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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 […]

Death Cab For Cutie Working on Eighth Album

Death Cab For Cutie Working on Eighth Album

According to a group of pictures posted on Instagram on Thursday, Death Cab for Cutie is officially working on their eighth album. The photos featured a line of guitars and basses, shots of amps, and an over-the-shoulder shot of Death Cab’s lead singer, Ben Gibbard. Having recently closed the curtains on The Postal Service reunion […]

Imagine Dragons Plan for 2014

Imagine Dragons Plan for 2014

Alternative rock band Imagine Dragons has a busy 2014 ahead of it–one that includes a nation-wide arena tour as well as the making of a new album. The Into the Night tour will start February 8, 2014 in Boise and finish up on March 15 in Denver. The tour includes stops at the Mohegan Sun […]

Lorde Most Streamed Spotify Debut

Lorde Most Streamed Spotify Debut

It’s almost impossible to walk into any public restaurant or retail store and not hear Lorde’s “Royals” blasting on the playlist at some point. It’s almost as impossible as getting the “gold teeth, Grey Goose, tripping in the bathroom…” melody out of your head after hearing the song. For such a young artist, she really […]

Paul McCartney Debuts New Songs at Queens High School

Paul McCartney Debuts New Songs at Queens High School

Yesterday, Sir McCartney graced the stage in front of 400 students at Frank Sinatra School for the Arts (a performing arts high school in Astoria, Queens) for a surprise performance. The former Beatles/Wings/solo mastermind said in his lovably endearing voice, “This beats going to class.” McCartney and his phenomenal band played 13 songs (setlist below) […]

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