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Noisey News

Watch Weezer's Wonderfully Ramshackle Tiny Desk Concert

They play new jams, rarities, and old hits in the NPR office.
Colin Joyce
4.1.19
Op-Eds

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?
Marianne Eloise
1.25.19
APOLOGIES

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.
Dan Ozzi
1.25.19
New music

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.
Shaad D’Souza
1.24.19
Noisey

"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.
Alex Robert Ross
1.15.19
New music

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

The long-rumored, Dave Sitek-produced record is out on March 1.
Alex Robert Ross
11.21.18
New music

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."
Alex Robert Ross
10.11.18
music videos

"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.
Alex Robert Ross
9.24.18
Noisey News

Weezer Are Releasing "Africa" 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?
Shaad D’Souza
7.2.18
Noisey News

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

Toto keyboardist Steve Porcaro joined the band on stage to crush a keyboard solo.
Alex Robert Ross
6.13.18
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Weezer Got Their First Hot 100 Hit in Nearly a Decade with Toto's "Africa"

The #weezercoverafrica movement benefited both Rivers Cuomo and the planet at large.
Phil Witmer
6.12.18
Noisey News

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.
Dan Ozzi
5.29.18
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