Ween To Reunite for Shows in 2016

After unceremoniously ending the band in an interview with Rolling Stone back in 2012, Ween have announced that they'll be getting back together next year,…
Colin Joyce / November 16, 2015

Aaron Freeman (a.k.a. Gene Ween) Unveils Pop Adorned ‘Freeman’ LP

Ween founder — formerly known as Gene Ween — has returned to his birth name, Aaron Freeman, and is taking on a fresh, sober perspective…
Isabel Imperatore / July 15, 2014

Gene Ween Hawks ‘Final Demo Recordings’ to Ease Financial Struggles

Ween broke up in 2012, but former frontman Aaron Freeman has revived his Gene Ween alias for one last release. As Stereogum notes, the alt-rock…
Kyle McGovern / November 15, 2013

Gene Ween Says Band’s Split Came After Decade of ‘Struggle’

Following comments he made last month that the quarter of a century he and bandmate Mickey Melchiondo spent as the brilliant rock duo Ween had…
Devon Maloney / June 20, 2012

A Song for Gene and Dean: A Ween Appreciation

The first time I went to see Ween play live, I ended up passed out on the floor. I came to with beer in my…
David Marchese / June 1, 2012

Ween’s Aaron Freeman on ‘Sober Ninjas’ and the Song That Made Him Cry

"As my music evolves, I want to get more and more adult contemporary." An odd pronouncement coming from Aaron Freeman — a.k.a., Gene Ween, one-half…
Rob Harvilla / May 25, 2012

LIVE ‘HANGOUT’ STREAM: Flaming Lips & More

Alabama's three-day Hangout Music Festival kicks off Friday, May 20, but you don't have to be on the Gulf Coast to enjoy the rockin' performances:…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2011

Oscar Nom Jesse Eisenberg on His Fave Band: Ween!

If you call Jesse Eisenberg a Weenie, he'll have no choice but to agree with you.
SPIN Staff / February 7, 2011

Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews, Beastie Boys Play S.F. Fest

Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and the Beastie Boys have been announced as the headlining performers for San Francisco's second Outside Lands Music & Arts…
William Goodman / April 13, 2009