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Suburban Advantage is a demo EP recorded by Patrick Wilson in spring 1994. It was Wilson's first formal attempt at recording his solo work.

Wilson's first recorded solo material came in fall 1993 with My Spine. He then wrote a fresh batch of music that he developed on a four-track recorder over the following months. Music from this period, as well as some borrowed from the earlier demo, was compiled into a 7-song demo tape titled Suburban Advantage in late spring 1994. Wilson used a Dr. Rhythm drum machine (on the TR-808 kit) to create the record's percussion tracks, aiming for a sound unique from his previous demos. Roughly 8-10 copies of the tape were made and distributed among friends and Geffen industry contacts. Copies began circulating among fans as early as January 1996.

Wilson did not return to much of the music on Suburban Advantage. The demo tape preceded Wilson's 1995 Huge Guy demos, which evolved more directly into The Special Goodness.

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February 2023 Simpleton --User:Theangel
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December 2022 Christmas with Weezer -- --User:MyNameIsJason
November 2022 1992 Northern California tour -- --User:MyNameIsJason
October 2022 Make Believe
Make Believe is Weezer's fifth studio album, released on May 10, 2005. --MyNameIsJason (talk) 18:55, 30 September 2022 (UTC)
September 2022 Weezerpedia Discord Q&A with Karl Koch
In 2022, Karl Koch joined the official Weezerpedia Discord server. Shortly after, a channel inside of the server titled "#karlification" was created with the intent to host an ongoing Q&A session with Koch. The channel was opened on March 22, 2022, allowing any user of the server to ask questions of Koch. --deckra (talk) 21:31, 13 August 2022 (UTC)
August 2022 Land Air Sea -- --User:Burnst Jamp
July 2022 The Doubble Donkey Disc
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June 2022 Weezer Fanclub Cover Compilation Vol. 1
Weezer Fanclub Cover Compilation Vol. 1 is a compilation album featuring covers of Weezer songs by members of the Weezer Fan Club. It was compiled by fan club founders, Mykel and Carli Allan, and released in 1996. --I Donte Like Birdse (talk) 21:33, 7 May 2022 (UTC)
May 2022 Avant Garde
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April 2022 List of Rivers Cuomo songs
The List of Rivers Cuomo songs is an attempt to document every song written by Rivers Cuomo, including songs for Weezer, as well as pre-Weezer bands, solo demos, collaborations with other artists, and other side-projects. --MyNameIsJason (talk) 01:54, 2 April 2022 (UTC)
March 2022 Shmedly
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February 2022 The Kitchen Tapes and First Real Demo
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January 2022 Thoughts from a Green Mind (or, It’s Not Easy Being Green)
Thoughts from a Green Mind (or, It’s Not Easy Being Green) is a piece written by Karl Koch in 2021 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Weezer’s Green Album. --


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Weezine Issue 1 - Winter 1994
Weezine Issue #1 - Winter 1994 is the first issue of Weezine, the quarterly magazine released through the Weezer Fan Club. It was compiled by Mykel and Carli Allan alongside Karl Koch, and released in 1994. December 6, 2021
Rivers Cuomo concert: 11/25/2008
The Alone II hootenanny (also known as the Alone II jam session or Jam Session with Rivers) was the album release concert for Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo. November 7, 2021
Make Believe Pitchfork Media record review
Pitchfork Media's album review for Make Believe was published on May 8, 2005. It was written by Rob Mitchum and awarded the album a somewhat bombastic 0.4 stars out of 10, marking a significant change in the critical discourse around Weezer's output. October 2, 2021
Collectors Discography
Collectors Discography is the name of a chronological catalog of physically released media by and related to Weezer. It was compiled by Karl Koch and originally introduced in 2001 on, where it was originally titled "tunes" (or "tunes - the weezer discography") before being renamed to "Collectors Discography" in 2010. September 1, 2021
Indecision and Abandoning the Past
Indecision and Abandoning the Past is an in-depth essay, written in 2010 for the Weezer fan forum website All Things Weezer by former poster and current Weezerpedia contributor Tom, about the years 1997 and 1998 in Weezer's band history. August 1, 2021
Vegeterrorists Vegeterrorists (or Veggiterrorists) was a moniker briefly used by Rivers Cuomo in the early 90s for an unreleased rap project. July 1, 2021
Kerrang! article - April 27, 2002
An excerpt from a Kerrang! interview with Rivers Cuomo from 2002. June 5, 2021
Alone liner notes
An excerpt from Rivers Cuomo's liner notes for his first officially-related demo compilation, Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo. May 2, 2021
Pat Finn
Pat Finn is a Buffalo, NY born musician and artist who founded two pre-Weezer bands - Bush and 60 Wrong Sausages - before pursuing a variety of other musical projects. He is the songwriter and lead vocalist behind Organic Mechanic. He introduced Rivers Cuomo, Pat Wilson, Matt Sharp, Jason Cropper and Karl Koch to each other. April 9, 2021 article - September 13, 2005
An article for titled "Are Weezer Calling It Quits?" by James Montgomery from 2005. The article discusses how the band could possibly be breaking up, and how Make Believe would be their final release. March 3, 2021
Maladroit is the fourth studio album by Weezer, released on May 14, 2002. The album is known for its "heavy metal" sound, and for the Weezer fanbase's involvement with the recording process. February 6, 2021
60 Wrong Sausages
"60 Wrong Sausages" was a precursor to Weezer. It was founded by Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Pat Finn and Jason Cropper in 1991 in Los Angeles. January 2, 2021


