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The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan Reveals She Was Molested As A Child

November 12th, 2013 9:15am EST
Dolores O'Riordan
Dolores O'Riordan has spoken out for the first time about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child.

The Cranberries singer reveals she was regularly molested by the same man for four years between the ages of eight and twelve after her family moved to a new area in Ireland.

Breaking her silence on her childhood nightmare, she says, "For four years when I was a little girl, I was sexually abused. We moved into a busy housing estate when I was seven. There were tonnes of people around all the time.

"My mother worked a lot to pay the bills and my father (who was left brain damaged after ...
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The Cranberries To Return With New Album

October 8th, 2011 8:30am EDT
Cranberries
The Cranberries are set to return to the charts with their first new album in 10 years.

The Irish rockers, who shot to fame in the 1990s, have not released a record since 2001's Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, but frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan has confirmed they have been back in the studio working on new songs.

She tells Billboard, "It's kind of picking up where we left off... The whole thing was very lovely. It really came together really nicely. A lot of the tracks were written without really thinking about it. They just came."

"I suppose we had more respect for each other and what we...
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Food Groups: Bands With Food Names

October 1st, 2008 10:37am EDT
Smashing Pumpkins
Ever notice that food names seem to be popular as a choice for band names? We certainly have! Check out some of the most popular food groups/music acts ever, and let us know if any tickle your taste buds.

Peaches

No pun intended, the gutsy singer named Peaches would have no problem displaying her peaches.

Red Hot Chili Peppers

These Chili Peppers are still chart topping hot!

Salt N' Pepa

With their VH1 reunion The Salt N Pepa Show, these Hip Hop queens are still spicing up the entertainment scene.

Korn

Pop's Korn is perfect name ...
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'Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann' Recap: Live Television Can Be Harsh

January 22nd, 2008 8:30am EST
Carrie Ann
It's another dose of "Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann," and this episode went down as smoothly as chunky peanut butter on dry toast topped with Bubblelicious gum.

Reflecting on song choices last week, I lamented the lack of songs from the new millennium, and I think the producers heard me on this one. Wait, what was that? The Spice Girls' "Spice Up Your Life" came out in 1997? Scratch that. Let me make a Dionne Warwick psychic prediction. Next week's opening song and dance number will most likely be "Tubthumping" by Chumbawumba, with a special appearance by The Cranberries. Lo...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2007 3:00am EST
Sissy Spacek
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 6

September 6th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Roger Waters
Happy Birthday to WWE wrestler Jillian Hall (1980), rapper Foxy Brown (1979), "7th Heaven" actress Sarah Danielle Madison (1974), actor Justin Whalin (1974), The Cardigans singer Nina Persson (1974), Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan (1971), singer Ce Ce Peniston (1969), "White Men Can't Jump" actress Rosie Perez (1964), A-Ha guitarist Pal Waaktaar (1961), "Spaceballs" actor Michael Winslow (1958), 'redneck' comedian Jeff Foxworthy (1958), "Third Rock From The Sun" actress Jane Curtin (1947), actress Swoosie Kurtz (1944), Pink Floyd bassist/singer/songwriter Roger Waters (1943), country ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 25

December 25th, 2006 3:00am EST
Annie Lennox
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 6

September 6th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Roger Waters
Happy Birthday to WWE wrestler Jillian Hall (1980), rapper Foxy Brown (1979), "7th Heaven" actress Sarah Danielle Madison (1974), actor Justin Whalin (1974), The Cardigans singer Nina Persson (1974), Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan (1971), singer Ce Ce Peniston (1969), "White Men Can't Jump" actress Rosie Perez (1964), A-Ha guitarist Pal Waaktaar (1961), "Spaceballs" actor Michael Winslow (1958), 'redneck' comedian Jeff Foxworthy (1958), "Third Rock From The Sun" actress Jane Curtin (1947), actress Swoosie Kurtz (1944), Pink Floyd bassist/singer/songwriter Roger Waters (1943), country ...
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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Dec. 25

December 25th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jimmy Buffett
Happy Birthday to English singer Dido (1971), Cranberries guitarist Noel Hogan (1971), stolen base leader Rickey Henderson (1958), Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox (1954), "Carrie" actress Sissy Spacek (1949), country singer/actress Barbara Mandrell (1948), Margaritaville singer Jimmy Buffett (1946), Jimi Hendrix Experience bass player Noel Redding (1945; d. 2003), baseball legend Nellie Fox (1927; d. 1975), Twilight Zone writer/creator Rod Serling (1924), American bandleader Cab Calloway (1907; d. 1994), Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart (1899; d. 1957), actresss Evelyn Nesbit (1884; d. 1967),...
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