Weezer‘s new album, set to launch June 24, now has a face.
A clip of Weezer‘s forthcoming single “Pork and Beans” can be heard here. “Pork and Beans” is the first single from Weezer’s currently self-titled new album, slated for a June 17, 2008 release via Geffen Records.
It turns out that Weezer has not set a release date for their sixth studio album. Albumsix.com was a hoax of viral marketing that slipped passed longer then the owners of the site expected. Rivers posted the following message on their website. You can also read more about the hoax over at albumsix.com.
Weezer and Geffen Records have no affiliation with www.albumsix.com. The new Weezer record is not called “Tout Ensemble” and there is no official release date yet for the album. – Rivers Cuomo, Weezer
Rivers Cuomo of Weezer fame is currently shopping around his memoirs. Read the article here.
Weezer are set to release a new album in 2008. You can read a message from Rivers below.
Weezer is just polishing up a batch of songs for a recording session that is going to start at the beginning of July. This will be the final recording session for our 6th album which we aim to put out in the first half of 2008. We hope you are all having good times.
Matchbook Romance‘s “Monsters”, will be included in the upcoming game Guitar Hero III. The game is due out this fall, check out more of the lineup below.
“Cherub Rock” by Smashing Pumpkins *
“Cult of Personality” by Living Colour
“Even Flow” by Pearl Jam
“Knights of Cydonia” by Muse
“The Metal” by Tenacious D
“My Name Is Jonas” by Weezer *
“Paint It, Black” by The Rolling Stones
“Rock and Roll All Nite” by Kiss
“Sabotage” by Beastie Boys *
“School’s Out” by Alice Cooper
“Slow Ride” by Foghat
In Addition, bands confirmed to be contributing to the game include:
Queens of the Stone Age and Velvet Revolver.