Rivers Cuomo Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


9th February 2011

Fact: Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has teamed up with iCARLY actress Miranda Cosgrove for a duet. Their song, HIGH MAINTENANCE, is the title track of Cosgrove's upcoming record, which is due for release next month (Mar11).


2nd November 2010

Quote: "Assuming the audience still wants us to do this, I can see myself doing this for another 20 years or so. Then somebody's got to pull me off the stage." Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo wants to continue performing until at least the age of 60.


4th September 2010

Quote: "We invited him to come up and play a state fair with us in Paso Robles. Flying with him was a little sketchy - on a private plane, you got the guy from Lost and the guy who's known for writing the song about Buddy Holly!" Weezer star Rivers Cuomo was apprehensive about taking to the skies with the inspiration behind the group's new album, Hurley - actor Jorge Garcia. Garcia's character famously crash landed in desert island drama Lost.


4th September 2010

Quote: "Everything I say to my daughter, I sing, so I just have to set up a mic and press record, because it's like we live in a musical. I could easily get an album out of that." Weezer star Rivers Cuomo considers recording a solo children's album.


10th August 2010

Quote: "I have mixed feelings. It was great to see the U.S. team get to the second round. But having got there I started to get my hopes up and think we could go really deep in this tournament, and then we didn't." Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is disappointed by the U.S. national soccer team's efforts in the World Cup.


21st January 2010

Tweet: "FSU Thank you so much for picking up my spirits tonight!! You were so awesome!!! - RC." Rivers Cuomo thanks fans at Florida State University, where Weezer played on Wednesday (20Jan10). The concert marked the band's first appearance on stage since the frontman broke five ribs in a freak bus accident in December (09).


21st January 2010

Quote: "I remember lying in my bed in the hospital, and the other guys came in one by one, and they all looked so concerned and sad and scared. I was just thinking, 'What's wrong with you guys? It's not like I'm dead or something. I feel fine!' I recently saw video of myself that day, and I looked so terrible. I looked like I was on the verge of dying. I think at the time I was on so much morphine, I felt that everything was A-OK." Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo on his recent stint in hospital following a bus crash.


1st April 2009

Fact: Funnyman Rainn Wilson's portrayal of a manic musician in THE ROCKER has landed him a real-life rock role - The Office star is collaborating with Rivers Cuomo on Weezer's new material.


17th June 2008

Quote: "I've never played her Weezer. We mostly play her Japanese nursery rhymes." Rockers Rivers Cuomo admits he's yet to get his one-year-old daughter into his band's music.


17th October 2007

Fact: Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is to release a compilation of demos he recorded between 1992 and 2007, as ALONE - THE HOME RECORDINGS OF RIVERS CUOMO, in December (07). One of the tracks is a cover of gangster rapper Ice Cube's THE BOMB.


22nd April 2006

Quote: "I'm not great-looking and it's just getting worse with time." Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo lacks confidence in his appearance.


20th December 2005

Fact: <p>WEEZER star Rivers Cuomo once fronted Metallica, Yngwie Malmsteen and Kiss tribute bands. </p>


20th December 2005

Fact: <p>WEEZER star Rivers Cuomo was born with one leg shorter than the other. </p>


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