Weezer have surprised released an entire album of covers. It’s the “teal” album, and it’s up on Spotify and Apple Music.
The cover of “No Scrubs” makes me want to die.
Halsey performed “Without Me” and Weezer performed “Africa” on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve last night.
The Weezer sketch on Saturday Night Live over the weekend, with a great Yellowcard namedrop, was one of their best in years.
A California Wildfires Benefit Concert has been announced. The show will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Father John Misty, HAIM, Rivers Cuomo, Mac Demarco, Tim Heidecker, and Nate Ruess are all scheduled to perform.
Weezer will release the black album on March 1st. Today they’ve debuted the new song “Zombie Bastards” and pre-orders are now up.
Weezer have announced the Black Album is coming. Today they’ve debuted a video for “Can’t Knock the Hustle” featuring Pete Wentz. They’ve also announced some new tour dates.
Weezer have released a video for “Africa.”
Weezer’s new song, “California Snow,” from the upcoming film Spell, has been released.
Weezer covered Blink-182’s “All The Small Things” at Riot Fest over the weekend.
Toto will be covering Weezer’s “Hash Pipe” in the near future:
Toto drummer Steve Porcaro told KROQ, “You know, we listened to ‘Beverly Hills.’ I wanted to maybe even do a real ‘Africa’-type version of that, I was thinking about for a minute. But you know what? We wanted to make it different, but we wanted to do something rock ‘n’ roll. I wanted to show everyone what a good rock ‘n’ roll band we can be. I love the band. I love their music. [Lead singer] Joseph [Williams] and I were listening to different ones trying to figure out which ones he’d like to sing and we settled on ‘Hash Pipe.’”
Weezer performed their cover “Africa” on Jimmy Kimmel last night.
Weezer have covered “Africa” by Toto.
Weezer have shared a cover of Toto’s “Rosanna.”
Rivers Cuomo has released his new solo track “Medicine For Melancholy” on Spotify and Apple Music.
Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo performed a solo acoustic set in Los Angeles over the weekend. A fan has posted up the entire set, which is full of 90’s covers and Weezer hits, on YouTube.
Weezer confirmed on Double J that they will release The Black Album on May 25th:
“This other album just kind of materialised,” he said. “I had two folders on my Dropbox: one was ‘The Black Album’, and it didn’t get filled as quickly as this other folder, which I temporarily titled ‘New Folder’. That one filled up with ten songs that were definitely different, but not quite as different as The Black Album. So, we put a name on it – Pacific Daydream – and put that out first.”
Weezer performed “Happy Hour” on Corden last night.
Weezer and the Pixies have announced a 2018 co-headline summer tour.