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# rock - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'
# Thin Lizzy
# Thin Lizzy

Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:10 AM 19,672 Views 17 Comments

We talked to director Emer Reynolds about making the documentary, which she called ‘a dream come true’.

# rock - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?
# Music Scene
# Music Scene

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 47,957 Views 29 Comments

Cast your mind back.

# rock - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80
# RIP
# RIP

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80

Oct 6th 2019, 12:14 PM 19,614 Views 13 Comments

The musician rose to fame with Cream in the 1960s.

# rock - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'
# Aslan
# Aslan

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'

Jul 12th 2018, 9:15 PM 23,538 Views 42 Comments

After over 35 years in the business, Irish rock band Aslan are still going strong.

# rock - Thursday 12 October, 2017

14 of the most Ross O'Carroll Kelly things that have happened in real life
# Leinstertainment
From The Daily Edge
# Leinstertainment

14 of the most Ross O'Carroll Kelly things that have happened in real life

Oct 12th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,634 Views 5 Comments

Glitch in the matrix.

# rock - Sunday 1 October, 2017

'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'
# Ross O'Carroll Kelly
# Ross O'Carroll Kelly

'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'

Oct 1st 2017, 10:00 AM 23,879 Views 45 Comments

Author Paul Howard turned a Dublin stereotype into a phenomenon.

# rock - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

AC/DC cancels US tour dates as singer warns he faces "total hearing loss"
# Going Deaf
# Going Deaf

AC/DC cancels US tour dates as singer warns he faces "total hearing loss"

Mar 8th 2016, 7:56 AM 16,710 Views 23 Comments

68-year-old Brian Johnson has been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately.

# rock - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by 'meteorite'
# Tamil Nadu
# Tamil Nadu

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by 'meteorite'

Feb 9th 2016, 1:28 PM 16,746 Views 36 Comments

Three other people were injured in the incident.

# rock - Friday 8 January, 2016

Wanna know what David Bowie was up to at your age? We can tell you...
# Sponsored By Sony Music
# Sponsored By Sony Music

Wanna know what David Bowie was up to at your age? We can tell you...

Jan 8th 2016, 3:32 PM 28,725 Views 24 Comments

Warning: you may feel slightly inadequate.

# rock - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Noel Gallagher says he wants the Rubberbandits as his backing band
# Fight Your Father
From The Daily Edge
# Fight Your Father

Noel Gallagher says he wants the Rubberbandits as his backing band

Jan 27th 2015, 4:28 PM 8,971 Views 0 Comments

This must happen.

# rock - Monday 8 September, 2014

A Ross O'Carroll Kelly plaque is after being put up outside Lillies Bordello
# Roysh
From The Daily Edge
# Roysh

A Ross O'Carroll Kelly plaque is after being put up outside Lillies Bordello

Sep 8th 2014, 3:10 PM 3,373 Views 0 Comments

He ‘broke the hearts of 1500 women’ there between 2001 and 2006, y’see.

# rock - Thursday 3 July, 2014

That party the ESB staged inside a mountain appears to have gone pretty well...
# Rock Concert
# Rock Concert

That party the ESB staged inside a mountain appears to have gone pretty well...

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:46 PM 19,840 Views 28 Comments

The energy provider has been hosting a concert inside Turlough Hill to mark the hydro-electric station’s 40th birthday.

# rock - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Insanely talented guitarist plays 30 songs in one minute
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

Insanely talented guitarist plays 30 songs in one minute

Apr 10th 2014, 8:09 AM 1,508 Views 0 Comments

How many can you recognise?

# rock - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Dublin pub erects plaque to rugby hero... above the urinals
# Roysh
From The Daily Edge
# Roysh

Dublin pub erects plaque to rugby hero... above the urinals

Jan 28th 2014, 7:54 AM 10,736 Views 4 Comments

Goys, this is totes amazeballs. OMG-sies.

# rock - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Cuala agree ground share deal with Blackrock College RFC
# Codebreakers
From The42
# Codebreakers

Cuala agree ground share deal with Blackrock College RFC

Dec 1st 2013, 7:34 PM 5,095 Views 7 Comments

The south Dublin GAA club will make a new home in Stradbrook before improvements are made to the ground.

# rock - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million
# The Rock
# The Rock

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million

Nov 13th 2013, 10:02 PM 11,468 Views 30 Comments

The winning bidder, a bearded man apparently in his sixties was pitted in a one-on-race against a telephone competitor.

# rock - Saturday 9 November, 2013

26 Irish albums you must hear before you die
# Modern Classics
From The Daily Edge
# Modern Classics

26 Irish albums you must hear before you die

Nov 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 48,432 Views 243 Comments

How many are still on your list?

# rock - Monday 15 July, 2013

Alice Cooper wants Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers to 'Eat a steak'
# Rock And Roll
From The Daily Edge
# Rock And Roll

Alice Cooper wants Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers to 'Eat a steak'

Jul 15th 2013, 10:32 AM 2,284 Views 4 Comments

New video shows the ‘Godfather of shock rock’ is unimpressed by the current crop of musicians.

