BTMI! to perform Weezer albums
2010-09-16 by uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh | 69 Comments

DIY punk band Bomb the Music Industry! have announced that they will play Weezer's Blue Album and Pinkerton back to back at their October 9 show in Ridgewood, NY.

"Because you really don't have the money to see Weezer play that shit as shells of themselves on some massive stage," the band said.

http://bombthemusicindustry.tumblr.com/post/1132301585/screw-this-crap-ive-had-it-ive-had-it

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PanasonicYouth
September 16th 2010

7411 Comments


if someone doesn't record this fffuuuuuuu

AnotherBrick
September 16th 2010

9770 Comments


Well I can now add these guys to my lists of bands i absolutely hate

Oceanus
September 16th 2010

877 Comments


Haha.

SeaAnemone
September 16th 2010

19939 Comments


haha I don't listen to this band for some inane idiotic reason but this is awesome good quote

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SoapySoap
September 16th 2010

865 Comments


Heheh.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
September 16th 2010

28388 Comments


band is way too cool for u seaenemery

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Satellite
September 16th 2010

20726 Comments


"Because you really don't have the money to see Weezer play that shit as shells of themselves on some massive stage."

I love you Jeff.

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TRMshadow
September 16th 2010

4982 Comments


"Because you really don't have the money to see Weezer play that shit as shells of themselves on some massive stage," the band said.



I'm with you academy, This NEEDS to be recorded

Kiran
Emeritus
September 16th 2010

6001 Comments


rosenstock is such a legend

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botb
September 16th 2010

9630 Comments


this seems kind of pretentious to me.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
September 16th 2010

28388 Comments


ill prob go it's mad close it just depends on my schedule around then

DiceMan
September 16th 2010

7068 Comments


It is kind of pretentious but then again it's true and BTMI! are really really fucking good sooo I really don't ahve a problem with it.

Satellite
September 16th 2010

20726 Comments


How the fuck is it pretentious? Just because they're covering two Weezer albums? It's all ages and will probably cost $5 and be undoubtedly fun as shit.

An aging Weezer charging $50 at some arena seems a little more pretentious to me.

TRMshadow
September 16th 2010

4982 Comments


123 Satty

fr33convict
September 16th 2010

11687 Comments


lol

Satellite
September 16th 2010

20726 Comments


Wait, just looked it up, and most Weezer tickets are in the $100 range.

notorioussam23
September 16th 2010

270 Comments


good someone has gotta play weezer songs... when I saw weezer a few weeks ago they played MGMt and lady gaga

notorioussam23
September 16th 2010

270 Comments


and I saw weezer for 20$ at the Del Mar race track... if I woulda got there sooner it woulda been 6$

Satellite
September 16th 2010

20726 Comments


they played MGMt and lady gaga

lol midlife crisis

Yeah, I just checked the few that are up on Ticketmaster.

MrCalum
September 16th 2010

371 Comments


cool

Lucid
Contributing Reviewer
September 16th 2010

7022 Comments


why are they doing this??

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Satellite
September 16th 2010

20726 Comments


why are they doing this??

"Because you really don't have the money to see Weezer play that shit as shells of themselves on some massive stage."

drasticaction74
September 16th 2010

1727 Comments


play a maladroit set, then we'll talk

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Transient
September 16th 2010

1461 Comments


"Because you really don't have the money to see Weezer play that shit as shells of themselves on some massive stage"

marry me, jeff

Slum
September 16th 2010

2579 Comments


This is hilarious and also awesome.

americanmusicmachine
September 16th 2010

3953 Comments


Here to say this is awesome. also didn't mwY play pinkerton at sum show or i am possibly misrembering. but if i'm right we could be seeing a trend.

PanasonicYouth
September 16th 2010

7411 Comments


lmao @ pretentious

god i wanna see this so badly

ShadowAmI
September 16th 2010

1542 Comments


sounds fuckin awesome, id go if i was old enough to drive/work

RosaParks
September 16th 2010

14836 Comments


Amazing.

Kiran
Emeritus
September 16th 2010

6001 Comments


so jealous of anyone who's going, this will be so so fun

cvlts
September 16th 2010

8954 Comments


i dont know whether to laugh or cry

Schizophrenik
September 16th 2010

839 Comments


Someone better bootleg this

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
September 16th 2010

28388 Comments


they'll prob record it themselves and put it up for free they're the best band ever about that kinda shit...

shablaman54
September 16th 2010

281 Comments


stick it to the man btmi, stick it to the man

StrizzMatik
September 16th 2010

3183 Comments


Oh God this will be amazing

Ire
September 16th 2010

41753 Comments


I CAME SO HARD OH MY GOD

Monstar1790
September 16th 2010

130 Comments


I fucking love BtMI!

