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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

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, Dressed As Elvis, Is ‘King Of the World’ On ‘Fallon’

Last night, color-focused Californians Weezer celebrated the release of their self-titled The White Album by performing the record's crunchy, wistful "King of the World" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy…
Harley Brown / April 1, 2016

Blue Albums and Pink Triangles: What Color Means to Weezer

Synesthesia may very well be the key to why humans create multimedia art, why movies have soundtracks, or why recorded albums have cover art. The…
Dan Weiss / March 29, 2016

Review: Weezer Make Weezer Great Again on ‘The White Album’

Well, it only took 'em 20 years. The half-decade hiatus that Weezer started in 1996 after their epochal first two albums — and the sonically…
Andrew Unterberger / March 25, 2016

Nerf Herder Recall Buzzier Times With ’90s Nostalgia Fest ‘We Opened for Weezer’

In the mid-'90s, Santa Barabra pop-punk softies Nerf Herder were just popular enough to play two weeks of dates opening for West Coast alt-rock royalty…
Andrew Unterberger / March 10, 2016

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Eats All of the Cannoli in ‘California Kids’ Video

Have you ever glanced at a giant cake and briefly fantasized about shoving your entire face in it? Well, apparently Weezer's Rivers Cuomo has too…
Rachel Brodsky / March 10, 2016

Weezer Go Back to Basics Again With ‘LA Girlz’

Update: Weezer have released their "LA Girlz" video. It's below. After releasing their most classic-'90s-sounding jam in decades last year with "Do…
Andrew Unterberger / February 17, 2016
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