Weezer Unveil 'Black Album' Artwork & Release Date, Debut 'Zombie Bastards': Watch

Jeremy Cowart


The band also added a Madison Square Garden date to their 2019 tour.

Weezer officially announced a March 1 release date for their forthcoming The Black Album. It will drop just a week before the band embarks on a multi-date tour with the PixiesTV On The Radio and Basement on March 8.   

The band also released their new song “Zombie Bastards” on Wednesday (Nov. 21) along with an eerie video. The visual shows thick black liquid dripping across a goggle-clad skull and pooling around a “W" in a style that resembles the album cover art.

Finally, Weezer has added a date at New York City's Madison Square Garden, as well as a handful of international tour dates.

Written entirely on piano by frontman Rivers CuomoThe Black Album borrows inspiration from acts like Gorillaz, Can and Pink Floyd, while cycling through a diverse selection of instruments. Weezer's new album is available for pre-order now. 

Watch the video for Weezer's latest jam below, and check out the Black Album artwork and updated list of tour dates after the jump.

3/8/19 Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
3/10/19 Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
3/12/19 New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
3/13/19 Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
3/14/19 Albany, NY @ Times Union Center
3/16/19 Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
3/17/19 Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena
3/19/19 Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
3/20/19 Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
3/22/19 Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
3/24/19 St. Louis, MO @ Enterprise Center
3/26/19 Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
3/27/19 Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
3/28/19 Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
3/30/19 St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
3/31/19 Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center
4/5/19 Nampa, ID @ Ford Idaho Center Arena
4/6/19 Portland, OR @ Moda Center
4/7/19 Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
4/9/19 Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
4/10/19 Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
4/12/19 Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Event Center

29 June London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
2 July Hamburg, DE @ Stadtpark
4 July Utrecht, HL @ Tivoli Vredenburg
7 July Bologna, Italy @ Sonic Park
8 July Zurich, CH @ Xtra