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.

Gregg Allman & Dickey Betts’ Sons Plan Gig

A new band featuring Gregg Allman’s son Devon will debut in San Francisco in December, with Dickey Betts’ son Duane among the special guests

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Paul Simon, James Taylor + for Hurricane Benefit

A Texas concert aiding victims of Hurricane Harvey will star Paul Simon, James Taylor, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt and others

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Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra Xmas Releases Coming

New holiday collections from two of the best singers ever are being released this fall. Full track listings and order details…

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Ronnie Montrose ‘New’ Music + Deluxe Reissues

The last project worked on by the guitarist will be released by Rhino Records. Also due: expanded editions of his two earliest albums

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The Doors Singles Collection Arrives Friday

Three different sets will feature every single and B-side that the band released. One version also includes a Quadrophonic Blu-ray. Full details…

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Neil Young Unreleased 1976 Music is Released

Any new album by Neil Young is news, but a previously unreleased acoustic studio album from 1976? That’s a big deal! We have the details…

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Donald Fagen Cancels Rest of His Solo Tour

Just two days after announcing a new tour with Steely Dan, and 10 after the death of his partner Walter Becker, Fagen is canceling his remaining solo dates

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Hear: Steve Miller Band Previously Unreleased Cuts

Steve Miller himself directed the track lists for the various configurations of his latest hits package. There is plenty of previously unreleased material

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Eric Clapton: ‘Maybe the Guitar Is Over’

It’s a shocking statement to see from one of the most renowned and influential guitarists in history but there it is. Is Slowhand right?

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Benmont Tench to Play Solo Shows This Fall

The keyboard player and founding member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will be performing songs from his 2014 solo album

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