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19 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary Day 4: Sunday, Jan. 22: “THE END IS NIGH”

And now, the end is near. And so we face, the final curtain (or day at sea), on the Weezer Cruise. Here’s the final part of our four-part epic adventure in which we sit down with Rivers Cuomo and say our fond farewells to friends.

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10 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary Day 3: Saturday, Jan. 21 “BACKSTREET’S BACK”

January 21st will go down in history as: Parasailing in Mexico, eating fajitas with Yuck, rocking out to Pinkerton and Weezer, and going deaf again to Dinosaur Jr, an 80s prom and Backstreet Boys with Lou Barlow. In other words, PERFECT.

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6 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary – Day 2, Friday, Jan. 20 – “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DRUNKS”

In which I check out The Knocks’ Flip Cup Tourney and Yacht Rock Revue, then get absolutely shitfaced drunk with Yuck and the Nervous Wreckords, continue that through the rest of the gigs including Sebadoh, then pass out naked in my bunk.

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4 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary – Day 1, Thursday Jan. 19 – “I’M ON A BOAT!!!”

Friend to the (indie rock) stars, the Backstage Rider set sail for Mexico aboard a big honking cruise ship with Weezer, Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh, Yuck, Nervous Wreckords, and a ton more as part of the redonkulous Weezer Cruise. Here’s the start of my EPIC four-day diary series. Part 1, Thursday.

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15 March 2011

LouisXIV Reunion Show…and Possible New Album?

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Two years ago, LouisXIV kinda broke up following an insanely popular tour with the Killers. Last week they got back together. BackstageRider has the pics, and the proverbial scoop from the band’s Brian Karscig.

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15 July 2010

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: What Jason Hill of Louis XIV Did Next

Following a world tour with The Killers, San Diego rockers LouisXIV went on hiatus and singer Jason Hill seemed to go off the grid for a year. What did he get up to? “I was in a dark place,” he said. Here’s what Jason Hill Did Next in this BSR exclusive.

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29 April 2010

Nervous Wreckords: “Doin’ It To Do It” New Video and Album Alert!

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Pictures of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Axl Rose, John Taylor from Duran Duran, oh and the new video from The Nervous Wreckords featuring one Mr. Brian Karscig and the hot Lindsay Matheson. They’re just “Doin’ it to do it”, don’tcha know.

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21 November 2009

The Nervous Wreckords by way of Louis XIV

The new Nervous Wreckords’ Ep “Nailbighter” is out now. Who the hell are the Nervous Wreckords? Find out.

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