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2015

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Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder Lead Hall of Fame Speakers

March 18, 2015

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced presenters for this year's ceremony: Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder will speak on Bill Withers, Patti Smith will intro Lou Reed, Peter Wolf will show praise to the Paul...

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No Doubt, Usher, MMJ Headlining Earth Day Event

March 5, 2015

With the United Nations Climate Change Conference set to begin in Paris later this year, 2015 could mark a pivotal year for environmental policy change. To bring attention to the need for climate change as well as help end extreme poverty, the Global...

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Watch Fall Out Boy's Campy Video for 'Irresistible'

February 20, 2015

Never ones to shy away from camp and comedy in their visuals, Fall Out Boy's video for new single "Irresistible" is the latest to show off the band's silly side. In the clip, the band shows up to a public basketball court in their brightest short-shorts...

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On the Charts: The Return and Reign of Fall Out Boy

January 28, 2015

2015 HAS BEGUN — NEW ALBUMS ARE ACTUALLY COMING OUT!: Fall Out Boy's American Beauty/American Psycho makes its debut this week at Number One, selling 192,000 copies and moving 218,000 "units," a new chart formula based on album and track sales and...

Song Review

"Uma Thurman"

January 23, 2015

Fall Out Boy go hard on the pop culture kitsch appeal here — not just with the title, but with a surfy refrain nicked from the theme to The Munsters, that most goth of black-and-white TV comedies. It's pretty great that the biggest rock band...

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Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa Massive 'Boys of Zummer' Tour

January 15, 2015

Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa are teaming up for a co-headlining tour this summer, with plans to hit more than 40 cities in support of their respective albums, American Beauty/American Psycho and Blacc Hollywood. The "Boys of Zummer"...

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Hear Fall Out Boy's Anthemic New Song 'Irresistible'

January 5, 2015

"I love the way you hurt me," Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump sings on "Irresistible," an arena-pop anthem about deadly love. The horn-driven track – included on the band's upcoming sixth LP, American Beauty/American Psycho, out January...

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Watch Fall Out Boy Explain Why Rock Is Alive and Well

January 29, 2015

When Gene Simmons said that rock is dead he obviously wasn't thinking about Fall Out Boy. Their new album American Beauty/American Psycho sold 218,000 copies its first week on shelves, landing them at Number One on the Billboard 200. Fueled by their...

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How Fall Out Boy Became Jock Jam All-Stars

January 27, 2015

Pete Wentz is rarely at a loss for words – just look at some of those old Fall Out Boy song titles for proof. But ask him about the band's unlikely ascendance to the top of arena playlists around the country, and he struggles to find an explanation. "It's...

Album Review

American Beauty/American Psycho

January 20, 2015

Open an album with a horn fanfare? Repurpose Suzanne Vega's beloved "Tom's Diner" refrain? Sample Mötley Crüe? Anything officially goes for Fall Out Boy on their sixth album, the group's biggest, broadest, most unabashed pop smorgasbord yet....

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14 Things We Learned on the Road With Fall Out Boy

January 9, 2015

Though it may be hard to believe, 10 years have passed since Fall Out Boy first landed on the pop charts with "Sugar, We're Going Down." It was a time of MySpace, Pretty Ricky and Peter Jackson's King Kong. Those things are pretty much gone and forgotten,...

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How Fall Out Boy Beat the Odds and Became Top 40 Survivors

January 1, 2015

Fall Out Boy's caravan of SUVs has been barreling down Interstate 95 in Florida for about two hours when Pete Wentz realizes he doesn't know where the band is headed. "Are we going to Tampa or Orlando?" Wentz asks his road manager. "Because if we're...

2014

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Coldplay, Lorde Make Best Original Song Oscar Shortlist

December 13, 2014

Just days after the Golden Globes announced their nominees in the Best Original Song category, the Academy Awards revealed their 79-song shortlist of candidates that'll vie for an Oscar at the 87th annual ceremony. Coldplay, Lana Del Rey, the Shins,...

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Hayley Williams on Puking Up 'Ain't It Fun' and Paramore's Next LP

July 8, 2014

It's been more than a year since Paramore released their self-titled fourth album, a long-playing, sonically ambitious effort that was as much a reboot (their first LP as a three-piece) as it was a risk: There weren't many major-label rock bands releasing...

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Questlove Producing New VH1 Music Series, 'Soundclash'

May 9, 2014

The music world's busiest drummer-producer just got even busier. Roots mastermind/Jimmy Fallon sidekick Questlove is executive producing a new VH1 music series, Soundclash, in which three artists will perform simultaneously on a single stage, The...

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Courtney Love Stars in Fall Out Boy Video

March 6, 2014

The bad-ass, fire-starting, anti-music women of Fall Out Boy's "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark" are back with reinforcements in the new clip for "Rat a Tat" and their leader is none other that Courtney Love. The collaboration teased before the...

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Fall Out Boy Pay Tribute to Chicago in 'Centuries' Video

September 8, 2014

Fall Out Boy have paid tribute to their home city of Chicago in the "hyperlapse edition" of the video for "Centuries," the anthemic first single from their as-yet-untitled sixth album. For about four minutes, a camera zooms through the Windy City,...

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Pete Wentz Relaunches Decaydance Records

June 12, 2014

Pete Wentz never considered his Decaydance Records to be a traditional label; he saw it as more of "an apartment building cut in half, so people can see what we're all doing inside." So, naturally, he doesn't consider its relaunch and rebranding...

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Fall Out Boy Releasing 'Fall Out Bird 2.0'

March 19, 2014

One month after releasing their Flappy Bird clone Fall Out Bird, Fall Out Boy laid out plans for the game's sequel on their Facebook page Tuesday night. The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out "Fall Out Bird 2.0 coming...

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