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.

Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 Releases

Well over 100 titles are being released for this year’s event to support independent record retailers. Classic rock acts include the Cars, the Kinks, Foreigner, Iron Maiden, the Monkees and dozens more

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Yes’ Anderson-Rabin-Wakeman Tour Schedule

And You and I (and I)? Three key members of progressive rock giants Yes have announced a worldwide tour beginning this year… and a new album.

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Live Kate Bush Album Due in December

The singer recorded her first concerts in 35 years. Now highlights from the 2014 London shows are being released on CD and vinyl.

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Dead or Alive Singer Pete Burns Dies at 57

The singer of the band best known for the 1985 hit “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” passed away from a heart attack

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Bon Jovi Releases ‘Knockout’ Video

“There’s been a lot going on in my life,” the singer said at a private concert for fans in New Jersey, as the band played songs from their new album

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Jimi Hendrix 3-Song Vinyl for Record Store Day

A pared-down EP version of the rarities collection will be released on Nov. 25. The 1969 sides feature drummer Buddy Miles and bassist Billy Cox.

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Santana Original Lineup Reunion Concert to DVD

The long anticipated reunion of the classic late-sixties / early-seventies line-up is being commemorated with a live DVD taped at the House of Blues in Las Vegas

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Foghat Releases ‘Under the Influence’ on Vinyl

The boogie-rock greats – best known for “Slow Ride” – are back with a new studio album, now available on vinyl. Have a listen to the new version of their hit

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Donovan Superman Concert with Jimmy Page to DVD

The singer-songwriter’s 2011 performance at Royal Albert Hall – a year in the planning – featured the London Contemporary Orchestra… and a guitar legend

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Two New David Bowie Songs Released

A pair of previously unheard tunes, “When I Met You” and “No Plan,” premiered today on the BBC. Both are on the cast album for Bowie’s “Lazarus” stage show.

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