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Made In Minnesota: Budweiser Made In America Documents The Best City Music Of The States

By Holly Williams | 15th July 2014

Budweiser Made In America Press Conference at Los Angeles City Hall on April 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California - Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BudweiserBudweiser Made in America festival is on its way...

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Metallica To Cover 'Wonderwall' At Glastonbury, But What Are The Best Oasis Covers?

By George Percival | 4th June 2014

In a similar fashion to the announcement of Jay Z in 2008, metal titans Metallica’s headline slot at the iconic Glastonbury Festival has been met with a wave of criticism and derision from commentators who...

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Fascinating Fact: 4209547

22nd May 2014

Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Kendrick Lamar and Cypress Hill are among the acts who have signed up to perform at the inaugural Made In America festival in Los Angeles. The two-day event, launched by Jay Z...

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Weezer & Jane's Addiction To Perform Classic Albums In Full At Riot Fest

16th May 2014

Weezer and Jane's Addiction will be among 10 bands performing classic albums in their entirety at this year's (14) 10th anniversary Riot Fest in Chicago, Illinois.The Offspring, Nofx and Slayer will also hit the stage...

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Weezer Gig Moved Indoors Due To Bad Weather

28th March 2014

Weezer's gig in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Friday night (28Mar14) has been moved due to bad weather.The rockers were due to perform outdoors in the Parade Grounds of Louisiana State University as part of the...

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Music Midtown Festival Continues To Grow After Successful Rebirth

By Holly Williams | 5th September 2013

It looks like Atlanta's Music Midtown festival is on its way back up as 2013 brings us the biggest line-up since its return from a six year hiatus.We are back to where we started with...

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Weezer To Rock Comic-con With The Walking Dead

18th July 2013

Zombie-loving rockers Weezer will take over the Comic-Con International event in California in a celebration of The Walking Dead.The band will attend the convention in San Diego, California to help mark the 10th anniversary of...

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Fascinating Fact: 3550815

12th March 2013

Rockers Weezer are to play their most exclusive concert to date when they take over a private island in the Bahamas next year (Feb14) as part of a fan cruise. The band and thousands of...

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The Things They Tweet: 3542389

7th March 2013

"it is sad that we were unable to collaborate with Barry Manilow for 'Sound City'. (yes you read that right)." Rockers Weezer were disappointed Dave Grohl's plans to team them up with the legendary crooner...

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Dave Grohl Wanted Weezer And Manilow Track

4th March 2013

Dave Grohl came ''f***ing close'' to arranging a collaboration between Weezer and Barry Manilow.The Foo Fighters frontman was keen to forge an unlikely pairing between the 'Hash Pipe' rockers and the 69-year-old crooner for a...

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Dave Grohl Wanted To Pair Weezer With Barry Manilow

4th March 2013

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl tried to pull off an unlikely musical collaboration by teaming up rockers Weezer with legendary crooner Barry Manilow.Grohl attempted to bring the two acts together on a track for Sound...

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Weezer Stars Reach Out To Indonesian Fans After Jakarta Flooding

17th January 2013

Rockers Weezer have reached out to their fans in Jakarta, Indonesia after flooding left five people dead in the city.Heavy rain this week (begs14Jan13) has prompted more than 15,000 residents to abandon their homes and...

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Rivers Cuomo Planning Weezer Summer Camp

6th September 2012

Rocker Rivers Cuomo wants to launch his own Weezer summer camp.The singer admits he loves the idea of setting up a getaway for fans to enjoy specially-planned music and activity programmes with the band, although...

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Coachella Organisers Announce 'Festival At Sea', All The Details

18th July 2012

The organisers of Coachella have unleashed a new event, unlike anything else they have done before. Branded 'S.S. Coachella,' this new venture will see the festival organisers sending a load of bands and, of course,...

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Coachella Heads To Sea With Cruise Festival, Featuring Pulp, Hot Chip

18th July 2012

Coachella has firmly established itself as the dominating music festival in the Usa, something cemented this year with the now infamous appearance of the Tupac Hologram, proving that if a new revolution is going to...

