘Surrender’ will be published in November.

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The Wanted Greatest Hits Re-Enters British Chart After Death Of Tom Parker

by Music-News.com

The Wanted’s Most Wanted: The Greatest Hits (9) could return to the Top 10 following the tragic death of member Tom Parker, who passed away aged 33 last week. Upon its original release in 2021, Most Wanted reached Number 8 to became the group’s fourth UK Top 10 album, succeeding 2010’s The Wanted (4), 2011 record Battleground (5) and 2013 release Word of Mouth (9).

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Ed Sheeran and Liam Payne Pay Tribute To Tom Parker of The Wanted Following His Death At Age 32

by Music-News.com

Ed Sheeran and Liam Payne have paid tribute to The Wanted’s Tom Parker after he passed away on Wednesday following a battle with brain cancer.

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The Wanted’s Tom Parker Passes From Brain Cancer At Age 33

by Paul Cashmere

Tom Parker of Irish band The Wanted has died at the age of 33 after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

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Ronan Keating Isn’t Returning To Boyzone

by Music-News.com

Mikey Graham has dashed hopes of a Boyzone reunion.

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The Edge and Bono of U2 photo by Ros O'Gorman

U2 To Release 12 Inch Edition Of 1982 Song ‘A Celebration’ For Record Store Day

by Paul Cashmere

U2’s seventh single ‘A Celebration’ will be released as a limited edition 12 inch for Record Store Day 2022.

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Sinead O'Connor photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sinead O’Connor Confirms Death of 17 Year Old Son

by Music-News.com

Sinéad O’Connor has confirmed the death of her 17-year-old son, Shane O’Connor.

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The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.

The Edge Talks 30 Years of Achtung Baby

by Music-News.com

The Edge says U2 felt the need to “double down” on ‘Achtung Baby’.

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Bob Geldof SXSW 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

The Boomtown Rats Release Outtakes EP

by Music-News.com

The Boomtown Rats have released an EP of outtakes from their acclaimed album ‘Citizens of Boomtown’.

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Paddy Maloney of The Chieftains

Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains Dies At Age 83

by Paul Cashmere

Paddy Moloney, the founder of Irish legendary folk group The Chieftains, has died at age 83.

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U2 October

U2 October Turns 40

by Paul Cashmere

‘October’, the second U2 album, was released on this day 12 October 1981.

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Ronan Keating - photo by Ros O'Gorman.

Ronan Keating To Release An Irish Album

by Music-News.com

Ronan Keating is set to pay homage to his homeland of Ireland on his upcoming album, ‘Songs From Home’.

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Island Records and UMe announce the 40th-anniversary vinyl release of “Gloria,” a limited edition 12” yellow vinyl EP to celebrate RSD Black Friday on Friday, November 26, 2021. Originally released as a single in October 1981, “Gloria” is the second single to be taken from U2’s second studio album October and has been a staple in U2’s live set to this day. This very special anniversary release includes the studio version of “Gloria” plus three live versions from three different decades.

U2 To Release ‘Gloria’ Rarities On 40th Anniversary Vinyl

by Paul Cashmere

U2 will release a yellow-vinyl 4-track EP to mark the 40th anniversary of their ‘Gloria’ single including some rare versions of the song.

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Phil Lynott

Phil Lynott Doco Will Launch Long Play Music Films

by Paul Cashmere

A documentary of Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott will launch Australia’s new music film company Long Play Music Films.

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The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.

U2 To Release Limited Edition Apollo Live Album

by Paul Cashmere

U2 subscribers are being treated to the ‘U2 Live At The Apollo’ album.

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Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

U2 Encourage Bono To Make Solo Album

by Music-News.com

U2 would have no problem with Bono going solo.

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The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.

U2’s The Edge Launches Guitar Strap To Female Refugee Funds

by Music-News.com

Love Welcomes today announce a new partnership with legendary U2 guitarist The Edge to create and sell unique collectors-item guitar straps to help provide employment and support to refugee women.

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Sinead O'Connor photo by Ros O'Gorman

Sinead O’Connor Backs Away From Retirement Announcement

by Paul Cashmere

Sinead O’Connor has “retracted” her retirement announcement.

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Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)

Sinead O’Connor Announces Retirement

by Music-News.com

Sinead O’Connor Announces Retirement

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Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman

Cranky Van Morrison Takes Aim At Facebook On New Album

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

After spending last year spreading Covid conspiracy theories, Van Morrison is still in cranky mode on his new album ‘Latest Record Project Volume 1’.

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Van Morrison photo by Ros O'Gorman

Van Morrison Claims He Is A Victim of Freedom of Speech

by Music-News.com

Van Morrison claims he’s had a “very negative reaction” for exercising “freedom of speech” in his songs.

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Bob Geldof SXSW 2011 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Bob Geldof Is Going To Be A Grandfather

by Music-News.com

Bob Geldof’s daughter Pixie is expecting her first child.

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Enya Orinocco Flow

Enya ‘Orinoco Flow’ Gets Reissue Because of Bizarre Car Ad

by Paul Cashmere

Enya’s ‘Orinoco Flow’ has been reissued in Australia after a bizarre, drug-fucked television commercial for a car ad made it popular again.

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Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)

Sinead O’Connor Sends Out Plea To Son

by Music-News.com

Sinead O’Connor has asked fans and followers to pray for her 16-year-old son, Shane, following a “hideous day from hell”.

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U2 Ireland Stamps

U2 Stamped Out of Ireland

by Music-News.com

Ireland’s An Post has unveiled four special stamps marking U2’s distinguished music career.

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Van Morrison Is A Covidiot It Turns Out

by Paul Cashmere

Van Morrison has outed himself as an idiot. A Covidiot to be exact.

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U2 All That You Can't Leave Behind

U2 Expand ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’ for 20th Anniversary

by Paul Cashmere

U2 will release a 10 disc edition of ‘All You Can’t Leave Behind’ to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of the album.

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Dolores ORiordan

The Cranberries Pay Tribute To Dolores O’Riordan On Her 49th

by Music-News.com

The Cranberries paid tribute to Dolores O’Riordan on what would have been her 49th birthday.

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Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)

Sinead O’Connor Training To Become A Healthcare Assistant

by Paul Cashmere

Sinead O’Connor has confirmed reports she’s in training as a healthcare professional to aid nurses on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic in her native Ireland.

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