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.

Steve Miller & Peter Frampton Announce U.S. Tour

Miller aficionados will be regaled not only with sets from both the SMB and Frampton’s band, but also by Miller bringing Frampton onstage mid-set to jam.

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Brian Setzer Announces Rockabilly Riot Tour

The three-time Grammy Award-winner and Stray Cats frontman returns with his current quartet this summer. “We all complement each other”

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Bob Marley Animated Film + Statue in the Works

More tributes the late reggae great: an “animated musical love letter to the late Bob Marley” is in the works. Plus, a new statue in Zimbabwe is being designed.

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Chicago VI Decades Live Set Coming

The band formed in 1967 and have released numerous live albums throughout their history. This new one celebrates their 50+ years of touring

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Bob Seger Talks About Surgery; Tour in Spring

The rock great postponed his Runaway Train arena tour Oct. 3 due to “a medical issue” that resulted in back surgery. Have a listen to some of his new album

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The Cars Catalog Continues Expanded Editions

The 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees see the continuation of the expansion of their catalog with two of their most successful releases

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Robert Plant Opens Tour with Mix of Old & New

From Led Zeppelin classics like “Whole Lotta Love” and “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You” to solo tracks to blues covers, Plant surveyed his entire career.

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Pat Torpey Mourned by Fellow Musicians

Shortly after the news broke about the death of the Mr. Big co-founder, many among the rock drummer fraternity took to social media to share their grief

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Melissa Etheridge at She Rocks Awards

Female artists gathering to celebrate women’s achievements in the music business were giddy about the most recent changes they were witnessing.

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Tommy Roe, ’60s Pop Star, Announces Retirement

The artist whose hits included “Sheila,” “Dizzy,” “Sweet Pea” and “Hooray for Hazel” is calling it quits at age 75. He once toured with the Beatles.

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