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    July 26, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, July 26th Weezer Pacific Amphitheater Although Weezer's image and reputation has faded over the years with albums Raditude, Hurley, and Death to False Metal seriously lacking in what Weezer is known for, most Weezer fans are die hard enough to stick with them anyway. With the bands first se ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    Weezer

    Pacific Amphitheatre

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    April 25, 2013

    Top 10 Concert Highlights From Gibson Amphitheatre

    Yesterday's news that the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City will be closing in September was met with mixed reaction. Haters weren't too fond of the venue's location, (frankly who wanted to navigate through thousands of clueless tourists?) nor the ridiculous parking fees. But one thing that was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Album-Inspired Nail Art Is The New Band Tee

    ​You've got all the band merch--the tees, the shoelaces, even the beer cozy. But we say you haven't shown true dedication until you've, well, nailed it. MTV Style has put together a rad roundup of nail art inspired by famous album covers. The painstaking details are impressive. One artist shrinks ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2011

    Ozma

    Glass House

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    The Gromble Make a Loud Buzz

    [Locals Only] The Laguna Niguel boys are getting their quirky indie-pop out to the masses

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2011

    Mikey Welsh, 1971-2011

    ​According to the official Mikey Welsh Facebook page, musician and artist Mikey Welsh (Weezer, Homie, Juliana Hatfield, Verbena, Special Goodness) passed away unexpectedly earlier today. Welsh was 40-years-old. 

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    10 Ways the Doheny Days Music Festival at Doheny Beach Rocked Last Weekend

    Bob SheshetzBen Harper​ Doheny Days Music Festival Sept. 10 to 11, 2011 Doheny State Beach, Dana Point The Doheny Days music festival breezed into Doheny State Beach in Dana Point over the weekend like a much-needed relaxing day at the, err, beach. For the average OC concert-goer in terms of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Weezer at the Pacific Amphitheater Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Click here to see more images.​WeezerAugust 4, 2011Pacific AmphitheaterSo that was weird.Seeing front man Rivers Cuomo run, jump and dance around; start and finish the set in the audience; sing a track off Pinkerton; touch his band mates ... it was a different Weezer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Songs About Girls From A(lison) to Z(ebulon), Part 2

    ​In our earlier post, we gave you part one of the ultimate music geek list--songs with a girl's name in the title for each letter of the alphabet from A(lison) to L(una). This second part goes from M(ykel and Carli) by Weezer to Z(ebulon) by Rufus Wainwright.

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    July 22, 2011

    KROQ's Curious Five: Rise Against, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars

    ​It's not KROQ's fault copious amount of sonic garbage spew from their massive antenna on Tonga Peak in Glendale. No matter how cutting edge they purport to be, they're a mainstream radio station with salaried programming directors who strictly adhere to a business model. As such, they are going t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Weezer, Kiss, ZZ Top, Backstreet Boys: Music Cruises are the New Music Festivals

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Who wants to run around in the heat from stage to stage just to watch a band? Now that fans are getting older, musicians are getting it right--trap fans in a boat and so everyone will have nothing better to do than watch your shows with the amenities of a casino, pool, and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011

    Honeypie; The Gromble

    House of Blues

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    April 5, 2011

    Weezer, Huey Lewis & The News, Montgomery Gentry, Kansas and Blue Oyster Cult at OC Fair

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​The OC Fair's line up is pretty stellar this year; aside from Bob Dylan,Weezer (August 4), Huey Lewis & The News (August 7), Montgomery Gentry (August 10) and Kansas/Blue Oyster Cult (August 11) are performing. What, no B-52's?

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    March 31, 2011

    the Pinker Tones

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Weezer: Past Their Expiration Date?

    ​Let's be honest for a second. Weezer only sound good when they are true to themselves. They've produced hardly any good material since the band's self-titled debut, known as "The Blue Album," and the follow-up, Pinkerton, which was more than 10 years ago. It's sad to admit this, but their new Sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Weezer at the Gibson Amphitheater Over The Weekend

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyJorge Garcia makes a cameo at Weezer's first night in LA​Check out our Weezer slideshow here!WeezerNovember 26, 2010Gibson AmphitheaterUnderstandably dubbed the "Memories" tour, Weezer dug up plenty of memorable older tunes to go along with a tidal wave of flashbacks at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    [AND YET ANOTHER UPDATE] Campaign Wants to Raise $10,000,000 so Weezer Will Break Up

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​UPDATE (Oct. 7, 11: 50 a.m.): [via the New York Times] Apparently, die-hard Weezer fans have been sending James Burns death threats over the campaign. His response? "I wish more of Weezer's fans would have the same sense of humor...Some people have told me they wish I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    [UPDATED] Weezer Announces Blue/Pinkerton Dates--With an LA Stop

    ​Dates for Weezer's Memories Tour--around which the band will play both the eponymously-named yet literally-termed "Blue Album" from 1994 and the cult favorite Pinkerton--have just been announced.The band will play two nights in every city, with some "greatest hits" thrown in on both nights.There' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Damn You, Weezer, 'Memories' Is Kinda Awesome

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​When Weezer's latest, Hurley, comes out next week on Epitaph, it will have a guaranteed audience for as long as people have reunion classes.  The lead single, "Memories," is a jangly, catchy pop anthem, and its video, which was shot on Super * cameras, evokes a nostal ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    Weezer Sells Out, Maybe

    [Mental Notes] Juggalos are still inciting debate, Owl City gives John Mayer some bro lovin', Two Guns on 'Jersey Shore' and more

