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.

Cetera Won’t Play at Chicago’s Rock Hall Induction

As of now, the lead vocalist of many of Chicago’s biggest hits – who left the band 30 years ago – won’t be performing at the 2016 induction ceremony

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Bono, Friends Perform on Dublin Street

See Bono joined by Hozier, Glen Hansard and others as they perform some hits and holiday favorites on a busy Dublin street to raise money for charity

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SiriusXM Sets New Year’s Eve Concerts

SiriusXM will be presenting live concerts of several classic rockers on New Year’s Eve

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Columbia House to Return as Vinyl Service

A longtime popular (and successful) record service is staging a comeback. Columbia House is returning to capture music buyer’s renewed interest in vinyl

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Sold-Out? No Prob; How to See Phish at MSG

You won’t need a ticket to watch Phish’s 4-night New Year’s Eve run in New York. The jam band is offering a webcast

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Now Streaming: The Beatles

My how times have changed. We used to hope for a new Beatles album for Christmas. Now their catalog is available for streaming

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What’s Up With Sinead O’Connor? (Updates)

After deactivating (and then reactivating) her Facebook account, O’Connor lashes out at her family in what she calls her final post

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Surprise Set

Tom Petty played a surprise club date the other night at LA’s famed Troubadour joined for a few songs by none other than his onetime fellow Wilbury, Jeff Lynne

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Velvet Underground ’69 SF Concerts on 4-CD Set

The Velvet Underground – The Complete Matrix Tapes immortalizes concerts that the band performed in 1969, with vintage performances of some signature tracks

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Goo Goo Dolls’ ‘Boy Named Goo’ Reissued

It’s been 20 years since A Boy Named Goo was released. A recently expanded version is now available with 7 previously unreleased live tracks

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