Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: a bad thing. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

There are less than two months to go before we reach the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The race is on to pen the opening e(...)

Musician Bruce Springsteen played his first Irish concert in 1985. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

It was 31 years ago when Bruce Springsteen played his first concert in Ireland and made the front page of The Irish Times. A crowd of more than 65,0(...)

Veteran rocker Iggy Pop in action during his 2008 concert at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Rocker Iggy Pop has hit out at the modern music industry which he said is “laughably maybe almost entirely pirate”, but said he understands that some (...)

They have spent most of the past decade pegged by many as lad rockers, barrel-scrapers, knuckle- dragging musical neanderthals not fit to lick Oasi(...)

Roger Daltrey (left) and Pete Townshend at The Who’s  performance at the O2 in Dublin. Photograph: Patrick O’Leary

Almost 50 years after forming The Who, and now almost 70 years old, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are still cranking out the hits at high volume. T(...)