Stream Toto’s Cover of Weezer’s 2001 Hit ‘Hash Pipe’

Stream Toto’s Cover of Weezer’s 2001 Hit ‘Hash Pipe’

The cross-generational back-and-forth between Weezer and Toto over the past few weeks has been a lot of fun. First, Weezer appeased the internet’s demands by covering Toto’s classic hit “Africa” — and “Rosanna,” too — much to the delight of everybody, including Steve Lukather. Things ramped up when Toto tried their hand at “Hash Pipe,” […]

Toto Return the Favor, Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’ in Vancouver – Watch

Toto Return the Favor, Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’ in Vancouver – Watch

Weezer scored it big with a hilarious (and attention-grabbing) cover of Toto‘s classic synth-pop hit “Africa” in late May — a tribute Toto’s Steve Lukather appreciated with enthusiasm. Earlier this week, Lukather promised that his band would return the favor by covering one of Weezer’s hits, which turned out to be 2001’s “Hash Pipe.” Yep we […]

New Music Friday: Weezer Add to Alt/Pop Legacy with New Album ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Stream)

New Music Friday: Weezer Add to Alt/Pop Legacy with New Album ‘Pacific Daydream’ (Stream)

The mercurial Rivers Cuomo is a man of disparate musical interests. As the focal point and principal songwriter for Weezer, he’s brought his band into new territory repeatedly — especially within the last decade or so, as Weezer’s records have veered toward shimmery pop and glossy pop/rock. On Friday, the band released Pacific Daydream, their […]

Hear Weezer’s Breezy New Song ‘Beach Boys,’ Paying Homage to Their Heroes

Hear Weezer’s Breezy New Song ‘Beach Boys,’ Paying Homage to Their Heroes

It comes as no surprise that Weezer consider the Beach Boys musical heroes — listening to Rivers Cuomo’s band’s output over the course of their more than two-decades-old career, that much is apparent. And, as the band has aged, they’ve explored more pop-oriented sounds in more recent albums. Their latest, Pacific Daydream, will be released […]

Watch Weezer’s Quirky Video for ‘Mexican Fender,’ from New LP ‘Pacific Daydream’ Out 10/27

Watch Weezer’s Quirky Video for ‘Mexican Fender,’ from New LP ‘Pacific Daydream’ Out 10/27

Well, Weezer‘s back once again. After their well received self-titled 2016 ‘White Album,’ Rivers Cuomo and the long-running alt/pop band will release another record on October 27. Titled Pacific Daydream, the album was previewed on Thursday with a new video for a song called “Mexican Fender.” A typically Weezer-ish anthem, the song boasts a massive […]

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