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Getting Dangerous
"Getting Dangerous" is an article written by Adam Orth in 2008. It provides some real-life backstory for the Red Album song "Everybody Get Dangerous." December 24, 2020
Weezer (The Blue Album) Pitchfork Media record review
Pitchfork Media awarded Weezer (The Blue Album) a retrospective 10 star review in 2017. Jillian Maples authored the piece. December 10, 2020 demos
Rivers Cuomo launched a demo storefront on his website,, in 2020, as an assignment for an online web programming class. To date, hundreds of demos have since been distributed through the website. November 21, 2020
AIM chat with Rivers Cuomo excerpts - January 10, 2002
In January of 2002, during the lead up to Maladroit, Rivers Cuomo sat for an interview with the moderators of the Rivers Correspondence Board. Notably, he explained that his decision not to move forward with Songs from the Black Hole was partially influenced by Return of the Rentals utilizing a similar aesthetic. November 7, 2020
The Impossible Bend
The Impossible Bend refers to a moment in the music video for "Hash Pipe," endearingly celebrated by Weezer fans, in which Brian Bell does an impressive dance move. Performed at the 2:32 mark of the video, Bell appears to bend his torso backwards far enough that he would seem to need to fall down, but he manages not to. October 18, 2020
SPELL is a 2018 film. It is the first motion picture project from Crush Management, the management company of Weezer. Though it does not appear on the official soundtrack, "California Snow" plays over the film's credits. Rivers Cuomo makes a voice-over cameo appearance in the film as a "Dr. Haskell." October 6, 2020 interview with The Special Goodness - March 12, 2000
An interview by Claire Caraska for, speaking with The Special Goodness during their second tour, which featured Mikey Welsh on bass. September 23, 2020
that dog.
that dog. is a Los Angeles-based rock band that originally formed in 1991, disbanded in 1997, and reunited in 2011. They released their fourth album in late 2019. September 1, 2020
Recording History
Recording History is the name of an extensive chronological overview of demo and studio recordings made by Weezer or by individual band members from the late 80s to 2005. It was compiled by Karl Koch and originally introduced in 2000 on August 24, 2020
Album 5 Demos
The Album 5 Demos are a collection of songs recorded in 2002 for Weezer's planned fifth album. All of the demos from this period were ultimately scrapped, though elements from certain songs were reworked for future songs. August 1, 2020
Goat Punishment
Goat Punishment is a pseudonym that has been employed by Weezer in the past, when the band played small, semi-secret club dates in the Los Angeles area. To date, there have been nine total shows that Weezer has performed under the Goat Punishment name. July 10, 2020
Hear You Me! A Tribute to Mykel and Carli
Hear You Me! A Tribute to Mykel and Carli is a compilation album released in 1998 on Vast Records in tribute to Mykel and Carli Allan, founders of the Weezer Fan Club. The Allan sisters had passed away in a car crash in July of the previous year. June 27, 2020
HOMiE - Volume 1
Lifetaker and Runnersdialzero present HOMiE Vol. 1 is a fan-made cover album of songs performed by Rivers Cuomo during late 1997 and early 1998. June 16, 2020
Guitar World interview with Rivers Cuomo - May 2002
Brian Bell and Rivers Cuomo sat for an interview with Guitar World magazine in May of 2002. The interview has attained some infamy, as it documents Cuomo at his most antagonistic toward Weezer's die-hard fan community. May 30, 2020


