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Weezer Releases “The Black Album,” Announces Tour Dates
New Albums

Weezer Releases “The Black Album,” Announces Tour Dates

Weezer has released their long-awaited thirteenth studio album, simply called “The Black Album.” Three years in the making, the record is a departure from the band’s typical sound.

Weezer Mixes The Beach Boys and The Clash on New Album, “Pacific Daydream”
New Albums

Weezer Mixes The Beach Boys and The Clash on New Album, “Pacific Daydream”

The new Weezer album was supposed to be a darker, moodier counterpoint to their last self-titled record referred to as The White Album. However, when the band got together a different mood presented itself. Pacific Daydream is their 11th album and shows a new tonal character for the group. “I’m going to say [it sounds] somewhere between The Beach Boys...

Weezer Nods to Past Sound with “White Album”
New Albums

Weezer Nods to Past Sound with “White Album”

Weezer’s latest album is a self-titled affair, to be known as the White Album. The band’s 1994 self-titled studio debut is known as the Blue Album, and then there’s the self-titled 2001 record known as the Green Album, and 2008’s self-titled Red Album. The White Album’s producer, Jake Sinclair, who once even played in a Weezer tribute band, wanted to...

Weezer Announces New Album, Music Video, 2016 Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Weezer Announces New Album, Music Video, 2016 Tour Dates

Good news, Weezer fans: the band has announced a new self titled album, an extensive 2016 tour, and a new music video. The whirlwind announcement was made on their website. “This album was inspired by my experiences hanging around the Westside of Los Angeles, which has been our home since Weezer began,” frontman Rivers Cuomo wrote. “Hanging out with people...

Back to the Shack: An Interview with Scott Shriner
Interviews

Back to the Shack: An Interview with Scott Shriner

Weezer fans have rejoiced at the band’s latest release Everything Will Be Alright In The End for many reasons. It’s the group’s first release since 2010’s Hurley, which ended a prolific period of releasing an album every year. It’s also a return to the early sound that earned them a diehard following. Lead singer Rivers Cuomo spells out the return...

Weezer Reunites with Producer Ric Ocasek for Ninth Album
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Weezer Reunites with Producer Ric Ocasek for Ninth Album

It’s been 20 years since Weezer released its debut self-titled “Blue” album, recorded with producer Rik Ocasek of The Cars. Now, all these years later, the group returned to working with Ocasek (who also produced Weezer’s third effort, also self-titled and known as the “Green” album) on its ninth record, . For bassist Scott Shriner, who joined the band after...

New Albums

Weezer’s Scott Shriner Discusses Band’s Upcoming Releases

Weezer has announced that they will be releasing a deluxe reissue of their 1996 album, Pinkerton as well as an “Odds and Ends” collection of rare tracks and b-sides sometime later this year. “It’s a ton of B-sides from a big period of time,” bassist Scott Shriner explains. “Rivers (Cuomo) has been mostly in charge of picking which songs are...