Hear the latest track from the hair-metal-inspired Van Weezer, Need Some Of That

The new album arrives in May.

Weezer have released their latest track from their upcoming record Van Weezer, which as the name implies, is inspired by old-school glam rock and metal.

The new single, Need Some Of That, references listening to Aerosmith and Marshall stacks, bolstering the lightning-soaked imagery and Van Halen-esque “W” logo the band has adopted for the release with some lyrical nods. Stylistically, it’s certainly closer to hair-metal that Ok, Human, Weezer’s last album. This record sported a baroque-pop sound, alongside a a 38-piece orchestra.

You can listen to the new track below.

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The release follows the band announced a collaboration with iRobot, manufacturer of the Roomba robot hoover.

The unlikely collaboration means that five lucky Weezer fans are in for a chance of winning a “Wroomba,” a Weezer-themed Roomba i7 robot vacuum cleaner. Decked out with a custom top designed to look like a CD, underneath the Weezer theming the hoover is indeed capable of all of the things a regular Roomba can do.

Van Weezer will arrive on 7 May, and can be preordered here.

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