# rock - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John
# Addiction
# Addiction

Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John

Jun 8th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,178 Views 26 Comments

Pop star says stigma and criminalisation increases chance that users get caught in lifetime cycle of addiction and disease.

# rock - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

14 moments to remind you how amazing movie soundtracks used to be
# Flashdance
From The Daily Edge
# Flashdance

14 moments to remind you how amazing movie soundtracks used to be

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:30 PM 15,837 Views 61 Comments

Anyone for a bar of Take My Breath Away?

# rock - Monday 3 December, 2012

VIDEO: 50 songs of 2012 in one mash-up
# Hits 2012
From The Daily Edge
# Hits 2012

VIDEO: 50 songs of 2012 in one mash-up

Dec 3rd 2012, 5:09 PM 8,576 Views 12 Comments

Well done, that man.

# rock - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Foo Fighters' Belfast concert provokes complaints over noise
# Foo Fighters
# Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters' Belfast concert provokes complaints over noise

Aug 22nd 2012, 3:39 PM 5,908 Views 51 Comments

Music from the concert could be heard by residents up to 12 miles away, according to complaints.

# rock - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen sings with six-year-old fan at first Dublin gig
# The Boss
From The Daily Edge
# The Boss

VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen sings with six-year-old fan at first Dublin gig

Jul 18th 2012, 9:44 AM 18,610 Views 44 Comments

The Boss kicked off his set by finishing the song that was cut off by authorities in London on Saturday.

# rock - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

VIDEO: The man responsible for this classic rock riff has died
# Smoke On The Water
From The Daily Edge
# Smoke On The Water

VIDEO: The man responsible for this classic rock riff has died

Jul 17th 2012, 11:10 AM 4,061 Views 4 Comments

Da da DAH, da da DA-DAA, da da DAH, DAH DAAAAA.

# rock - Friday 8 June, 2012

In pictures: Van trapped after road suddenly caves in
# Sinkhole
From The Daily Edge
# Sinkhole

In pictures: Van trapped after road suddenly caves in

Jun 8th 2012, 2:53 PM 9,724 Views 15 Comments

Driver was injured in China’s Guangxi Province after his van dropped into a sudden sinkhole.

# rock - Thursday 29 September, 2011

9 questions for INXS’s new Irish frontman
# Inxs
From The Daily Edge
# Inxs

9 questions for INXS’s new Irish frontman

Sep 29th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,229 Views 3 Comments

Ciaran Gribbin on Limerick gigs, stage fright and his alter-ego Joe Echo…

# rock - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Irish musician becomes new INXS frontman
# Rock
From The Daily Edge
# Rock

Irish musician becomes new INXS frontman

Sep 27th 2011, 2:16 PM 808 Views 2 Comments

Belfast-born musician Ciaran Gribbin has been hired as the new frontman for rock band INXS. He replaces JD Fortune and becomes the band’s fourth lead singer.

# rock - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Feast fit for Prince going to the homeless
# Prince Among Prince
From The Daily Edge
# Prince Among Prince

Feast fit for Prince going to the homeless

Jul 21st 2011, 4:10 PM 1,040 Views 8 Comments

Pop legend Prince to donate surplus food from his rider at Dublin gig to Depaul charity. There is no indication if raspberry sorbet will be on the menu.

# rock - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Blind man is pro Bono after being given onstage pass
# Pro Bono
From The Daily Edge
# Pro Bono

Blind man is pro Bono after being given onstage pass

Jul 7th 2011, 9:06 AM 994 Views 17 Comments

U2 invites fan to play with them during Fourth of July concert – and sends him home with a guitar.

# rock - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Gallery: Your pictures of Slane 2011 as castle is rocked by Kings of Leon
# Slane
From The Daily Edge
# Slane

Gallery: Your pictures of Slane 2011 as castle is rocked by Kings of Leon

May 29th 2011, 6:02 PM 1,329 Views 0 Comments

We’ve selected some of the pictures you have sent into us today from the concert at Slane Castle last night.

Watch: Kings of Leon rock 80,000 people at Slane Castle
# Slane
From The Daily Edge
# Slane

Watch: Kings of Leon rock 80,000 people at Slane Castle

May 29th 2011, 1:42 PM 1,768 Views 0 Comments

So good was their performance and the atmosphere last night that one member of Kings of Leon says it was the most memorable show of his career as 80,000 descended on the tiny Meath village for another rock-tastic day.

# rock - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Japanese pop group cause outrage with 'Nazi' uniforms
# Nazi
From The Daily Edge
# Nazi

Japanese pop group cause outrage with 'Nazi' uniforms

Mar 2nd 2011, 1:57 PM 1,113 Views 0 Comments

Jewish rights group criticised Sony and MTV for allowing band to appear in SS attire.