Weezer announce long-awaited ‘Black Album’

Watch the video for its first single, “Can’t Knock the Hustle,” starring Pete Wentz.

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After repeatedly making headlines for various covers, Weezer have finally turned their attention to a new record. They’ve announced the Black Album—arriving some time next year—and released the visual for a single titled “Can’t Knock the Hustle.”

In typical Weezer fashion, the Jerry Media-produced video, is a tongue-in-cheek one, starring Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy as a rideshare driver. The single itself, produced by TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek, is a funk-inspired number that signals Weezer may be detouring from their usual sound on the upcoming record. The Black Album is a follow-up to their 2016 full-length, the White Album, which debuted at number four on the Billboard 200. It was the band’s eighth album in a row to hit top ten.

Along with the Black Album announcement, Weezer also revealed tour dates with alt rock legends Pixie that’ll kick off in Louisville, Kentucky next March.

Watch the video for “Can’t Knock the Hustle” here:

More information about Weezer’s tour dates at weezer.com.

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