Wavves and Best Coast to Tour Together

Indie rock power couple Nathan Williams of Wavves and Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast have just announced that the two bands will be heading out on tour together in the near future. The two have not announced the dates yet but trust us, this is one tour that you will certainly want to check out. The lovebirds are on the road seperately right now, but check back to ModernMysteryBlog.com as the tour dates start to roll in.

Take a peak below at Wavves and Best Coast tour dates below:


11-08 Glasgow, Scotland – Arches
11-09 Manchester, England – Islington Mill
11-10 London, England – Garage
11-12 Brussels, Belgium – AB Club
11-13 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
11-14 Copenhagen, Denmark – Little Vega
11-15 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser Slussen
11-16 Malmo, Sweden – Babel
11-18 Berlin, Germany – Comet
11-19 Munich, Germany – 59:1
11-20 Frankfurt, Germany – Hafen 2
11-21 Geneva, Switzerland – Usine PTR
11-22 Paris, France – FMR
11-29 Milan, Italy – London Loves Party
11-30 Ravenna, Italy – Bronson
12-01 Rome, Italy – Circolo Deglis Aristi
12-03 Lisbon, Portugal – Super Bock em Stock Festival

Best Coast:

11-09 Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room ^
11-10 San Diego, CA – Casbah ^
11-13-14 Los Angeles, CA – The Troubadour *
11-26-27 Universal City, CA – Gibson Amphitheatre #
11-29 Manchester, England – Ruby Lounge
11-30 Birmingham, England – Glee Club
12-01 London, England – Scala
12-03 Paris, France – Noveau Casino
12-04 Zurich, Switzerland – Mascotte
12-05 Munich, Germany – Atomic Cafe
12-07 Cologne, Germany – MTC
12-08 Brussels, Belgium – AB Club
12-10 Minehead, England – ATP Presents Bowlie 2
12-12 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Bitterzoet
12-13 Hamburg, Germany – Beatlemania
12-14 Berlin, Germany – Magnet
12-15 Malmo, Sweden – Debaser
12-16 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser

^ with Sonny & the Sunsets
* with Dunes
# with Weezer

Free Energy Announce New Tour Dates… With Weezer!

Free Energy are on a roll. Their debut album, Stuck On Nothing,  which came out in March on Astralwerks/DFA Records, was produced by Mr. James Murphy, Rolling Stone’s words to describe it are, very simply, “It totally fucking rules”
and Pitchfork calls them “totally rad.” Not bad for a first album.

Things are getting bigger now as they will be joining Weezer’s Memories Tour for the band’s Boston and New York dates in December! We have all the dates below! Meanwhile, they still have a good month accompanying Foxy Shazam around the country (we have those dates too) but are making a point to keep those who cannot follow them on the road entertained with the “Free Energy Power Hour.” During this express TV show, the band shows off their comedic skills with mock tape repair ad and parodies of tacky buddy sitcoms, among others. You can view the second episode right HERE!

Here are their upcoming tour dates:
11/11: Seattle, WA – Crocodile Café (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/12: Vancouver, BC – Media Club (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/14: Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/15: Calgary, AB – The Republik (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/16: Saskatoon, SK – Amigos (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/17: Winnipeg, MB – The Pyramid (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/18: Minneapolis, MN – 400 Bar (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/19: Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/20: Indianapolis, IN – Radio Radio (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/21: Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/22: Albany, NY – Valentines (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/23: Boston, MA – Paradise (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/24: New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/26: Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/27: Philadelphia, PA – Theater of Living Arts (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
11/30: Lancaster, PA – The Chameleon Club (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
12/01: Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel (Foxy & Free Tour, Sponsored by SPIN Magazine)
12/07: Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theater
12/08: Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
12/09: Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose Tap
12/14: Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre  (with Weezer)
12/15: Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre (with Weezer)
12/17: New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom (with Weezer)
12/18: New York, NY – Roseland Ballroom (with Weezer)

Weezer Declares Death To False Metal

Weezer looks to keep this year’s lovefest to fans going this November. The band has already put out a brand new album (Hurley) and announced a deluxe version of another one of their greats (Pinkerton).