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Clothing Company Hurley Sponsors Weezer Line...Coincidence? We Think Not

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyWeezer headlined the U.S. Open of Surfing, a show sponsored by the clothing company Hurley​Remember how surprised everyone was to find out that Weezer was headlining the U.S. Open of Surfing? Well, soon after Weezer announced their eighth album title (Hurley) and unveiled t ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2010

    Dusty Rhodes Front Man Running for City Council

    [Mental Notes] Mundanities of celeb life include Hurley on Weezer's cover, Mike Ness selling homes

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    August 11, 2010

    EXCLUSIVE: Weezer Cover Boy Jorge Garcia Gives Us His Top Five Weezer Songs

    ​On Monday, Weezer dropped the news that Jorge Garcia, more recently known Lost's Hurley, was on the cover of their eighth album. Is it weird to have my boyfriend's face on the cover of Weezer's new album titled Hurley? Yes. Is it also awesome? Yes.   ​"I'm excited to know that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Weezer's New Album Named 'Hurley' has Hurley On the Cover

    ​Yup. For Weezer's upcoming eighth LP, actor Jorge Garcia, better known as Hurley from Lost, will be on the cover. On Spinner, Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo says the album title came from the photo: "We struggled super hard trying to come up with an album title, trying to find some kind of phrase ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2010

    Weezer

    US Open

  • Music

    July 8, 2010

    Weezer to Play Surfing Event

    [Mental Notes] Also, Yellow Red Sparks have residency in LA, Pinback sucked live, and Guided By Voices reunites

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Weezer To Headline The US Open of Surfing

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyWeezer at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater last year​Ahem, 2010 U.S. Open of Surfing. I think it's awesome that you're adding to the appeal of hot, bronzed guys surfing at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier for five days by getting Weezer to headline your event. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Weezer's Irvine Date Postponed

    ​Thanks to a nasty bus accident that left Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo hospitalized with a punctured lung and a boo-boo on his spleen, the band has postponed their January 11 show at the UCI Bren Events Center in Irvine. If there's good news to be had, the word "postponed" implies that the band w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Today in Music News: Coachella, Weezer, Green Day, Chris Brown, Flight of the Conchords

    Coachella dates announced, which we just blogged about earlier this morning.Weezer's Rivers Cuomo released from hospital and on a "bus for cross country trip to L.A."One more reason that Chris Brown is a dick--and not a particularly smart one.Green Day goes big--like the Beatles--with their own Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    The Weezer Snuggie Has Landed!

    You might remember Weezer's endorsement of the Snuggie during their live concerts. This was the obvious next step to take. Christmas shopping: DONE--everybody gets a backwardsass robe!  

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    New Weezer Video

    Weezer, those guys who brought you the absolutely flawless Pinkerton in 1996 and a bunch of other less inspiring records after that, have released a new video for their song "(If You're Wondering if I Want You To) I Want You To."  The song made its Orange County premiere last month when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2009

    What You Missed: Weezer, Taste of Newport, Psychedelic Furs

    Andrew Youssef We, for one, are not happy with this heat wave of sorts. It needs to go away and it needs to tap its friend autumn on the shoulder to come the hell back. But anyway: So what'd you do this weekend? Was it as action-packed and fascinating as ours? First off, we caught Weezer, Blink-182 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Last Night: Blink-182, Weezer at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Andrew YoussefNo, you da man.​Last Night: Blink-182, Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Asher Roth at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine; September 17, 2009.Better Than: Growing up.Hostile Territory: Blink-182 is doing a huge promotion with the T-Mobile Sidekick, and advertisements were plastered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Carrie Brownstein Calls Weezer the 'Ultimate Novelty Band'

    Former Sleater-Kinney singer/guitarist Carrie Brownstein has a blog on NPR called Monitor Mix (stick with me), and yesterday she called out Weezer for being "the ultimate novelty band." Specifically, she targeted two of their new songs, "I'm Your Daddy" and "The Girl Got Hot," which the band debuted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Incoming: Second Blink-182 Show Added at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (With Fall Out Boy)

    Sometimes things happen by "popular demand." That's kid stuff. A mere trifle. A pittance. This second Blink-182 show just added to the schedule at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater? Why, that was a result of OVERWHELMING DEMAND! At least according to the Live Nation press release.It's happening Friday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Not nearly as bad as the KISS coffin

    Weezer just announced a merch deal with Snuggie. Yes, Snuggie, that thing on tv that you (and I) laugh at until you actually try one and realize it's the best invention ever.   The contraption is called a Wuggie, and is basically a regular Snuggie with a Weezer logo. I'd be shittin' all over th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    INCOMING: Blink-182, Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Asher Roth at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Despite some conflicting reports on the matter, Weezer is coming to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine with Blink-182 (pictured) on Sept. 17, as confirmed today by Live Nation. This is, of course, the first Blink-182 tour since their 2005 breakup, which led to largely uninspiring projects l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    KROQ Weenie Roast lineup announced

    The 2009 version of KROQ's annual summer blowout, the Weenie Roast y Fiesta, is hitting the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater May 16. That's like less than two weeks away, so get on it. Bands include Weezer (who still don't have or bassist Matt Sharp back in the band, even though everyone knows they sho ... More >>

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    Second Helpings

    The return of the return of the Rentals

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    August 10, 2006

    Something Better Beginning

    Return of the returning Rentals

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    March 30, 2006

    1994 All Over Again

    Ozma take you back to the future

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