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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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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

In what should come as a surprise to no one, Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy have pushed their Hella Mega stadium tour 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

Weezer Sing Along with Kristen Bell in New Video for Frozen 2 Single

Weezer dropped their Frozen 2 soundtrack single "Lost in the Woods" last month, and now the cover-loving power-pop four-piece have returned with a new video…
Rob Arcand / December 7, 2019

Here’s Weezer’s New Song for the Frozen 2 Soundtrack

What else is there left to say about Weezer? The band that betrayed a thousand teenage fans with the release of their sophomore LP Pinkerton…
Rob Arcand / November 16, 2019

Here’s Rivers Cuomo Performing at an Andrew Yang Rally in Iowa

Andrew Yang is currently traveling the country, campaigning against Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and others in hopes of being the Democratic nominee for…
Rob Arcand / November 2, 2019

Weezer Made Dave Grohl Cry With Their Cover of Nirvana’s “Lithium”

Weezer covered Nirvana's hit "Lithium" at Rock in Rio on Saturday, September 28, and Dave Grohl was apparently into it. It's not…
Will Gottsegen / September 30, 2019

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
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