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.

Prince’s Band The Revolution to Tour U.S.

With their former frontman gone nearly a year, his ex-band members have regrouped and will hit venues all over the U.S. this spring and summer.

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Bob Marley Exodus 40th Anniversary Sets Due

One of the most popular and influential albums by the late reggae superstar is turning 40, and it’s getting the full deluxe treatment.

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Prince Estate Blocks EP, Deliverance

An occasional collaborator has scheduled the release of “new, undiscovered” recordings but the artist’s estate and Paisley Park Enterprises have filed suit to block their release

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Willie Nile to Release Dylan Covers Album

One singer-songwriter paying tribute to another: ‘Positively Bob: Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan’ will be released June 23 on River House Records.

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Steve Winwood Filling 2017 Tour Schedule

The classic rock musician begins a spring U.S. tour in April. After some summer dates in the U.K. and Europe, he’ll return to the U.S.

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‘Suite’ News: Stephen Stills, Judy Collins LP, Tour Due

The one-time lovers and Stills’ inspiration for a rock classic are recording an album together and will pair for a tour this summer

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Dan Hicks Memoir is Published

‘I Scare Myself,’ the autobiography of the late California singer-songwriter, will be published by Jawbone Press on April 17.

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Joe Bonamassa to Release ‘Live at Carnegie Hall’

The blues-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist is releasing an acoustic album recorded in 2016. He’s also got a very busy 2017 tour schedule

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The Who Continue to Add North American Dates

The band continue to add dates before and after their summer residency in Vegas at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace that begins at the end of July

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Queen + Adam Lambert Set U.K., European Tour

After spending the summer in North America, the band will resume touring this fall with what they describe as “a spectacular new stage production”

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