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This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Calling all music aficionados! Did you know that April 5th has been a groundbreaking day in music for decades? Let’s take a look back. Today in 1976, Led Zeppelin released their seventh studio album, Presence. The album was released by Swan Song Records and recorded during the band’s more tumultuous times when Robert Plant was recovering from […]

Fall Out Boy Tour Selling Out

Fall Out Boy Tour Selling Out

Just in case you missed it, one of the greatest bands from the early 00′s is making a come back this year. Fall Out Boy shocked the world back in February with news of not only a reunion tour, but new music as well. Shortly thereafter, the band released their first single, “My Songs Know […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from The Rolling Stones, who just announced a new North American tour yesterday including a stop at the TD Garden in Boston on June 12! The new dates are an extension of the Stones’ “50 Years…and Counting” shows late last year marking the band’s 50th […]

Ra Ra Riot Gearing Up For The Shins Tour

Ra Ra Riot Gearing Up For The Shins Tour

Ra Ra Riot and the Shins will both be here in Boston this May for Boston Calling, but Ra Ra Riot announced that they will be opening for the Shins on a string of dates before and following the festival. It has also been announced that Ra Ra Riot will headline three shows with Cleveland’s […]

Concert Watch: April 3rd-7th

Concert Watch: April 3rd-7th

Hello, sweet concert-goers! This week is a doozy in terms of terrific acts coming through—a shame if you should actually be training for the Marathon, but let’s be serious. A Dylan-Dawes double bill or drown in your own sweat? We’re just sayin’. Tonight, April 3rd and Tomorrow, April 4th: They Might Be Giants at the Paradise […]

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. MUDHONEY, VANISHING POINT The Seattle-based alternative quartet, Mudhoney has released their eighth studio album, Vanishing Point. The record marks their first release in […]

Artist of the Week: Shout Out Louds

Artist of the Week: Shout Out Louds

This week, WERS is featuring Shout Out Louds as our artist of the Week! Stockholm’s own Shout Out Louds was formed in the early 2000′s by childhood friends Adam Olenius, Ted Malmros, and Carl von Arbin.  In 2001 drummer Eric Edman and keyboardist Bebban Stenborg were added to the lineup and the band got to […]

New Live Video From Walk The Moon

New Live Video From Walk The Moon

Walk The Moon has been one of my favorite bands of the year with their release of their debut album, Walk the Moon in June of 2012. The album is full of hits like “Anna Sun” and “Tightrope.” The band has been touring in the United Kingdom and Europe for a while now and has […]

Phoenix Kicks Off Tour

Phoenix Kicks Off Tour

After a two year break, Phoenix finally kicked off their Bankrupt! tour with a string of west coast shows. Opening the tour at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver, the band played the entirety of both their new album, Bankrupt!, and 2009’s Grammy-winning, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. This segment of the tour acts as a warm-up […]

Vampire Weekend Video Sparks Controversy

Vampire Weekend Video Sparks Controversy

Indie rockers and baroque poppers Vampire Weekend have recently pushed back the release date for their third album, titled Modern Vampires of the City, from May 7th to May 14th. While this announcement garnered some negative attention, the band is receiving major criticism over their recent music video for the single “Diane Young.” In this […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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