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The Rolling Stones Will Never Gather Moss

The Rolling Stones Will Never Gather Moss

50 years after playing their first show and releasing their first album, The Rolling Stones are set to tour again this summer. Recently, according to numerous music news sites (Rolling Stone, NME, Billboard, etc.) a “concert business source” has confirmed that the Stones plan to play 18 concerts in North America this year. In addition, [...]

Taylor Swift In Vanity Fair

Taylor Swift In Vanity Fair

It’s safe to say Taylor Swift’s appetite for attention is insatiable and this week’s stunt further proves that statement. In the April issue of Vanity Fair, Taylor Swift inferred that both Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are going to hell for making comments regarding Swift’s love life at the Golden Globes. Throughout the award show, [...]

25th Anniversary of R.E.M.’s Green

25th Anniversary of R.E.M.’s Green

R.E.M. announced through their website this past Tuesday that they’ll be re-releasing their 1988 album, Green, as a deluxe edition on May 14th. Released twenty five years ago on Warner Bros. Records, the album was the bands major label breakthrough featuring the hits “Orange Crush,” “Stand,” “Pop Song 89,” and “Get Up.” The original album [...]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing songs from the Who’s Tommy to mark the anniversary of “Pinball Wizard’s” debut in the U.K. Primarily the brain child of guitarist Pete Townshend, the Who’s Tommy was perhaps the first grand rock-opera ever recorded. Tommy is a double-album about an abused and handicapped child who eventually [...]

Concert Watch: March 7th-9th

Concert Watch: March 7th-9th

Hey, concert-goers! Finally recovered from the massive heart attack the Newport and Boston Calling lineups gave you? Cool! We’ve still got a few more weeks of winter to plow through (groundhogs are inaccurate meteorologists), so here’s a few great shows to keep you sane in the meantime. Thursday, March 7th: Animal Collective at House of [...]

Morrisey Switches 1989 Album Cover

Morrisey Switches 1989 Album Cover

Last month, Morrisey announced that a reissue of the 1989 single, ‘The Last Of The Famous International Playboys’ and the 1991 album, Kill Uncle will be released on April 8th. With hopes in creating something truly special Morrisey had an unseen picture of himself and David Bowie taken in 1992 in New York City, in [...]

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. CAITLIN ROSE, THE STAND-IN Nashville-based Caitlin Rose has dropped her sophomore record, The Stand-in. Prior to her solo career, Rose was the lead [...]

Little Boots New Album

Little Boots New Album

Back in 2009 with the release of her Gold-selling album, Hands, Victoria Hesketh became one of the most talked about new artists to surface throughout music. If this name sounds a little foreign to you, you may know her as Little Boots. The name Little Boots was given to Hesketh as a nickname by a [...]

Artist of the Week: The Adam Ezra Group

Artist of the Week: The Adam Ezra Group

This week WERS is featuring The Adam Ezra Group as our Artist of the Week! We’ve been big fans of Adam Ezra here at WERS for a long time and are so thrilled to have them perform this Saturday at WERS Presents: Reykjavik Calling at the Paradise Rock Club. Adam Ezra and his band are [...]

Matt and Kim New Video

Matt and Kim New Video

A few days ago indie pop duo/couple Matt and Kim uploaded a music video to Youtube for their song “It’s Alright.” This is the second music video off of their most recent album, Lightning. Matt and Kim videos are always extremely interesting and quirky like how the video for “Let’s Go” was based around awkward [...]

Emerson College

The Emerson Acappellooza Fundraiser

Come celebrate our school with performances from our own four a cappella groups: Acapellics Anonymous, Noteworthy, Treble Makers, and Achoired Taste. It will be a night filled with school spirit, positive energy, and fun for any person who loves Emerson College. Proceeds will go to Emerson Scholarships and Emerson A cappella. Sponsored by Acappellics Anonymous with The Spirit [...]

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