October 2010 Blog Posts (21)

2010/10/30 Atlanta: Chastain Park Amphitheatre Live Nation



After a long overnight drive from New Orleans, we rolled into the ATL at about 7 AM. Some opted to scurry into the warmth and quiet of the hotel, others kept napping in their bus bunks, to wake up later already at the rather longish named Chastain Park Amphitheatre Live Nation. Soon we shall all reunite for the rock show. Opening up the show tonight is the raucous J. Roddy Walston and The Business!… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 30, 2010 at 3:00pm — 14 Comments

2010/10/29 New Orleans: Voodoo Experience Festival



The gang has reformulated in Louisiana in New Orleans' French Quarter and now we are rolling over to the VooDoo Experience Festival in style. There are a ton of cool bands playing this festival over the 3 days in the weekend, but were not sure how many were going to be able to see till we get there.



(later...)



The VooDoo Experience was quite an experience - perhaps inspired by the looming Halloween, or simply because of the wild energy of New Orleans, there were… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 29, 2010 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Weezer's moment of redemption: The Album 5 demos

I've talked about my love of Weezer many many times (click here to read about it again if you want to). The years between 2000-2002 were a particularly dark time for me as a Weezer fan. I wasn't 100% happy with the style that the band took on The Green Album and Maladroit. Looking back on things, I just realize that it was too big of a change musically that I didn't really connect with. Over… Continue

Added by Justin Hoenke [honkey doorie] on October 28, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

2010/10/27 Rehearsals, Video, Pre-Orders, clams, fortran



Today was weezer's 2nd day of rehearsals, getting sharp for this weekend's Voodoo fest in New Orleans and the Atlanta show at Chastain Park Amphitheater Live Nation (tix still available!) the next day. Also the guys are getting into the old songs, starting to get their Memories Tour setlists up to speed. That work will continue through… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 27, 2010 at 6:19pm — 6 Comments

Pre-Party Friday before Halloween show in ATL

Scary Party Pub Crawl Friday Oct 29th

http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=130145760370574



Weezer fans DJ and bands can take request of your favorite songs come join hundreds of people in Halloween pub crawl!



Halloween weekend is taking over Midtown Atlanta! Its is that time of year again when the freaks, ghouls and goblins wear very little and scare you at late night parties. Prepare yourself for a crazy Halloween in Midtown… Continue

Added by jon on October 27, 2010 at 8:16am — No Comments

2010/10/23 opening Acts Revealed; Vail show; more



...Check out this thread on our message boards, where Rivers reveals the opening acts for the LA, NYC, and Boston Memories Tour shows!



...We have just added a show in Vail, Colorado, at the Snow Daze Festival on Sunday Dec 12! (note: this is a regular weezer show) (...as if such a thing existed! "regular" ...pfft!)



...Pre-order "Death To False… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 22, 2010 at 10:07pm — 1 Comment

thanks to weezer

Hello.



Im new on here but I've loved weezer for years.



We moved house when i was 12 and had to re-apply to get me back in school so i was really down in the dumps until my mates dad gave me a copy of the green album and the rest is history :)



I bought a guitar because of weezer.

I went to music college because of weezer where i achieved a 1st class BA Honours Degree in popular music.

I spent last year teaching music in schools around my city and now im just… Continue

Added by LukeDND on October 22, 2010 at 4:52am — No Comments

This Is For You Rivers!

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Added by Patricia J Wiemers (wolfpjw) on October 21, 2010 at 10:16pm — No Comments

My late cat Weezer

My profile picture is of my late cat, Weezer J.Cat





I moved into a new apartment at the same time I got my cat Weezer. This was back in '95. I had to wait a month to

get cable. I was forced to watch The Box, a call in music video channel,

instead of MTV. My roommate (my Brother Ryan) and I had never hear of Weezer, but The Box had a listing for a song called "The Sweater song, (Undone Finally)." Since

the channel was filled with 2 Live Crew and…
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Added by Mikey Fox on October 20, 2010 at 8:32pm — No Comments

2010/10/19 Text To Win Tix to the 10/26 private show!



People, there will be a special private weezer show in L.A. on Oct 26th, and 4 tickets to it are now up for grabs! Go to our facebook page and click on the "Win Weezer Tickets" tab!



Official contest rules:… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 19, 2010 at 3:47pm — 2 Comments

2010/10/19 Exclusive new DTFM and pinkerton dlx preview songs





**UPDATE 2PM** Rivers has just now also shared the previously unreleased Pinkerton Deluxe track "Getting Up And Leaving", check out this thread on our forum to hear it!



