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Featured video: Music video for Zed's cover of Weezer's "Starlight", 2002

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Featured article: Vegeterrorists

Rivers Cuomo in the early 90s.

Vegeterrorists (or Veggiterrorists) was a moniker briefly used by Rivers Cuomo in the early 90s for an unreleased rap project. The name was listed in the Weezer Recording History alongside a song title called "Black Fur in the Hour of Chaos". Former Weezer guitarist Jason Cropper recalled the project in a 2019 Rolling Stone article. Said Cropper:

Cuomo decided he would write 50 songs in a row before allowing himself to form another band or play live again. He moved to Santa Monica, started attending college there, and recorded demo after demo on an eight-track cassette recorder. He wrote only 30 or so songs, but among them were “Undone – The Sweater Song” and other eventual Weezer tracks. Cropper says that around this time, Cuomo also made an entire, never-released rap album under the name Vegeterrorists – songs about his lifelong vegetarianism in styles akin to Public Enemy and Run-DMC. “Rivers can drop mad beats and spit mad rhymes with the best,” says Cropper. “And if I stayed in the band, we would’ve done records like that years ago.” (The only released evidence of this period is a striking demo of Cuomo covering Ice Cube’s “The Bomb” like a one-man Rage Against the Machine.)

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"O Girl" is a song from Summer Songs of 2000 and an early contender for The Green Album.

In 2011, in a fan interview on Ustream, Brian Bell named it as one of his favorite unreleased Weezer tracks. On fansite AllThingsWeezer, Pat Wilson agreed. In 2015, Cuomo provided his own annotation for the song "Do You Wanna Get High?" on the website, wherein he revealed that the song's subject is the same as both "O Girlfriend" and "O Girl".

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Mikey Welsh and Ray Lemieux "liberating some fruit" in Florida during a Heretix U.S. East Coast tour
Photo by: Unknown
C. February, 1993

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Featured list: List of festivals Weezer has played

The following is an excerpt of Weezerpedia's list of every festival Weezer has performed at.

Festival Date Location
Bizarre Festival August 17, 1996 Cologne, Germany
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival April 28, 2001
April 30, 2005

April 13, 2019
April 20, 2019

Indio, California
Grönan Live July 6, 2019 Stockholm, Sweden
Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS)'s Labor Day Experience August 30, 2019 Snowmass Village, CO
KROQ Weenie Roast/Weenie Roast Y Fiesta May 16, 2009
May 14, 2016
Irvine, CA
Musikfest August 5, 2019 Bethlehem, PA
North Dakota State Fair July 27, 2019 Minot, ND
Rock am Ring June 3, 2005 Nürburgring, Germany
Rock im Park June 4, 2005 Nuremberg, Germany
Vans Warped Tour 2000 North America

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