Summer time Recreation Fest, one of many summer season’s greatest gaming showcases, started this afternoon. As a part of the proceedings, Weezer helped to open the kick-off stream by performing a brand new music known as “Inform Me What You Need.” Because the band took the digital stage, they began trending on Twitter for a lot of causes.
In the course of the music, Rivers Cuomo coughed (seemingly deliberately as a part of the music’s lyrics) whereas referencing a sure on-line music publication, singing, “Don’t be influenced by an workplace stuffed with dorks / I received’t point out any names… [coughs] Pitchfork.” These watching the occasion took discover of each the coughing and the Pitchfork diss:
did the weezer man fuck up or was that cough an intentional lyric as a result of that was fucking humorous
— jade (artwork stream LATER TODAY) (@itstheJade) June 10, 2021
DID MR WEEZER JUST COUGH ON THE MIC
— Juan (forma de homosexual) (@YuunagiBou) June 10, 2021
yoooooo weezer pitchfork diss lets go
— epic gamer info (@epic_gamer_fact) June 10, 2021
A number of others noticed the cough as a chance to joke that the band has lastly lived as much as their title by wheezing on a music.
Nintendo truth: weezer simply wheezed throughout a reside efficiency
— Superior Nintendo Details (@nintendofac) June 10, 2021
Weezer extra like Wheeze
— Precise toucan on the web (@yikesb0y) June 10, 2021
The efficiency additionally included footage from the forthcoming sport Wave Break, during which there can be a degree known as “Weezy Mode” that’s primarily based on the brand new music. The band, Wave Break developer Funktronic Labs, and Crush Video games have additionally “taken steps to make sure ‘Inform Me What You Need’ is stream-safe, so it may be freely used on Twitch, YouTube, and anyplace else with out being blocked or dropping monetization.” As for Wave Break, it’s described as “the world’s first skateBOATING sport, impressed by arcade skateboarding classics.” Each the sport and music can be launched tomorrow, June 11.
Watch Weezer carry out “Inform Me What You Need” above.