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.

Joan Jett Responds to Runaways Rape Story (Updated 7/13)

in a recent article, ex-Runaway bassist Jackie Fox claims the band’s manager raped her and two bandmates saw it. Joan Jett denies she was a witness.

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New Keith Richards LP Out 9/18 (Updated 7/17 with link to single)

It’s been over 20 years since the last solo disc by Keith Richards, who follows the Rolling Stones Zip Code stadium tour with his own Crosseyed Heart album

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Ex-Eagle Randy Meisner Under Court Supervision After Murder/Suicide Threats

A Los Angeles judge ordered 24/7 supervision following court filings by a friend and his son regarding his mental state.

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Billy Joel Marries

Big week for Billy Joel. He set a record for most shows at MSG in NYC and surprised guests at his annual Fourth of July party by getting married.

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Dave Grohl Throned for Touring

How to keep touring with a broken leg? Dave Grohl has the answer: sitting down on the job atop a specially-designed throne.

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Rod Stewart Sued Over Song Credit

A just-filed lawsuit over credit for the blues song “Corrine, Corrina” that Stewart released on his 2013 album Time will be a complicated case indeed.

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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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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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