According to Billboard, Wilco will be hitting the studio next month to begin recording a new album for a spring release on Nonesuch (Warner Music Group). Another band I used to love whose name begins with the letter “W,” Weezer, heads back to the studio in November to record what will be the last album … Continue reading Wilco, Weezer recording soon
MP3: Weezer – “Pork and Beans” from their new self-titled album, due June 24 on Geffen/Interscope/UMG. After the song leaked, Weezer decided to offer it up on their official site. Do you give a hoot? Update: Doh! Looks like they’re doing some silly web site trickery in order to redirect deep links to some XML … Continue reading Weezer – Pork and Beans
Rivers Cuomo talks to Alternative Press about his new collection of demos, Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo. He reveals that it will contain several tracks from the scrapped Songs From The Black Hole concept album (“Blast Off,” “Who You Calling Bitch,” “Dude We’re Finally Landing,” “Superfriend”), but downplays the significance of that project: … Continue reading More on the Weezer Demos Compilation
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo talks about his upcoming projects over on his MySpace blog. He claims to have 400 pages into an upcoming book, but more exciting to music fans is this announcement: I’ve compiled a CD of my favorite demos from the years 1992 to 2007 and Geffen Records has agreed to put it … Continue reading Weezer Demo Compilation Coming Soon
Rumors of Weezer’s demise have apparently been exaggerated. Rivers Cuomo posts an update. “Hey Party-People, Weezer is just polishing up a batch of songs for a recording session that is going to start at the beginning of July. This will be the final recording session for our 6th album which we aim to put out … Continue reading New Weezer Album: 2008
On Rivers Cuomo’s MySpace blog, he keeps a running tally of his disagreements over published articles about himself and his band, Weezer: Clarifications, Corrections, and Supplemental Materials. Right now, he’s taking issue with Wikipedia’s Rivers Cuomo entry and its claim regarding his “affinity for Asian women.” Apparently, he doesn’t fully understand that Wikipedia is composed … Continue reading Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo on Asian Women
Intriguing Weezer/Beach Boys similarities: “Pet Sounds was released in 1966, Pinkerton in 1996. Both albums were not commercially successful and dismissed by fans of the bands’ earlier works. After many years, both albums have grown in stature to the point where they’re considered each band’s best album. And both titles are 9 letters long and … Continue reading Weezer vs. the Beach Boys
Weezer’s second album, Pinkerton, was released ten years ago. To celebrate this anniversary, we ordain it as the greatest concept album of the 1990s.
Rivers Cuomo Says Weezer Is ‘Done’ For Now: “I don’t know what’ll happen with these songs — if anything — I just sort of write them and I can’t stop. I certainly don’t see them becoming Weezer songs, and I don’t really see the point of a solo career. So we’ll just have to see.” … Continue reading Weezer Breaks Up Again
Weezer: Out of the Garage – An excerpt from the book Rivers’ Edge: The Weezer Story.