2005 – U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union t… Read more

2005 – U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union t…

2005 – U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Brussels after meeting European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, Bono says the EU is facing a crisis of confidence because its citizens do not share the ideas promoted by political leaders.

2004 – Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Eur… Read more

2004 – Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Eur…

2004 – Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart are the lead performers on the “Alfie” soundtrack, released on Virgin. Jagger sings lead on about one-third of the songs, including first single “Old Habits Die Hard.” Another version with Jagger, Stewart and Sheryl Crow is included as a bonus track.

2003 – The paperback edition of late Nirvana front… Read more

2003 – The paperback edition of late Nirvana front…

2003 – The paperback edition of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s “Journals,” bolstered with 14 pages of new material, including an extended narrative about a semifictional serial killer, is released with a front cover reproduction of Cobain’s red Mead notebook bearing his hand-written caveat, “if you read, you’ll judge.”

2003 – More than 450,000 fans turned out in Toront… Read more

2003 – More than 450,000 fans turned out in Toront…

2003 – More than 450,000 fans turned out in Toronto for the Molson Canadian Rocks for Toronto benefit at Downsview Park, aimed at boosting the city’s sagging economy in the wake of the SARS virus. “I think it’s the biggest crowd we’ve ever played to, so it is a fantastic buzz,” Rolling Stones frontman Mick […]