Ween Biography

Ween was an American experimental rock band. They formed in 1984 in New Hope, Pennsylvania when central members Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween) and Mickey Melchiondo (Dean Ween) met in an eighth grade typing class. Ween has a large cult underground fanbase despite being less known in American pop music. The band's style is eclectic, and while they could generally be referred to as rock music, one of their defining tendencies has been experimentation with various styles incorporating a strong element of humor and absurdity. Both Gene and Dean are skilled multi-instrumentalists who overdubbed various instruments on their recordings, though they also record with the regular touring band. Gene is normally the lead vocalist and Dean the lead guitarist. Lead singer Freeman announced to Rolling Stone on May 29, 2012 that he was "retiring Gene Ween", and a few days later, Ween's manager, Greg Frey, told fans on Facebook that Freeman had decided to "end his musical relationship with Ween," in order to "more fully explore and pursue his solo career".

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Ween News

Cult rock band Ween split

Frontman Gene Ween said it was 'time to move on' after 25 years

  • May 31, 2012

OH MY GOD! THEY'RE SHOOTING WEEN!

[b]Matt Stone[/b] and [b]Trey Parker[/b] will shoot the promo for [b]'Even If You Don't'[/b]....

  • Jun 14, 2000

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Ween Music Videos

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Respect

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Ween Reviews

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La Cucaracha

  • Oct 19, 2007

London WC1 Astoria

Tonight, the brothers [a]Ween[/a] and co 'do' a stadium-rock extravaganza...

  • Sep 28, 2000

Even If You Don't

Ween Even If You Don't Mushroom

  • Sep 25, 2000

Stay Forever

[B]Ween Stay Forever [I](Elektra)[/I] [/B]

  • Jul 22, 2000

White Pepper

It's a waste.

  • Jun 8, 2000

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