Weezer announces its return to the studio with new teaser video

Weezer has teased that a new album may soon be on the way. On March 19, the band posted a 20-second clip to its official YouTube page that shows the guys back in the studio. Watch it below.

The grainy footage is accompanied by two new songs – though they”re so distorted, it”s tough to tell what we”re hearing – but the band”s =w= logo and close-up of frontman Rivers Cuomo confirms that it”s indeed them. The video dramatically closes with a black screen and the message: “in the studio now.” The band has not released an album since 2010's “Hurley.”

Aside from its annual Weezer Cruise, the band has been relatively quiet. According to Alternative Press, Cuomo recently revealed at a fan event in Los Angeles that the band had started working on its ninth album with producer Ric Ocasek, who led the charge on 1994's “Blue Album” and 2001's “Green Album.”

On May 10, Weezer”s debut “Blue Album” turns 20.