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Charli XCX Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Gwen Stefani, Her Crush Robert Smith, and More

Charli XCX hasn't been shy when it comes to talking about her favorite musical acts and influences—and sometimes, even her crushes—several of whom have graced SPIN's…
SPIN Staff / September 18, 2019

Weezer, Courtney Love, Billy Corgan, The Killers, and More React to Ric Ocasek’s Death

Ric Ocasek, the beloved producer, solo artist, and frontman of the Cars, passed away this weekend at the age of 75. Tributes to Ocasek, who was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 16, 2019

Billie Joe Armstrong Says Green Day’s New Album Was Inspired by Kendrick Lamar

Following the announcement of Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy's international Hella Mega Tour, the lead singers of the three bands—Billie Joe Armstrong, Rivers…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 11, 2019

Watch Weezer Perform New Single “The End of the Game” on Jimmy Kimmel

Weezer was the musical talent on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, promoting their newly announced album Van Weezer's first single "The End of the Game."
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 11, 2019

Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy Announce 2020 Stadium Tour

Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy are joining forces for a stadium tour next summer. Appropriately dubbed the "Hella Mega Tour," the run kicks…
Tosten Burks / September 10, 2019

Weezer Announce New Album Van Weezer, Release “The End of the Game”

Weezer announced a joint tour with Fall Out Boy and Green Day earlier today, and now they've graced us with some more news: their next album, Van…
Will Gottsegen / September 10, 2019

Thank You Rivers Cuomo for Never Releasing Your Rap Album About Vegetarianism

There's a new feature about Weezer's debut LP Blue Album over at Rolling Stone that offers a fairly interesting dive into the band's origin story.
Tosten Burks / August 28, 2019

The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Mark Spitz / July 14, 2019

Weezer: Spin’s 2002 Cover Story, ‘Don’t Fear the Weezer’

This story originally appeared in the July 2002 issue of Spin.  Cello Studios is in the eastern part of old Hollywood, where the air feels…
Mark Spitz / May 29, 2019

Weezer: Our 1995 Feature, “Rock Candy”

This story originally appeared in the January 1995 issue of Spin. In honor of the Blue Album's 25th anniversary, we're republishing it here. Judging by the…
Jac Zinder / May 10, 2019

Watch Weezer and Tears for Fears Perform “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” on Kimmel

This past weekend, during their performance at Coachella, Weezer played a series of covers from their recent Teal Album. For their rendition of "No Scrubs," the…
Will Gottsegen / April 16, 2019

Watch Weezer Bring Out TLC’s Chilli, Tears for Fears at Coachella 2019

Weezer performed last night at Coachella, and during their set, the band brought out TLC vocalist Chilli, as well as '80s synth pop superstars Tears…
Rob Arcand / April 14, 2019

Watch Todd Rundgren Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe” Live at SiriusXM

Todd Rundgren has been covering Weezer's Green Album single "Hash Pipe" for the last few years, way before Toto ever tackled the song. On Friday,…
Rob Arcand / April 13, 2019

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

Weezer’s Black Album Is Neither As Good or As Bad As You Hoped

In the 19 years since their reunion, Weezer’s most memorable songs have been jokes. Recall "Beverly Hills," in which Rivers Cuomo explains why he wants…
Lucas Fagen / March 4, 2019
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