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.

Milos Forman, ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Director, Dead at 86

In addition to the five-time Oscar-winning ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ his films included ‘Amadeus,’ ‘Ragtime’ and ‘The People vs. Larry Flynt.’

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Chicago VI Decades Live Boxed Set: Listen… Wow!

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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Roger Waters Begins 2018 European Tour: Recap

The Pink Floyd co-founder began the “Us + Them” tour with an extensive 2017 North American schedule. This leg takes him through August

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Huey Lewis Cancels Tour, Cites Hearing Loss

Sad news: “I lost most of my hearing. Although I can still hear a little, one on one, and on the phone, I can’t hear music well enough to sing,” said Lewis.

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Jon Bon Jovi to Rock Hall: ‘It’s About F’ing Time!’

The band had been eligible since 2008. Did years of frustration boil over as JBJ spoke at their pre-induction press conference?

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Eric Clapton Life in 12 Bars Offers Unreleased Tracks

The documentary film, described as a “story of recovery,” had its TV premiere earlier this year. It’s being released in all formats with previously unreleased tracks

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Roger Daltrey Solo LP Features Plenty of Townshend

“This is a return to the very beginning, before Pete started writing our songs, when we were a teenage band playing soul music to small crowds”

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Hot Tuna Announces Summer-Fall Tour Dates

Together for more than 50 years, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady are still playing music together. Their latest tour includes both acoustic and electric dates.

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Mick Ronson ‘Beside Bowie’ Soundtrack Coming

The late guitarist is best known for his work alongside Bowie. A recent biopic is being joined by a career-spanning album

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Gene Clark Post-Byrds Collection Due

The new release includes previously unreleased acetates recorded in 1967 plus other never-before-heard material from the same period.

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