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Weezer Confirm Long-awaited Australia Dates

13th July 2012

Rockers Weezer have thrilled Australian fans by announcing they are heading Down Under to play their first shows in the country in more than 15 years.The band toured Australia in 1996 but has yet to...

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Lady Gaga Wants A Live Cockroach Hat

12th June 2012

Lady Gaga wants a hat made out of live cockroaches.The 'Marry The Night' singer - whose real name is Stefani Germanotta - is famed for her outrageous costumes, including a dress made out of meat...

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Weezer And Diane Warren Remember Sound Master George Marino

5th June 2012

Weezer and songwriter Diane Warren are leading the tributes to legendary rock engineer George Marino after he lost his lung cancer battle on Monday (04Jun12).Marino became a top figure in the music industry after mastering...

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Creed And Weezer's Canadian Musical Festival Axed

1st June 2012

A Canadian music festival set to feature Creed and Weezer has been cancelled due to security issues.The With Arms Wide Open hitmakers and rockers Weezer were due to kick-off Hockeyfest in Brantford, Ontario on Friday...

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The Things They Tweet 2122

25th November 2011

"This weekend only - all shirts in the Weezer online store are just $20. Start your holiday shopping here." Rockers Weezer have reduced their merchandise to mark Thanksgiving weekend.

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Good Charlotte To Play Weezer Tracks Down Under

8th November 2011

Good Charlotte are paying tribute to their rock idols Weezer by covering the band's music at their Australian concerts this week (begs07Nov11).The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous hitmakers will perform Weezer's self-titled 1994 debut,...

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Mikey Welsh, Weezer Star, Predicted Time And Place Of Death

10th October 2011

Fans of the late Mikey Welsh, former bassist with rock band Weezer, have been left shocked after the musician predicted the time and place of his own death. The musician was found dead in Chicago...

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Weezer Bassist Dies After Twitter Death Prediction

10th October 2011

Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh passed away in Chicago on Sunday (9th October 2011), just days after predicting his own death on Twitter. The musician, who played with the rock band from 1998 to 2001,...

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Ex-weezer Bassist Found Dead

10th October 2011

Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh has died - shortly after predicting his demise on twitter.The 40-year-old musician-turned-artist was found dead in a hotel room in Chicago yesterday (09.10.11) of an apparent drug overdose.On September 26,...

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Mikey Welsh Predicted His Own Death On Twitter

10th October 2011

Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh predicted he would die in Chicago, Illinois just weeks before he passed away in a hotel room in the city on Saturday (08Oct11).The 40 year old was discovered unresponsive at...

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Former Weezer Star Welsh Found Dead In Hotel Room

9th October 2011

Former Weezer star Mikey Welsh was found dead in his Illinois hotel room on Saturday (08Oct11).Welsh was set to check out of the Raffaello Hotel in Chicago, but when the 40 year old failed to,...

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Rivers Cuomo Judging Digital Art Contest

23rd September 2011

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has asked fans to get creative for a new computer art contest he is judging.The rocker is teaming up with electro music producer Deadmau5 to preside over the Adobe Imagination Challenge....

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Weezer Renewing Fans' Wedding Vows On Cruise

19th September 2011

Rockers Weezer are turning their upcoming fan cruise into a romantic affair - they will be holding special vow renewal ceremonies for married couples.The Beverly Hills hitmakers will set sail for Cozumel off the coast...

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Rivers Cuomo In Earthquake Scare

15th July 2011

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo was caught up in an earthquake in Japan on Friday (15Jul11).The Buddy Holly hitmakers are currently in the Far East for a series of concerts and were left shaken when a...

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Weezer And Flaming Lips Plan Special Merged Shows

13th July 2011

Weezer and The Flaming Lips are set to treat fans to special shows later this month (Jul11) by merging their sets.The bands are on the same bill for gigs in New Jersey and New York,...

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