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.

Anthrax Reissues ‘Spreading the Disease’; New LP Due (Update)

Expanded edition of the 2nd album by the popular thrash metal band, their first with singer Joey Belladonna, out November 20. And info on a new studio LP

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Clapton Gears Up For A Far East Residency

As Slowhand hits 70, he has his Royal Albert Hall residency concert film out & is doing a similar stand in Japan – a new take on tours for him in future?

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Arlo Guthrie Alice’s 50th Tour Continues

It’s been 50 years since Arlo Guthrie first regaled us with his tale about what to do with the garbage from Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving

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P.F. Sloan Dies of Cancer at 70

Writer of the Top Five hits “Eve of Destruction” and “Secret Agent Man,” 1960s Los Angeles music industry insider and aspiring artist P.F. Sloan has died

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New Album Compiles Jeff Buckley’s Lost Recordings

Prior to his stunning debut album “Grace,” Jeff Buckley recorded 10 songs of originals and covers as demos for producers.

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Allman Brothers to Reissue ‘Idlewild South’

The second studio album by The Allman Brothers Band began their rise to fame. It’s back in three special editions.

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SNL: ‘We Stand With You, Paris’ Tribute

Saturday Night Live passed on it’s usual cold-open with a somber, bilingual pledge of support to Paris

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Who Are The Eagles of Death Metal?

[caption id="attachment_10633" align="alignleft" width="476"] Hughes (foreground) with Homme[/caption] The American rock band performing on Friday night (11/13) at le Bataclan concert hall in Paris appear to have been randomly selected for the terrorist attack, and there is no connection of

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Hard Rock Cafe Wins Elvis’ Piano

The Hard Rock Cafe has added to its amazing holdings of rock’n’roll memorabilia with its acquisition of Elvis Presley’s piano

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Foo Fighters Cancel European Dates (Updates)

Foo Fighters have cancelled the remaining dates of their European tour. Plus news of their recent recording activity

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