Rivers Cuomo Is Trying to Be All Right

September 23, 2014

Rivers Cuomo has gone quiet. After eight months of work at the Village, a Santa Monica studio, Weezer have reached the last day of recording for their first album in four years. They could use a comeback: Their two previous LPs, 2009's Raditude and 2010's...


Weezer Reflect on Old Age and Fading Looks on 'Cleopatra'

September 10, 2014

Weezer's ninth album Everything Will Be Alright in the End arrives in a little less than a month. We've already heard their self-referential first single "Back to the Shack" and a snippet of the Best Coast-featuring "Go Away," and now the band has...


11 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Weezer

September 4, 2014

On October 7th, Weezer return with Everything Will Be Alright in the End, their first album since 2010's Hurley – the second-longest break between releases in the band's history. In the new issue of Rolling Stone, you'll find the inside story...


Weezer's Rivers Cuomo Has TV Series in the Works

August 28, 2014

Rivers Cuomo doesn't just have a new Weezer album on the horizon: He is also working on a TV series based on his life. The singer-guitarist is teaming with Psych creator Steve Franks on a new TV series called DeTour, with Fox reportedly offering...


The Everything Index: Miley Cyrus Goes Topless in the Desert

July 22, 2014

Greetings, perverts! Bet you didn't think Google would bring you here, did you? Welcome to Rolling Stone's Everything Index, where we rank the week's pop-culture power players, the majority of which are fully clothed. Of course, Miley isn't,...


Weezer Share Album Release Date, New Teaser Video

July 9, 2014

After months of intriguing Weezer teasers, the alt-rock icons have finally announced the release date of their ninth studio LP, Everything Will Be Alright in the End. The Ric Ocasek-produced album will enter the world on September 30th via Republic...


Readers' Poll: Best Weezer Song?

June 13, 2014

Weezer fans got their first peek at the group's upcoming Ric Ocasek-produced album Everything Will Be Alright in the End this week. It's their first new album in four years and expectations are high because Ocasek is the man behind The Blue Album and...


Hear Patrick Carney Guest on New Rentals Song

June 12, 2014

The recently reunited Rentals — the Nineties alt rock outfit formed by ex-Weezer bassist Matt Sharp — will release their first album in 15 years, Lost in Alphaville, on August 26th via Polyvinyl. You can pre-order the LP now (including a version...


John Mayer, Imagine Dragons to Headline L.A. Made in America

May 22, 2014

John Mayer and Imagine Dragons will headline Los Angeles' inaugural Budweiser Made in America Festival, set to take place Labor Day Weekend (August 30th and 31st) at Grand Park. The festival will also feature sets from Kendrick Lamar, Weezer,...


Riot Fest Lineup: The Cure, Wu-Tang Clan, Rise Against, Weezer

May 13, 2014

Riot Fest will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in three cities this year, with the lineups for its Chicago and Denver editions joining the previously announced Toronto festival in showcasing a diverse roster of talent. The Cure, Jane's Addiction, Wu-Tang...


Rivers Cuomo: 'I Was Nirvana's Biggest Fan'

February 19, 2014

Weezer's Rivers Cuomo called RS to talk about his love of Nirvana. Find his tribute and much more in Rolling Stone's new special collectors edition on the grunge stars' music and legend, available now. "In some ways, I feel like I was Nirvana's biggest...


20 Best Things We Saw at Made in America

September 1, 2014

After two years in Philadelphia, the Made in America fest crossed the country, with two days remaining in the City of Brotherly Love and two days taking root in L.A.'s Grand Park. United by a giant video obelisk and twin Kanye West performances,...


Weezer Go 'Back to the shack' on 'Tonight'

July 24, 2014

Weezer brought a whole lot of 1994 — complete with crunchy riffs, "woo-ooh-ooh"'s and, of course, the lightning strap — to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, where they christened their new track, "Back...


Weezer Share Nerdy, Self-Referential New Single 'Back to the Shack'

July 21, 2014

Weezer have shared "Back to the Shack," the first single from their upcoming ninth LP, Everything Will Be Alright in the End (out September 30th on Republic Records). The nerdy alt-rock jam debuted via national radio (and Weezer's Youtube channel) on...


Weezer Drop New LP Title in Studio Teaser

June 13, 2014

Weezer have officially announced the title of their upcoming 10th studio album: Everything Will Be Alright in the End. The quartet dropped the news in another cryptic LP teaser, which finds the band chatting on a grainy TV screen. 500 Greatest Albums...


Watch Weezer Drummer's Epic Frisbee Catch

June 9, 2014

If Weezer drummer Pat Wilson hadn't already earned your respect with his face-melting kick drum blast in "Tired of Sex," he's delivered further proof of his greatness – an epic, mid-song frisbee catch. Top 50 Tweeters in Music: Weezer's Patrick...


Weezer, Slayer, Jane's Addiction to Perform Full Albums at Riot Fest

May 15, 2014

Weezer, Slayer, Jane's Addiction and several other groups will be playing albums from their respective catalogs in full at the Chicago edition of Riot Fest this summer, with one more unannounced band set to round out the festival's "10 Years....


Weezer Return to Studio in Cryptic New Clip

March 19, 2014

Weezer have posted a cryptic 20-second clip on their official YouTube page, sparking speculation that a new album — their first since 2010's Hurley — may be on the way. 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 'Weezer' The clip, made to...


Outkast, Foo Fighters to Play Firefly

January 14, 2014

The 40-plus tour dates that Outkast said they would play this year are beginning to line up. The group added the Delaware-based Firefly Festival to its touring roster today. At the fest – which will take place in Dover from June 19th to the 22nd...