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.

King Crimson North American Tour Dates Revealed

A new lineup of the Robert Fripp-led band, including four drummers, will take to the road in North America starting in June. We have the tour dates!

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The Sonics, ’60s Garage Legends, Announce Tour

They never had a national hit, but the Sonics, the ’60s garage band from Tacoma, Washington, became legendary. They’ve announced a string of tour dates.

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Glen Campbell Classic Albums Coming to Vinyl

Three of his best–‘Gentle On My Mind,’ ‘Wichita Lineman’ and ‘Galveston’–are being reissued in the LP format with the original artwork.

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Yardbirds to Begin Spring Tour

The current lineup has a batch of concerts this fall where audiences can enjoy their great British Invasion hits like “For Your Love” and “Heart Full of Soul”

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Roger Waters to Release New Album, Adds Dates

There are no details other than the title—Is This the Life We Really Want?—but we’ll definitely have a new album from the Pink Floyd leader soon.

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Add Tour Dates

A 40th Anniversary tour will begin this spring and continue well into the summer. The band – with special guest Joe Walsh for many of the dates – will play at arenas, amphitheaters and stadiums. Details…

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Gary Clark Jr. Releasing Album, Opening for Clapton

The great modern blues master has a new live set recorded on his 2016 North American tour. And he’ll be playing with an old friend in NYC and LA. Watch “The Healing”

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David Cassidy Revelation: ‘I Have Dementia’

Days after an incident that had fans concerned, the onetime Partridge Family star has announced that he is suffering from a debilitating illness

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Steely Dan Add SoCal Dates During Vegas Run

Fans have grown accustomed to their annual New York City residency. Perhaps “Reelin’ in the Chips” will be the start of a regular event, too

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Remembering Kurt Cobain on His 50th Birthday

The Nirvana frontman died at 27. Here is our review of the documentary ‘Montage of Heck,’ an in-depth look his life and work.

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