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Weezer Launching 'Blinkerton' Tour in November

The band will play the 'Blue Album' and 'Pinkerton' in two-night stands in various U.S. cities

September 16, 2010 11:30 AM ET

Weezer have officially announced plans, promised earlier, to embark on a tour that focusing on the band's two most beloved albums. Here’s the a statement "This winter (November/December), Weezer will launch a multi-city U.S. tour, dubbed by fans as the 'Blinkerton Tour.' The band will play two shows in each market — on the first night Weezer will play the Blue Album in its entirety, and the second night they will play Pinkerton in its entirety." No specific dates have been set. The band will wrap their current Hurley tour September 30th in Atlanta.

Weezer have also penciled in November 2nd as the date for their Pinkerton reissue, which will be stocked with outtakes. One song, "Tragic Girl," is "better than a lot of the album. People will be overjoyed to hear it," Cuomo tells Rolling Stone in our Fall Music Preview, on stands now.

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