The Wire - Breaking News

Want to stay up to date with the latest in rock music? Our Breaking News column brings you all you need and want to know about what’s happening.

ZZ Top Add Tonnage Tour Dates

The band have added plenty of dates in support of their Live! Greatest Hits From Around The World album. “It’s gonna be loud and live”…

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Isaac Hayes 4-CD Box Set Out in September

The collection focuses on the Rock Hall of Famer’s roles as songwriter, producer and best-selling artist. Includes previously unreleased tracks.

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Rod Stewart Remakes ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy’

His huge worldwide hit from 1978 has gotten a facelift, in a collaboration with the hot act DNCE. The original topped the US charts for 4 weeks

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Loudwire Music Awards New Performers Announced

Anthrax has been added to the bill for the L.A. metal event set for October. Previously announced: Rob Halford, Body Count & more

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Ronnie Wood ‘Artist’ Book to be Published

The book features nearly 400 works in various media, including painting, drawing and sculpture. Wood’s subjects include fellow Stones and other artists.

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Toto Announces Expanded Tour Schedule

Toto has announced the first set of shows in support of the band’s 40th anniversary. The band will tour in Europe beginning next February.

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John Lee Hooker Box Celebrates 100th Birthday

One of the cornerstone artists of the blues is being celebrated with a comprehensive new collection. Includes collaborations with Clapton, Santana & more.

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Robert Plant New Album, ‘Carry Fire,’ + Tour Dates

After weeks of teasers on his website, the former Led Zeppelin singer has made it official: his 11th solo album will be out Oct. 13.

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Joe Walsh IDs VetsAid Charities for All-Star Concert

The classic rock star, himself a Gold Star family member, has been involved with veterans’ related causes for years. Check out the lineup

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Stevie Wonder, Lennox to Headline Global Events

The annual free-ticketed Global Citizen Festival aims to mobilize citizens against poverty and will be broadcast/streamed live. Annie Lennox is being honored

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