Weezer bugs out on 'Yo Gabba Gabba!': a Music Mix exclusive

Rivers Cuomo had never seen an episode of the surreal kid’s show Yo Gabba Gabba! before, but that didn’t stop the Weezer frontman from sporting a giant purple Spider costume and jumping around a stage filled with overgrown grass and giant acorns for his band’s performance of the original Gabba song “All My Friends Are Insects.” “It’s awesome here,” Cuomo told us during the recent taping (the show will air next year on Nick Jr.). “I love giant open rooms with tall ceilings. But here they have all this foam scenery and interestingly painted backdrops. It’s a cool fantasy land I’d like to inhabit.” After the jump, check out our exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the band taping their performance, then let us know what you think about the band’s new tune (and costumes!).

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  • Ryan

    Too bad the sound quality is terrible, theyre rocking out!

  • Melissa

    This is why Weezer is one of my favorite bands ever. :) I just went to their gig at the Hollywood Palladium, and of the 11 (yes, I’m obsessed) times I’ve gone to their concerts, it was the best yet!

  • Cass

    Yo Gabba Gabba has got some amazing musicians to do some amazing things. Can’t say I tune in, I’m a little out of their demographic, but I occasionally scour youtube to see which musicians have stopped by.

  • Darling Nikki

    Did anyone see them on Letterman last night? I’m smitten once again by Rivers, he brought the Ratitude, for sure.

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    • Denny

      You are so talented! That is pablrboy the cutest toddler dress I have seen in ages! And so cool for a Gabba gabba concert. My 2 year old would be so jealous! I also have a Lily,who is 8. I am definitely going to feature this dress in next weeks post if its OK with you. Tell me, did you use your machine to make the blanket stitch or did you sew it by hand?Justine @a0.a0

  • Spider

    But a spider isn’t an insect

    • Mantis

      Well thats why the fact that all his friends are insects is significant. Everyone expects spiders to hang out with other arachnids.

  • John

    The song sounds really good. Release it soon please.

  • Emoney

    Yo Gabba Gabba is a frighteningly mesmerizing show. love the guest stars, and very excited about Weezer. Sweet.

  • Frank

    Put the video back up!!!

  • Frank

    LAME Put the full video online

  • John


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  • Kate

    Please put the old video up, i miss the other part of the song.

  • Ben

    WTF where did the old video go??

    This one cuts out too soon!!!!

  • MAsterOFall


    I missed the good parts it seems..

  • Wers

    Plz put video back up, k thx

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