Karl's Corner - 10/27/2005
10/27/05 the sun comes up, we go to work
...MB '05 Tour: Day 130: travel/day off - to San Francisco
An uber-long 800 mile drive from Seattle all night led us to the golden city of San Fran by mid afternoon today. Perched in Nob Hill, the various weez folk descended into the caverns of the city and had some fun on a rare day off.
...There is a new interview with Rivers online now, from AOL.com. This interview was conducted with AOL IM, and the transcript is here.
....A new Yahoo! news story about Rivers' springtime plans and more is here.
...The "We Are All On Drugs" video has climbed to #10 this week on the MuchMusic Countdown this week.
...The new single from "Make Believe" is "Perfect Situation", and its out now. Call your local station and request it! Let's push this great song to the heights it deserves! The video for this song was shot last week in LA and is now in the editing room. It should be out soon. More info when we have it.
Headlining shows coming up now! Folks, these 2 shows will be the last US weezer shows for what looks to be a looong time - make the trip if you can! Freakout in Fresno!
10/29 - Fresno, CA - Selland Arena - on sale now!
10/30 - Las Vegas, NV - Hard Rock - on sale now!
...Plus the remaining Foozer show in Oakland.
...Weezer on AOL Sessions (taping) on Wednesday 11/01 - air date TBA (schedule change)
...A full account of Weezer's 10/17 visit to The Howard Stern show (incl. pix!) is here.
...weezer tribute band alert!
#1: Morning Theft are playing tomorrow, Friday 10/28 at Fat Baby in Boston. (rivington st between essex & ludlow st) 9pm, 21+. They will be performing the entire "blue album" from start to finish.
#2: "The Sicky Gnar-Gnars" will be playing at Downtown Brew in San Luis Obispo, CA on Nov. 12th at 8 pm. This is a Benefit Concert for Hurricane Katrina Relief and the Gnars will be playing along with 3 other local bands. Cover charge is $5-$10. Ages 21 and up.
...December Japan Tour Dates (try for tickets here, good luck with the language gap)
December 15, 2005 Osaka - Zepp
December 16, 2005 Osaka - Zepp
December 17, 2005 Fukuoka - Zepp
December 19, 2005 Nagoya - Zepp
December 20, 2005 Tokyo - Studio Coast
December 21, 2005 Tokyo - Studio Coast
December 22, 2005 Tokyo - Studio Coast