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Live Aid: 25 years ago today

It’s been a quarter-century since Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof put together what has been, in hindsight, the most extensive multi-continental benefit concert to date, Live Aid.

Absolute Radio to broadcast Live Aid documentary

Absolute Radio will broadcast a documentary about the 25th anniversary of Live Aid next week. The documentary will be aired in two parts. The first will be broadcast on Monday, July 12th at 10 p.m. BST (5 p.m. Eastern) and part two can be heard the following night at the same time.

Meat Loaf to hawk new album on QVC

Super-sized rocker, Meat Loaf, will offer viewers the opportunity to purchase his forthcoming album, “Hang Cool Teddy Bear,” one week before its street date, on the shopping network.

Queen causes ‘Sheer Heart Attack’ in 1974

Fall 1974 was a tempestuous time on the British rock scene. Particularly if you were a guitarist.

Ariel Bender left Mott The Hoople. Mick Taylor was on his way out of The Rolling Stones. Adrian Fisher was sacked by Sparks. And Brian May, if the rumor mill was telling the truth, was about to leave Queen.