With the announcement of Weezer's second trek on the high seas, the cancellation of Sugar Ray's nostalgia cruise, and Backstreet Boys' sold-out 20th Anniversary getaway trip in October, taking a vacation with your favorite music artists has never been easier. If these musicians don't get you wet, he ... More >>
By Nick Minichino Weezer/Flaming Lips w/Yeasayer PNC Bank Arts Center Thursday, July 28 Better than: Not seeing Bush at the Bowery Ballroom. It's extremely easy to forget the advantages of an large-scale concert if you've gone, say, a decade eschewing such shows. Massive venues with lawn seatin ... More >>
Today's Times has a piece on a psychologist's theory about song lyrics of the current day being proof that we are all self-obsessed narcissists. The psychologist who came up with the theory, Nathan DeWall, was apparently inspired to embark on this quest by Weezer's "The Greatest Man Who Ever ... More >>
Rivers Cuomo, still a sex symbol. Pics by C.S. Muncy, more below.Weezer Roseland Saturday, December 18 Better Than: Doing Make Believe in its entirety It's Saturday night, so Rivers Cuomo is makin' Louise. "Hop on board the Weezer Time Machine!" he bellows, to an absurdly packed Roseland cr ... More >>
Getchoo nostalgia here!
There's only one album on earth like Weezer's Pinkerton, and thank God for that
Hawthorne grooves for every era
He'll probably buy you a beer if no one else will. Pics by Rob Trucks, more below.B.o.B/Yelawolf/Playboy Tre Irving Plaza Tuesday, August 17 Every single person at this show was underage and/or drunk, present company excepted. Multiple amorous young couples took turns making out in various ... More >>
Not to brag or anything, but Sean Fennessey pretty much called this exact turn of events a full month ago. The success of The Adventures of Bobby Ray, which sold 84,000 copies out of the gate, was a phenomenon long in the making--follow, if you care to, his team's careful set of decisions, fr ... More >>
Last year's Stupid Party in Crown Heights. All photos by Rebecca Smeyne.We're closing up shop early today, and getting a head start on the New Year by doing snow angels outside for a while. Last minute guidance on your own New Year's Eve plans can be found here and here. In the meantime, plea ... More >>
One might assume the various news accounts circulating about the Sunday morning bus crash that landed both Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo and his wife in the hospital were drawn from a terse, polite press release. They usually are. But in this case, the origin document turns out to be far crazi ... More >>
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. Rivers Cuomo cooks up his own "American Pie," and music dies all over again.
Bug costumes: Scary. New album: Way, way scarier.
Whether Rivers Cuomo or the other members of Weezer are vegetarians has long been a topic of conversation on vegetarian boards, but he seems to confirm it in the new Weezer video for the song "(If You're Wondering if I Want You To) I Want You To," in which the line occurs, "Your mom cooked meat lo ... More >>
So Sleater-Kinney/NPR goddess Carrie Brownstein's righteous Weezer diss made quite the rounds yesterday: Regarding live clips of two new tracks (the unfortunately named "I'm Your Daddy" and "The Girl Got Hot"), she opined, "I don't know if Weezer hates its fans or just the (apparently) stifling co ... More >>
--Trent Reznor spoke out against former protege Marilyn Manson, saying, "He is a malicious guy and will step on anybody's face to succeed and cross any line of decency. Seeing him now, drugs and alcohol now rule his life and he's become a dopey clown." The Nine Inch Nails mastermind doesn't hold bac ... More >>
The world has turned and left them here, and it'll take more than a great video to redeem them
Vampire Weekend's goofy charms
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
Narcissistic brothers of white whine try to regain our interest
Emo boy turns Super Mensch
Flying flawed like an eagle when art-reach exceeds grasp
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