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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


The Rentals Return, Sign to Polyvinyl

December 5, 2013

The Rentals, the band formed and fronted by former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp, have signed to Polyvinyl and will release a new full-length album in 2014. "I am beyond thrilled to announce @therentals have just signed with my favorite record company @Polyvinyl,"...


'Sound City' and 'Pearl Jam 20' to Air on VH1

August 13, 2013

Dave Grohl's Sound City documentary and Cameron Crowe's Pearl Jam Twenty are headed to VH1's Rock Docs series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sound City, directed by the Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer, tells the story...


Report: Coachella Promoters to Announce New Cruise

July 17, 2012

Goldenvoice, the promotions company behind Coachella, are expected to announce later today that they will be expanding the brand of their hit music festival to include a cruise, the Los Angeles Times reports. While those asked about the cruise did not...


Austin City Limits Lineup: Chili Peppers, Neil Young

May 22, 2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, the Black Keys and Jack White will headline the Austin City Limits Festival on October 12th-14th at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. The bill will also feature performances by Weezer, Florence and the Machine,...


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...


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...


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...


'Sons of Anarchy' Covers 'Sitting on Top of the World'

October 1, 2013

Sons of Anarchy isn't done unveiling cover songs from its sixth and current season – not by a long shot. This time, music supervisor and composer Bob Thiele went back to the 1930s to put a heavy spin on the blues-folk track "Sitting on Top of the...


Fun.'s Nate Ruess on His Favorite Songs, From Weezer to Wilco

February 6, 2013

More than a year after releasing their hit single "We Are Young," fun. is only getting bigger; the band is up for six Grammys and just announced a three-month summer tour with opening act Tegan and Sara. While vacationing in L.A., frontman Nate Ruess...


Weezer's Patrick Wilson Returns to the Special Goodness

May 22, 2012

Click to listen to the Special Goodness' 'It's Only Natural' Weezer drummer Patrick Wilson has been slowly building a body of work under the name the Special Goodness since the mid-Nineties. His fourth album, Natural, comes out this week and features...