The initial public offering of Facebook on Friday (May 18) may not have been as successful as many had expected. But even if it had done better than closing at only 23 cents more than the opening price, it would not have put Bono up with Paul McCartney in the exclusive Billionaire Rockers Club as had been initially believed.
It's St. Patrick's Day (March 17), and we've chosen to honor the occasion with a special Readers' Poll dedicated to the classic rock musicians who call the Emerald Isle home. (O.K., to be fair, we may also raise a pint of Guinness or two!)
From early 2005 to late 2009, U2 grossed boatloads of money from their Vertigo Tour and every-bit-as-massive 360 Degree Tour.
At the same time, bassist Adam Clayton claims he was losing big bucks, too. Clayton says his personal assistant back then misappropriated $7.5 million of his hard-earned money, and now Clayton is suing all of the parties believed to be involved.
A mega rare U2 'With Or Without You' 7" vinyl single is of mega value, at least to one bidder. This Ecuadorian (South American) pressing of the 'Joshua Tree' hit has the title in both Spanish and English on the label and recently sold via eBay in the generic factory sleeve that it was released in.
We didn't think of this one until just recently, but apparently Robin Williams has been dealing with being mistaken as Bono for quite awhile. It only happens when people have taken "a lot of medication" or are "completely s---faced," insists the comedian, but we fall into neither category right now and we can't but help notice his remarkable resemblance to the the U2 singer.