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U2 Unveil New Song ‘Ordinary Love’

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U2 have been taking their time putting together the follow-up to their most recent studio LP, but thanks to the upcoming film 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,' fans starved for new music have been blessed with a long-awaited appetizer.

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25 Years Ago: U2 Cover Dylan and the Beatles on ‘Rattle and Hum’

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A hybrid project that boasted gutsy live reworkings of tracks from their smash album 'The Joshua Tree,' cover songs honoring Bob Dylan and the Beatles and nine new cuts, U2's 'Rattle and Hum' tried to be everything to everybody. It didn't quite get there.

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U2 – Best Classic Rock Artists A-Z

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For more than 30 years, U2 have quite literally been the flag-wavers for the idea of rock as an agent of social change. Their passion and commitment makes them the ideal choice to represent the letter "U" on our A-Z list of the Best Classic Rock Artists.

Forming at the start of the punk movement, the Ir

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30 Years Ago: U2′s ‘Under A Blood Red Sky’ Red Rocks Show Takes Place

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30 years ago, on the night of June 5, 1983, a half-capacity crowd risked inclement weather to congregate at scenic Red Rocks Amphitheatre, situated outside Denver, Colorado, and witness, unbeknownst to them, one of the critical events in the inexorable rise to stardom undertaken by Irish rockers U2. The event was later immortalized on the seminal live album, ‘Under a Blood Red Sky.’

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U2, ‘Pride (In The Love Of Love)’ – Lyrics Uncovered

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'Pride (In The Name Of Love),' the lead single from U2's fourth album, 'The Unforgettable Fire,' was a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King. The civil rights pioneer was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

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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 Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, during the band's performance at the following winter's Super Bowl. As a list of the nam

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