Articles Tagged 'U2'

Rapper Kendrick Lamar (C) performs onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

13 Surprising Album Release Stunts

Kendrick Lamar has surprised fans by releasing a new album overnight, announcing it in a tweet that was immediately retweeted more than 43,000 times in two hours. It’s a far remove from album releases of the past—when once a new album used to be a huge event in an artist’s career, now they drop with all the ceremony […]

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10 British Events to Look Forward to in 2015

2014 was a busy year for anyone interested in British culture and news — and the same looks set to be true of 2015, with all manner of exciting events set to take place. Here’s our look at ten of the most notable likely stories of the year, including several events you might want to consider checking […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch’s Photobomb is all Ellen Degeneres’ Fault

Benedict Cumberbatch graces the front cover of this week’s London listings magazine Time Out, and there’s a lovely interview inside, in which he discusses, among other things, exactly how he came to be jumping up and down behind U2, on the red carpet at this year’s Academy Awards. Never has a moment’s whimsy been made […]

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6 Ways for Benedict Cumberbatch to Celebrate His 38th Birthday

Believe it or not, it’s that time of year. Today (July 19), Benedict Cumberbatch turns 38. And what a year it has been for the fabled Busy Benedict. He featured in 2013’s Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave. He breathed life into a variety of iconic personas like Smaug the dragon, Julian Assange, and Kurt Vonnegut. A new batch […]

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VIDEO: When Benedict Cumberbatch Photobombed U2

We’ve all seen the photo… ICYMI, Benedict Cumberbatch photobombed @U2 so hard—see all the #ERedCarpet photobombs! http://t.co/rsCfkYxh9g pic.twitter.com/1yxi7oJGWO — E! Online (@eonline) March 3, 2014 …but until now video evidence of Benedict Cumberbatch’s spectacular photobomb of U2 at this year’s Academy Awards has been sadly lacking. And then Max Clendaniel published this on YouTube. And you can […]

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15 Great British Tribute Band Names, And One We Made Up

There’s a definite knack to naming a tribute band: Ideally you’d want a devilishly-clever pun on the band’s name (or at a push, their most famous song or album title), but it has to be one that also explains that you’re definitely a tribute band and not the real thing, so that anyone coming to […]

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Five Great Irish Bands Who Are Not U2

This Saturday (March 17) is St. Patrick’s Day, which, as we know, gives everyone a free hall pass into the world of pretending to be Irish (even if you actually ARE Irish) and proud. By which I mean there will be greenery hanging from every light-fitting, shamrocks, and harps will dance before your very eyes, […]

WATCH: U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ Film Opens Toronto Film Festival

Bono and The Edge were the big attraction last night at the opening of the Toronto Film Festival as they walked the red carpet to launch the U2 documentary From The Sky Down. The film — put together by American director Davis Guggenheim — revisits a crucial moment in U2’s history: the making of their […]

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