Weezer unleash metal-inspired new single, I Need Some Of That
Rivers Cuomo and co. have just shared the next slice of music from upcoming record Van Weezer: following Hero, Beginning Of The End and End Of The Game, Weezer have released I Need Some Of That – an infectious metalhead anthem in which the frontman reflects on being ‘a little punk’ ‘listening to Aerosmith’ and ‘plugging into a Marshall stack’.
Rivers previously said of the inspiration for going metal on Van Weezer: “We just noticed over the last few years there’d be these moments during the show where I’d accidentally bust out a few harmonics or a whammy bar dive or a little tapping just because I can’t control myself.
“And we noticed unlike in decades past, now the audience would go ballistic whenever they’d hear even a hint of that style. So I started doing it more and more. And soon I’m just like shredding through the whole show and we’re like, ‘Jeez, we should make an album like this.’ ”
Van Weezer is due out on May 7 via Crush Music / Atlantic Records.
Stream I Need Some Of That below:
The full Van Weezer tracklist is as follows:
2. All The Good Ones
3. The End Of The Game
4. I Need Some Of That
5. Beginning Of The End
6. Blue Dream
7. 1 More Hit
8. Sheila Can Do It
9. She Needs Me
10. Precious Metal Girl
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