Articles tagged weezer

16 Oct 2014 // 10:00 AM

Weezer and the Problem of Fan Expectation

Weezer's new album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, walks the tenuous line between redressing the band's follies and giving in to banal fan service.

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Weezer: Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Everything Will Be Alright in the End is not an album: it's an act of contrition that you can dance to.

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Still Making Noise: Top 15 Post-“Blue” Weezer Songs

In the two decades since the band's self-titled "Blue Album" was released, Weezer's output has been a grab bag. PopMatters looks into the top 15 songs that prove that there's more to Weezer than being "Blue".

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Scott & Rivers: Scott & Rivers

Scott Murphy of Allister and Rivers Cuomo of Weezer release a self-titled J-pop album. Number of people caught off-guard by this: 0.

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21 Jan 2011 // 8:00 AM

The Year in Music: May 2010

May 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a hodgepodge of notable cover versions, new releases, TV events, and more.

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Weezer: Pinkerton (Deluxe Edition)

Some 14 years later, Pinkerton's impact remains as powerful as ever. If only the bonus material even came close to matching it...

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Weezer: Death to False Metal

After a mild uptick with Hurley, Weezer slide back down to Raditude's level with this newly-recorded collection of outtakes and rarities.

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13 Oct 2010 // 7:00 AM

In Defense of Weezer

Weezer fans’ disappointment with the group's recent albums may have less to do with how the band has changed than with how nerds everywhere have changed, Rivers Cuomo included.

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The Continuing Legacy of Buddy Holly

Earlier this month (September 7th) would’ve been Buddy Holly’s 74th birthday. Despite his short life and career, his music influenced many different artists.

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Weezer’s Best New Track Is About Bugs?

Is it possible to hear something profound in a song intended for children? Still, with all the hype surrounding the latest Weezer album, Hurley, you

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Weezer Covers “I’m a Believer” for ‘Shrek’

Isn’t it great when a band you love covers a song you love… and does it well? There are at least 22 different versions of “

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1 Nov 2009 // 9:00 PM

Weezer: Raditude

Weezer are now writing nothing but unabashed pop songs, aiming for nothing but the top of the charts and hoping you'll come along for the ride to multi-platinum glory. Word of advice: don't.

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Weezer Raditude (Geffen) Releasing: 27 October Weezer’s Raditude is set to hit stores off Geffen on October 27th. The Spicoli-inspired title and wildly silly tracks

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8 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

Weezer: Weezer

Mainstream rock alterna-gods keep us scratching our aging heads.

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25 May 2008 // 11:00 PM

Weezer - “Pork and Beans”

Weezer have always had a knack for making great videos. Spike Jonze’s early work with the band on the low-key but clever “Undone (The

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24 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Mark Ronson: Version

If Ronson is going to pander to an audience, he may as well be straightforward about it.

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10 May 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Weezer: Weezer (Blue Album) [Deluxe Edition]

My adolescence was a Weezer album. But then, that’s how it was for every boy roughly my age who blamed his girl troubles in

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27 Jun 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Weezer: Maladroit

Weezer’s fourth album—and second in less than a year—Maladroit begins with a minor-key heavy metal riff, distorted to hell and messy as

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14 May 2001 // 4:00 PM

        Weezer: Weezer (“The Green Album”)

So the other week I watched the season finale of Saturday Night Live. I’ve come to like the show again over the past few

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Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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