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"A good part of Ween's philosophy is 'Fuck you,' you know? Any good band, that should comprise a bit of the message." -- Mickey Melchiondo (a.k.a. Dean Ween) When opening the jewel case of the…   Read Story »
Aaron Freeman said goodbye to Gene Ween last year and began 2014 with a solo project under his real name. So far from FREEMAN we've heard two songs that are still very much in the style of Ween:…   Read Story »
Aaron Freeman will soon release his debut album as FREEMAN, his first new original material since the end of Ween. The first single, "(For A While) I Couldn't Play My Guitar Like A Man," was a…   Read Story »
After releasing the demos EP Gener's Gone late last year, Aaron Freeman has finally let go of his Ween alter-ego and begun moving forward into a solo career as Freeman. He and his band announced…   Read Story »
The 1980s were almost certainly Bob Dylan's least fruitful decade artistically, but the cult of Dylan is such that you'll find apologists for every album in his discography. Count producers Jesse…   Read Story »
Since the breakup of Ween, Aaron "Gene Ween" Freeman has delivered a Rod McKuen covers album, but not much original material. But now you can buy Gener's Gone: The Final Demo Recordings Of Gene Ween,…   Read Story »
Each September, we recognize 40 new bands we look forward to listening to for years to come. And each December, we salute the veterans who've decided to pack up their knives and never ever get back…   Read Story »
In March of 2011, when I published a book about Ween as part of the 33 1/3 series, it seemed as though the band would go on forever. At that point, core members Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo --…   Read Story »
In late May, Ween's Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween) told Rolling Stone that the band was breaking up; "It’s been a long time, 25 years," Freeman said. "It was a good run." Since then, we've been awaiting…   Read Story »
It may be no surprise, as Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween) has branched into solo territory, but Ween, one of rock's most unusual success stories and most colorful live acts (with a cult fanbase indicative…   Read Story »