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Throwback Thursday: The Beach Boys

Throwback Thursday: The Beach Boys

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating the career of The Beach Boys in the wake of the release of their latest greatest hits album Fifty Big Ones. Has any band ever had such a wide appeal as The Beach Boys?  Sure, they likely have their detractors – maybe their music is too saccharine for some, too cloying, […]

Concert Watch: November 15th-November 18th, 2012

Concert Watch: November 15th-November 18th, 2012

Just like that, music-lovers, the holidays are upon us and the concert season is all that’s left to keep us warm aside from that expensive Christmas cheer. Awesome is audible this week, so let’s get straight to it. Thursday, November 15th, Friday,  November 16th, and Saturday, November 17th – Amanda Palmer at The Paradise Lexington, […]

Fans Add to Bruce Springsteen Documentary

Fans Add to Bruce Springsteen Documentary

A new Bruce Springsteen documentary titled Springsteen & I is in the works, and the filmmakers behind it are asking his fans to share their stories about what his music means to them. On the movie’s official website, SpringsteenandI.com, one of its producers wrote: We are searching for a wide variety of creative interpretations, captured […]

Blink-182 Recording New EP

Blink-182 Recording New EP

Blink-182 spent time in the studio last week putting some songs together, according to Rolling Stone. These sessions in a the Los Angeles studio are apart of an effort to put out an EP by Christmas. This will be their first release since the 2011 album Neighborhoods, which was their first new material in eight […]

New Purity Ring Video

Canadian music duo Purity Ring just released their new music video for their song entitled “Lofticries” off their current album, Shrines. After the release of Shrines in July of 2012, Purity Ring has been pulling in the attention of listeners’ worldwide. “Lofticries”, directed by AG Rojas, who has previously directed for artists such as Jack […]

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. SOUNDGARDEN: KING ANIMAL Rock band, Soundgarden released their sixth studio album, King Animal, today. It is their first album of new music in sixteen […]

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

Artist Of The Week: The Tallest Man On Earth

The WERS Artist Of The Week is The Tallest Man On Earth, whose latest record, There’s No Leaving Now,  is out now! The Tallest Man On Earth is the moniker of singer-songwriter, Kristian Matsson who hails from Dalarna, Sweden and has been releasing records as The Tallest Man On Earth since 2006. The first Tallest Man On Earth […]

My Bloody Valentine Announce New Album

My Bloody Valentine Announce New Album

It has been over two decades since My Bloody Valentine released their seminal album, Loveless. Since then, fans have been dying to get their hands on any sort of follow up. While not the most prolific band, from 1983 (the year they formed) to 1991, they managed to release a handful of EPs and two […]

SXSW 2013 Announces First Bands

SXSW 2013 Announces First Bands

March is just around the corner… right? Well it certainly feels a little closer now. That’s because SXSW (abbreviation for South By Southwest, FYI) has just announced the first round of bands that will be performing at the nine day festival in Austin, TX. Some of the highlights include: Civil Twilight, The Dunwells, He’s My […]

Atoms for Peace Interviewed in Rolling Stone

Atoms for Peace Interviewed in Rolling Stone

Thom Yorke, the incredibly renowned and talented front man for the band Radiohead, has for a few months now been collaborating with his new group Atoms for Peace which consists of Yorke, Radiohead co-producer Nigel Godrich, and bassist Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Thom Yorke gave […]

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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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