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.

The Who Live at Fillmore East 1968 Released

A year after they first played New York, the Brits returned to perform at a new venue. Finally, some of that music is being released officially.

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English Beat Releasing 1st Studio Album Since 1982

The band, starring Dave Wakeling, blended ska, punk, soul, reggae, pop and anything else that came to hand in the melting pot that was late ’70s Birmingham.

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Michelle Phillips’ Only Solo Album to Be Reissued

This 1977 collaboration between the former Mamas and the Papas vocalist and a legendary producer took place after the singer had already become a successful actress.

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Prince’s Original ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ Released

The Estate’s official vault archivist spotted the 2″ multitrack reel in the vault while doing a 1984-era inventory. “This was something very special indeed”

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Yes Ftg Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman: 2018-19 Plans

The three prominent members have announced a 100-show world tour, a Yes anthology and a live CD and DVD from a 2017 concert. Yes, indeed

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Hear: Townshend’s ‘Baba O’Riley’ Extended Version

A 45th anniversary expanded edition of the Who founder’s 1972 debut solo album is being released, with eight bonus tracks

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Ringo Starr: 10th ‘Peace & Love’ Celebration Details

The, er, starr, will be on tour with his All Starr Band in Nice, France for his annual birthday event. Fans are encouraged to join in

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Nancy Wilson: ‘I Hold Out Hope For Heart’

Nancy and sister Ann have reportedly been estranged ever since a 2016 incident involving Ann’s husband and Nancy’s children

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Willie Nelson Filling 2018 Calendar: Watch

Earlier this year, the red headed stranger abruptly stopped playing after singing just one song. The legend is back performing as he turns 85

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David Bowie Gets a New Tribute: In the NYC Subway

If you happen to ride the New York City subway and think that you’re seeing David Bowie all over the place, your eyes aren’t deceiving you.

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