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Weezer cover ‘Africa’, after covering the ‘wrong’ Toto song

We all know how great the song ‘Africa‘ is by Toto, it’s everywhere these days – even mobile adverts. You might think this would encourage bands to cover it? Well bands like Weezer may need a little reminder… It all started when a Twitter user called ‘Weezer cover Africa by Toto’ (@weezerafrica) started bugging front man Rivers Como to cover ...

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Live: Weezer, Manchester Apollo

A Weezer tour is sadly a very rare occasion in the UK but is always welcome and with last year’s performance at the Academy selling out extraordinarily quickly it made sense for Weezer to play The Apollo. Weezer are welcomed to the stage with an almost deafening cheer and the band jump straight into ‘The World Has Turned and Left ...

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GIANTS announce free shows

GIANTS have revealed they are set to play two free shows this weekend in celebration of the release of their new double A-side single. The lads recently released a new single for download and as a limited edition 7″ record featuring two new songs, an acoustic track and a cover of Weezer’s classic Hashpipe. Check out all their new tracks ...

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GIANTS release Weezer cover + UK dates

British punks GIANTS have released a cover of Weezer’s classic anthem Hashpipe for free download alongside some UK tour dates. The band commented: “Weezer were always one of our favourite bands when we were growing up…mainly because they did whatever the hell they wanted with their music and their videos and they never took themselves too seriously, which is something we ...

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Lower Lands share cover of Weezer’s ‘Buddy Holly’

Lincolnshire lads, Lower Lands, have recently recorded an acoustic cover of Weezer’s classic track, Buddy Holly. The band feel this in particular song showcases one of their biggest influences and shows frontman, Benji Inkley, at his very best. Check out the cover below! The cover is released alongside the group’s new EP, Canvas, which is available for free via I ...

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