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Weezer Fuel Split Rumours

American rockers WEEZER have further fuelled rumours they are set to split following the release of their fifth album, because the sleeve notes to MAKE BELIEVE contain a famous farewell quote from English playwright WILLIAM...

Dig! Fails To Lift Dandys Profile In Hometown

American rockers THE DANDY WARHOLS are devastated their successful documentary DIG! raised their profile everywhere except their home town Portland, Oregon. The rockumentary, which follows the band and their rivals BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE over...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Moved From Parking Lot

Organisers of a free RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS concert have moved the show from a parking lot to a grassy field, after realising many revellers may find high desert temperatures too hot to handle....

Foo Fighters In Talks To Tour With Weezer

Rockers FOO FIGHTERS and WEEZER are in talks to tour North America together later this year (05). The two groups are planning on hitting the road together this autumn (05). Foo Fighters frontman...

Dave Matthews Band Take Their Fourth Album To Number One

Rockers the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND have won the biggest album race in America this year (05) - by beating WEEZER to number one. The group's STAND UP album is the band's fourth chart-topper, with...

Akon Scores Double Chart Triumph

R+B singer AKON has ended crooner TONY CHRISTIE's seven-week reign atop the British singles chart. And the American star, whose new entry LONELY was unveiled as the country's biggest selling song of the week...

Coochie Coo, Coachella Baby

California's COACHELLA FESTIVAL became a mum on Saturday (30APR05) when the annual two-day desert music event staged its first pregnancy. One young rock fan went into labour early in the sweltering 88 degree heat...

Weezer Star's Love Of Extreme Meditation And Monk-like Life

WEEZER frontman RIVERS CUOMO is so committed to his hermit-like existence, he spends weeks on end meditating in a closet and has been celibate for two years. The BUDDY HOLLY hitmaker even conducted a...

Seventh Heaven For 50'S Candy Shop

Rapper 50 CENT has notched up a seven-week stint at the top of the US singles chart with his smash hit CANDY SHOP. The track has kept his duet with THE GAME -...

Weezer Bring In Therapist

WEEZER have followed in the footsteps of fellow rockers METALLICA - by hiring a therapist to help them complete the sessions for their next album. Drummer PATRICK WILSON was amazed by how quickly the...

Reunions Rule Coachella Festival

NINE INCH NAILS, GANG OF FOUR, COCTEAU TWINS and BAUHAUS are among the reunited acts staging comebacks at the sixth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC + ARTS FESTIVAL in Indio, California, in April (30APR05-01MAY05). TRENT...

New Weezer Album Expected Next Year

Rockers WEEZER have announced their fifth studio album should be due for release next year (05) - after singer RIVERS CUOMO finishes studying at university. The completion of the as-yet-untitled album has been delayed...

Weezer Frontman Posts Harvard Application Essay On Website

WEEZER frontman RIVERS CUOMO has posted his essay for readmission to America's prestigious HARVARD UNIVERSITY on his website, explaining his band's struggle to complete their latest album. In the essay, Cuomo details why he...

Weezer Help Ailing Violinist

Rockers WEEZER are to release a live track as a limited edition single to help a pal recovering from a hit-and-run accident. Violinist PETRA HADEN was injured in a hit-and-run accident in 2000....

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