Posts tagged "Weezer"

The 50 Best Pop Singles Of 1994 (Featuring New Interviews With Ace Of Base, TLC, Lisa Loeb, Real McCoy & Haddaway)

As 2014 draws to a close, one thing that stands out the most about this year is the huge wave of artists who broke international barriers and crossed over into our pop music consciousness. And we're not just talking about the UK, where Disclosure, Sam Smith, Charli XCX, Ella Henderson and Clean Bandit hail from…
By: Robbie Daw / November 20, 2014

Miley Cyrus Is Rumored (Again) To Be Dating Mike WiLL Made It: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Miley Cyrus has been dating producer Mike WiLL Made It for nine months, according to multiple (unnamed) sources. The two have been rumored to be seeing each other since Bangerz lead single “We Can't Stop” dominated radio, though they've maintained that they're just friends. [U…
By: Christina Lee / July 10, 2014

Justin Bieber Briefly Covers Usher’s “Climax”: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Justin Bieber can "Climax" really well, it turns out. The pop star busted out his falsetto to cover his mentor Usher's Looking 4 Myself single during a sit-down with KIIS FM. [Vulture] :: R. Kelly was forced to cancel a series of promotional appearances and a book launch…
By: Becky Bain / June 29, 2012

Former Weezer Bassist Found Dead — Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Weezer's former bassist Mikey Welsh, who performed with the band from 1998 to 2001, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room on Saturday. Authorities suspect narcotics were involved in his death. A message on Weezer's website called Welsh "a unique talent, a deeply loving friend and father, and a great…
By: Becky Bain / October 10, 2011

Hear OK Go, Weezer And Hayley Williams Pay Homage To The Muppets

It's time to play the music — of the Muppets cover compilation The Green Album, that is. As we've previously mentioned, the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational LP won't be hitting stores until next Tuesday August 23. However, you can preview every track, including OK Go's "Muppet Show Theme" and the "Rainbow Connection" collaboratio…
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / August 16, 2011

The Morning Mix: Beyonce Is Not Interested In Hit Singles

Did You Hear? :: Hit singles are not a priority for Beyonce at the moment. Apparently, the VMA-snubbed superstar is more interested in reviving the sweet soul music she grew up listening to. [Hip-Hop Wired] :: Anthony Kiedis wants the world to know he cried while watching Justin Bieber's Never Say Never concert…
By: Idolator Staff / July 27, 2011

The Morning Mix: Demi Lovato Rockets To #1 On iTunes

Did You Hear? :: Demi Lovato has bounced back bigger and better than ever with her Toby Gad-produced comeback single "Skyscraper" soaring all the way to number one on iTunes in less than 24 hours. [Music & Lyrics] :: Adam Lambert's favorite jamming partner Nikka Costa has unveiled the video for her…
By: Idolator Staff / July 13, 2011

Hayley Williams, Weezer, OK Go & More Cover The Muppets On ‘The Green Album’

Jason Segel's upcoming The Muppets is said to host a handful of cameos from pop artists (such as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry), but it's the film's tribute compilation that has us really humming. Muppets: The Green Album features 12 songs originally performed by the furry cast of characters, reinterpreted by…
By: Becky Bain / June 24, 2011

The Best Cover Art Of 2010 (PHOTOS)

We've been a bit moody this week, detailing the major fails of pop music in 2010 — which includes these 10 terrible album covers. We don't want to be an office full of Scrooges so close to Christmas, though, so we decided to focus on the positive and pick what we…
By: Becky Bain / December 22, 2010

Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison And More Tribute ‘Rocky Horror’ (PHOTOS)

Last night, a star-studded cast took the stage at L.A.'s Wiltern Theater to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show with a live tribute show. Recast in the musical's infamous roles were Glee's Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison (playing Brad and Janet), Danny Devito, Jack Nicholson, the poisonous Nicole Scherzinger, Julia…
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 29, 2010

