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The Week In Pop

Maroon 5 And The Rock Band As A Pop Hit-Making Machine

For well over a decade, Rivers Cuomo has been trying to turn Weezer into a pop band. Weezer have always played a kind of pop…
Chris DeVille | November 9, 2017 - 1:32 pm

Sounding Board

Weezer’s Hit-Filled Firefly Set Was A Nearly Perfect Situation

Like many American festivals through the first half of 2017, Firefly's lineup has suffered this year. Whether it's over-saturation or simply artists' touring and album…
Ryan Leas | June 17, 2017 - 2:02 pm

The Anniversary

Pinkerton Turns 20

Earlier this year, the record subscription service Vinyl Me, Please released a special vinyl reissue of Weezer's landmark sophomore album Pinkerton, and Stereogum's Tom Breihan
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2016 - 10:01 am

More Rivers Cuomo stories

Rivers Cuomo – “Medicine For Melancholy”

Weezer have a new album, their "Black Album," coming out in May, but frontman Rivers Cuomo has also been flexing his solo muscles lately. Last…
Peter Helman | March 16, 2018 - 12:12 am

Watch Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Cover ‘90s Hits By R.E.M., Smashing Pumpkins, & Oasis

Weezer leader Rivers Cuomo played a solo acoustic set at The Hi Hat in Los Angeles this past Saturday. The performance lasted almost two hours…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2018 - 9:27 am

Watch Foo Fighters & Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Cover Kiss

Weezer and Foo Fighters are touring together in Australia right now, and last night, Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo joined the Foos to handle lead vocals…
Peter Helman | January 31, 2018 - 7:40 pm

Weezer – “Happy Hour”

Next week, Weezer will release Pacific Daydream, a new LP with a very late-'90s title and cover art that serves as the follow-up to last…
Ryan Leas | October 18, 2017 - 12:04 pm

Watch Rivers Cuomo’s New Japanese Uniqlo Commercial

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo and Allister's Scott Murphy -- who record together under the name Scott & Rivers and released a Japanese-language album earlier this…
James Rettig | May 23, 2017 - 2:23 pm

Hear Rivers Cuomo’s Latest Post Malone Cover

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo occasionally posts short Instagram videos of himself covering rap hits on acoustic guitar. That's just a thing he does. In the…
Peter Helman | May 20, 2017 - 10:47 am

RAC – “I Still Wanna Know” (Feat. Rivers Cuomo)

Andre Allen Anjos, bka RAC, will release a new album titled EGO this summer, and today he's debuting its latest single "I Still Wanna Know."
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 16, 2017 - 11:32 am

Rivers Cuomo & Scott Murphy Finishing Sophomore LP

Back in 2013, Rivers Cuomo teamed up with Scott Murphy of Chicago pop-punk outfit Allister to release a Japanese-language album called Scott & Rivers. And…
Peter Helman | February 8, 2017 - 9:39 pm

Zeds Dead – “Too Young” (Feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pusha T)

Pusha T and Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo are both legends in their respective fields. They've both played a lot of music festivals. They're both sharp,…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2016 - 1:03 pm

Watch Weezer Perform “Jacked Up” For The First Time

"Jacked Up" is my favorite song on Weezer's eminently respectable White Album, so I'm happy to report that the song has made its way into…
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2016 - 11:22 am

The Monkees – “She Makes Me Laugh” (Written By Rivers Cuomo)

Earlier this year, we learned that '60s pop relics the Monkees were making a new album and that they were working with songwriters like Noel…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2016 - 2:55 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Weezer’s “White Album”

In 2003, a still-hyphenated and still-vital Jay-Z released his "farewell" opus, The Black Album. One of the biggest albums in history, Metallica's self-titled 1991 blockbuster,…
Chris DeVille | March 25, 2016 - 1:47 pm
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