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Weezer Stars Reach Out To Indonesian Fans After Jakarta Flooding

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...

Rivers Cuomo Planning Weezer Summer Camp

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...

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

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,...

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

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...

Weezer Confirm Long-awaited Australia Dates

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...

Lady Gaga Wants A Live Cockroach Hat

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...

Weezer And Diane Warren Remember Sound Master George Marino

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...

Creed And Weezer's Canadian Musical Festival Axed

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...

Good Charlotte To Play Weezer Tracks Down Under

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,...

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

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...

Weezer Bassist Dies After Twitter Death Prediction

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,...

Ex-weezer Bassist Found Dead

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,...

Mikey Welsh Predicted His Own Death On Twitter

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...

Former Weezer Star Welsh Found Dead In Hotel Room

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,...

Rivers Cuomo Judging Digital Art Contest

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....

Weezer Renewing Fans' Wedding Vows On Cruise

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...

Rivers Cuomo In Earthquake Scare

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...

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...

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