Weezer have turn out to be the newest band to point out their help for placing writers in Hollywood amidst the continuing Writers Guild of America strike.
The band’s Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner joined placing writers at a picket line exterior of Paramount Image’s studio, the place they carried out an acoustic set to entertain the strikers.
A clip of the set, which was captured by placing Disney author Brittney Jeng, reveals Weezer performing their hit ‘Buddy Holly’ has strikers singalong. Per clips obtained by TMZ, Weezer additionally carried out ‘Beverly Hills’ and ‘Island In The Solar’.
Jeng wrote on Twitter: “Thanks [Weezer] for preserving our spirits up and supporting the writers on the picket line! Greatest Day Ever!!!!”
What occurred? This occurred!!! Gah! Impromptu efficiency on the Paramount lot! Thanks @Weezer for preserving our spirits up and supporting the writers on the picket line! Greatest Day Ever!!!! #WritersStrike #WGAStrong #WGAstrike #weezer pic.twitter.com/iGhivf3RfF
— Brittney Jeng (@PurpleBJenga) May 18, 2023
Earlier this month, Think about Dragons shocked placing writers with an acoustic efficiency exterior of Netflix’s headquarters, taking part in hits like ‘Radioactive’, ‘No matter It Takes’ and ‘Enemy’.
Frontman Dan Reynolds shared his help for the writers, telling TMZ: “We simply need truthful compensation for individuals who put within the time and are unbelievable creators. We now have many pals who’re writers. The writers are those who make the entire magic occur. My biggest pleasure comes from these folks — the writers.”
That is the first time in 15 years that Writers in Hollywood have gone on strike. WGA beforehand shared that the strike comes following six weeks of negotiations with Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery, NBC Common, Paramount and Sony underneath the umbrella of the Californian commerce affiliation the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP).
Snoop Dogg additionally shared his help for the strikers explaining that he didn’t perceive how writers and musicians “can’t receives a commission” from “fucked up” streaming service cost fashions.