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.

Tom Petty + Company’s Mudcrutch 2 Released

The band’s second album is out and it delivers. We’ve got 3 of the tracks – including the “Trailer” mystery – plus complete tour information from TP’s first band

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Foghat Announce ‘Under The Influence’ Album

The rock band are releasing their 1st studio album in 6 years including a great updated version of their biggest hit, “Slow Ride,” with some surprise guests

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Original Beastie Boy John Berry Dead at 52

The guitarist gave the then-punk rock group its name and provided their first rehearsal space but left before they found fame.

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Alanis Morissette Says Business Mgr Stole $4.7M

The Canadian singer claims that her former business manager had one hand in her pocket during a 4+ year period in which he routinely siphoned funds

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Joe Walsh 2016 Solo Tour Announced

Less than 2 weeks after he finishes his co-headlining tour with Bad Company, Walsh starts a solo tour drawing from his extensive catalog. Dates, songs, band info…

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Gn’R Book Alice in Chains, Kravitz as Openers

Two acts have been announced to play nine of the 25 summer stadium shows by the reconstituted band. Who else will be booked?

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Spat: Kiss’ Simmons + Stanley vs. Nikki Sixx

The three rockers got into a battle of words in the wake of Prince’s death. Not a good time or topic, guys.

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Steiner Sports Offering Beatles Albums as Wall Art

The well known sports collectibles and marketing company has reached a licensing deal with Apple Corps Ltd to sell framed works of the Fab Four’s LP art

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Dead & Company 2016 Tour (Update)

The Grateful Dead spinoff band are playing stadiums and festivals this summer

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Singer-Songwriter Guy Clark Dead at 74

One of the most admired song craftsmen and performers in the country-folk scene passed away on May 17 after a long illness.

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