Annie Zaleski

Contributor to Billboard.com.

The Edge and Bono of U2 perform during The Joshua Tree Tour on July 10, 1987.

U2's 25 Best Songs: Critic's Picks

Few rock bands have had the kind of career longevity and success enjoyed by U2. We count down their best tracks, including 'One,' 'Sunday Bloody Sunday,' and 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For.'
Remembering The Smithereens' Pat DiNizio, Passionate Rock 'n' Roll Lifer

Remembering The Smithereens' Pat DiNizio, Passionate Rock 'n' Roll Lifer

Smithereens frontman Pat DiNizio, who passed away on (December 12) at the age of 62, inspired devotion for his band's meticulous, '60s-inspired rock and power pop, and because he was also an uncommonly approachable musician who always welcomed fans into his world, and never took their support for granted.