"Weezer" are a rock band from Los Angeles, California. They released five full-length albums, two EPs, a DVD, and a two-disc, deluxe, remastered edition of their debut album with the addition of b-sides, compilation tracks, and unreleased songs. Their last album, ''Make Believe'', was released on May 10, 2005. They have sold over 7 million records to date.
"''Weezer"'' formed on February 14, 1992, in Los Angeles, California, by Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Matt Sharp, and Jason Cropper.
Five weeks after forming they had their first gig, opening for Dogstar (featuring Keanu Reeves) at Raji's Bar and Ribshack on Hollywood Boulevard. Weezer began playing clubs to small audiences around L.A. and recording home-demos. Soon the band began to receive attention from various A&R reps and were signed on June 26, 1993 by Todd Sullivan, an A&R rep from Geffen Records. The band was signed onto the ''DGC'' label (which later became Interscope).
The self-titled debut, ''Weezer'', commonly referred to as the ''Blue Album'', was released May 10, 1994. The album was produced by former Cars frontman Ric Ocasek and recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York City. During...
|years active|| 1992 - 1997 |
2000 - 2006
|origin||Los Angeles, California|
|music genre|| Alternative rock|
|current members|| Rivers Cuomo|
Patrick Wilson (musician)
|past members|| Jason Cropper|