L-R: Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo and Scott Shriner of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

L-R: Brian Bell, Rivers Cuomo and Scott Shriner of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

American rockers Weezer have announced new single Feels Like Summer, not taken from last year’s self-titled ‘White’ album. along with a run of 10 European shows, including five in the UK!

About to hit up this weekend’s SXSW in Austin, Texas with two shows, the Californian four-piece then head out on an extensive 30+ date tour of the U.S. including stops at Sunfest in Florida, Boston Calling and Firefly Festival in Deleware, alongside Muse and Thirty Seconds To Mars.

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

They’re even rumoured to be lining up a secret set at this year’s Reading Festival, which would slot in nicely between their Big Festival and KAABOO appearances in Canada and the California respectively.

Scott Shriner of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

Scott Shriner of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

They then make their way to Germany, Belgium, France and The Netherlands in mid-October before landing in Leeds on 23rd October and closing out their run of shows with a massive Wembley Arena show on 28th October.

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

Famous for their quirky, sun-drenched rock anthems including 1994 hit Buddy Holly, 2005’s Beverly Hills and last year’s King Of The World, alongside colour-themed albums (starting with Blue and Green, the most recent being last year’s White), the Rivers Cuomo-led rockers last hit up the UK with Manchester and Brixton Academy shows last April.

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

Rivers Cuomo of Weezer (Kalpesh Patel)

 

Weezer’s 2017 UK tour dates:

OCT 23 O2 Academy, Leeds
OCT 24 O2 Academy, Glasgow
OCT 25 O2 Apollo, Manchester
OCT 27 O2 Academy, Birmingham
OCT 28 SSE Arena, Wembley

Read our full review of last year’s Brixton show with exclusive photos Live: Weezer @ Brixton Academy