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Mumford & Sons Announce Break

Mumford & Sons Announce Break

English folk rockers Mumford & Sons have revealed they will be taking a hiatus. The announcement follows their final tour date in Bonner Springs, Kansas. Keyboardist Ben Lovett revealed to Rolling Stone that the band is looking forward to being free of the commitments, pressures, and strict schedules that come with creating music and touring. […]

Arcade Fire Share Tracklist

Arcade Fire Share Tracklist

The tracklist for Arcade Fire’s highly anticipated Reflektor has been allegedly leaked. The tracklist surfaced yesterday on Amazon France but has yet to be confirmed by the band. The tracklist is as follows: 1. Reflektor 2. We Exist 3. Flashbulb Eyes 4. Here Come The Night Time 5. Normal Person 6. You Already Know 7. […]

Watch Pearl Jam’s “Sirens” Music Video

  Pearl Jam have shared an official live music video for “Sirens”, the second single off their tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt, out October 15th. Directed by David Clinc, who also directed their 2007 concert film, Imagine in Cornice, it is soulful, mysterious, and shadowed. There’s always at least one ballad-y, slower song on every […]

Stream Kings of Leon’s 6th Studio Album

Stream Kings of Leon’s 6th Studio Album

Kings of Leon are currently streaming their sixth album, Mechanical Bull, on iTunes to promote the album’s official release on September 24. The band’s bassist, Jared Followill, describes the album as one of Kings of Leon’s most immature albums to date. In an interview with Metro, Jared goes on to explain that the band played countless […]

Green Day Frontman Stars in New Indie Film

Green Day Frontman Stars in New Indie Film

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has landed a starring role in a new indie film alongside Leighton Meester. The film, Like Sunday, Like Rain, is about a musician (Meester) and her motherly relationship with a twelve-year-old music prodigy. Armstrong will portray the boyfriend of Meester’s character. The film will be directed by Frank Whaley, an […]

In Utero Gets Reissue

In Utero Gets Reissue

Most of us are familiar with Nirvana, the band that started off in the Seattle grunge scene and ended up turning 90s alternative rock on its head. The band’s demise came when infamous lead singer Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. In the short time of the band’s existence, they released three studio albums; Bleach […]

Deerhunter Cancel Tour

Deerhunter Cancel Tour

Deerhunter, indie psychedelic noise rockers from Atlanta, recently announced that they have cancelled their upcoming month-long tour of Europe. The band issued this statement to fans yesterday through promoters All Tomorrow’s Parties: “We are very disappointed to have to cancel our upcoming European tour due to unforeseen circumstances. We were very excited for these shows, […]

Throwback Thursday: Jimi Hendrix

Throwback Thursday: Jimi Hendrix

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of Jimi Hendrix in memory of his the forty-third anniversary of his death. James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was born November 27th, 1942 in Seattle, Washington. In the mid 1950’s Jimi used to carry around an old broom in elementary school and pretended it was a […]

The Killers Will Release a Greatest Hits Compilation

The Killers Will Release a Greatest Hits Compilation

This upcoming November 11th, The Killers will be releasing a greatest hits compilation highlighting their familiar tracks over the past decade. Not only will the new compilation sprinkle in reappearances from Hot Fuss, Sam’s Town, Day & Age, and Battle Born but the new album, Direct Hits will feature 2-3 brand new tracks with a twist […]

Arctic Monkeys Chart #1 for Fifth Time

Arctic Monkeys Chart #1 for Fifth Time

It has been less than a decade since Arctic Monkeys burst into the UK music scene with their best selling album, Whatever People Say I Am That’s What I’m Not. The album made history when it became the fastest selling debut album in UK chart history, beating out previous title holders Hear’Say. Though they would […]

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To all WERS Members & Volunteers

THANK YOU! We had an awesome Live Music Week because of you! We exceeded our goal of 1000 donors and we couldn’t have done it without your support! We are working on sending your gifts now and you can expect to have them in 4 to 6 weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, […]

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