Ween Break Up


An odd pronouncement coming from Aaron Freeman — aka, Gene Ween, one-half of indomitable shape-shifting pranksters Ween, the funniest (and possibly best) rock band of the past several decades — and yet it makes total sense.

I can still remember buying Ween's “Quebec” when it came out in 2003. It remains my favorite Ween record, if only because it was my introduction to the madcap Pennsylvania band. I delved further into Ween's canon and

For most of his life he's been Gene Ween, the nimble-voiced frontman of one of rock's great genre-hoppers ndash; but Aaron Freeman is finally ready to.

It may be no surprise, as Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween) has branched into solo territory, but Ween, one of rock's most unusual success stories and most colorful live acts (with a cult fanbase indicative of those labels) is breaking up, according to Freeman

Bummer. So does that mean the end for Ween, the band that Freeman formed with high school friend Mickey Melchiondo (a.k.a. Dean Ween) in New Hope, Pennsylvania, in the mid-Eighties?

  • Ween Break Up
  • An appreciation: Doc Watson, flatpicker, song stylist, messenger
  • Doc Watson, 89; folk legend mastered flatpicking style
  • Folk musician Doc Watson responsive after surgery in NC
  • Summer Fest Fancy Pants tents design cool and artful
  • Chains offer free treats on National Donut Day
  • Guitar legend Doc Watson dies at 89
  • Doc Watson was a giant influence in music worlds
  • Doc Watson, folk guitar master, dead at 89
  • 10-year-old gives birth — yet she's not the youngest ever