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Hear Rivers Cuomo’s Latest Post Malone Cover

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo occasionally posts short Instagram videos of himself covering rap hits on acoustic guitar. That’s just a thing he does. In the…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / May 20, 2017

Cutting Classes

In the opulent dressing room of Milwaukee's Rave Ballroom, Rivers Cuomo is sitting on a tapestry-covered couch, looking uneasy. The series of connected rooms is…
Laura Sinagra / May 16, 2017

The Meadows Festival 2017: Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gorillaz, Future, Weezer & More

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival has announced its 2017 lineup. Jay Z (who may have a new album out soon), Red Hot Chili Peppers, and…
Taylor Berman / May 8, 2017

Listen to the Bizarre New Weezer Song “Feels Like Summer”

"I'm spiritual, not religious / I'm a Libra, if that matters," Rivers Cuomo coos at the beginning of the second verse of Weezer's new single "Feels…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 16, 2017

Pavement’s Spiral Stairs Burned Weezer Pretty Good

Yesterday, the Republican Party revealed its long-awaited replacement for President Obama's Affordable Health Care Act. The new plan serves as a massive tax cut for…
Jeremy Gordon / March 7, 2017

Rivers Cuomo Will Continue to Sing In Japanese on New Scott & Rivers Songs

Do you hate this? It's a song called "Homely Girl," mostly sung by Rivers Cuomo in Japanese--save the to-the-point chorus and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 9, 2017

Video: Weezer – “I Love the USA”

Just in time for tonight's second presidential debate, Weezer have shared their "I Love the USA" music video, which stars comedian Patton Oswalt as a flag-bedecked…
Anna Gaca / October 9, 2016

Weezer Announce White Album Deluxe Edition With New Song “Fake Smiles and Nervous Laughter”

This Friday, Weezer will release a deluxe edition of this year's release, Weezer (The White Album). It will add four new songs including a remix of "Jacked…
Josh Rosenberg / October 5, 2016

Weezer and Wavves Announce Fake Smiles and Nervous Laughter Split 7″

If you like your alt-rock bands two at a time, today's your lucky day: Weezer and Wavves are releasing Fakes Smiles and Nervous Laughter, a split 7",…
Sadie Bell / September 9, 2016

The 96 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1996

Undoubtedly, 1996 was the year of Weird Alternative. Representing the final period before underground rock's post-grunge bubble totally burst, the hits of 1996 shook out…
SPIN Staff / August 31, 2016

Kacey Musgraves Joins Weezer on an ‘Island in the Sun’ in Nashville

Kacey Musgraves has been known to cover Weezer's "Island in the Sun" at her own concerts, and word must have gotten back around to Rivers…
Anna Gaca / July 14, 2016

Weezer Hook NASA Up With a Song Called ‘I Love the USA’

Because nothing screams "America!" like interplanetary conquest, Weezer just released a new track called "I Love the USA." NASA asked the veteran rock group to pen the…
Brian Josephs / June 30, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

Rivers Cuomo Explains His ‘Crazy Way to Write’ Tracks on ‘Song Exploder’

Rivers Cuomo was the guest on the latest episode of the behind-the-scenes music podcast Song Exploder, and the Weezer frontman walked host Hrishikesh Hirway through the writing and…
James Grebey / April 18, 2016

Vampire Weekend Didn’t Appear on ‘Shrek’ Soundtrack Because Ezra Koenig ‘Refused to Capitalize on Weezer’s Misfortune’

It's hard to believe, but Smash Mouth's "All Star" wasn't the only song to be featured in the Shrek film series — and it turns out that…
James Grebey / April 7, 2016
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