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Weird Al joins Weezer on stage to perform Africa

  • 8:28 pm Sunday, August 12th, 2018 by Cory

(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NARAS)

What started out as a fan driven dream of Weezer covering Toto’s Africa took the world by storm! When Weezer finally accepted the request it was amazing! Then Toto returned the favor by covering Weezer’s Hash Pipe and that was total bliss. NOW, we have special guests joining Weezer to sing along.

Weird Al jumps on stage, around the 2:45 mark, to help with the guitar/accordion solo and backup vocals. Like where do we go from here? It’s only right that we have a Weezer and Toto tour by 2020

Weezer Announce Co-headlining Summer 2018 Tour with Pixies

  • 10:52 am Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 by Sam

We’re the FIRST STOP!

Weezer just dropped their 11th album Pacific Daydream last week and TODAY announced a huge summer tour with Pixies!  They’ll be coming to the Amphitheatre June 23rd next year.  

Weezer’s music video follows a seagull’s beach love story

  • 2:15 pm Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Sam

Weezer will be dropping their 11th album on October 27th, Pacific Daydream. We’ve already been rockin’ to the first single ‘Feels Like Summer’ and here’s another one from the record, ‘Mexican Fender’.

11th album from Weezer to be released in October

  • 3:55 pm Monday, August 21st, 2017 by Sam

Can you believe it? 11TH ALBUM!? Pretty freaking awesome stuff! Back in March Weezer dropped ‘Feels Like Summer’ but with no set date for an album. Lucky for us, that changed last week when the group officially announced that Pacific Daydream would be out October 27th.

Hangout Festival 2017: The Best Moments

  • 11:54 am Friday, June 9th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Hangout Festival 2017 left nothing to be desired headlined by Twenty One Pilots, Mumford and Sons, and Chance the Rapper

Hangout Festival, nestled on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, is sure to provide one of the most unique festival experiences in the world. Throw in a top notch lineup, good friends, and the start of summer vacation, and it’s sure to provide memories not to be forgotten. I had the privilege of attending this year’s festival for the first time, and quite frankly, outside of Lollapalooza, it was the best festival I have ever been to. Below are some of the best moments of the weekend.

Mumford & Sons

They have quickly become professional headliners. Much of their 2017 tour is [More]

97X Favorites Highlight Grammy Nominations

  • 5:29 am Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Kyle Taylor

Twenty One Pilots, Panic! At The Disco, Cage The Elephant, The 1975, Blink 182, and Weezer, or in other words, some of our listeners’ favorite artists, have been nominated for Grammys in 2017. To the surprise of many, Twenty One Pilots grabbed a half dozen or so, most notably Record of the Year (“Stressed Out”), Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance (“Stressed Out”, and Best Rock Performance (“Heathens”). Panic! At The Disco is up for one of the biggest awards of the night with a nod in the Best Rock Album category for Death of a Bachelor. They will also face off with The 1975, who [More]