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14 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

The Rentals streaming new LP, reveal tour openers; Hooray For Earth...

Matt Sharp's post-Weezer band The Rentals are releasing their first new album in 15 years next week via Polyvinyl, and are now streaming it in full on Pitchfork .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rentals, Recurrent Energy, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Asbury Park, NJ

Yesterday | WSJ Media and Advertising

Matt Sharp Talks About the First Rentals Album in 15 Years

The last time the Rentals put out a full-length album, band founder Matt Sharp was just a few years removed from his stint as the founding bassist of Weezer .


Related Topix: The Rentals, Pop/Rock, Advertising

Thu Aug 14, 2014


In Mt. Sinjar, U.S. boots back on Iraqi ground

Yahoo News and Finance anchor Bianna Golodryga explains the plight of the most misunderstood group of people in Iraq, the Yezidis.


Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Watches, Pop/Rock, Ghosts, The Flaming Lips

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Hot Pick: Weezer

The L'Auberge Liquid Society summer concert series concludes with a bang when Weezer takes the stage, enabling you to float the lazy river with a cocktail while you hear everyone's favorite faux nerds sing about Buddy Holly and islands in the sun.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Weezer's Rivers Cuomo admits band mistakes

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo admits he feels terrible for taking the 'Buddy Holly' hitmakers in the wrong musical direction on occasions in the past.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Aug 09, 2014


Musikfest 2014: Weezer revisits 20 years of hits and fan favorites - REVIEW

Though not much has changed since their 1994 debut -- singer Rivers Cuomo's Rogaine plug in "Pork and Beans" may ring a little truer these days for a band entering their 20th year of existence -- Weezer still knows how to rock.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Musikfest 2014: What songs do you want to hear tonight from Weezer?

Alternative rock band Weezer returns tonight to Bethlehem -- where they headlined the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in November -- for a performance on Musikfest 's Sands Steel Stage.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Eminem and Rihanna bring the Monster Tour to the Rose Bowl

Less than a week after Jay Z and Beyonc vacated the premises, Eminem and Rihanna moved into the Rose Bowl on Thursday night for the first of two concerts to launch their shared Monster Tour.


Related Topix: Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Avicii, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Taylor Swift, Black Entertainment, Jennifer Lopez, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Morning Call

Everything's all right with veteran band Weezer

Just because Weezer takes extended breaks doesn't mean the members of the veteran pop-rock band stay away from each other for a long time.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Everything, Ric Ocasek, Music, Entertainment


Weezer's Rivers Cuomo says his relationship with his father inspired new album

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo says his relationship with his father was one of the main inspirations on the group's forthcoming new album, 'Everything Will Be Alright In The End'.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Art Voice

See You There

Artvoice's weekly round-up of featured events, including our editor's pick for the week: Edgefest 2014 featuring Weezer & Brand New this Sunday, August 10th at the Outer Harbor Concert Site.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Brand New, Punk, Buffalo, NY


The Strat With The Lightning Strap

Fluxblog is the very first MP3 Blog. It was founded by me, Matthew Perpetua , in 2002.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Folk duo the Civil Wars won't reunite, announces official split

John Paul White and Joy Williams of The Civil Wars during the 12th annual Americana Music festival.


Related Topix: Music, Dance, Pop/Rock, Avicii, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Taylor Swift, Black Entertainment, Jennifer Lopez, Entertainment

Mon Aug 04, 2014

OC Weekly

Weezer - Del Mar Race Track - August 2, 2014

Weezer Del Mar Race Track 8/2/14 Weezer rode into Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar Saturday night to a rowdy audience of old skool fans who were ready to party and make every last dime spent on the babysitter for the night count.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Del Mar, CA, Inglewood, CA

Sun Aug 03, 2014


Young the Giant Covers TLC, Helps on Weezer Classic at...

Young the Giant recruited plenty of friends at the band's Lollapalooza aftershow Saturday night at Chicago's House of Blues.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Grouplove, Manchester Orchestra

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

The Rentals to Release New Album, the First in 15 Years

There's soon to be a new album from The Rentals , the side project of Weezer frontman Matt Sharp .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Recurrent Energy, Pomona, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Bleachers Sit Comfortably Atop Alternative Songs

Jack Antonoff becomes the latest artist to top the chart with more than one group.


Related Topix: Bleachers, Pop/Rock, Dance, Fun, New-Wave, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Grunge, R.E.M.

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

Halestorm Play Acoustic Rendition of Unheard Song Co-Written by Weezer's Rivers Cuomo

Halestorm are a giving group, and as a "thank you" to the band's fans for pushing them past one million "likes" on Facebook, they've posted a brand new video performance.


Related Topix: Halestorm, Pop/Rock

USA Today

Weezer, Daughtry and Plain White T's play Vegas Friday

If you went to college in the 1990s, Weezer was part of your soundtrack. Though they've sold 10 million albums and released several more since then, and perform Friday night at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Daughtry, Plain White T's, The Goo Goo Dolls

West Liberty Index

WL man makes a monster

'The brain you stole, Fritz. Think of it, the brain of a dead man waiting to live again in a body I made with my own hands!" -Frankenstein , 1931 Chris McMahon uses malicious monsters in scenic settings to revive art, a project that caught the eye of grammy award winning rock band, Weezer.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Painting, Arts, West Liberty, IA