Posts tagged "Rivers Cuomo"

People Keep Sending Rivers Cuomo Fan Mail Meant for Incubus

Rivers Cuomo is best known for being the leader singer of Weezer. He is not, nor has he ever been, a member of…
By: James Grebey / January 15, 2015

Rivers Cuomo’s Life Away From Weezer Is Getting the Sitcom Treatment

While Weezer are going back to the sound of their beloved early albums on their forthcoming LP, Everything Will Be Alright in the…
By: Dan Reilly / August 28, 2014

Rivers Cuomo Empties His Vaults for ‘Pinkerton Diaries’

Rivers Cuomo was going through a lot when he wrote Pinkerton, the album he later sort of disowned, then re-owned on tour. He'…
By: SPIN Staff / November 11, 2011

Simple Plan Tap Rivers, Snoop Pimps Sheen + More

Canadian outfit Simple Plan have teamed up with Rivers Cuomo for a new track titled “Can’t Keep My Hands Off You,” a caffeinated slab of…
By: SPIN Staff / March 31, 2011

Cuomo’s New Book, Britney LP Due in March + More

In March, Rivers Cuomo will release The Pinkerton Diaries — his collection of journal entries from Weezer’s Pinkerton era — plus his third installment of…
By: SPIN Staff / January 31, 2011

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Covers the Beach Boys

The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows," from their groundbreaking 1966 album Pet Sounds, is one of the most timeless songs in popular music. Recently, Weezer…
By: William Goodman / January 4, 2011

25 Artists We Love Pick the Year’s Best Music

This time of year, every music publication puts out its list of the best albums and songs of the past 12 months (including SPIN).
By: Kevin O'Donnell / December 14, 2010

Rivers Cuomo: ‘There’s So Much Pain in My Voice’

With the release of their latest studio record Hurley, a rarities collection titled Death to False Metal, plus a reissue of the classic…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / November 2, 2010

New Weezer Album Due in September?

Weezer singer-guitarist Rivers Cuomo isn't shy about his obsession with heavy metal -- just look at dude's high school senior class photo, which…
By: Eric Sundermann / July 15, 2010

Weezer’s Bonnaroo Set Draws a Mixed Reaction

Nowadays, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo squanders the majority of his genius on KISS-lite arena riffs and regressive rhymes about malls and homies (see: 2009's Raditude and…
By: Stacey Anderson / June 13, 2010

Atlanta Rapper B.o.B. Hits No. 1 on Album Chart

21-year-old Atlanta rapper B.o.B.'s debut album The Adventures of Bobby Ray delivered on the promise of its chart-topping single, "Nothin' On You," selling 84,000 copie…
By: Luke McCormick / May 6, 2010

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Recovers from Bus Crash

After a month of recovery following a December tour bus crash in upstate New York, Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has been given a clea…
By: Tamara Vallejos / January 15, 2010

Weezer, ‘Raditude’ (Geffen)

After listening to Weezer's seventh release, you may want to describe frontman Rivers Cuomo with one word: demented. The bespectacled, Harvard-groomed crooner has a sadistic…
By: Spencer Kornhaber / November 2, 2009

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
By: Anna Hyclak / August 28, 2009

Rivers Meets Rainn, Captain Beefheart’s 10 Commandments, and More

When nerds collide: Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has teamed up with The Office star Rainn Wilson to record new songs. [Weezer]…
By: Kate Thuma / April 3, 2009

In Love: Ryan Adams, Kelly Clarkson, Rivers Cuomo

Valentine's Day is nine days away, but a few musicians already have love on the brain. Between the poetry, mixtapes, love songs, and lesbian fantasie…
By: Melissa Goldstein / February 5, 2009’s Best of the Week, December 1-7

As we here at sit back and look at the past week, we can't help but wonder: Is the U.K. planning a musical takeover?Oasi…
By: SPIN Staff / December 6, 2008

Weezer: Heck on Wheels

Our June cover story involves some old friends: Weezer. Deputy editor Steve Kandell checks in with the Weezer camp, taking stock of the power po…
By: Steve Kandell / May 27, 2008

Rivers Cuomo’s Harvard Graduation

Rivers Cuomo, the introverted frontman of nerdy power-pop quintet Weezer, finished his collegiate tour Thursday (June 8) when he graduated from Harvard. After wrapping u…
By: SPIN Staff / June 9, 2006