Now the band has announced that come Nov 2nd (1st in the UK), Death To False Metal will hit stores with the best rarity album name of all time.

NME quoted frontman Rivers Cuomo as saying that the album features “great songs, great recordings, but for some reason they didn’t make the final cut for a record.” The tracks span the entire duration of the band; you can imagine the wide variety of styles on display.

The album cover is worth buying the CD alone, not including the ten brand new (to us) Weezer tracks. The entire set for what might be the coolest rarity album ever looks like this…

01 Turning Up the Radio
02 I Don’t Want Your Loving
03 Blowin’ My Stack
04 Losing My Mind
05 Everyone
06 I’m a Robot
07 Trampoline
08 Odd Couple
09 Autopilot
10 Un-Break My Heart

Weezer Announces NYC Dates For Pinkerton Shows


With the impending re-release of what is now one of the most fondly remembered albums in Weezer’s catalog, the band has decided to revisit the albums live.

Weezer announced that the band will be playing two New York shows where the main focus will be the band’s first two albums (The Blue Album and Pinkerton but you probably already knew that).

The band will be playing Roseland Ballroom for two nights, December 17th and 18th. General admission tickets will go on sale Saturday, October 16th.

If you don’t live in New York, Weezer will still be doing a national tour. However the focus will be more Hurley and less Pinkerton. Weezer will be…

Oct 30 Chastain Park Amphitheatre Atlanta, GA

Nov 26 Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City Walk Universal City, CA
Nov 27 Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City Walk Universal City, CA
Nov 29 Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium San Francisco, CA
Nov 30 Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium San Francisco, CA
Dec 14 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
Dec 15 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA
Dec 17 Roseland New York, NY
Dec 18 Roseland New York, NY
Jan 7 Aragon Ballroom Chicago, IL

Jan 8 Aragon Ballroom Chicago, I

Weezer To Release Pinkerton Deluxe

Although initially tagged as a disappointment upon release in 1996, Weezer’s Pinkerton has enjoyed an almost unanimous change of heart.

Rolling Stone felt obligated to go back and re-review the CD in 2004, upping the initial 3-star review (out of a possible 5) to…5 stars. Meanwhile, Spin ranked it in the top hundred albums of 1985-2000 and Guitar World ranks it in the top hundred guitar albums of all time.

So you could say the second opinion of the album has been a little more favorable.

Now Weezer has decided to re-release this suddenly popular album with a complete second disc’s worth of unreleased material, out on November 2nd.

The Pinkerton-Deluxe set is a two-disc set with B-sides, unreleased tracks, live tracks and (duh) the original album itself. A Weezer fan could not ask for more.

Specifically, the discs are laid out like this:

Disc One

Original Album:

1.    Tired Of Sex

2.    Getchoo

3.    No Other One

4.    Why Bother?

5.    Across The Sea

6.    The Good Life

7.    El Scorcho

8.    Pink Triangle

9.    Falling For You

10.  Butterfly

B-Sides and More:

11.  You Gave Your Love To Me Softly

12.  Devotion

13.  The Good Life (Radio Remix)

14.  Waiting On You

15.  I Just Threw Out The Love Of My Dreams

16.  The Good Life (Live and Acoustic)

17.  Pink Triangle (Radio Remix)

18.  I Swear It’s True*

19.  Pink Triangle (Live and Acoust

Disc Two

1.    You Won’t Get With Me Tonight*

2.    The Good Life (Live at Y100 Sonic Session)*

3.    El Scorcho (Live at Y100 Sonic Session)*

4.    Pink Triangle (Live at Y100 Sonic Session)*

5.    Why Bother? (Live at Reading Festival 1996)*

6.    El Scorcho (Live at Reading Festival 1996)*

7.    Pink Triangle (Live at Reading Festival 1996)*

8.    The Good Life (Live at X96)

9.    El Scorcho (Live and Acoustic)*

10.  Across The Sea Piano Noodles*

11.  Butterfly (Alternate Take)*

12.  Long Time Sunshine*

13.  Getting Up And Leaving*

14.  Tired Of Sex (Tracking Rough)*

15.  Getchoo (Tracking Rough)*

16.  Tragic Girl*

*Previously unreleased