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New Releases Tuesday: June 18th

New Releases Tuesday: June 18th

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. THE MOWGLI’S, WAITING FOR THE DAWN This is the major label debut album from the eight piece rock band from southern California. After riding […]

Artist of the Week: Kopecky Family Band

Artist of the Week: Kopecky Family Band

WERS is featuring the Nashville-based Kopecky Family Band as our Artist of the Week! Though not related by blood, the six members of Kopecky Family Band have created a bond fortified by the roads they’ve traveled and the songs they’ve written. The Family was born out of an in-dorm jam session back in 2007 and […]

Kim Deal Quits The Pixies

Kim Deal Quits The Pixies

The Pixies, or rather Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering (the other members), released a statement yesterday stating that bassist Kim Deal won’t be playing with the band anymore. Here is the official statement: We are sad to say that Kim Deal has decided to leave the Pixies. We are very proud to have […]

This Week In Music History: June 9th-15th

This Week In Music History: June 9th-15th

It’s a cloudy day in Boston for this weeks’ look back at music history. Hopefully that will change for the weekend! During this week in 1977, British rock legends Led Zeppelin basically took over New York City as part of what became their final American tour.  They stopped in the city for a total of […]

Throwback Thursday: Derek and the Dominos

Throwback Thursday: Derek and the Dominos

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Derek and the Dominos to commemorate the aniversary of their debut live performance. Derek and the Dominos were a blues rock group formed by guitar legend Eric Clapton in 1970 after  gaining fame as a member of bands like the Yardbirds, Cream, […]

Concert Watch: June 12th-June 16th

Concert Watch: June 12th-June 16th

Good morning, music lovers! Right now we’re getting a break from all the rain we had yesterday, and even though there’s more on the way tomorrow we’re not going to let some droplets of water get in way of all the great shows happening this week, right? Now let’s take a look at who’s coming […]

Grouplove Announce New Album

Grouplove Announce New Album

Los Angeles-based indie darlings, Grouplove, recently released the first single, titled “Ways to Go”, off their upcoming sophomore album, Spreading Rumors. The album is to be released September 17th on Atlantic Records. “Ways to Go” picks up right where Never Trust a Happy Song left off. The track is just as synth poppy, ethereal, and […]

New Releases Tuesday: June 11

New Releases Tuesday: June 11

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. SURFER BLOOD, PYTHONS This is the second full length album for the Floridia-based indie rock group Surfer Blood. In May of 2012 Surfer Blood […]

Kings of Leon Announce New Music

Kings of Leon Announce New Music

It’s been nearly five years since Kings of Leon’s fourth full-length release, the explosive Only by the Night that catapulted the band into the spotlight with chart-topping singles such as “Sex on Fire” and “Use Somebody”. The success of that album lead Kings of Leon to headline the Glastonbury Music Festival in 2009, as well […]

Artist of the Week: Daft Punk

Artist of the Week: Daft Punk

WERS is featuring Dance pioneers Daft Punk as our Artist of the Week! The masked French duo, consisting of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, first began recording as Daft Punk after their previous band, Darlin’, received a negative review in which their music was described as, “a dafty punk trash.” Daft Punk adopted the […]

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