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.

AC/DC, U2, Foos Among 2015’s Biggest Tours

Classic rockers continue to dominate the concert business with ten acts among the Top 20 of 2015’s biggest tours

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Rock Vets Mentor Acts in New TV Series ‘Breaking Band’

Anew reality musical series, Breaking Band, is giving talented emerging musicians a chance for their big break, starting Sunday, January 24th at 9:30 pm ET on AXS TV (pronounced “access”). While Walter White won’t be making any appearances, this season’s mentors do

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Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Faces Assault Charges

The singer and songwriter was arrested for striking his wife, Libby Titus, at their New York City apartment

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Peter Cetera Offers to Play Chicago’s HoF Induction

The former Chicago lead singer and bass player offers to perform at the band’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction… with conditions

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Entertainment World Mourns Robert Stigwood

Figures from music, stage and screen including John Travolta, Barry Gibb and Eric Clapton pay their respects to industry titan Robert Stigwood, who has died at 81

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Elvis Costello Announces Tour, Concert Film

The singer-songwriter has just announced U.S. concert dates plus the release of the Liverpool Philharmonic performance from his 2015 solo tour

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Peter Cetera Speaks About Chicago, HoF

The band’s former lead singer has been teasing his fans on whether he’ll be performing with Chicago at their Class of 2016 Hall of Fame induction

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PBS Sets Premiere of ‘Janis: Little Girl Blue’ Doc

The documentary “Janis: Little Girl Blue” offers a uniquely intimate portrait of the classic rock icon. It’ll have its TV premiere on PBS’ American Masters series

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Tributes Pour In For Motörhead’s Lemmy

Almost immediately after the passing of Lemmy Kilmister, many rock icons took to social media to pay their respects, as did Motörhead themselves

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Elvis Birthday Celebration in Graceland

Graceland has scheduled a slew of events to commemorate what would’ve been Presley’s 81st birthday, many of which will be streamed

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