1. The Rentals Set First Album in 15 Years, With Black Keys' Patrick Carney on Drums

    December 05, 2013 2:20 PM EST Former Weezer bassist Matt Sharp is dusting of The Rentals for the Moog-loving rock band's first studio album in 15 years, to be released in 2014 via Polyvinyl Records. The untitled album, which was recorded in New York City, Nashville and Los Angeles, features a new batch of members,…

  2. Tegan & Sara Weigh Pros And 'Cons' On New CD

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Canadian sibling duo Tegan & Sara have completed work on their third album, "The Con," due July 24 via Vapor/Sanctuary Records. Canadian sibling duo Tegan & Sara have completed work on their third album, "The Con," due July 24 via Vapor/Sanctuary Records. As…

  3. SMALL SINS, "Small Sins"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT So did you hear that Matt Sharp was putting the Rentals back together? Too bad for him that one-man band Thomas D'Arcy has already recorded the best album the former Weezer bassist new wave unit never So did you hear that Matt Sharp was putting the Rentals back together? Too bad for him…

  4. B&E: Tegan and Sara

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Tegan and Sara. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. It took six years, but the United States may be finally coming around to Tegan…

  5. So Jealous

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's hard to sound as sweet as Tegan & Sara and not come across as precious. But somehow this duo does it, and the result is fantastic. It's hard to sound as sweet as Tegan & Sara and not come across as precious. But somehow this duo does it, and the result is fantastic.…

  6. Sharp Rents Brown For Intimate Acoustic Tour

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Matt Sharp -- former bassist for Weezer and mastermind of the Rentals -- is planning an acoustic tour with former Cake guitarist Greg Brown. Kicking off Sept. 9 at the tiny 92-seat Tamarind Theatre in Matt Sharp -- former bassist for Weezer and mastermind of the Rentals -- is planning an…

  7. Weezer Whacked With Suit By Former Bassist

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Weezer bassist Matthew Sharp has filed a five-count lawsuit against the members of the band, its lawyers, and the group's former management and accountants. The complaint, filed April 19 in the Former Weezer bassist Matthew Sharp has filed a five-count lawsuit against the members…