Operas and Musicals from Weezer, NOFX and More

Item 1: Ever hear of Weezer’s Songs from the Black Hole sci-fi rock opera? It doesn’t really exist–yet it does.

Item 2: Fat Mike from NOFX has written Home Sweet Home, an American Idiot-like punk rock musical. Collaborating with him is is wife, Soma Snakeoil and the co-creator of the Broadway hit, Avenue Q. The live show is still a work in progress, but the original cast album will be out February 10. Guests include members of The Descendents, Mad Caddies, Lagwagon, Alkaline Trio and more. (Via CMU)

And Item 3: What the hell is a “punk rock water ballet?” This.

Punk rock watear ballet

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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