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Morrissey Shares Autobiography

Morrissey Shares Autobiography

Morrissey, best known as the lead singer and co-founder of The Smiths, and easily recognized by his unique, throaty singing voice, has finally released his autobiography; cleverly entitled Autobiography. The book includes accounts of his life up until the present. But, much like anything associated with this British icon, this autobiography had to bring controversy […]

South By Southwest Band List Released

South By Southwest Band List Released

It’s finally here! The first slew of artists has been announced for the 2014 South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Among the bands is Los Lonely Boys, the blues rock trio best known for their 2004 hit “Heaven” that reached #1 on the Billboard adult contemporary chart and #16 on the Billboard Top 40. […]

Throwback Thursday: Paul McCartney

Throwback Thursday: Paul McCartney

This week for Throwback Thursday we are having a special set of Paul McCartney in honor of his latest album, New, which was released just on Tuesday. Sir James Paul McCartney is a living music legend with a career spanning almost fifty years. Starting off with humble beginnings with the Quarrymen in 1957 playing skiffle […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

For most, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame means next to nothing; the vanguard of the old trying and failing to extend its influence on to the youth. To others, its an advertisement at the Cleveland Airport. But to a very small group, the Hall of Fame means something, and the newest nominees for […]

Concert Watch: Oct. 16 – 19

Concert Watch: Oct. 16 – 19

Good morning, concertgoers! Live Music Week is fast approaching as the festivities begin this Saturday, October 19th. Now let’s take a look at some of the live happenings leading up to it. Wednesday, October 16 – Pearl Jam @DCU Center The one and only Pearl Jam continue their almighty reign! They were an essential figure […]

Best Coast Drops New Mini Album

Best Coast Drops New Mini Album

It may be getting chillier here in Boston, but Best Coast’s new mini-album, Fade Away, is getting ready to take you back to warmer weather. Although its official release date is October 22nd, Fade Away is now streaming in full one week ahead — and it’s sure to make you play it loud and proud. LA-based […]

Artist of the Week: Cold War Kids

Artist of the Week: Cold War Kids

WERS’ Artist of the Week is California-based band Cold War Kids, who are playing a show at the House of Blues on October 18th! Begun in 2004 by frontman Jonnie Russell in his apartment, the group released their first two EPs, Mulberry Street and With Our Wallets Full before gaining national attention after over a year of rigorous touring. […]

The Strokes’ Guitarist Opens Up About Drug Use

The Strokes’ Guitarist Opens Up About Drug Use

The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. recently opened up in an interview with The Talks after the release of his most recent solo effort, AHJ. Hammond revealed that at one point became paranoid while in the grips of a narcotics addiction: “You know, I reached points where I was insane, hearing voices because I was up […]

Pearl Jam Prepare to Debut 10th Album

Pearl Jam Prepare to Debut 10th Album

Lightning Bolt, the most recent Pearl Jam album, is set for release this Tuesday and fans aren’t the only eager ones. The band made the album available for listening online a full week before their October 15 release date and unveiled their music video for “Sirens” last month. Pearl Jam kicked off their tour this […]

The Raconteurs to Release New Music

The Raconteurs to Release New Music

Third Man Records has announced new music from both Jack White’s Dead Weather and The Raconteurs. They will be released through the new Vault package, which is a subscription that includes a 7-inch single from The Dead Weather, the blues group act that consists of the Kills’ Alison Mosshart, Dean Fertita, and Jack Lawrence. 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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