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.

Kinks ‘Everybody’s in Show-Biz’ to Get Expanded Reissue

The 1972 double album of both studio and live recordings ushered in a new era of touring America and greater U.S. popularity for The Kinks.

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‘David Bowie is’ Exhibit Heads To Tokyo

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum curated a traveling David Bowie show that will next open in Tokyo.

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Bryan Adams Cancels Mississippi Gig in Support of LGBT Rights

Bryan Adams follows Bruce Springsteen’s lead and uses concert cancellation as a means of protest

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Yes Continue Album Series With Summer US Tour

The progressive rock titans continue their process of playing several albums in their entirety, as well as other big hits. See if they’re performing near you

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Hollywood Vampires Announce Tour Dates

The collaboration among Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp hits the road to rock out in the U.S. + Europe this summer.

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Tom Jones’ Wife Loses Battle With Cancer

The Grammy Award-winner and his wife, Lady Melinda Rose Woodward, were married 59 years. He had abruptly canceled a tour due to a serious illness; now we know why

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Springsteen Cancels NC Show to Protest ‘Bathroom Law’

The star rocker decided not to play Greensboro, NC to take a stand on how he values human rights and feels a new state law is unjust.

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Chicago Jazzes Up Rock and Roll HOF Induction

Five out of seven founding members of the band Chicago showed up for the Rock Hall 2016 induction show.

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Deep Purple Open Rock Hall Show with ‘Smoking’ Set

Founder Ritchie Blackmore wasn’t there to share the honor. But Deep Purple were still a hit with the induction ceremony crowd.

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Cheap Trick Praised by Kid Rock at HOF Induction

Kid Rock noted how the band recalled The Beatles and were both punk and pop. Then Cheap Trick musically wrapped up the night.

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