The Boomtown Rats

The Boomtown Rats are often overshadowed by the reputation of their former lead singer Bob Geldof and his charitable work, which he began towards the end of his career with the band. In Ireland, however, the Boomtown Rats are still heralded as one of the first Irish bands to break through during the punk/post-punk period of the late 1970s and achieve international acclaim.

Bob Geldof, the rebellious son of a widowed father, was born in Dublin, Ireland and spent his school years studying British bands of the time such as The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and the Small Faces. Geldof was also a voracious... Read More

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