Weezer tour dates are currently scheduled internationally throughout 2011 in support of their most recent album Death to False Metal. Weezer brought us the alt-rock anthem "Buddy Holly" and were the front-runners of the Emo/Alt rock movement. Don't miss a date of the Weezer concert schedule 2011. Use Eventful as your source for Weezer tour dates and venue information.
Weezer's first concert performance was on the opening stage for Matrix star Keanu Reeves and his band Dogstar in 1992. They were signed to Geffen Records in 1993 and headed to the studio with The Cars frontman, Ric Ocasek, to produce their self-titled debut album dubbed the "Blue Album". The lead-off single "Undone-The Sweater Song" was an immediate top ten hit on modern rock radio. It was with their second single "Buddy Holly" and its iconic video that the band reached cult status. The single won Weezer the Breakthrough Video Award and Best Alternative Music Video at the MTV Video Music Awards. The album featured one more hit single, "Say It Ain't So", and was certified triple-Platinum and remains their highest selling album to-date.
In the aftermath of the success, Weezer tour dates were scheduled internationally to play to their burgeoning audience. The band returned to the studio in 1994 and released their sophomore album Pinkerton in 1996. While the single "El Scorcho" was a hit on radio, the album was not properly promoted due to a legal issue and subsequently suffered through slow initial sales. Weezer tour dates were scheduled to promote the album before a hiatus beginning in 1997. During this time, Rivers attended Harvard and focused his efforts towards his song-writing. The band reunited in 2000 for a spot on the Fuji Festival in Japan which reinvigorated their appetite for recording. Weezer tour dates were scheduled on the 2000 Warped Tour and they recorded their album Weezer.
The self-titled third album, popularly known as The Green Album, was released in 2000 and brought Weezer back to mainstream acclaim. The initial singles "Hash Pipe" and "Island in the Sun" were MTV video hits and radio smashes. They quickly returned with Maladroit in 2002 which featured a heavier more serious sound. Weezer concert dates were booked on the Maladroit Enlightenment Tour and they recorded in-between shows. They headed back into the recording studio with famed producer Rick Rubin to craft Make Believe. the album was released in 2005 and featured their biggest hit to-date, "Beverly HIlls", which reached #1 on the Modern Rock Songs chart. The Weezer concert schedule included the Make Believe Tour and a Japan-wide concert series in 2005.
More recently, Weezer cut their sixth album with Rick Rubin, which was colloquially known as the The Red Album. The disc featured their second #1 hit, "Porks and Beans", which won a Grammy for Best Short Form Music Video. Weezer tour dates were scheduled alongside Blink 182 for a nation-wide outing and they wrote songs for their upcoming album, Radittude, which was released in 2010. Weezer's concert schedule included headlining stints at the Bamboozle Festival and Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in 2010. Weezer released their latest studio album, Hurley, and a compilation of rarities, Death to False Metal, in 2011 . The Weezer concert schedule 2011 will have the rockers traversing the globe. The band has been rockin' their quirky rock anthems for nearly two decades. Don't miss a date on the Weezer concert schedule 2011. Use Eventful as your source for Weezer tour dates and venue information.
Canadian grown (legally), New York formed duo Jimmy Vallance and Tom Howie are one of the latest acts to release on the boutique label Scissor and Thread. Although only cordially discussing music and life in the same high school art class in Vancouver BC, it wasn't until several years later that they bumped into each other at a Lowe's parking lot and teamed up to make the act now known as Bob Moses.
Music that will make you want to build a highway through a low income neighbourhood.
Our influences are among Green Day, Weezer, Foo Fighters, Sublime, Queens of the Stone Age, The Pixies, Presidents of the United States of America, Nirvana, Harvey Danger, The Cars, Aerosmith
We create music that takes the form of a monster gnashing it's teeth on Anna Nicole's corpse. We are currently unsigned with hopes to role the world on your label.
Pioneers and legends of Gypsy punk, Gogol Bordello, have turned the world of music on its head with cabaret-style theatrics on tour dates and songs that will have even the stuffiest of people tapping their toes. Since 1999, Gogol Bordello's Eastern European-infused sound has inspired a cabaret revival that has influenced bands like DeVotchKa and Balkan Beat Box. Gogol Bordello's loyal band of international followers are ecstatic over the band's many tour dates in 2011, which continue into late summer.
While Gogol Bordello was formed in New York, the band's leader, Eugene Hütz, grew up in Kiev, Ukraine and was greatly influenced by classical Hungarian and Ukrainian composers and writers, as well as traditional Gypsy music from Romania. The band's first performance was at the private NYC club called Pizdetz, where Gogol Bordello soon become the house band. As back then, their tour dates are always full of energy and often include fantastic theatrics that fans have come to expect. 1999's Voi-La Intruder went largely unnoticed, but Gogol Bordello crept into the public eye with their 2005 album, Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike, which featured the band's first single, "Start Wearing Purple." Numerous music festival performances followed, including a widely publicized performance by Hütz and violinist Sergey Ryabtsev with Madonna at London Live Earth.
Gogol Bordello received even more popularity after the release of Super Taranta! in 2007, which featured an even more energetic sound on tracks like "Wonderlust King", which was used in a number of commercials and TV shows. 2010's Trans-Continental Hustle was produced by Rick Rubin and showcases a further evolved sound that has become a hit with audiences and many critics. Gogol Bordello is currently performing 2011 tour dates across Europe and the UK, before their schedule ends in the US on September 4 at the North Coast Music Festival. With only a few shows left, fans should buy their tickets soon to avoid missing these stellar 2011 tour dates.