Originally Posted by commando
Rivers has always been the dick (until about 3 years ago rumor has it) and that's why he can't keep a bassist around.
They've only had two bass players since Sharp left. The original replacement for Sharp (Mikey Welsh) left the band because he had some kind of nervous breakdown, not because of any tension with Rivers (as far I know). And the current bassist has been with them for six or seven years now. Cuomo might very well be a dick, but Weezer's had a fairly steady lineup for a long time in spite of that.
I like Matt Sharp as much as the next guy, but I think it's obvious that Weezer just wasn't big enough to contain his ego and Cuomo's at the same time. There's probably plenty of blame to go around.