July 3, 2012 - Alt-rock outfit Weezer will make appearances across the nation this summer and fall, mixing a handful of festival gigs with headlining shows, including a pair of special "Memories" shows in Florida.
October 10, 2011 - Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh, who left the band after suffering a nervous breakdown in 2001 and later became a painter, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room on Saturday afternoon.
June 10, 2011 - The Free Press Summer Fest took place in Houston on June 4 and 5, two of the hottest days of the year to date in the region. The third installment of the event featured such names as Ween, Weezer, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Cut Copy, Yeasayer, Big Boi, Beirut and Fucked Up, who shared the bill with several local bands.
April 19, 2011 - This year's Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B.) has been moved to a bigger venue following strong early ticket sales. The benefit festival, featuring Weezer and Snoop Dogg as headliners, will now be held at The Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT, according to a press release.
January 10, 2011 - When it comes to productivity, Rivers Cuomo and his band Weezer are setting the bar pretty high of late. In September, they released their eighth studio set, "Hurley"-- with its cover featuring a smiling photo of the actor Jorge Garcia, a.ka. the character Hugo from the TV series "Lost" -- and it promptly peaked at No. 6 on The Billboard 200 album chart. A mere two months later, they dropped "Death to False Metal" and launched their "Memories Tour."