I really hope this isn't true...
I loved all the Weezer Interviews during that era when he was in the band. Dude was hysterical.
So what you're saying is...
Farkas said:RIP, Mikey. You won't be remembered as Weezer's best bassist.
I decided to check Rivers' twitter to see what he had written in tribute. At the time of checking his last tweet read:
RIP Mikey, whenever I think of you I'll always think of a vibrant time in my, and my favourite band's, life.
Island in the Sun always teetered on the edge of happy and sad for me, I listened to it today and the sadness and longing in the song was remarkably more pronounced.