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2018 In Review

The Best & Worst Covers Of 2018

I know this year's been kind of exhausting music-wise. It's been exhausting everything-wise, but stopping to think about how music felt just dredged up nothing…
Nate Patrin | December 14, 2018 - 1:11 pm

2018 In Review

Phoebe Bridgers Reviews 2018

Phoebe Bridgers won a lot of people over quickly. Amidst releasing her debut Stranger In The Alps last year, she immediately made her presence known:…
Ryan Leas | December 13, 2018 - 1:17 pm

2018 In Review

Nostalgia And The Shape Of Mainstream Rock To Come

In late 2017, alternative rock radio returned to New York City for the first time in six years. 92.3 FM made the switch from pop…
Jeff Yerger | December 11, 2018 - 3:16 pm

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2018 In Review

Phoebe Bridgers Reviews 2018

Phoebe Bridgers won a lot of people over quickly. Amidst releasing her debut Stranger In The Alps last year, she immediately made her presence known:…
Ryan Leas | December 13, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Toto Release 1981 Outtake “Devil’s Tower” — Will Weezer Cover It?

Toto had a brief return to the cultural consciousness earlier this year when Weezer struck alt-radio gold by covering the cheese-rockers 1982 megahit "Africa," which…
James Rettig | November 30, 2018 - 3:41 pm

Weezer – “Zombie Bastards” Video

Weezer didn't release an album in 2018, and yet this has still been one of the biggest Weezer years in recent memory, largely on the…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2018 - 9:28 am

Gotcha Covered

Lend Me Some Sugar: 8 Takes On The Modern Standard “Hey Ya!”

Predicting the future of music is a dicey bet, even when you extend the footprint back a quarter-century. Ask me now what songs of the…
Nate Patrin | October 22, 2018 - 11:51 am

Weezer – “Can’t Knock The Hustle” Video (Feat. Pete Wentz)

Weezer have been busy lately, riding high off of the success of their cover of Toto's "Africa" and releasing the slightly confounding pop song "California
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2018 - 9:00 am

The Week In Pop

The A Star Is Born Soundtrack Could Stand To Go Off The Deep End More Often

If you remember any scene from the trailer for Bradley Cooper's new A Star Is Born remake, it is almost certainly the one in which…
Chris DeVille | October 4, 2018 - 1:42 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We are now a mere one week away from the release of A Star Is Born, the moment that scraggly festival-ready folk-rock will surely return…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2018 - 2:29 pm

Weezer – “Africa” Video (Feat. “Weird Al” Yankovic)

After an online campaign asking Weezer to cover Toto's '80s mega-hit "Africa" went viral, the band obliged, resulting in their biggest hit in years. Weezer's…
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2018 - 11:35 am

Weezer – “California Snow”

"California Snow," the new Weezer song from the Spell soundtrack, begins with a deluge of shimmering keyboards and a massive surge of synth bass that's…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2018 - 9:16 am

Watch Weezer Cover “All The Small Things” As Blink-182’s Replacement At Riot Fest

Blink-182 recently had to cancel their fall tour due to drummer Travis Barker's medical issues. They were scheduled to headline Riot Fest in Chicago this…
James Rettig | September 15, 2018 - 1:45 pm

Here’s Toto’s Studio Cover Of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

Before we thank Mary, let’s start by thanking Stranger Things. The Ohio teen first heard Toto’s 1982 iconic, excellently cheesy hit "Africa" when it played…
Gil Green | August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Join Weezer On “Africa” In LA

The Weezer-doing-"Africa" saga continues! Back in May, after a viral campaign (and after covering another Toto song), Weezer caved and released their version of "Africa,"
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2018 - 9:57 am

Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

In recent months, Weezer have gotten a whole lot of mileage out of covering early-'80s cheese-rock kings Toto. They started out by covering Toto's "Rosanna,"
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2018 - 9:32 am
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