Rivers Cuomo

Five guitarists on fame and their road to it

Five guitarists on road to fame
The journey to becoming a famous musician is long and winding, but reaching that point also has its perks and pitfalls, say these five guitarists.

Interview: Weezer – Keep Fishin’

Weezer are back with a brand-new album, Pacific Daydream, which gives greater emphasis than ever to the unique guitar relationship between frontman Rivers Cuomo and sideman Brian Bell. We caught up with the pair to discuss their roles in the band, and the equally individual gear that they choose to use…

Interview: Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo

This interview was first published in 2010. Who woulda thunk it? The names Weezer and Yngvie sure would seem strange together on a concert bill, right? Yet Weezer frontman and lead guitarist Rivers Cuomo lived a completely different musical life before "Undone (The Sweater Song)," "Buddy Holly," and "Say It Ain't So" made him the hero of musical geeks everywhere. According...