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Grouplove Stream New Album

Grouplove Stream New Album

It’s no rumor – Grouplove’s latest album is now available for streaming. Spreading Rumours, the band’s follow up record to 2011’s Never Trust A Happy Song, is set to release on September 17. If you’re not one to wait, the band announced via their website that the full album is currently being streamed on NPR […]

Coldplay Release New Single “Atlas”

  “Atlas”, the newest single from Coldplay written exclusively for the next installment Hunger Games saga (Catching Fire – out November 22nd), was released on September 6th along with a mesmerizing lyric music video. This is the first new music from the British band since Mylo Xyloto in 2011. The single was recorded in Coldplay’s […]

Throwback Thursday: The Smithereens

Throwback Thursday: The Smithereens

This week’s Throwback Thursday celebrates the twenty-second anniversary of The Smithereens’ album Blow Up! Pat DiNizio was born on October 12th, 1955 in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. DiNizio was interested in music from a very young age always next to the radio listening to his musical idols of the 60’s like The Beatles and Buddy […]

Concert Watch: September 11-14

Concert Watch: September 11-14

Hello concertgoers! As the school year begins going full swing, Boston’s local concert scene continues to go full steam ahead. That’s why we have yet another exciting week of shows coming up: Wednesday, September 11th – Michael Franti and Spearhead w/ Kopecky Family Band @ House of Blues Tonight the House of Blues is featuring […]

New Release Tuesday: Sept.10

New Release Tuesday: Sept.10

Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week. Arctic Monkeys: AM Today celebrates the U.S. release of the fifth highly anticipated Arctic Monkeys album AM, putting a spin on lead singer […]

Artist of the Week: Neko Case

Artist of the Week: Neko Case

This week we’re featuring Neko Case as our Artist of the Week in celebration of her new album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You! Known first as a member of The New Pornographers and then as a successful solo act, Neko Case started by […]

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

This Week in Music History: September 5th-6th

The smell of fall is in the air, the kids are back at school, and it’s time for another look back at music history! On September 5th, 1946 Farrokh Bulsara was born in what used to be Zanzibar. Who is Farrokh Bulsara, you ask? Most people know him as the man, myth, and legend Freddie […]

Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

Throwback Thursday: The Cranberries

This week for Throwback Thursday WERS is playing a set of songs from The Cranberries in honor of lead singer Dolores O’Riordan’s 42nd birthday! Dolores O’Riordan was born and raised in Limerick, Ireland and was the youngest of seven children. It was in 1990 that O’Riordan auditioned for a band called The Cranberry Saw Us […]

Arcade Fire Share Trailer for New Album

Arcade Fire Share Trailer for New Album

It’s no secret that Arcade Fire are one of the best modern bands, and news of a new album has been circulating for a little while now on the web. From Instagram photos to street art in New York City, the Canadian band have been hinting at a new album called Reflector and that something will […]

Concert Watch: Sept. 5th – 7th

Concert Watch: Sept. 5th – 7th

Greetings, concertgoers! As you pack your backpacks for college, grad school, or your own kids, you’re going to need some sweet, soothing somethings to get you through those torturous school nights. Here’s what we’ve got on the menu for you this week! Thursday, September 5th – Glenn Tilbrook (of Squeeze) @ Brighton Music Hall It’s […]

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