The Boomtown Rats

Live Aid concert to be turned into stage musical

Bob Geldof said the "story is based on actual testimony from the day" of the iconic 1985 concert

Bob Geldof and Bono among mourners at Sinéad O’Connor’s funeral

Countless fans lined the street as the singer’s funeral cortege passed through the Irish town

Bob Geldof remembers text messages received from Sinead O’Connor weeks before her death

He described some of the messages as “laden with desperation and despair and sorrow”

Bob Geldof once sent 1,000 dead rats to radio DJs in the US as a publicity stunt

They were sent to DJs "busy playing disco in the middle of the 70s"

The Boomtown Rats to release new album after 30 years

Bob Geldof has revealed that The Boomtown Rats are releasing a new album - their first in over 30 years. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10...