weezer

Weezer Announces The Black Album, Releases “Can’t Knock the Hustle”

"Don't step to me, bitch." Okay, Rivers, no problem! This passing threat is one of the many unsettling details of Weezer's new single "Can't Knock…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 11, 2018

“Weird Al” Yankovic Stars in Weezer’s Video for “Africa”

The rendition that refuses to end keeps chugging along, as Weezer has unveiled a new video for their cover of Toto's "Africa." The visual, directed by Brendan…
Israel Daramola / September 24, 2018

Weezer – “California Snow”

Weezer has released a new standalone single called "California Snow." The song comes from the soundtrack of the upcoming Brendan Walter film Spell, which traces…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 20, 2018

Watch Weezer Cover Blink-182’s “All The Small Things” at Riot Fest

Blink-182 recently called off their tour this fall due to medical issues for drummer Travis Barker. Instead of performing their headlining set at Riot Fest…
Rob Arcand / September 15, 2018

Toto – “Hash Pipe” (Weezer Cover)

Toto's cover of Weezer's 2001 song "Hash Pipe" has now finally arrived. After a viral campaign finally got Weezer to cover Toto's 1982 hit "Africa,"
Rob Arcand / August 10, 2018

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Join Weezer to Cover Toto’s “Africa”

"Weird Al" Yankovic is a national treasure, and so, of course, is Toto's "Africa." In addition to his song parodies, Yankovic is also notable for his…
Joshua Copperman / August 9, 2018

Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

Finally, Toto has covered Weezer. The regrettable move comes in response to an ongoing shtick involving Weezer releasing covers of Toto songs---first "Rosanna," and then, as…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 31, 2018

Toto Announce Plans to Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

Earlier this year, Weezer finally caved to an internet campaign asking them to cover Toto's 1983 hit "Africa," but not without a fight. First, the…
Rob Arcand / July 28, 2018

Panic! at the Disco Cover Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”

Panic! at the Disco and Weezer both outgrew their original "emo" genre monikers to incorporate pop flourishes into their rock music. Panic!'s Brandon Urie has often cited Weezer as…
Joshua Copperman / July 11, 2018

Billboard-Charting Weezer Hit “Africa” Is Coming To Vinyl Thanks to Urban Outfitters

Weezer may have thought they could finally escape Toto's 1982 song "Africa," but unfortunately for many of us that might not be the case. Earlier…
Rob Arcand / June 30, 2018

Watch Weezer Play “Africa” With the Keyboardist of Toto on Kimmel

Weezer's cover of Toto's "Africa" has given them their biggest commercial success in about a decade, so you should get used to hearing it a lot…
Andy Cush / June 13, 2018

Weezer Needed Their Toto “Africa” Cover to Get Back to the Hot 100

Reasonable Weezer fans agree that the band lost the plot sometime about a decade ago, after making albums that ranged from "listenable" to "unimpeachable classic" in…
Andy Cush / June 12, 2018

Weezer – “Africa” (Toto Cover)

Weezer has released a cover of smooth rock icons Toto's 1982 song "Africa." The cover comes after some degree of hullabaloo: A fan Twitter account, @weezerafrica,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 29, 2018

The Internet Begged Weezer to Cover Toto’s “Africa,” So They Covered Toto’s “Rosanna” Instead

Weezer have released a cover of "Rosanna," originally recorded by California band Toto and released as the second single from their 1982 album Toto IV. It's…
Anna Gaca / May 24, 2018

Rivers Cuomo – “Medicine For Melancholy”

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has shared a new track called "Medicine for Melancholy." Last weekend the songwriter performed a solo acoustic set in LA, and…
Rob Arcand / March 16, 2018
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