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Weezer joins the fight against cancer with “Tunes To TargetCancer”

February 15, 2010 drainu182 1

Alternative rock band Weezer has joined up with TargetCancer, a non-profit organization devoted to helping fund research into rare and lesser-known cancers. The organization has launched a new download series called ‘The Right Track: Tunes To TargetCancer.’ The series features exclusive downloads of new and rare music from Weezer and various other artists. Every month, artists donate unreleased songs for download exclusively on The Right Track. In addition to these exclusive, pay-what-you-wish downloads ($.99 minimum,) The Right Track will sponsor …

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Weezer @ PC Richard & Son Theater 10/28 NYC Review/Photos/Videos (POSTER GIVEAWAY!)

November 26, 2009 drainu182 0

A few weeks ago Weezer performed a private concert for contest winners and special guests at the PC Richard & Son Theater in New York City. The show, in promotion of the band’s latest album Raditude, was sponsored by The band would rock a five song set that included a cover of Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida” with a full backing string section. The band wore matching grey tracksuits and when asked about it by a fan, frontman …

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Weezer Look To Warm Up The Holidays w/Colorful Bundle

November 18, 2009 drainu182 0

Weezer, the rock group who brought the world hits like “Troublemaker,” “Buddy Holly, and “Hash Pipe,” are looking to warm up the holiday season for fans by offering an unbeatable deal. Weezer’s three self-titled albums, affectionately known as the Blue, Green and Red albums, are currently available on iTunes as one bundle for the low, low price of $19.99. Hits on the three albums include “Pork and Beans,” “Island In The Sun,” “Say It Ain’t So,” “Troublemaker,” “Buddy Holly, …

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The Weezer Snuggie, new album Raditude out now! ($3.99 Amazon MP3!)

November 3, 2009 drainu182 0

Alternative rock band Weezer and Allstar Products Group, marketer and distributor of the Snuggie, America’s favorite “blanket with sleeves,” have joined forces to create the official Weezer Snuggie. It will be launched today and will bear the band’s trademark “Weezer” logo. This latest addition to the Snuggie collection will allow fans of the band to stay warm while keeping their hands free to rock out. And rock out they will; fans who purchase a Weezer Snuggie blanket will also receive …

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Motion City Soundtrack Announce Select Dates with Weezer this December

October 29, 2009 drainu182 0

Motion City Soundtrack are thrilled to announce that they’ll be joining Weezer this December for some select live shows! Kicking off in Chicago December 1st at the Aragon Ballroom, this run will see MCS playing dates in the Midwest and along the East Coast with the like-minded pop rockers. Before heading out on this short trek, Motion City Soundtrack will play to hometown fans and friends at a sold out Triple Rock Social Club show on Halloween Eve aka Mischief …

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Jack’s Mannequin Tour Dates (opening for Weezer, Dec 2 w/Manchester Orchestra & Phoenix, no Weezer)

October 28, 2009 drainu182 0

The first wave of Weezer tour dates have been announced with Jack’s Mannequin opening select shows. Perhaps even more exciting news is the one show announced that has Jack’s Mannequin but no Weezer. Why is this exciting? Because MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA AND PHOENIX ARE PLAYING THIS SHOW! And it’s happening at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC on 12/2! Tickets go onsale on Saturday 10/31. This is probably the best lineup for a rock show since Phoenix/Metric out at the Greek weeks ago. …

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Weezer new video “I Want You To”, playing Letterman 10/29+10/30, tour dates

October 21, 2009 drainu182 0

Weezer, 2008 Grammy Award Winners for best music video, premiered their video for “(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To,” the first single off of their latest release Raditude, on October 20th. The video will be available exclusively on Babelgum for one week. It features actress Odette Yustman (“Cloverfield”) as the gorgeous femme fatale who visits the sleepy town of Weezerville and throws the locals- played by duplicate versions of the band members- into chaos. …