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.

Roger Waters Adds Indie Faves Lucius to Festival Band

The Desert Trip festival is informally expanding beyond classic rock. The Pink Floyd legend has added the indie pop singers to his band. Check out their performance with him on a Floyd classic

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John Mellencamp Box Set Coming

The five 1980s albums that were John Mellencamp’s commercial and artist breakthrough have been gathered into a 180-gram vinyl LP set.

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Styx, Felder to Donate NC Proceeds to Charities

Seems like a good solution to us. Styx has a long history of giving back. This news follows Jackson Browne’s similar announcement

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Which Classic Rockers Earned Big Bucks in 2015?

Some of the results in Billboard magazine’s list of last year’s top-earning music makers just might surprise you.

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Desert Trip Ticketing Leaves Many Fans Steamed

Some fans got tickets to October’s classic rock mega-fest. Many who didn’t took to social media to complain about the Desert Trip ticketing problems they encountered

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What Are Ozzy Osbourne & Corey Taylor Up To?

The two hard rock singers will be making an announcement this Thursday (5/12). We have an idea…

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UB40 2016 Tour Dates Added

The British reggae legends feature 5 original members and have extensive North American and UK dates. Two points if you know where their name came from

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Deluxe Adam & The Ants ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’ Reissues Coming

Sony Music/Legacy Recordings will reissue the seminal Adam & The Ants album in a variety of configurations with many extras.

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Bruce Springsteen Summer U.S. Tour Dates

What was originally planned as “just a couple of shows” has been extended numerous times in the US and overseas. They’ve now scheduled even more US stadium and arena dates

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William Schallert, Patty Duke’s TV Father, Dies

Less than two months after Patty Duke died, her TV father – and veteran of the small screen – has also passed, at 93. Star Trek fans also remember him well

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