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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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Meet Suzy Shinn, the 26-Year-Old Producer Behind Van Weezer

Suzy Shinn had been working with Weezer as an assistant engineer for more than six years, though she never expected to get called…
Ilana Kaplan / May 19, 2021

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy’s Hella Mega Tour Announces Rescheduled 2021 Dates

After multiple setbacks and schedule changes, Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer's ballyhooed Hella Mega Tour is finally happening. On Monday morning…
Daniel Kohn / May 17, 2021

Weezer’s Van Weezer Is Hard-Rock Cosplay

In a 2019 interview, Weezer ringleader Rivers Cuomo spoke about their most recent self-titled album at the time, Weezer (a.k.a. the…
Grant Sharples / May 4, 2021

Weezer Bring the Metal With ‘I Need Some Of That’

Weezer wasn't kidding when they said that their upcoming album, Van Weezer, would be heavier. Rivers Cuomo and company take things to headbanging heights with "I Need…
Katherine Turman / April 21, 2021

Watch Weezer’s New Video for ‘Grapes of Wrath’ Now

Weezer is back with a brand new video for "Grapes of Wrath," the latest single off of OK Human, three months after the band put out "All…
Josh Chesler / April 14, 2021

The 50 Best Alt-Rock Love Songs

Not all love songs are romantic. Not all love songs are even happy. It all depends on your definition of the term. For…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2021

Weezer Unveil First OK Human Song, ‘All My Favorite Songs’

Weezer are about to release their 14th studio album (and 15th, Van Weezer, arriving in May) on Jan. 29. The group announced that OK Human was on the…
SPIN Staff / January 21, 2021

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
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