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.

Rita Coolidge to Release New Album in 2018

She’s sung with Leon Russell, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and Dave Mason, and had top 10 hits on her own. She’s just signed a new record deal.

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Graham Nash Adds New Tour Dates

Continuing to support his recent solo release, ‘This Path Tonight,’ the British rock legend will head out on the road throughout the U.S. this summer.

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Gregg Allman Commemorative Events Planned

A series of special events celebrating the final album from Gregg Allman, ‘Southern Blood,’ will be held in L.A., Macon and Nashville

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Gregg Allman & Butch Trucks Honored at Festival

The two recently departed co-founders of the Allman Brothers Band were honored by their friends and family at a weekend festival in Pennsylvania.

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Jefferson Starship’s Craig Chaquico Sues Ex-Bandmates

The original lead guitarist of the popular ’70s/’80s band claims that the current lineup should not be using their name. We speak with Craig Chaquico.

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Television Guitarist Richard Lloyd Pens Memoir

‘Everything is Combustible’ chronicles the guitarist’s rise in the heady NYC music scene and his life and work in the decades since.

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Listen: Steve Winwood ‘Greatest Hits Live’

The artist has hand-picked a career-spanning, 23-song track list featuring songs from the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith and his solo work

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Karen Carpenter Legacy Celebrated in Touring Show

“We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” and “Carpenters Christmas” celebrate the short-lived career of the phenomenally successful duo

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Rock Vets Form Sons of Apollo

The new band, featuring members of several established classic rock mainstays, will release its debut album in October. Watch the album teaser!

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Raspberries Live Reunion Album Out August 18

In 2004 one of the greatest power pop bands of all time got together again for the first time in decades. A live album from that event is being released

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