Click Track: Weezer

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 10/10/2011

MJ tribute draws 50,000 in Wales; Former Weezer bassist dies; RCA shutters three labels

By David Malitz  |  10:31 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Michael Jackson, Weezer

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Weezer Cruise sets sail in January; DMX gets extra prison time; Listen to entire Wugazi album

By David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Weezer, DMX, Wugazi

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Justin Bieber and Eminem win big at Billboard music awards; Beach Boys and Rolling Stones planning 50th anniversary gigs?

By David Malitz  |  09:44 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Justin Bieber: Eminem, Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, Weezer

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Haters gonna hate: Five musical acts who have criticized their own albums

The Strokes and Lupe Fiasco are just the latest acts to diss their own creations. Who are some others and why do they do it?

By Allison Stewart  |  01:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  The Strokes, R.E.M., Lupe Fiasco, Eminem, Weezer

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/07/2010

Taking sides: Does the 21st century music fan have too much control?

First there was "American Idol," where fans could help make an anonymous American a bland and ubiquitous global superstar. Then came Kickstarter, where fans could help make anonymous Americans marginally successful career artists. Now someone is actually raising money...

By Click Track  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Weezer

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 09/21/2010

The best performances of Virgin Festivals past

Weezer on a "best" list? How about that? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz As we approach Saturday’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest we thought we’d take a look back at the first four years of the festival. I wasn’t at the initial...

By David Malitz  |  01:54 PM ET, 09/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Public Enemy, Underworld, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Weezer

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/14/2010

Album review: Weezer, "Hurley"

Weezer takes a step back to respectability with "Hurley." By Allison Stewart You're not the only one who misses the old Weezer. On "Memories," one of the best tracks on the group's new disc, "Hurley," singer Rivers Cuomo reminisces about...

By Allison Stewart  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Weezer

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/20/2010

Conan comes to vinyl; Weezer to do "Pinkerton" tour?; Government Issue reunites

You want this record, perhaps ironically. By David Malitz - Remember a few months ago when Conan O'Brien and Jack White got all buddy-buddy? Now you can buy vinyl documentation of the event on a new 7" to be released...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Antoine Dodson, Conan O'Brien, Government Issue, Jack White, Weezer

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/06/2010

Kanye West previews "Power" video; Arcade Fire webcast from New York; Weezer go indie

Kanye's new video teaser is even more EPIC than the chain he's wearing in this photograph. (AP/Matt Sayles.) By Chris Richards - Last night, if you didn't leave your home to see the awesome Gordo Brega/UCB show at Venus like...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Beach Boys, Gordo Brega, Kanye West, Katy Perry, UCB, Weezer

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/14/2010

Jimmy Dean R.I.P.; Rock Band 3 will have keyboards and Phoenix; Weezer releases World Cup victory song

Jimmy Dean in 1999. The "Big Bad John" singer passed away at age 81. (Photo by Susan Biddle/TWP) By Ally Schweitzer - Jimmy Dean, the country singing, TV hosting, sausage slinging entrepreneur from Plainsville, TX, died yesterday. Dean dropped out...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jimmy Dean, Phoenix, Rilo Kiley, Weezer, White Stripes