Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of January 21. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar.

LW          TW

7              1              Young the Giant/It’s About Time (Mind Over Matter; Fueled By Ramen)

8              2              Chvrches/The Mother We Share (The Bones of What You Believe; Virgin)

9              3              J. Roddy Walston and the Business/Heavy Bells (Essential Tremors; ATO)

11           4              Kings of Leon/Temple (Mechanical Bull; RCA)

12           5              The Airborne Toxic Event/Hell and Back (Hell and Back; Island)

13           6              New Politics/Tonight You’re Perfect (A Bad Girl in Harlem; RCA)

14           7              Portugal. The Man/Modern Jesus (Evil Friends; Atlantic)

19           8              Stone Sour/Tired (House of Gold & Bones Pt.1; Roadrunner)

23           9              Broken Bells/Holding On for Life (After the Disco; Columbia)

25           10           Imagine Dragons/On Top of the World (Night Visions; Interscope)

26           11           Fitz and The Tantrums/The Walker (More Than Just a Dream; Elektra Records)

29           12           Avicii/Hey Brother (True; Universal Island)

16           13           Colourist/Little Games (Little Games; Universal Republic)

—           14           U2/Ordinary Love (Breathe; Interscope)

4              15           The Neighbourhood/Afraid (I Love You; Columbia)

10           16           Frank Turner/The Way I Tend To Be (Tape Deck Heart; Interscope)

—           17           Phantogram/Fall in Love (Voices; Republic)

21           18           The Fray/ Love Don’t Die (Helios; Epic)

—           19           Silversun Pickups/Cannibal (The Singles Collection; Dangerbird)

—           20           Arcade Fire/Afterlife (Reflektor; Merge)

—           21           Hellogoodbye/Everything Is Debatable (Everything Is Debatable; Old Friends Records)

28           22           American Authors/Best Day of My Life (American Authors; Mercury)

—           23           Avenged Sevenfold/Shepherd of Fire (Hail to the King; Warner Bros.)

—           24           Crosses/The Epilogue (Crosses; Sumerian)

—           25           Bear Hands/Giants (Giants-Single; Cantora Records)

5              26           Switchfoot/Who We Are (Fading West; Atlantic)

—           27           Bastille/Bad Blood (Bad Blood; Virgin)

30           28           Haim/The Wire (Days Are Gone; Polydor)

—           29           Phoenix/S.O.S. in Bel-Air (Bankrupt!; Atlantic)

—           30           Of Monsters and Men/Silhouettes (Catching Fire Soundtrack; Parlophone)



21 January           Young the Giant/Mind Over Matter

21 January           Against Me!/Transgender Dysphoria Blues



Last Year:             Youngblood Hawke/We Come Running (Youngblood Hawke; Universal Republic)

5 Years Ago:       30 Seconds to Mars/Kings and Queens (This Is War; Virgin)

10 Years Ago:     The Strokes/12:51 (Room on Fire; RCA)

15 Years Ago:     Everlast/What It’s Like (Whitey Ford Sings the Blues; Tommy Boy Records)

20 Years Ago:     Nirvana/All Apologies (In Utero; DGC)

25 Years Ago:     Julian Cope/Charlotte Anne (My Nation Underground; Island)

Listen to the Tuesday Top 30 live on WERG Tuesdays at 6 to 9 p.m.