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Rivers Cuomo

Rivers Cuomo (/ˈkwoʊmoʊ/; born June 13, 1970) is an American musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Weezer. Raised in an Ashram in Connecticut, Cuomo moved to Los Angeles at age 19, where he participated in a number of rock bands before founding Weezer in 1992. With Weezer, he has released nine studio albums. In addition to fronting Weezer, Cuomo has also worked as a solo artist. In December 2007, he released his debut album, Alone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo, which featured home demos that Cuomo recorded from 1992 to 2007. He released his second solo artist album, Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo, in November 2008. Alone III: The Pinkerton Years was released in December 2011. Rivers Cuomo was born in a Manhattan hospital to parents of Italian and German/English descent, and raised on an ashram - run by the late yoga master Sri Swami Satchidananda in Pomfret, Connecticut. His mother, Beverly, was inspired to name her son "Rivers" because he was born between the East and Hudson rivers in Manhattan. Her appreciation of the sound of running water further reinforced her

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Weezer Singer's Lung Cleared for Takeoff

Weezer Singer's Lung Cleared for Takeoff

Rivers Cuomo -- who wasn't allowed to fly last month due to the punctured lung he suffered in a freak bus accident -- is back in the air ... and come tonight, he'll also be back on stage.The… READ MORE >

Weezer Frontman -- On the Road Again

Weezer Frontman -- On the Road Again

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo was given the go ahead to leave the hospital today after his freak bus accident -- and get this, he's on doctor's orders to get back on a bus.According to the band's… READ MORE >

- 1723 days ago
Weezer Singer -- Two Thumbs Up!

Weezer Singer -- Two Thumbs Up!

It's the first shot we've seen of Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo since he was busted up in a freak bus accident -- and while he's still got some recovering to do, he's got his raditude in… READ MORE >

- 1726 days ago
Weezer Singer: Punctured Lung, Wounded Spleen

Weezer Singer: Punctured Lung, Wounded Spleen

Rivers Cuomo, the lead singer of Weezer, is making significant improvements on his health, after puncturing his lung and damaging his spleen in a freak bus accident over the weekend.Cuomo "went… READ MORE >

- 1726 days ago
Weezer Bus Crash -- The Wreckage

Weezer Bus Crash -- The Wreckage

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo was hospitalized after the band's tour bus crashed into a ditch -- and now the band's webmaster is releasing photos of the terrifying aftermath.Karl Koch, the group's… READ MORE >

- 1727 days ago
Weezer Lead Singer Banged Up in Bus Crash

Weezer Lead Singer Banged Up in Bus Crash

The lead singer of Weezer was hospitalized today after a bus he and his family were riding in crashed in New York.Rivers Cuomo was taken to a hospital in Amsterdam this morning after complaining… READ MORE >

- 1728 days ago
Weezer Says It's NOT Miller Time!

Weezer Says It's NOT Miller Time!

TMZ has obtained a lawsuit filed by the rock group Weezer against the Miller Brewing Company. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleges the beermaker used the name… READ MORE >

- 2889 days ago

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