U2 Going On Hiatus?

12/21/2011
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Bands go on hiatus or break up all the time, especially bands with careers that span decades but when a band that just completed one of the most successful tours in music history hints that they are going on ice, people take notice. U2's hiatus speculation lands the no. 10 spot in our list of the Top 11 Music Surprises of 11. Here it is:

(Gibson) Heading up the biggest concert tour in the history of rock music has to be taxing. So, it's no wonder U2's Bono is hinting at a major hiatus for the guys over the next few years.

In an interview with Guilty Pleasures (via Metro) in the U.K. at the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards, the singer first mentioned how much the gents of U2 enjoyed every blasted date of the 360 Tour: "They say every tour is 10 days too long. Not with this one. We genuinely loved every single night and at the end we were so sad."

However, the 51-year-old says he and his comrades need a lengthy break and won't be back "for a while." more on this story

We are wrapping up the year by looking back at the top 11 stories of 2011 for various topics. See today's full Top 11 of 11 stories here

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