Concert Review: Weezer Revisits Its Classic 'Pinkerton,' 'Blue Album'
There may be only a few '90s-era alt-rock stars left, but none has had a more unique path to sustained relevance than Rivers Cuomo and his bandmates in Weezer.
Consider: After their self-titled breakthrough (now known as "The Blue Album"), which was a mainstay of MTV and radio, they followed up with Pinkerton, a collection of quirky, not-as-immediate songs many considered career suicide. Since then, they've released inconsistent power-pop album after inconsistent power-pop album, each with a hit or two but otherwise falling, generally, into a realm of unremarkability.
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