The Morning Mix: Kanye And Jay-Z Upgrade Their EP To An LP

Did You Hear? :: Kanye West and Jay-Z's planned 5-song EP, Watch The Throne, will now be full-length. They'll be hitting the south of France in a few weeks to record. Stop rubbing your awesome life in all our faces, guys. [EW Music Mix] :: E! News is reporting that Mariah…
By: Becky Bain / October 27, 2010

The Morning Mix: Weezer Wants $20 Mil To Break Up

Did You Hear? :: Weezer responds to the dude trying to break them up for the small price of $10 million. Tweets the band's drummer Patrick Wilson: "if they can make it 20, we'll do the 'deluxe breakup'!" [EW Music Mix] :: Check out Jane Lynch's Saturday Night Live promo. She'…
By: Becky Bain / October 7, 2010

Weezer Offered $10 Million To Break Up

A Seattle resident named James Burns says he hopes to raise $10 million in an online campaign to offer Weezer to break up and stop recording music. "I am tired of my friends being disappointed year after year," he writes. "I am tired of endless whimsical cutesy album covers and music videos."  Most…
By: Becky Bain / October 5, 2010

The Morning Mix: Chris Brown Enlists Kanye And Drake For “Deuces” Remix

Did You Hear? :: Chris Brown is readying a "Deuces" remix with no less than Fabolous, T.I., Drake, Kanye West, and André 3000 on the bill. Wow! [Rap-Up] :: Weezer is reissuing their second album, Pinkerton, with a second disc full of B-sides, live performances and unreleased tracks. Yeah! […
By: Becky Bain / September 29, 2010

Weezer Play A Secret Show In L.A. — With A Guest Appearance By Hurley!

In celebration of their album Hurley debuting in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 (#6 to be precise), Weezer played an Axe-sponsored secret show in Hollywood last night, and the muse behind their tongue-in-cheek cover art joined the band on the red carpet, as well as on stage for…
By: Becky Bain / September 22, 2010

Linkin Park And Bruno Mars Control The Album, Singles Charts

Sara Bareilles not only got bumped off the #1 position on the Billboard Top 200 album chart, her sophomore effort Kaleidoscope Heart slid all the way down to #12. Chalk it up to the one-two punch of Linkin Park's A Thousand Suns and Trey Songz's Passion, Pain & Pleasure—which capture the top two…
By: Robbie Daw / September 22, 2010

The Morning Mix: Freddie Mercury To Be Played By… Borat?!

Did You Hear? :: Comedian/actor/mankini swimsuit suspender thong model Sacha Baron Cohen has signed on to play Freddie Mercury in a big-screen biopic of the Queen frontman's life. As Borat would say, "Very nice!" (And as Brüno would say... well, we probably can't post anything Brüno would say.) [Vulture] :: It'…
By: Becky Bain / September 17, 2010

Win A Trip To See Weezer Live In Atlanta!

Our pals at Buzznet have teamed up with the Auto-tune-tastic band Weezer for a concert sweepstakes you're not going to want to miss. Jump below to find out how you and a friend can win an all expense paid trip to see Weezer perform live in Atlanta on Halloween weekend!
By: Idolator Staff / September 14, 2010

Weezer Auto-Tunes The News

The members of Weezer are generally appreciated by their fans for their sense of humor as much as their music—over the years, the band has dressed up in bug outfits, hung out with the Muppets, held a convention for every celebrity on YouTube, branded their own line…
By: Becky Bain / September 14, 2010

Weezer Teams Up With A Bunch Of Jackasses For Their “Memories” Video

Weezer teamed up with the sick individuals behind the upcoming ball-busting, injury-reveling Jackass 3-D to film the "old-school skate jam" clip for their single "Memories" (which also appears on the film's soundtrack). As MTV Buzzworthy points out, Rivers Cuomo and head jackass Johnny Knoxville have been buddies since the 90s, so this pairing…
By: Becky Bain / September 9, 2010
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