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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

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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

The Week In Pop

Big Reputation: A Trip To Taylor Swift’s Hyper-Maximalist Stadium Tour

I am sitting on a folding chair in the middle of a football field. A few dozen yards in front of me stand two video…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2018 - 3:51 pm

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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

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

Toto Will Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

After a successful grassroots campaign from a teenage girl in Ohio, Weezer finally covered Toto's massive 1982 hit "Africa." First, they covered another Toto song,…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2018 - 8:11 pm

Now Toto May Cover Weezer

One of the great successful grassroots campaigns in recent music history involved a teenage girl from Ohio lobbying to get Weezer to cover Toto's 1983…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2018 - 5:30 pm

Weezer’s Best Song, “Africa,” Is Coming To Vinyl Only At Urban Outfitters

You know the story, but if you don't, here's a refresher: A teenage Weezer fan named Mary based in Ohio ran a viral campaign in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 29, 2018 - 4:23 pm

Watch Weezer Cover “Africa” With Toto’s Steve Porcaro On Jimmy Kimmel

Last month, after a long viral campaign from one fan in Ohio, Weezer finally caved and released their cover of Toto's shimmering, nonsensical 1983 cheese-pop…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2018 - 8:52 am

Weezer’s “Africa” Cover Is Their Biggest Hit In Years

In recent years, the most common criticism of Weezer is that they've forsaken the satisfyingly dorked-out power-pop crunch of their early years for gleaming textures…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2018 - 11:24 am
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