Watch Weezer’s Chaotic Video for ‘Can’t Knock the Hustle,’ Starring Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz as a Rideshare Driver

Watch Weezer’s Chaotic Video for ‘Can’t Knock the Hustle,’ Starring Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz as a Rideshare Driver

Weezer are at it again. Fresh off the smash-hit success of their cover of Toto’s classic ’80s jam “Africa” — Weezer’s biggest hit in over a decade, and one that inspired Toto to cover “Hash Pipe” in return — Rivers Cuomo and the guys have premiered another new song. “Can’t Knock the Hustle” is the […]

Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Africa’ Cover, Which Parodies Their Own ‘Undone (The Sweater Song)’ and Stars ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Africa’ Cover, Which Parodies Their Own ‘Undone (The Sweater Song)’ and Stars ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

OK, so, pay attention. This is complicated. Weezer premiered a new video on Monday for their cover of Toto‘s ’80s hit “Africa’ — the band‘s first single to land in the Top 100 in a decade. The song already prompted Toto to record a response cover of their own (“Hash Pipe”), and this whole thing […]

The Monkees: ‘Christmas Party’ Album Out 10/12, Featuring Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, XTC’s Andy Partridge and More

The Monkees: ‘Christmas Party’ Album Out 10/12, Featuring Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, XTC’s Andy Partridge and More

Back in 2016, the Monkees‘ Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork of the Monkees released Good Times!, a 50th anniversary album produced by Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger and featuring contributions from a host of special guest songwriters and performers, including Weezer‘s Rivers Cuomo, Andy Partridge of XTC, Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller.  It was […]

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 […]

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