Bob Geldof

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Mick Jagger's "Dancing in the Street" Video Is One the Worst Crimes of the '80s

    Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday. The pop-infested dance craze of the '80s was so contagious that even staunch blues-rocker Mick Jagger of the legendary Rolling Stones tried jumping on the groove train. In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Ten Strange Names Rock Stars Gave Their Kids

    Wikimedia CommonsMama, don't let your babies grow up to be Bronxes -- or Diezels or Moon Units.​On Monday night, singer Jewel and her husband, Ty Murray, had their first child, a boy they named Kase Townes Murray. And while "Kase Townes" isn't that bizarre of a name, it's not as traditional as say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Top Five Songs About Mondays

    Wikimedia CommonsSusanna Hoffs of The Bangles: She wishes it was Sunday, 'cause that's her fun day.​Well, here we are again. It's Monday morning, we're all back at work (if we're lucky), and we've got those beginning-of-the-week blues. Over the years, many songs have been written about the firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Pink Floyd's The Wall Turned Into a Musical? The 30th Anniversary Tour Might Not Be the Only New Wall Project

    Roger Waters: Writer of musicals and graffiti artist?​So I guess it's officially time for every superstar rock musician who was once edgy and cool to make a fucking musical. As if it wasn't enough for The Who to do it in the '70s or Green Day now, TwentyFourBit reports that Pink Floyd's Roger Wat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    The Top 10 Concept Records of All-Time

    In anticipation of Queensrÿche's upcoming new album, we take a look at our picks for the "Top 10 Concept Albums of All-Time," ordered from least to most outstanding, with apologies to Iron Maiden's Seventh Son of a Seventh Son and Styx's Kilroy Was Here for just barely missing the list.

  • Calendar

    January 8, 2009

    Reel World

    Music doc celebrates international sounds

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2007

    Rockin’ Rides: AZ gets music theme park proposal, we get some baaad ideas

    Why is Disneyland in California? Call me an idiot (as some surely already do), but I’d venture to guess it’s because Disney studios were founded in Cali and the entire movie industry (Disney included) thrives in the Golden State. So it makes sense that a huge theme park based on Walt Disney’s ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Excess Baggage

    Jane's Addiction tries to find relevance in a rock world it helped to shape

  • Film

    January 20, 2000

    Extinguished Achievement

    Alan Parker dumps water on soggy Angela's Ashes

  • Music

    December 7, 1995

    When Paul Met Gerry

    What would have happened to rock'n'roll if Lennon and McCartney had never been properly introduced?