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.

New Public Image Ltd Album Coming 9/4

The group led by ex-Sex Pistol John Lydon issues it second album this since regrouping in 2009. PiL returns to North America to tour behind it in November…

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Prince Pulls Out from Streaming Services

You now can’t hear Prince on major streaming services like Spotify and Pandora. Only Tidal and Google Music have his catalog

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Springsteen Sits in With Brian Wilson

Cries of “Bruuuce!” rang out from the New Jersey fans as Bruce Springsteen joined Brian Wilson onstage. Open the story to learn what songs he performed.

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Ringo’s 75th Birthday Celebration

What does Ringo Starr want as he turns 75 on July 7? People around the globe to celebrate “peace and love” and fans to join him at his Hollywood event

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Rolling Stones Mount Exhibitionism

Love the Stones? Immerse yourself in memorabilia, artifacts, visuals and audio from the band’s archives with Exhibitionism, opening April 2016 in London

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Joni Mitchell Health Update

Despite rumors to the contrary, Joni Mitchell is recovering from what is now revealed as an aneurysm that caused her to collapse and be hospitalized on 3/31

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Duran Duran Album & Tour Coming in Fall

The 14th studio album by Duran Duran, Paper Gods, will be out on September 11. Advance word says it’s their best since 1982’s Rio with a 21st Century flair

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Fare Thee Well: YouTube Live Stream; Ticket Prices Drop

YouTube will show the Cali & Chicago Fare Thee Well shows (for a fee) Aftermarket ticket prices for both concerts plummet.

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Rock Hall Dismisses One Third of Expert Nominators

The dismissal of a third of its nominating committee last week further fuels doubts about the credibility of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions.

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Neil Young Gets Activist on New Album Out 6/29

The veteran rocker won’t eat GMO foods here in the The Monsanto Years – the title of his newest record on the Warner Bros. Reprise label – and isn’t drinking Starbucks coffee or “Rockin’ in the Free World” with just-announced

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