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WEEZER

Single Stream: Weezer "Cleopatra" (2014)

Today Weezer give us another taste of their ninth studio album Everything Will Be Alright In The End with "Cleopatra". There's a sound here old school Weezer fans will love, with the signature rolling riffs marching along while Rivers Cuomo gives a confident performance. There's a harder edge to this, something long-time fans will eat right up.

Album News Weekly : 14 July 2014

In This Issue: Honestly - it doesn't rain, it pours. This week is HUGE SERIOUSLY HUGE. In here there's The Strypes, Beck, Counting Crows, Vance Joy, Sticky Fingers....an absolute heap of outrageous talent that is releasing new stuff in the coming months. 2014 is definitely looking up.

Festival d'été de Québec releases more artist details and program information for 2013!

The Festival d'été de Québec, Canada's largest outdoor music festival, is taking place again this July 4-14. With 12 outdoor stages and venues, attracting over 1000 artists to the historical city over the 11 day event, this festival has been pulling visitors and performers of all arts in from all over the world since 1968.

Photo Gallery: Channel [V] Island Parties feat. Weezer - The Island, Sydney (21.01.13)

In the country for their anticipated and celebrated Blue Album shows, the band known as Weezer jumped in a speedboat and headed to the infamous Island Bar in Sydney, floating in the harbour, to perform a "DJ Set" for Channel [V] and some very lucky fans and guests. The event ended up being more of a meet and greet than an actual DJ set, with the band preferring to mingle than play tunes. Though as the night progressed, we did see Rivers playing some of his own music off is iPhone and singing us some of it. It wasn't quite a "live performance", more "karaoke", but it was still a whole heap of fun. A very memorable evening for all in attendance!

Photo Gallery: Weezer + Ball Park Music - Sydney Entertainment Centre (19.01.13)

Weezer performed their Blue album in full plus a set of their greatest hits, with support from Ball Park Music and Cloud Control (not pictured). Photography by Pete Dovgan.

Live Review: Weezer + Cloud Control + Ball Park Music - Sydney Entertainment Centre (19.01.13)

Every now and then a show comes along where being a fan makes it rather difficult to write a review that isn't full of hyperbole and inexplicable excitement. For me, Weezer was one of those shows. But don't let my status as a "fan" belittle any praise bestowed upon this gig. I've seen Weezer before, and they weren't this good. I've been to many shows as a big fan before, and rarely do they deserve such praise - after all, the bigger a fan you are, the easier it is to be let down. This was one night where it was good to be a fan, one night where no one left disappointed. And, irrespective of hyperbole, how often can one say that about any show, period? But before we get there, let's take a look at the supports...

Live Review: Weezer + Cloud Control - Brisbane Entertainment Centre (13.01.13)

In order to fully appreciate Weezer's longevity as a band and the nostalgia they inspire in their fans, it’s necessary to hop in a time machine back to the plaid-clad world of 1992.

Tour Updates: Billy Bragg, Sinead Burgess, Weezer, Jason Byrne, John Waite and more!

In this issue: Billy Bragg adds final show to Melbourne, Sinead Burgess confirmed to open for Owl City, Cloud Control and Ball Park Music to open for Weezer next year and much more!

BILLY BRAGG ANNOUNCES FINAL SHOW FOR MELBOURNE

ACL Live Review: Weezer - Zilker Park, Austin (12.10.12)

As Lucy wasn't able to catch Weezer on the first day of Austin City Limits, I thought I'd take some time to review their hour long performance at the festival over the weekend!

Weezer announce first Australian tour in 16 years; will play "The Blue Album" in full!

Great news or greatest news? Last seen in Australia 16 years ago, the iconic Californian group Weezer will finally be returning to our shores for one hell of a special performance. As though to say "we're sorry for our absence", they will be performing everyone's favourite* Weezer record in FULL: The Blue Album. They also promise a greatest hits and rarities set to accompany it.