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Eagles of Death Metal Join U2 on Stage in Paris

DEC 8, 2015 – U2 played a Paris, France show yesterday and brought the band EoDM onstage with them at the end of the show for a show of unity and support, and to let EoDM play a song. Bono told the crowd, “They were robbed of their stage three weeks ago, and we would…

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NME.com: Bono & U2 Bought EoDM New Cell Phones

Eagles of Death Metals Caught Up in Paris Tragedy Also Offered Use of U2 Jet DEC 3, 2015 – NME.com is reporting that U2 offered the band Eagles of Death Metal the use of their private jet the night of the Paris attack, but they needed new cell phones instead, and Bono said, “I spoke to…

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U2 Honors Paris Victims with “City of Blinding Lights”

“Stronger Than Fear” and Eiffel Tower Drawing as Backdrop NOV 21, 2015 – The world and U2 honored the victims of the Paris attacks at 9:20 PM last night, the time the tragedy struck. Bono and the boys are back home in Belfast, and they honored the victims by having a large backdrop with the…

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Je Suis Paris

Yahoo: Foo Fighters, U2 Have to Cancel European Tours https://www.yahoo.com/music/foo-fighters-cancel-european-tour-dates-following-paris-153444165.html Independent.co.uk: Facebook adds French Flag as Option for Profile Pictures (photo credit: Reuters): http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/facebook-adds-french-flag-as-option-for-profile-pictures-in-paris-solidarity-move-a6734656.html  

U2’s Bono opens up about politics and issues with Charlie Rose

MAY 23, 2013 – Musical-activist Bono from U2 discusses politics and issues in an interview with Charlie Rose back on May 16, and Bono talks about AIDS and Africa; and even praises conservatives like George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rica and Jesse Helms and how they got America to provide antiretroviral medicines for over 8 million people in Africa and forgiving  African debt. Bono has been doggedly trying to work with both conservatives and progressives, wanting to bring everybody to a "radical canter". He rankled his bandmate Edge by meeting with Helms, because Edge points out how Jesse Helms and other conservatives constantly hack the budget for the arts. Check out the whole Charlie Rose interview of U2 here.

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