Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz recently told MTV that ex-Chiodos frontman Craig Owens is his favorite new artist. Wentz said in an e-mail, "My pick for 2010 is Craig Owens. I've heard some of his new demos." Wentz has recently played with Owens' band Cinematic Sunrise and the pair have exchanged frequent tweets about Owens' upcoming album, which Wentz says he expects to be released this year.

Check out MTV's report below.