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Thursday Jul 24 | Vanguard

Geldof blasts Russia, Uganda and Nigeria for passing anti-gay laws

After three months of private grief over the death of his daughter Peaches, Bob Geldof returned to the world spotlight on Thursday, taking up the cause of AIDS with his trademark mix of anger and empathy.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Music!, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thursday Jul 24 |

After that John Barrowman kiss, nine political celebrities who used...

As the opening ceremony kicked-off, the singer raced over to a performer and locked lips with him before the two darted off hand-in-hand.


Related Topix: Wedding, Music!, Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television

Thursday Jul 24 | ABC News

Bob Geldof slams wealthy countries over 'disgraceful' lack of HIV funding

Musician and activist Sir Bob Geldof has called for more foreign aid funding from wealthy countries, including Australia, to defeat the spread of HIV in the developing world.


Related Topix: Music!

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fox News

Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapse, coroner says

In this Thursday, May 21, 2009, file photo, British socialite Peaches Geldof arrives for the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, during the 62nd Cannes International film festival, in Antibes, southern France.


Related Topix: France, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Music!, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

Coroner: Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

Coroner Roger Hatch said Wednesday that Geldof had taken a fatal dose after a period of trying to come off the drug.


Related Topix: Music!

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Ripley and Heanor News

Rocking out at Henaor Live Aid

Pictured are a band called Metallians, who rocked out to the audience at Heanor Live Aid.


Related Topix: Music!

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Queen's Brian May: Don't stop me now

As Queen head to Auckland with Adam Lambert as vocalist, Brian May talks to Russell Baillie about why the band keeps going, his life off stage and being an axe hero When he's not being the guitar hero of Queen - a player who helped set modern standards for fretboard fireworks - Brian May spends a lot of time peering through telescopes.


Related Topix: Music!, We Are the Champions, Brian May, Pop/Rock, Queen, Freddie Mercury

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Pierre Robert Talks Live Aid With Us

Sunday marked the 29th anniversary of the Live Aid concert in Philadelphia. So I called WMMR DJ Pierre Robert , who worked the show at JFK Stadium, to find out what his favorite moments are and whether we'll get a 30th Anniversary concert in Philadelphia next year.


Related Topix: Music!

Flintshire Standard

Quo get rocking all over the Eisteddfod

ROCK icons Status Quo had the Royal International Pavilion bouncing last night as they blasted through a set of their best known hits.


Related Topix: Music!, Status Quo, Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Today in Rock: July 13

On this day in 1963 The Beatles' Please Please Me LP reaches its tenth week at number one in the UK.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Music!

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Bob Geldof step-daughter Tiger Lily quitting UK to study in New York

The daughter of Michael Hutchence and Paula Yates will turn her back on modelling contracts to start a new life where her loved ones' tragedies are less famous She will turn her back on lucrative modelling contracts to start a new life in a country where her loved ones' tragedies are less famous.


Related Topix: Music!, Michael Hutchence

Thu Jul 10, 2014


U2's 'Bad' Break: 12 Minutes at Live Aid That Made the Band's Career

U2 formed in Dublin as teenagers in 1976. Between 1980 and 1985, they released four albums .


Related Topix: Music!, Pop/Rock, The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Celebrities, U2, Queen, Music, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Rock Hall's Common Ground exhibit focuses on music festival history

From festival veterans to those who never plan to spend a day with thousands of live music lovers as they endure hot temperatures or rainstorms, there's something for you at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 's exhibit, "Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience," which runs through Jan. 31, 2015.


Related Topix: Jazz, Common Ground, Music!

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Bob Geldof's first TV interview since Peaches' death

Sir Bob Geldof has made his first TV appearance since the tragic death of his daughter Peaches Geldof .


Related Topix: Music!, The Boomtown Rats, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment


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Directed by Bob Geldof

Starring Bob Geldof and Bono

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