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.

Steve Miller Opens His Catalog to Capitol Records

Capitol/UMe Records has announced that Steve Miller has opened the contents of his private vault/warehouse to the label. Expect plenty of new releases.

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Graham Nash Adds Tour Dates

Continuing to support his recent solo release, ‘This Path Tonight,’ the British rock legend will head out on the road throughout the U.S. this summer.

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Byrds’ Chris Hillman Releasing New Solo Album

Tom Petty produced the first solo album in over a decade from the co-founder of the L.A. folk-rock legends. David Crosby and Roger McGuinn guest.

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Johnny Ramone Annual Tribute in L.A. July 30

The 13th annual tribute to the late guitarist will feature “some cool things Johnny loved, like cult films, horror movies, collectibles and rock ’n’ roll.”

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Jorma Kaukonen Brings ’60s Art to Dead & Co. Tour

Artworks from the ’60s, including some by Jerry Garcia, will be displayed on the Dead & Company tour thanks to Hot Tuna’s Jorma Kaukonen

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Jan & Dean Rare Album Due—Hear Exclusive Track!

In 1965 the “Surf City” duo recorded an album called ‘Filet of Soul’ that their record label refused to release. Now, it’s finally coming out!

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Ringo Annual Birthday Celebration + LP, Tour Update

The star turns 77 this year with his long-running “Peace & Love” celebration. He’s recording a new LP “with a little help from his friends” and touring this fall

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Grammy Museum to Celebrate LA Punk Band X

The Los Angeles museum has announced plans to expand the forthcoming exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of seminal LA punk rock band

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Oasis’ Liam Gallagher Announces Solo Album, Tour

The co-founder of one of Britain’s most popular bands ever is finally releasing his debut solo album and embarking on a North American tour.

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Sea Level Guitarist Jimmy Nalls Dies at 66

A founding member of the Chuck Leavell-led Allman Brothers Band offshoot, he also played with the Nighthawks, Livingston Taylor and others.

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