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Weezer And Flaming Lips Plan Special Merged Shows

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,...

Weezer Set Sail On First Fan Cruise

Weezer have become the latest rockers to hit the high seas for a fan cruise.The hitmakers are turning their backs on Beverly Hills and heading for an Island in the Sun as they set sail...

Rivers Cuomo's Mud Bath At Rainy Festival

Rocker Rivers Cuomo got down and dirty at Scotland's T In The Park festival on Sunday (10Jul11) - he jumped into a huge mud pit during Weezer's set.Heavy rain lashed the final day of the...

Weezer Apologise For Show Mix-up

The stars of Weezer have apologised for leaving Canadian fans in the dark at a show in Montreal on Sunday (03Jul11) following a mix-up over their encore.The band played at the city's Bell Centre as...

Rockers Record Renditions Of Muppet Music

Rockers Weezer, Paramore and Evanescence will all appear on a special new collaboration album - celebrating the songs made famous by The Muppets.The Green Album features a host of bands paying tribute to the furry...

Rivers Cuomo Ordered To Wear Night Guard By Dentist

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has been ordered to wear a night guard by a dentist in a bid to stop him grinding his teeth while asleep.The rocker went for a check-up at a dental practice...

Show Must Go On For Weezer In Tornado-hit Alabama

Rockers Weezer have refused to cancel a gig in Alabama after the state was hit by a series of tornadoes, vowing to bring "love and rock" to the area.Storms swept across six southern states over...

Limp Bizkit Added To Sonisphere UK Line Up

Limp Bizkit have been added to the line-up of this year's Sonisphere music festival.The 'Rollin' rockers - who were one of the headliners at the event in 2009 - will take to the stage before...

Weezer's 'Cathartic' Live Performances

Weezer's Rivers Cuomo says playing the band's 'Pinkerton' album live is an "emotional, cathartic experience".The indie band are presently performing a series of 'Memories' shows, which see them playing either 'The Blue Album' or 'Pinkerton'...

Rivers Cuomo's 'Cathartic' Live Performances

Weezer's Rivers Cuomo says playing the band's 'Pinkerton' album live is an "emotional, cathartic experience".The indie band are presently performing a series of 'Memories' shows, which see them playing either 'The Blue Album' or 'Pinkerton'...

Bieber Out-earns Crow, Weezer And Michaels

JUSTIN BIEBER earns a minimum of $300,000 (£200,000) for every concert he plays, outstripping the pay cheques of seasoned performers including SHERYL CROW, WEEZER and BRET MICHAELS.The teenage pop star shot to fame in 2009...

Is Rivers Cuomo Puccini Reincarnated?

Rivers Cuomo once thought he "could have been" Puccini in a previous life.The Weezer frontman said he was listening to the Italian composer, who died in 1924, a great deal during the time he wrote...

Cuomo To Document Album Sessions In New Book

WEEZER frontman RIVERS CUOMO is set to give fans a glimpse into the band's recording process by releasing a book about the making of their 1996 album PINKERTON.The singer has put together The Pinkerton Diaries...

Weezer To Release Rarities Album

Rockers WEEZER have trawled through the band's archives to release a collection of rarities later this year (10).Death To False Metal, due out on 1 November (10), features 10 previously unreleased tracks recorded over the...

Weezer: 'We'll Retire For $20 Million'

WEEZER have responded to an online campaign to stop them from releasing another album, insisting they'll retire if anti-fans come up with $20 million (£13.3 million).James Burns wants to silence the band by paying them...

Weezer's Split Deal

Weezer will split up for $20 million.The 'Buddy Holly' group - who recently released their eighth studio album, 'Hurley' - have responded to an online campaign offering them $10 million to call it a day,...

Weezer & My Chemical Romance Team Up At Exclusive Show

Alternative rock supergroups WEEZER and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE teamed up onstage for a one-off fan-only show in Los Angeles on Tuesday (21Sep10).The two bands performed My Name is Jonas at the AXE Music One Night...

Sara Bareilles' New Album Released Today

The new album by SARA BAREILLES has been released today (7th September 2010). 'Kaleidoscope Heart' is the follow up to the singer-songwriter's critically acclaimed debut album 'Little Voice', which featured the GRAMMY AWARD nominated single...

Sara Bareilles Set To Release 'Kaleidoscope Heart'

SARA BAREILLES is set to release her new album, 'Kaleidoscope Heart', tomorrow (September 7th 2010). The album is the follow up to her phenomenally successful debut record, 'Little Voice', which shot to #1 on the...

Weezer Star Cuomo Used Music As Therapy After Tourbus Crash

WEEZER frontman RIVERS CUOMO rediscovered the power of music as he recovered from a tourbus crash in January (10) - he forgot about the pain he was in while he was writing and recording the...

Weezer Reveal The Real Inspiration Behind New Album Title

WEEZER drummer BRIAN BELL has let slip the real reason the band named its new album HURLEY and it's nothing to do with a character from LOST - it's part of a brand sponsorship scheme.The...

Weezer Prepare To 'Kick A*s'

Weezer have become a "totally kick a*s live band".The US rock group claim to have struck a new raw and aggressive sound for their forthcoming album 'Hurley' which, according to singer Rivers Cuomo, has helped...

Katy Perry Announces Release Of New Album On Twitter

KATY PERRY posted, "IT'S TIME! TEENAGEDREAM!" on her Twitter page on Tuesday 24th August 2010 to mark the release of her new album 'Teenage Dream'. The pop sensation and fiance British comedian RUSSELL BRAND had...

Katy Perry Set To Release Teenage Dream

KATY PERRY's new album Teenage Dream is set to hit US shelves on August 24th 2010, with a worldwide release to follow on August 30th 2010.The singer-songwriter began recording the album in October 2009, and...

Weezer To Tour Early Albums

Rockers WEEZER are set to revisit their roots - they're making plans to perform their first two albums in their entirety on a retro tour.The Buddy Holly hitmakers are preparing to release their eighth studio...

Jackass Stars Surprised Cuomo During Weezer Recording

WEEZER frontman RIVERS CUOMO was stunned when he walked in on a recording session with the outlandish JACKASS pranksters - because they were so "timid" in the studio.The rockers team up with Johnny Knoxville and...

Weezer Debut 'Hurley' Album Artwork

Rockers WEEZER have picked a picture of LOST star JORGE GARCIA to grace the cover of their next album, HURLEY.Frontman Rivers Cuomo admits the band struggled to come up with a title and accompanying image...

Weezer Record Unofficial U.s.a. World Cup Anthem

WEEZER will cheer on the U.S.A. soccer team at Saturday's (12Jun10) Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee by debuting frontman RIVERS CUOMO's unofficial new anthem.Disappointed that no one has recorded an official Team U.S.A. theme tune in...

Guns N' Roses Headline Reading

Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

Guns N Roses Headline Reading

Guns N Roses, Arcade Fire and Blink-182 have been confirmed as headliners for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals.The US groups will each top the bill on one night of the three-day event - which...

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