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Vampire Weekend Previews New Album

Vampire Weekend Previews New Album

Vampire Weekend was one of the dozens of great acts at South By Southwest this year and put on a great performance. With so many acts it is easy to miss one of the more outstanding events. We haven’t heard much from Vampire Weekend since their 2010 release of Contra, but the band’s third album, […]

Artist of the Week: Frank Turner

Artist of the Week: Frank Turner

This week WERS is featuring English folk-punker Frank Turner as our Artist of the Week! Frank Turner was not always solo.  He first rose to prominence in the early 00′s with the post-hardcore band Million Dead.  After that band’s split, however, Turner went in a different direction.  Influenced by Johnny Cash’s excellent American series (with […]

Queens of the Stone Age New Album

Queens of the Stone Age New Album

For those keeping track, it’s been nearly six years since Queens of the Stone Age released their last album, Era Vulgaris. Best known for their driving and relentless brand of hard rock, the Queens released two great albums and then kicked it up a notch with their breakthrough album, Songs for the Deaf. Josh Homme, […]

Ryan Adams New Album In Progress

Ryan Adams New Album In Progress

Word on the street is Ryan Adams has a new album on the way and fans should be excited because he’s recording with a band. According to Billboard, he’s been writing a bunch of new material with a full band and has teamed up with producer, Glyn Johns again (Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eagles). Adams says […]

The Eagles Summer Tour Dates

The Eagles Summer Tour Dates

After forming together over forty years ago, The Eagles still remain a staple in American rock and continue to stay active. The band announced through their website recently that they’ll go back on tour this summer. Starting July 6th through July 25th, The Eagles will perform at eleven concerts throughout the States and Canada. This tour, dubbed The […]

Concert Watch: March 21st-22nd

Concert Watch: March 21st-22nd

Concert-goers, spring has sprung, though you wouldn’t know it from all the flower sprouts buried deep beneath this hideous slush. What’s the anecdote? Good music, of course, and there’s plenty of diverse options for you this week. Tyler, the Creator – Paradise Rock Club, Thursday March 21st This is progressive rap right now, and indie […]

New Releases Tuesday

New Releases Tuesday

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. PHOSPHORESCENT, MUCHACHO Muchacho is the sixth studio album from Phosphorescent, the working moniker for singer-songwriter Matthew Houck. Hailing from Alabama, Houck began recording […]

Morrissey Cancels Remainder Of Tour

Morrissey Cancels Remainder Of Tour

Iconic English singer and lyricist, Morrissey has cancelled the remainder of his tour dates due to illness and medical complications. After a serious of reshuffled tour dates and sporadic cancellations, a sickly path has been following Morrissey since the tours inception. Since previously cancelling tour dates in the fall of 2012 due to his mother falling ill, Morrissey faced […]

Mumford & Sons “Whispers in the Dark” Video

Mumford & Sons “Whispers in the Dark” Video

Mumford and Sons has had one of the most successful years with the release of their second studio album Babel that rushed to the top of the charts internationally. Babel was the fastest selling album in the UK and US selling 159,000 and 600,000 copies respectively. The  band released a new music video for the […]

Big Year Ahead For Joanna Newsom

Big Year Ahead For Joanna Newsom

In has been a somewhat quiet three years since Joanna Newsom released her last album, Have One on Me, back in 2010. Since The Milk-Eyed Mender, her 2004 debut, Newsom has pushed the boundaries of harpist commercial success with her three albums selling over a total of five hundred thousand copies in America alone. Each […]

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