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Rivers Cuomo - 100% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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After 15 years as the frontman of the popular alt-rock band Weezer, singer/guitarist Rivers Cuomo finally released a collection of his home recordings, 2007’s ALONE. Drawing from various phases of Cuomo’s career, the compilation revealed the amiable performer’s more lo-fi and playful tendencies, and, most notably for Weezer fans, presented tracks recorded during Read more

The Rentals - 48% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed by Matt Sharp (22 September 1969, Bangkok, Thailand; vocals, bass, Moog synthesizer), Cherielynn Westrich (vocals/Moog synthesizer), Petra Haden (b. 11 October 1971, New York City, New York, USA; violin/vocals), Rod Cervera (guitar), Patrick Wilson (b. 1 February 1969, Buffalo, New York, USA; drums) and Tom Grimley (keyboards), the Rentals were inaugurated as a spin-o Read more

OK Go - 15% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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During its initial run during the late 70s/early 80s, the new wave movement was largely looked down upon as a disposable musical form by the critics. By the early twenty-first century, classic new wave groups such as the Cars, Devo and Blondie had left a noticeable mark on countless up-and-coming rock artists, including the Chicago, Illinois, USA-based quintet, OK Go. Founding Read more

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Cake - 13% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Sacramento, California, USA-based outfit was founded in 1991 by John McCrea (vocals/guitar), a songwriter who had spent the previous decade playing in various bands. McCrea recruited Frank French (drums), Greg Brown (guitar), Vincent DiFiore (17 December 1963, Torrance, California, USA; trumpet, keyboards, vocals) and Sean McFessel (bass), although the latter was soon r Read more

Foo Fighters - 13% match to Weezer

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The Foo Fighters was formed at the end of 1994 by former Scream and Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl (David Eric Grohl, 14 January 1969, Warren, Ohio, USA), now switched to guitar and vocals. There was some conjecture that the Nirvana bass player Krist Novoselic would join him in this venture, but Grohl eventually recruited Pat Smear (b. Georg Ruthenberg, 5 August 1959, Los Angele Read more

Pavement - 13% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Darlings of the 90s US independent scene, Pavement were formed in 1989 in Stockton, California, USA, by college drop-outs Stephen Malkmus (30 May 1966, Santa Monica, California, USA; vocals/guitar) and Scott ‘Spiral Stairs’ Kannberg (guitar). Later they extended to a five-piece by adding Gary Young (b. 3 May 1954, Mamaroneck, New York, USA; percussion), a venerable Read more

Jimmy Eat World - 12% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Mesa, Arizona, USA-based band was formed in 1994 by Jim Adkins (10 November 1975; guitar/vocals), Tom Linton (b. 8 August 1975; guitar/vocals), Mitch Porter (bass) and Zach Lind (drums). Their One, Two, Three, Four EP and self-titled debut album, with Linton handling the majority of the vocals, were released on the Wooden Blue Records label the same year. Split-singles Read more

Dinosaur Jr. - 11% match to Weezer

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This uncompromising alternative rock band from the university town of Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, was originally called simply Dinosaur. Their musical onslaught eventually dragged them, alongside the Pixies, into the rock mainstream of the late 80s.Both J. Mascis (10 December 1965, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA; vocals/guitar) and Lou Barlow (b. Louis Read more

Neutral Milk Hotel - 11% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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The creation of singer-songwriter Jeff Mangum, Neutral Milk Hotel formed part of the loose knit Elephant 6 Recording Company collective of psych pop bands based in Athens, Georgia, USA. Mangum grew up in Ruston, Louisiana with fellow 60s enthusiasts Will Cullen Hart, Bill Doss and Robert Schneider, playing in various bands including Maggot and Cranberry Life Cycle. In 1990, Man Read more

Pixies - 11% match to Weezer

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This highly influential alternative rock band was formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, by university students Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV (6 April 1965, Long Beach, California, USA; vocals/guitar) and Joey Santiago (b. Joseph Alberto Santiago, 11 June 1965, Manila, the Philippines; guitar). A newspaper advertisement, requiring applicants for a ‘ H&uum Read more


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