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Don’t Fear the Weezer

Adrift for five years, Rivers Cuomo and crew returned in 2001 with Hash Pipe in hand and giant “W” flashing. Somehow, a new generation of kids with poor eyesight embraced them as if they’d never left. Now, after firing their staff and refusing to shave, Weezer unleash an album of “sheer rock power.” Is this the new face of punk?

Marc Spitz |July 1, 2002 - 10:00 am