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.

Emerson, Lake & Palmer Fanfare 1970-’97 Box Due

The career-spanning collection from the prog rock greats features their remastered albums and a wealth of previously unreleased material. Complete details…

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Red West, Elvis Confidante and Actor, Dead at 81

One of the King’s best friends, and his bodyguard, West became a successful actor. His book about Presley’s drug problems ended their relationship.

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Watch: The Who Play ‘The Tonight Show’

In the midst of their brief North American tour, the band played several songs on Fallon on July 19. Watch them perform two favorites

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Roger Waters Releases New Video From Album

The Pink Floyd co-founder’s new album, Is This The Life We Really Want?, arrived June 2. He’s supporting it with his “Us + Them” and several videos

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Judas Priest Mobile Game + Rob Halford Honored

Metal icon Halford will be this year’s recipient of the Lemmy Lifetime Achievement Award. Plus, a new Priest game for mobile devices!

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Eagles Greatest Hits 1 & 2 Combined on CD, Vinyl

The 6th best-selling album of all-time, the first volume of the band’s hits, is combined with volume 2 in a single package, now available on CD and vinyl

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Fleetwood Mac Named MusiCares 2018 Honorees

It’s the first time that the Recording Academy has selected a band for the prestigious tribute and gives credence to talk of a 2018 world tour

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David Bowie ‘Heroes’ 40th Anniversary Picture Disc

The next celebratory release coincides with the 3rd of his career-spanning box sets, which covers his 1977-1982 years. The double-A-sided title features a memorable live TV performance

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Years After a 90s Hit + Accident, Steelheart Returns

The 90s rock band had a hit single and big album but an accident to frontman Miljenko Matijevic ended their career prematurely. His new lineup returns in 2017

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Steve Howe Anthology 2 Coming August 11

The guitarist’s second volume – Groups and Collaborations – highlights key contributions to Yes, Asia, GTR and many previously unreleased recordings

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