Weezer at the Ohio State Fair

By Columbus Alive
From the Weezer at the Ohio State Fair edition

Anyone who heard "Represent," Weezer's World Cup fight song, knows (a) Rivers Cuomo is still a master of the pop hook and (b) his lyrics have sunken to new lows of irredeemably stupidity. Then again, a quick listen to any Weezer album in the post-"Pinkerton" era could have clued you in.

Yet Weezer's old-school acolytes keep coming back for more punishment, hoping to behold a rousing return to form from the band whose first two records are some of alt-rock's most enduring treasures. The latest chance to get masochistic comes Saturday at the fair, where they'll share the stage with Motion City Soundtrack.