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.

Styx, REO Speedwagon, Don Felder Set 2018 Tour

The frequent touring partners and classic rock veterans will once again share the stage. That’s a lot of hits between them

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Chris Rea Collapses at U.K. Show, Cancels Gig

The 66-year-old British singer-songwriter was hospitalized after falling backwards mid-song during a U.K. concert. He has canceled his next gig.

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Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar

The live TV broadcast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical will air on Easter Sunday 2018. The performer, cast as King Herod, is no stranger to the role. Have a listen…

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Vanilla Fudge Releases Live CD/DVD

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of their breakthrough hit “You Keep Me Hanging On,” the group has a new live set from Sweden.

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Chris Hillman’s ‘Asylum Years’ Compilation Due

The mid-70s solo output from the co-founder of such classic rock bands as the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers and Manassas, is being reissued

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Roxy Music Debut Album Getting Box Set Treatment

The band’s debut is being reissued in various configurations, with Peel Sessions, demos, outtakes, video, vinyl and more.

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Fox Replaces Fired Director For Queen Biopic

Bryan Singer, who directed and/or produced many Hollywood blockbusters including numerous titles in the X-Men series, was fired amid controversy

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Joe Perry to Release New Solo Album: Listen

The Aerosmith guitarist’s new project features collaborations with David Johansen, Terry Reid and Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander.

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Jimi Hendrix New Studio LP: 10 Unreleased Tracks

Unreleased recordings made between 1968 and 1970 are included in this new collection which features his longtime bandmates and several guest stars

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