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Arcade Fire Announce 2014 Arena Tour

Arcade Fire Announce 2014 Arena Tour

Arcade Fire has officially decided to back up their number one album with an arena tour in the spring and summer of 2014. The band announced 28 concerts taking place throughout North America next year, starting in Louisville, Kentucky in early March and ending in their hometown of Montreal on August 30. The tour includes […]

Rock Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White

Rock Legends Pay Tribute to Jack White

At just 38 years old, Jack White will be honored with a tribute album featuring his most noteworthy songs performed by many artists that he has cited as influences. The compilation album, which is set to be released on November 19th, features an impressive list of songs performed by rock and roll pioneers, including Gary U.S. […]

The Virgins Have Broken Up

The Virgins Have Broken Up

The future seemed bright for the New York City rockers; they recently opened a string of dates for The Killers and are signed to Julian Casblancas’ label Cult Records. However, five years after breaking onto the scene with their hit “Rich Girls”, the band has decided to end their endeavor. Frontman Donald Cumming posted this […]

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

Throwback Thursday: Vintage Veterans

This week for Throwback Thursday and in honor of Veterans Day WERS is playing a set of music from musicians that were in the military. To start it all off, we have the country music legend, Kris Kristofferson. He was born into a military family and often moved around due to his fathers job as […]

Lily Allen is Back With New Music

Lily Allen is Back With New Music

It’s been a few years since Lily Allen released any new music. She first appeared on the British music scene in 2005 and quickly gained the public’s attention through self-releasing her own music on Myspace. In 2006, she released her debut album Alright, Still which turned out to be a multi-platinum album in Britain while […]

Concert Watch: Nov. 14-17

Concert Watch: Nov. 14-17

Morning Concertgoers! Autumn seems to be in full swing, and winter won’t be far behind, but no matter how chilly it gets nothing will get in the way of Boston’s hot live music scene. A quick glance at this week’s concerts is a sure sign of that: Thursday, November 14 – Dr. Dog @ House […]

New Release Tuesday: November 12

New Release Tuesday: November 12

It’s New Release Tuesday at WERS, and we’re celebrating previously unreleased tracks from our favorites, the impending holiday season, and good old fashioned new music. Let’s get to it! Grizzly Bear, Shields: B-Sides Want to remember what it feels like to fall in love all over again? Brooklyn natives Grizzly Bear want you to, too. Their […]

ABBA Discuss Waterloo Anniversary

ABBA Discuss Waterloo Anniversary

Mamma mia, here they go again! According to singer Agnetha Faltskog, the band aims to mark Eurovision’s 40th anniversary “in some way” next year. The possible reunion of legendary Swedish pop group ABBA ignited the U.K. media on Monday. Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny, and Anni-Frid could once more be brought together in 2014. Forming in 1972, […]

Artist of the Week: The Killers

Artist of the Week: The Killers

WERS is proud to announce The Killers as our Artist of the Week in celebration of the release of their first greatest hits album, Direct Hits.  Twelve years and four albums deep into an extremely successful career, The Killers began after then-synthpop artist and future frontman Brandon Flowers attended an Oasis concert and decided it was […]

The National Release Song For Catching Fire Soundtrack

The National Release Song For Catching Fire Soundtrack

With the premier of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire less than two weeks away, indie rockers The National have become one of the first artists to release their song for the movie’s soundtrack. Titled “Lean,” the track effectively captures the dark, melancholic sound and obscure, pensive lyrics The National are known for. With lyrics such […]

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