"Take me back," singer Rivers Cuomo intones in the chorus of Weezer's latest hit single, "Back to the Shack." It's a familiar sentiment from him, going all the way back to the early portion of his career when he sang "I've got to get back" in Pinkerton classic "The Good Life." Is "Back to the Shack ... More >>
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The sweater's still intact.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Weezer Wednesday September 24 Madison Square Garden Photos by David Atlas There's a 1988 evaluation sheet from Rivers Cuomo's pre-Weezer metal band on Weezed.com. Not sure who wrote it, because there are three kinds of handwriting on tips like "gotta have a core following," and "need something s ... More >>
CorporalMartin: Hey Thom! Long time, no talk! Away message from SargeantYorke: busy not being coldplay CorporalMartin: :( CorporalMartin: I know you're just jok ... More >>
The world has turned and left them here, and it'll take more than a great video to redeem them
The Swell Season play Radio City Hall tonight, May 19. Tickets are sold out. **OnlineHost** Welcome to Swell Season Concert Chat! crowd: DO "ONCE" hansard_pray ... More >>
ThisChatIsForSiobhan: AY MAMA, Y'KNOW I USED TO HAVE A GAME BOY Portmanteau: You? A Game Boy? ThisChatIsForSiobhan: YEAH BUT NOW I JUS DO THIS /picks daisy, holds it aloft, stares ... More >>
ANOTHER SOUND OF THE CITY CHAT ROOM EXCLUSIVE! We have no idea how these dudes do this, but iVoice correspondent Jon Bois hacked into an IM conversation between Michael Jackson and collaborator will.i.am back during the retrofitting of Thriller for its 25th anniversary! OMMFG! FIIIRST LOOK! ... More >>
ANOTHER SOUND OF THE CITY CHAT ROOM EXCLUSIVE! JON BOIS HACKED INTO RIVERS CUOMO'S AOL ACCOUNT TO BRING YOU AN IM SCREEN-CAPTURE OF RIVERS CUOMO TALKING TO RIVERS CUOMO . . NO IDEA HOW JON BOY DOES IT, BUT LOOK MA, NO HANDS! **OnlineHost** Welcome to Rivers Cuomo ... More >>
Vampire Weekend's goofy charms
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
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Emo boy turns Super Mensch
Flying flawed like an eagle when art-reach exceeds grasp
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