The Blue Album in ’94 with “Buddy Holly” and “Say It Ain’t So,” right through to last year’s Pacific Daydream, Weezer have never stopped with the killer power-pop. A new album, The Black Album (continuing the color theme following blue, green, red and white), is due this year. Meanwhile, Pixies remain one of the most influential indie-rock bands to have existed. Kim Deal might not be with them anymore, but 2016’s Head Carrier proved that Frank Black/Black Francis (call him what you will) and the guys aren’t letting the quality dip. Again, these two bands together is a rare treat.
This is simply an astonishingly great double bill. The only argument fans are having is whether Weezer should headline over the majestic brilliance that is the Pixies. From a commercial standpoint, of course they should. Weezer have sold a ton of records, and justifiably so. From