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.

U2 Finalizes Joshua Tree Tour With New U.S Dates

The Irish rockers have finalized their forthcoming Joshua Tree Tour with newly added dates. Find out if they’re playing near you!

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Sgt. Pepper Artist Peter Blake Creates Huge Collage

The artist behind the iconic album cover of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” has now created the largest collage of his career.

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Listen: Bob Seger Releases Glenn Frey Tribute Song

The classic rock legends and fellow Detroit natives were friends for 49 years. “You were here, now you’re gone.” The song is available as a free download

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2017 Experience Hendrix Tour Adds Names

Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Billy Cox, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Beth Hart and Doyle Bramhall II will perform on the annual celebration of Jimi Hendrix.

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Elton John Adds New Vegas Dates

Reflecting on a volatile 2016, the classic rock icon, at a stunning Caesars Palace show, takes stock of his career and pays tribute to inspirations.

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Santana Announces New Tour Dates

The classic rock giants have added new tour dates for 2017, several with the Doobie Brothers. Carlos and Co. will play in the U.S., Australia and Japan.

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Prominent Recording Engineer Bill Price Dies at 72

One of the top engineers in the U.K., he worked on classic recordings by everyone from Paul McCartney to the Sex Pistols to Guns N’ Roses.

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Elton John, Carey Perform at Wedding For Millions

Just two weeks after her “performance” on New Year’s Eve, Carey made millions to sing at a wedding for a Russian billionaire’s 19-year-old granddaughter

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Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten Publishes Songbook

Four decades after the Sex Pistols’ brief run, singer John Lydon has collected his songs and artwork into a limited-edition book. Plus: a Rotten Q&A!

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Dick Gautier, ‘Get Smart’ Robot, Dies at 85

Hymie the Robot would take his orders a little too literally on the TV sitcom. The actor earned a Tony nom for his portrayal of a rock star on Bye Bye Birdie

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