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Bono – Most Famous Mullets

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Jack Kay / Central Press / Hulton Archives (3), Getty Images

Though he's been known more in the last two decades for his trademark "Fly" sunglasses, the most distinct look of Bono's early days was his '80s mullet. Much like the rockers of his day, his hair was rather poofy up front, but part of what made the U2 singer's "Sho-Long" distinctive was his ability to grow out his hair in back and have it curl back toward his neck and shoulders.

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U2 on Schedule for 2013 Release

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Pretty much since the early part of promotion for the 'No Line on the Horizon' album, U2 has hinted that there's a wealth of material that could result in multiple projects, but so far there's been no mention of an actual release date.

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U2 Bassist Adam Clayton’s Former Aide Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Embezzlement

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U2 bassist Adam Clayton has received justice. The musician wasn't in court at the time of sentencing, but his former assistant Carol Hawkins received a seven-year prison term in relation to her embezzlement of funds from the musician. The Dublin jury recently unanimously found her guilty of embezzling more the $3.6 million from Clayton.

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U2 Bassist Adam Clayton’s Former Assistant Found Guilty of Stealing $3.5 Million

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Mike Coppola, Getty Images

U2 bassist Adam Clayton is finally seeing justice in action as his former personal assistant Carol Hawkins has been found guilty of embezzlement.

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Bono from U2 – Artists Wearing the American Flag

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Ireland's favorite son, U2 lead singer Bono, was quick to show support for America in the wake of the 9/11/01 attacks, during the band's performance at the following winter's Super Bowl. As a list of the names of those killed or wounded on that day scrolled by above him, Bono revealed a very

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U2 Release Crowd-Selected ‘U22′ Live Album Via Fan Club

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U2 fan club members have recently begun getting the brand new 'U22' live albums, which they helped shape, in the mail. The group asked fans to choose their favorite tracks performed during the band's recent U2360° tour, and the results yielded this new two-disc release, which spans their entire career.

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See U2′s ‘Boy’ Cover Model All Grown Up

Boy Peter Rowen War
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Posing for one album cover is rare, but to be on three is almost unthinkable. As a child, Peter Rowen, a Dublin-based photographer appeared three times on the cover of albums by U2.

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Gwenda Evans, Mother of U2′s The Edge, Dies

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There's sad news to report as Gwenda Evans, the mother of U2 guitarist The Edge, has passed away. She died Monday (June 11) after a short illness. The guitarist was said to be surrounded by his family and bandmate Bono.

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Embezzlement Trial Begins for U2 Bassist Adam Clayton’s Former Assistant

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The trial of the former housekeeper and personal assistant of U2 bassist Adam Clayton got under way today (June 7) in Ireland.

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U2 Singer Bono Denies Facebook IPO Made Him World’s Richest Rock Star

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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.

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