Album Review: Weezer – Weezer (Black Album)

By Maria Lubanovic, Copy Editor [Crush Music / Atlantic; 2019] Rating: 4/10 Key tracks: “Piece of Cake”, “Byzantine” Weezer already dropped an album less than two months ago. So, why is there suddenly another one? Does Rivers Cuomo have literally nothing better to do than crank out pure cheese and not the kind that anyone…

Album Review: Weezer – Weezer (Teal Album)

By Maria Lubanovic, Copy Editor [Atlantic; 2019] Rating: 3.5/10 Key tracks: “Africa”, “Take on Me”, “Happy Together” When Weezer dropped their cover of “Africa” this summer, we thought: “Of course! Weezer does it for the memes! Haha so funny!” and we thought nothing more. We were wrong… So wrong. The success of “Africa” and harmless…

ACRN’s Top 10 Most Disappointing Albums of 2017

2017 was great and all, but let’s not forget that we also had some high hopes and let-downs. Here’s our verdict: 1. Arcade Fire – Everything Now, [Columbia; 2017] By Adomas Fabin, Contributor Arcade Fire unexpectedly stepped back onto the stage last summer with their newest album Everything Now, produced by Thomas Bangalter of Daft Punk (the…

Album Review: Weezer – Pacific Daydream

By Maria Lubanovic, Staff Writer [Crush; 2017] Rating: 4.5/10 Key Tracks: “Mexican Fender”, “Feels Like Summer”, “Weekend Woman” Welcome to the most unnecessary album of this year. Weezer, the band that brought us classics like “Buddy Holly”, “Beverly Hills”, “Say It Ain’t So” and “Island in the Sun” has created their most and over-produced album…

Album Review: Weezer – Weezer (The White Album)

By Chuck Greenlee, Contributor [Atlantic; 2016] Rating: 7.5/10 Key Tracks: “(Girl We Got A) Good Thing,” “LA Girlz,” “King Of The World” Rivers did it. Weezer (White Album) comes after Weezer’s nearly 20-year struggle to release something that lived up to their 90s glory. The entire album will please anyone who has been rooting for Weezer…