weezer

4.2.19

Watch Weezer's Wonderfully Ramshackle Tiny Desk Concert

They play new jams, rarities, and old hits in the NPR office.

1.28.19

The Whole Weezer/"Africa" Thing Was My Fault and I’m So Sorry

A Noisey editor's formal apology for helping to create a pop culture monster.

1.25.19

Weezer Have Always Been the Goofy Band You Think They Are

This week they released the 'Teal Album', covering TLC, a-ha and more – and of course, some hate it. But isn't their kookiness their charm?

1.25.19

Listen to Weezer Cover TLC, Black Sabbath and More on ‘The Teal Album’

After their "Africa" cover miraculously came into existence last year, Rivers Cuomo and co have decided to release a whole damn covers album.

1.16.19

"Worst Sound Installation Ever" to Play Toto's "Africa" for All Eternity

Artist Max Siedentopf has set up some battery-powered speakers in the Namib Desert. "Africa" will play on loop until the installation is consumed by the sands of time.

11.22.18

With "Zombie Bastards," Weezer Finally Confirm 'Black Album' Details

The long-rumored, Dave Sitek-produced record is out on 1 March.

Advertisement
10.12.18

Weezer Share "Can't Knock The Hustle," the First Song from 'The Black Album'

Pete Wentz stars in the video; Dave Sitek produced the song; Rivers Cuomo sings, "Step to me / Bitch."

9.25.18

"Weird Al" Is Rivers Cuomo in Weezer's Very Familiar Video for "Africa"

With the shot-for-shot "Sweater Song" remake, the meme has begun to consume its own delicious tail.

7.2.18

Weezer Are Putting Their “Africa” Cover on Vinyl! But It’s Already Sold Out

It'll be released through Urban Outfitters, because where else would you release a piece of meme-vinyl?

6.14.18

Weezer Continue to Bless the Rains, Perform "Africa" on 'Kimmel'

Toto keyboardist Steve Porcaro joined the band on stage to crush a keyboard solo.

6.13.18

Weezer Got Their First Billboard Hit in Nearly a Decade with Toto's "Africa"

The #weezercoverafrica movement benefitted both Rivers Cuomo and the planet at large.

5.30.18

Weezer Finally Covered "Africa" and the Rains Are Truly Blessed

After weeks of pleading with Rivers Cuomo and company to cover this Toto song, our prayers have been answered.

0104