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18 April 2014 @ 04:16 pm
with Fall Out Boy's 8tracks Here
After claiming to 'Save Rock and Roll' while actually remodelling pop, now it’s time for Fall Out Boy’s next step. On the cover of the new DIY Weekly, the band’s Pete Wentz documents everything from a rocky chapter, a brief hiatus to the group’s recent, spectacular revival.

“The plan is to keep moving,” they boldly declare in this week’s Cover Feature.

Fuse poses Illinois boys with a series of hypothetical questions and discovers a topic that Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump completely disagree on

Longtime Fall Out Boy fans will remember when the guys were turned into adorable Happy Tree Friends chipmunks in their 2007 music video for "The Carpal Tunnel of Love." In the latest episode of Hypothetically, we ask the Chicago rockers what cartoon they'd opt to live in now, seven years later. 

FOB drummer Andy Hurley opts for Batman: The Animated Series while guitarist Joe Trohman chooses the R. Crumb comic-turned-animated film Fritz the Cat "because it's such a sexy world." Meanwhile, bassist Pete Wentz chooses Teen Titans Go! "because I literally live in that world from the amount I watch it." It's not the first time he's declared his love for the Cartoon Network series.

Singer Patrick Stump takes a different route on the question, telling us why he would not live in the Ghostbusters world. "That is a sad place where all your loved ones die and there's the afterlife, but you put in them in this weird little prison," he explains.

Watch the full interview above to find out whether the Flappy Bird gamers would rather go on tour or make a record with their favorite artist—a topic Pete and Patrick completely disagree on—and more answers to hypothetical questions.

"Like when people say, 'such-and-such band sounds like Metallica.' I would love to be a band where people say 'oh that band sounds like Fall Out Boy.'"

By Jay Tilles

Pete Wentz has checked off quite a few boxes on his bucket list. In 16 years, the Fall Out Boy bassist has graduated from playing in underground hardcore bands to teen heart-throb to television host to successful entrepreneur and is still looking to add to his list of accomplishments.

The launch and subsequent tour for Fall Out Boy’s fifth album, Save Rock and Roll, took fans by surprise and soon after they began rolling out a series of violent videos called the Young Blood Chronicles boasting surprise cameos and a plot twistier than Lombard Street.

But the band hasn’t stopped there. With a successful video game launch already under their belts with the Oregon Trails-inspired Fall Out Boy Trail, the band seized an opportunity last month and released Fall Out Bird, an app that pays homage to the wildly popular and now unavailable Flappy Bird. On the heels of that success, the band will soon launch an updated version 2.0, inadvertently solidifying themselves as bona fide players in the app world.

“To me this game’s done on a lark. It allows us to have a conversation with Pop Culture,” says Wentz. caught up with Wentz to discuss the band’s surprise comeback, their foray into video games, and how they just want to be like Metallica and what it means to be a successful entrepreneur.


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Pete Wentz tells fans to 'expect it when you least expect it'

Fall Out Boy have discussed the follow up to 2013 EP Pax AM, saying that they have a few pieces in the works and may turn their talents to rapping.</strong>

Speaking at this months gig at Wembley Arena, Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump stated that their collaboration with Ryan Adams was very much a spur of the moment thing and that the follow up may be along similar lines. However Wentz reiterated that it won't be coming when fans are ready for it, rather it will be a surprise. 

"I would say that we're not very far along but I would say that we're also not focused," said Pete. "We're the kind of band I think that with version 2.0 of what we're doing right now... Like Pax Am was very spur of the moment and I think we have other spur of the moment things that will and are happening, but we'll get sidetracked."

"I feel like we're definitely at the point where we're doing fall Out Boy the way we want to and using the methods we want to use. At the last time you expect it I would say expect it," he elaborated. 

Following on from the comments Wentz jokes that they may become rappers: "I'd like to say that we will be rappers from now on and all past material will not be performed anymore." To which Stump added: "sincerely, we're growing beards, wearing sunglasses and appearing on David Letterman."


"I grew up on vinyl – side one and side two"

04 April 2014 @ 08:50 pm

Semi-finals of MTV Music Madness voting!
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30 March 2014 @ 03:59 pm

We had a quick catch up Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz towards the end of their European tour, ahead of their show in Dublin, Ireland.

You’re coming to the end of your European tour at the moment… how’s it all been?

Oh man, it’s been really fun so far! When we were writing the album we didn’t think we’d be playing arenas at all. It’s such an exciting thing to do and it’s cool to be able to play in those rooms to our fans.
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30 March 2014 @ 03:56 pm

Pete Wentz knew that My Chemical Romance were a band to watch out for from the get go.

