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City and Colour New Single

City and Colour New Single

On March 27th, Dallas Green, or more commonly known by his stage name City and Colour, announced that he would be releasing a new album titled The Hurry and The Harm on June 4th. Two weeks ago, City and Colour released their single “Of Space and Time” and according to Green’s Facebook page, he was […]

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 […]

Daft Punk New Album

Daft Punk New Album

Behind their trademark masks and fighting an endless wave of rumors, details regarding Daft Punk’s new album are finally surfacing.  Rumors for a return of the electronic musical pioneers began to evolve back in January and fans finally have received the first solid announcement regarding the French duo’s newest album. Random Access Memories is the […]

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. DIDO, GIRL WHO GOT AWAY British singer-songwriter, Dido, has released her fourth studio album, Girl Who Got Away. The record includes collaborations with […]

Vampire Weekend Previews New Album

Vampire Weekend Previews New Album

Vampire Weekend was one of the dozens of great acts at South By Southwest this year and put on a great performance. With so many acts it is easy to miss one of the more outstanding events. We haven’t heard much from Vampire Weekend since their 2010 release of Contra, but the band’s third album, […]

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 […]

Queens of the Stone Age New Album

Queens of the Stone Age New Album

For those keeping track, it’s been nearly six years since Queens of the Stone Age released their last album, Era Vulgaris. Best known for their driving and relentless brand of hard rock, the Queens released two great albums and then kicked it up a notch with their breakthrough album, Songs for the Deaf. Josh Homme, […]

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 […]

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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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