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Smashing Pumpkins to Play Beale Street Music Festival

Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer and The 1975 are just some of the acts that have been slated to play at this year's Beale Street Music Festival.
Emily Tan / February 12, 2020

Watch Weezer’s New Tiny Desk Concert

NPR's Tiny Desk concert series has released their recent session with Weezer, celebrating the release of their new Black Album (read our review here). Performing without…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 1, 2019

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Weezer Announce New Album OK Human

Weezer was supposed to release Van Weezer last year, which got pushed to this May. That apparently didn't stop the alt-rockers from working on new material.
Daniel Kohn / January 18, 2021

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Is Selling 2,655 Previously Unreleased Demos for a Class Project

If you want to make that special Weezer fan you know happy this holiday season, Rivers Cuomo has a gift for you. The…
Daniel Kohn / December 8, 2020

The 35 Best Videos of the Last 35 Years

SPIN launched in the peak MTV era, when an innovative — or even just salacious — music video could make or break an…
SPIN Staff / November 26, 2020

Weezer, Fall Out Boy Face Off On Celebrity Family Feud

This summer's Hella Mega Tour, featuring Weezer, Green Day, and Fall Out Boy, was slated to be 2020's biggest rock expedition. But with cancellations being…
Brenton Blanchet / September 21, 2020

Weezer, Mastodon, Cold War Kids Feature on Bill & Ted Face the Music Soundtrack

Excellent! We already knew Mastodon would be on the upcoming Bill & Ted Face the Music soundtrack with "Rufus Lives," but the rest of it…
Daniel Kohn / August 14, 2020

Weezer Turn ‘Hero’ Into Piano Ballad on Jimmy Fallon

When Weezer released their latest song, "Hero," back in May, it became a touching tribute to the healthcare workers working on the frontlines to battle…
Emily Tan / June 18, 2020

Rivers Cuomo Covers ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’ From Jesus Christ Superstar

Rivers Cuomo has covered Green Day and Nirvana in his recent Island in the Zoom streaming sessions. In the clip he shared ahead of this week's sessions,…
Daniel Kohn / May 29, 2020

Rivers Cuomo Covers Green Day in Latest Zoom Session

Last week, Rivers Cuomo covered Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" in what he's calling his Islands in the Zoom sessions. This week, he went back to the '90s for…
SPIN Staff / May 21, 2020

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy’s Hella Mega Tour Pushed to 2021

UPDATE (7/1, 2:30 pm PST): Here are the new dates for 2021. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCHOiyDDNUi/?utm_source=ig_embed In what should come as a surprise to…
Daniel Kohn / May 19, 2020

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Covers Nirvana’s ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ on Piano

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is a self-proclaimed Nirvana super-fan, so it shouldn't be a surprise that he covered one of that band's signature tracks, "Heart-Shaped…
Ryan Reed / May 12, 2020

Weezer Give The Simpsons’ Theme Song the Rock Concert Treatment

Weezer's big appearance on The Simpsons premiered last night (May 10), and it featured a full re-working of the iconic theme song for the animated…
Emily Tan / May 11, 2020

Weezer to Appear on The Simpsons and Will Debut a New Song

Weezer shared a new song, "Hero," dedicated to frontline workers on Wednesday and now the band will be the latest rock band to appear on…
SPIN Staff / May 7, 2020

Weezer Share “Hero” Video That’s Dedicated to Frontline Workers

Weezer has shared a new song from their upcoming Van Weezer album. "Hero" a dose of power-pop from that album and is the first song they've shared…
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2020

Weezer Can Help Make Your Zoom Meetings Better

With more and more people using Zoom for much of their video chatting needs, Weezer want to make things more fun by giving their fans…
Emily Tan / March 27, 2020

Weezer and Fred Armisen Try to Sing ‘Buddy Holly on ‘Carpool Karaoke’

When you think about it, watching Weezer and Fred Armisen makes perfect sense. Throw in Armisen shuttling the veteran rockers around, well, then hijinx ensue.
Daniel Kohn / March 6, 2020
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