...Folks, over on our message boards, Rivers has taken the liberty of sharing the track "Blowin' My Stack", from the upcoming release "Death To False Metal"! It's free and ripe for the digital plucking,… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 19, 2010 at 12:00am — 9 Comments

Memories of Weezer

When I was 13, the Blue album came out.
I loved it. It was my favorite cassette tape, later my first Compact Disc.


I had a weezer t-shirt in high school it was dark blue with the white lettering.
I went to a small school far from any big cities, and most of the kids didnt know who weezer was, and began to call me by the nickname 'weezer' because of the shirt. I didn't mind.


I didn't love Pinkerton when it came out. It was…
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Added by Taylor Morden on October 15, 2010 at 11:19am — No Comments

2010/10/14 Jackass 3-D! | Pinkerton: Deluxe + Death To False Metal!



Yesterday, weezer attended the mighty premiere of "Jackass 3-D" at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood. followed by a raucous afterparty across the street at the poolside lounge of the Roosevelt Hotel. Mucho mas fun was had by all. In attendance were all the Jackass regulars and pretty much anyone who had anything to do with them, a menagerie of famous and infamous types including Spike Jonze, Tony Hawk, Handsome Jack, and Ron Jeremy(!?!).



Weezer was invited not… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 15, 2010 at 3:30am — 7 Comments

Mile High Fest Recap Aug 15, 2010

For those who may not have seen past blogs of mine, this is a little info on my CO adventure. This was my first time to really get to be at a Weezer concert! I was so excited! Before they were able to come on, they had to take the big W down because of the wind, and so it would not fall and hurt someone! While waiting before they came on, the screens had to be lowered down because of the wind, and were right in front of me; talk about being bigger than life, and up close and personal! They…
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Added by Patricia J Wiemers (wolfpjw) on October 13, 2010 at 2:24am — No Comments

2010/10/12 Death To False Metal!



Hello people. "Death To False Metal", due out on November 2! Same release day as Pinkerton Deluxe Edition!



Pre-order Death To False Metal and Pinkerton Deluxe here: http://shop.weezer.com/



Death To False Metal is a special album of weezer songs that were prepared for albums in the past but never quite fit in. They have been gathered and rehabilitated into an album all their own now. Death To False Metal is sort of like… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 12, 2010 at 4:30am — 44 Comments

AZ Fall Frenzy 2010

After arriving in PX I had enough time to get my will call ticket, and chill out before the next day. Next morn I headed to the Tempe park, very excited, and waited for the gate to open. Well Folks, you talk about heat, even for PX metro it was HOT! Trying to have shade, and wait for Weezer was a task! There was some very good music like Blue October, and Devo, just to name a few! I patiently waited, trying to get a good spot at the front barriers. I managed to get at the front right side…
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Added by Patricia J Wiemers (wolfpjw) on October 10, 2010 at 12:57am — No Comments

Why Weezer's Pinkerton is so amazing

I was introduced to Weezer back in 2001 with Hash Pipe. I was around 8

at the time, still listening to Backstreet Boys and N'SYNC along with

everyone else back then. Hash Pipe was a kick in the ass, and what I

truly believe to be the song that really introduced me to rock music.

Upon discovering Hash Pipe, my cousin made me copies of Blue and Green.

I was soon hooked, and decided to buy Pinkerton and (when released)

Maladroit. I hated Pinkerton and Maladroit when I… Continue

Added by pinkertonjunkie on October 8, 2010 at 7:19am — No Comments

2010/10/05 NYC Memories Announcment! | Nupital Weez | Various



Folks, here's the highly anticipated New York City Memories Tour info!



NEW YORK CITY

Roseland Ballroom

December 17th & 18th, 2010

* I Love all Access VIP packages will be available for Amex cardmembers with special passcode from Friday 10/8 1pm local ET, until Monday 10/11 6pm ET.

* Regular ticket Amex pre-sale will run from Oct 9th 10am – Oct 15th

* Regular ticket Public on-sale starts… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 5, 2010 at 4:25am — 12 Comments

Hurley

Sould I get Hurley. I'm not sure that i should, any suggestions?

Added by Myles Farley on October 3, 2010 at 2:08pm — No Comments

2010/10/01 Las Vegas: The Mirage: Rolling Stone Mag Rock Star Weekend



...Today the Weez folk are gathering in Las Vegas to play an unusual show at the Mirage casino/hotel, as part of the Rolling Stone Mag's Rock Star Weekend package. This show was announced in RS mag several weeks back (the one with Mad Men on the cover), in a special article that caught up with the band as they prepared to release "Hurley". Tonight's show is apparently a fairly exclusive poolside affair, rather intimate in size… Continue

Added by karl koch [karlophone] on October 1, 2010 at 12:30pm — 12 Comments

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