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My Chemical Romance Announces Split

My Chemical Romance Announces Split

Teen angst all over the world suffered a blow this week when My Chemical Romance announced the end of their time together.  For the past twelve years, MCR have provided a soundtrack for teens that felt any rage, anger, or sadness– so, everyone at some point. Over their career the band released four albums, starting […]

Throwback Thursday: John Denver Tribute

Throwback Thursday: John Denver Tribute

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set John Denver covers to commemorate the release of his upcoming tribute album The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver. John Denver was one of the most beloved and acclaimed singer-songwriters to emerge from the folk-music scene of the late 1960s and 1970s. A […]

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 […]

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 […]

Director Is Chosen For Elton John Biopic

Director Is Chosen For Elton John Biopic

Rocketman, the upcoming Elton John biopic, will be directed by Michael Gracey, a man known for his talent in commercial making. As an artist known for his dance based work with Gap and T-Mobile, he will take on something a bit different, describing John’s life from a five-years-old and on. The film will go more […]

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 […]

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