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He had to add the "Junior" to the end of his name to distinguish himself from his father, Larry Mullen Sr. As Larry's career blossomed, so did his tax bills and his father was the unlucky recipient of them in the early s. Some of his earliest gigs included the St.
A Russian legislator has accused Apple and the band U2 of violating the Russian law "against gay propaganda among minors" by uploading U2's latest album, Songs of Innocenceto iTunes customers worldwide, including Russia, in September Alexander Starovoitova member of the Russian State Duma, the lower chamber of Parliament, asked the Prosecutor's Office to investigate the incident and rule whether it came as a breach of the controversial legislation adopted two years ago and widely viewed as a crackdown on the Russian gay community in general. Starovoitov apparently referred to the album's cover photo featuring the band's drummer Larry Mullen, Jr.
Lawrence Joseph Mullen Jr. Mullen was born and raised in Dublin, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive Schoolwhere he co-founded U2 in after posting a message on the school's notice board. A member of the band since its inception, he has recorded 14 studio albums with U2. Mullen has worked on numerous side projects during his career.
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The singer reckons the fact that U2 share all their money equally is part of the reason they've never split up. Writing in the 30th anniversary edition of music magazine Q, Bono also revealed the band also came up with rules over the years when it comes to their music. While some rules have changed over the years, Bono said that one has remained the same - strictly no golf.
Pro-Kremlin newspaper Izvestia quotes Evgeny Tonkya lawyer for Mr Starovoitov, who claims he is going to sue Apple for compensation on the grounds of moral damages on behalf of his own son. Last year Stephen Fry was among major commentators to call for Britain to boycott the Winter Olympics in Sochi in protest. New laws passed by the Duma prohibit "propaganda" in support of "non-traditional" sexual orientation and threaten heavy fines for anyone "promoting" homosexuality to unders.
A hometown concert by U2 used to be an occasion to cherish for ardent Bono watchers. But by the time the band close the Dublin run of their Experience A little after midnight on June 16th,two Irishmen walked into the US immigration pre-clearance facility at Edmonton International Airport in Ca
Second show in Phoenix and a great celebration - not least because of the YES vote for marriage equality in Ireland. Here's some headlines from the show, you'll have your own if you were there - post them below. Bono introduced it with thanks and pride that Ireland had voted 'YES' to marriage equality.
Adam Charles Clayton born 13 March is an English-born Irish musician who is the bass guitarist of the rock band U2. Clayton attended Mount Temple Comprehensive Schoolwhere he met schoolmates with whom he co-founded U2 in A member of the band since its inception, he has recorded 14 studio albums with U2. Clayton's bass guitar playing style is noted for its "harmonic syncopation ", giving the music a driving rhythm.