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Nikkolae
September 16th 2010

4823 Comments


"Because you really don't have the money to see Weezer play that shit as shells of themselves on some massive stage"

marry me, jeff [89734109834701389471034879038741]

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crowing51
September 16th 2010

3446 Comments


Nikkolae your avatar is epic

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DGblackz
September 16th 2010

25 Comments


Epic. Can't wait to hear Tired of sex BTMI version.

CutMan
September 16th 2010

1775 Comments


That quote frigging rocks.

Skimaskcheck
September 16th 2010

2360 Comments


haha badass

freedomofspeechnoway
September 16th 2010

412 Comments


"because we will never write songs that will make us successful, we will criticize a band and then play nothing but their music".




Nikkolae
September 16th 2010

4823 Comments


[img]http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj7/NikkyGORE/jeff2.jpg[/img]

HerbieSaysHello
September 16th 2010

10 Comments


I CAME SO HARD OH MY GOD [2]

I'm going too.

Spare
September 16th 2010

5270 Comments


should be awesome hopefully as good as the asob radiohead thing

puma35
September 16th 2010

972 Comments


don't get why people are hating on this, it's a great band playing songs of a formerly great band, so what if Jeff is the only one that has the balls to actually say it... If anyone wants to actually argue that Weezer is anything but "shells of their former selves" (atleast musically), go right ahead

mynameischan
Staff Reviewer
September 16th 2010

17920 Comments


i mean btmi are pretty much the least pretentious band ever so yeah idiots

Tits McGee
September 16th 2010

1876 Comments


never listened to them too much, but this sounds awesome.

exredhouseresident
September 17th 2010

126 Comments


hilarious.

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
September 17th 2010

7065 Comments


freedomofspeech you are a fucking idiot. "nothing but their music". oh wait its one show. and theyve had over 5 successful albums and have been more consistent than almost every band, you just measure success in a shitty way.

laxworld16
September 17th 2010

96 Comments


Great quote, this might call for a road trip. Madison-> New York

guitarplaya91
September 17th 2010

485 Comments


Happy to say I will be attending. To everyone criticizing BTMI! for doing this, listen to the cover album of Radiohead. They were able to mock the band, while still creating original covers. I personal can't wait to hear Undone, and especially Butterfly.

deathofasalesman
September 19th 2010

5821 Comments


Dude...... Butterfly.

StreetlightRock
Emeritus
September 19th 2010

3765 Comments


BTMI win

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Spec
November 23rd 2010

27102 Comments


Sick! Is this gonna be like Arrogant Sons Of Bitches doing Radiohead?

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Satellite
November 23rd 2010

20726 Comments


it already happened. pretty sure it wasn't recorded as a live album, but there are some great videos.

http://www.ifyoumakeit.com/video/bomb-the-music-industry-/buddy-holly/

Schizophrenik
November 24th 2010

839 Comments


too bad. a live album would've been killer

Spec
December 30th 2010

27102 Comments


Hoped they would record it. Fuuuuuu

Satellite
January 25th 2011

20726 Comments


http://www.mediafire.com/?1w26r4wi8xmz1pk

^ that, my friends, is the entire set (split up into separate tracks, too)

shitfukshitfuk
January 25th 2011

34 Comments


holy fucking shit sat thanks omg omg omg


(ya i broke troll character dgaf foad fags)

Rev
January 25th 2011

9404 Comments


How is the quality? I really want to hear this

Satellite
January 25th 2011

20726 Comments


not sure yet tbh. i'll let you know in like 3 minutes when it's done downloading.

Satellite
January 25th 2011

20726 Comments


actually you can listen to the entire thing here as well...

http://bombthemusicindustry.tumblr.com/

Rev
January 25th 2011

9404 Comments


Quality is decent, but that doesn't stop it from BEING COMPLETELY AWESOME

Satellite
January 25th 2011

20726 Comments


the tagging is fucked, too, but it only took a minute or so to fix. enjoying the fuck outta this.

Lucid
Contributing Reviewer
January 25th 2011

7022 Comments


digging the mediafire link

Schizophrenik
January 26th 2011

839 Comments


nice link

AdamK
January 29th 2011

987 Comments


i remember arrogant sons of bitches covered radiohead. That was crazy



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