is an American alternative rock band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1992. Initially, the band consisted of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar), Patrick Wilson (drums, backing vocals), Matt Sharp (bass, backing vocals), and Jason Cropper (rhythm guitar, backing vocals). Cropper was later replaced by Brian Bell. Matt Sharp was subsequently replaced by Mikey Welsh who was later replaced with Scott Shriner. They have released six full-length albums, five EPs, and a DVD. Weezer has sold more than eight million records in the US to date.
The band is best known for their successful singles "Buddy Holly," "Undone - The Sweater Song," "Say It Ain't So," "Hash Pipe," "Island in the Sun," "Beverly Hills," "Perfect Situation," and "Pork and Beans".
On August 12, 2009 the band confirmed that their seventh studio album, Raditude,will be released on October 27, 2009. The album's first single, entitled, "(If You're Wondering if I Want You To) I Want You To", was released on August 18, 2009.