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Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

The Rivers Cuomo interview

Rivers Cuomo cannot stress this enough: He’s not trying to piss anybody off. Of all the criticism leveled at the Weezer frontman for the band’s new album, Raditude, it’s that suggestion that bothers him the most. “I get particularly frustrated when—and this has happened quite a lot—the press insinuates that I am intentionally trying to piss off our audience, that Weezer is creating music that it knows is bad and is putting it out there to make people angry,” Cuomo vents...
08.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Say what you will about Weezer's divisive red album; though it might have been bad, it was at least memorably, ambitiously bad. But unsurprisingly, Weezer's trash-culture opus didn't placate the old guard that's hoping for a true follow-up to Pinkerton, and after the leak of two miserable, meatheaded new Weezer songs earlier this summer�"The Girl Got Hot" and (shudder) "I'm Your Daddy"�eve...