The Fall Out Boy bassist is a huge fan of the rival band, fronted by singer Gerard Way, and favours their second album Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge.

Pete didn't hesitate when he was asked what his top My Chemical Romance tune was and even said he thinks the band will be remembered for a long time to come.

"I'm Not Okay blasted on the scene out of nowhere, and you knew then that MCR were a band to be reckoned with. While their later material on the Black Parade will go down in history as some of their best music, I'm Not Okay was the first thing that I had heard of theirs where I went, 'This is absolutely insane!' It had an awesome video too," Pete enthused to Britain's Kerrang! magazine.

My Chemical Romance release their greatest hits album May Death Never Stop You next week, a year after they announced their official break up.

MCR bassist Mikey Way still can't believe how much success and adoration the band received throughout their 12 year career.

"It's crazy the amount of love and respect that My Chemical Romance have received. It's humbling. Once the band ended I was able to actually look back at our career and be like 'Holy sh*t!'

"I had life-changing experience upon life-changing experience, I did things I never dreamed of as an eight-year-old boy. I did the impossible, and every day I smile about my brothers in MCR. I wouldn't trade the experience for the world," Mikey smiled to the magazine.


Fall Out Boy have been announced as one of the nine acts of annual Channel 93.3′s Summer Kick Off Concert in California next May. Fall Out Boy will play with Paramore (before MonumenTour), Ed Sheeran, Chris Brown, and more. Check out a video announcement and more info below.

May 9th – Chula Vista, CA

30 March 2014 @ 02:03 pm

Thanks writinchica2k for the heads-up!
25 March 2014 @ 06:29 pm
poland and italy we’re gonna pay you a visit this june with linkin park. dates below

5-Jun - Wroclaw, Poland @ Wroclaw (Tickets)
10-Jun - Milan, Italy @ Ipprodromo City Sound (Tickets)

20 March 2014 @ 04:45 pm

Pete Wentz sees his tattoos as “artistic moments”.

The 34-year-old rocker loves getting inked and has several distinct designs on him, such as The Nightmare Before Christmas character Jack Skellington on his right arm.

One of the reasons Pete is so covered is because he wants to capture great times in his life through his tattoos.

“There’s lots of tattoos that I really like. For me, they’re snapshots of moments that I’m able to remember forever. You’re able to create these artistic moments that last – whether it’s friendship or a time in your life, or something that’s happened,” he explained to British magazine Kerrang!.

“It’s a way to express the art and ideas you’re into. Half of a tattoo is the story that goes with the tattoo. Not everybody sees it like that, but I love hearing people’s stories.”

Pete believes going under the needle and having your skin decorated has become more popular over the years. He even compares the notion to music trends.

“Tattoos are culture. Much like when hip-hop or heavy metal first happened, it’s a culture that has never really lent itself to the mainstream,” he added.

“I think tattoos are more mainstream than ever now, but the culture has never had to change. It was never like, ‘Okay, we’ll only do rainbow tattoos’ – it’s just gotten under the skin of the world.”

While he loves tattoos, the Fall Out Boy bassist has advised the younger generation to think twice before being permanently etched on. He also shared the first time he underwent a session.

“I got my first tattoo when I was 15 or 16. I definitely wouldn’t recommend doing that – I’m firmly against it,” he recommended.

“I think that you should wait until you’re really able to understand that the tattoo is gonna be on you forever.”

Fall Out Boy have recorded a cover of Elton John‘s classic hit ‘Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting,’ and PopCrush has the exclusive premiere of the song!

While the rock band may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Elton John, ‘Saturday Night’ is actually the perfect song for Fall Out Boy to cover. They give it an updated — and upbeat! — rocker edge, complete with Patrick Stump’s distinct vocals. (Plus, the band previously collaborated with Elton John on the track ‘Save Rock and Roll,’ which is on their latest album.)

The tune is featured on the super deluxe, remastered edition of ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ the re-release of Elton John’s 1973 album by the same name, which will be available on March 25. The five-disc box set also features Elton John covers from Ed Sheeran, Hunter Hayes, the Band Perry, Zac Brown Band and more, plus dozens of hits by Elton himself.

A recording of ‘Live at the Hammersmith 1973′ on CD, a DVD of the film ‘Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye to Norma Jean and Other Things’ and a 100-page illustrated hardback book are also included in the ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ set.

Listen to Fall Out Boy’s version of ‘Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting’ here on PopCrush first! If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the box set here.

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