Weezer Announces "Blinkerton" Tour, New Album

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Their ninth studio release, Hurley, just dropped this week, but Rivers Cuomo and company are already hard at work on album number 10.

Cuomo told The AV Club that the album will be sonically different from Hurley. “I was talking to the producer and he was saying, ‘These songs sound totally different from Hurley. That was kind of dark and the new songs sound like you’re 16, riding your bicycle to get a Slurpee,’” he said.

Weezer  will also be hitting the road in the coming months. A statement issued by Epitaph Records confirmed that the rumored Blinkerton tour will indeed be happening:

Keep an eye out for the new Weezer release in 2011. No word on which Lost character will grace this next cover.