Rivers Cuomo just released a treasure trove of unheard demos – 2,655 of them, in fact

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer performs at Ak-Chin Pavilion on August 2, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.
(Image credit: Michael Chang/Getty Images)

2020 has altered the course of just about everyone's life, and Rivers Cuomo is no exception.

He was originally supposed to spend the year touring with his Weezer bandmates on the back of the band's shred-tastic, hard-rocking Van Weezer album. Then COVID hit, taking with it all the year's touring plans, and even the band's plans for Van Weezer, which remains unreleased (we'll have to wait until May 2021, pending any further delays). 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.