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What I've Been Up To Since I Left School
What I've Been Up to Since I Left School is an essay that Rivers Cuomo wrote when applying for readmission to Harvard in 2004. October 13, 2019
Deliverance at Hand!
Deliverance At Hand! is an 18-track CD-R compilation of demos recorded in 2007 by Rivers Cuomo. It was presented to the rest of Weezer as potential songs for what would ultimately become The Red Album. July 27, 2019


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The Office Demos
The Office Demos are a group of acoustic demos recorded in 2003 in a rented office space. From 2003 to 2008, the only Office Demos that had been heard were the songs "Everybody Wants a Chance to Feel All Alone" and "Private Message". Since then, several more demos have been released (presumably because of Karl) through iTunes and as bonus tracks on albums. December 4, 2013
The Special Goodness tour diary - Fall 1999
Written by Karl Koch... "...Anyway, for the first, uh, "feature", here are my recollections from the Special Goodness tour that took place a short time ago, on which I was tour manager, a role that involved some driving, some accounting, and a lot of music." January 7, 2013


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From the article: We asked Pat & Mikey from Weezer to give the inside scoop on what was up with them. The interviews were conducted in summer of 1998. Here's what we got back. We hope you find them entertaining. March 2, 2012


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Hammerhead is an Ithorian character from the movie Star Wars, featured on-screen for less than 5 seconds, who played a role in Brian Bell's joining Weezer. December 9, 2011
Avant Garde
Avant Garde (later known as Zoom) was a progressive heavy metal band from Connecticut. It was formed in 1985 by Rivers Cuomo and Justin Fisher. August 15, 2011
Scott Shriner Fan Interview 2008
Scott Shriner fielded questions via email with fans in 2008. Many Albumsix users participated. January 25, 2011
Songs from the Black Hole
Songs from the Black Hole (or SFTBH) is an unreleased, unfinished Weezer album. This space themed rock opera/musical was originally envisioned as the follow-up album to The Blue Album, but during the course of songwriting/demoing, the concept was discarded, and the project evolved into the album Pinkerton. January 9, 2011
Amherst House
The Amherst House (2226 Amherst Avenue, Los Angeles) was the home of the Weezer members before their formation and well after their first album. January 2, 2011


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DGC Rarities, Vol. 1
DGC Rarities, Vol. 1 is a 1994 compilation featuring rare or unreleased tracks by bands from the then-current stable of DGC artists. November 23, 2010
Mykel and Carli Allan
Mykel and Carli Allan were sisters that were friends and supporters of Weezer early in their career. They are considered the biggest Weezer fans of all time. The Weezer song "Mykel & Carli" was written for them. October 12, 2010
"By the Side of the Road"
"By the Side of the Road" is a poem written by Rivers Cuomo. An audio recording of Cuomo reading it was released on February 4, 2009 on as part of their "Bookery" series. September 30, 2010
Weezer (The Blue Album)
Weezer (often referred to as The Blue Album) is the debut studio album by Weezer. It was released on May 10, 1994 by Geffen Records. The album was produced by former Cars frontman Ric Ocasek and recorded in Electric Lady Studios in New York City. September 18, 2010
Pinkerton Rolling Stone record review - 1996
The original 1996 Rolling Stone review of Pinkerton helped steer the critical consensus around Weezer's debut record, pegging the album as disappointing and juvenile. September 9, 2010
Kara's Flowers
Kara's Flowers was a Los Angeles-based punk-pop/power-pop rock band that is most notable for having evolved into the funk-pop band Maroon 5. Mykel and Carli Allen, the founders of Weezer's fan club, also supported Kara's Flowers. August 28, 2010
Karl Koch
Karl Michael Koch (born September 15, 1969) is the webmaster, historian, archivist and unofficial fifth member of Weezer. August 10, 2010
Christmas with Weezer
Christmas with Weezer is an EP of Weezer Christmas carol covers and also an application for the iPhone and iPod touch created by Tapulous, the makers of Tap Tap Revenge. May 31, 2010
AllThingsWeezer (formerly known as Albumsix) is the name of a Weezer fan website started by users kingofthecounty and lordofthemanor. May 19, 2010
Flying =W=
The Flying =W= is an iconic Weezer logo. The famous Flying =W= was designed by Patrick Wilson during the making of Weezer's third demo, when he and Karl Koch were 'drawing' by dispersing fuzz that had collected on the studio walls. May 10, 2010
Video Capture Device
Weezer - Video Capture Device: Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (or simply Video Capture Device, abbrieviated VCD) is Weezer's only proper video release. May 1, 2010

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