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Fall Out Boy

United States · Group · 2001–present
Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, lead guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley. The band originated from Chicago's hardcore punk scene, with which all members were involved at one point. The group was formed by Wentz and Trohman as a pop punk side project of the members' respective hardcore bands, and Stump joined shortly thereafter. The group went through a succession of drummers before landing Hurley and recording the group's debut album, Take This to Your Grave (2003). The album became an underground success and helped the band gain a dedicated fanbase through heavy touring, as well as some moderate commercial success. Take This to Your Grave has commonly been cited as an influential blueprint for pop punk music in the 2000s.

With Wentz as the band's lyricist and Stump as the primary composer, the band's 2005 major-label breakthrough, From Under the Cork Tree, produced two hit singles, "Sugar, We're Goin Down" and "Dance, Dance," and went double platinum, transforming the group into superstars and making Wentz a celebrity and tabloid fixture. Fall Out Boy received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2006 Grammy Awards. The band's 2007 follow-up, Infinity on High, landed at number one on the Billboard 200 with 260,000 first week sales. It produced two worldwide hit singles, "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race" and "Thnks fr th Mmrs." Folie à Deux, the band's fourth album, created a mixed response from fans and commercially undersold expectations. Following the release of Believers Never Die – Greatest Hits, the band took a hiatus from 2009 to 2012 to "decompress," exploring various side projects. The band… Read more »

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News

Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz Talks 'School of Rock' TV Role

The 2003 film School of Rock recently inspired a musical and now it's getting a weekly TV version, which premieres on Nickelodeon on Saturday following the Kids' Choice Awards. As Billboard reports, each episode will feature a cast cover song and...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy are currently on the road supporting last year's smash album American Beauty/American Psycho, which sees the group expanding its emo-inflected pop-punk sound in dance-y, sample-laden directions. While the band members have grown up...

Videos

Fall Out Boy - Young And Menace
Fall Out Boy - Thnks Fr Th Mmrs (Boys Of Zummer Live In Chicago)
Fall Out Boy - Uma Thurman (Boys Of Zummer Live In Chicago) ft. Wiz Khalifa

Discography

M A N I A
2018 Official Album
Save Rock and Roll
2013 Official Album
Folie à Deux
2008 Official Album
Infinity on High
2007 Official Album
From Under the Cork Tree
2005 Official Album
Take This to Your Grave
2003 Official Album
**** Live in Phoenix
2008 Official Live Album

Members