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6 takeaways from Pete Wentz's Artist Friendly interview

Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy joined Joel Madden on the most recent episode of the ‘Artist Friendly’ podcast, presented by Alternative Press. Here’s what we learned.

Pete Wentz says Fall Out Boy is "definitely down" to play When We Were Young Festival

Fall Out Boy may not be on the lineup for this year’s When We Were Young music festival, but according to Pete Wentz, they are “definitely down” to play. Read what he told NYLON in a cover story interview.

Everything we know about Fall Out Boy's new album So Much (For) Stardust

Fall Out Boy’s eight studio album So Much (For) Stardust is due out this year. Here’s everything we know about the record, from its release date & track list to its sound & collaborations.

Watch Games We Play perform live from Denny’s, featuring Pete Wentz crowdsurfing

Earlier this summer, Games We Play dropped their Get A Job EP. Watch Emmyn Calleiro play the title track live from Denny’s, with Pete Wentz crowdsurfing.

Exclusive: Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz will co-write his first graphic novel, Dying Inside

Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz is set to co-write his first graphic novel titled Dying Inside. Get an exclusive first look at the artwork now.

15 of Taylor Swift’s most emo songs ever, ranked

Taylor Swift’s affinity for emo music and culture is beyond any doubt. In preparation for her new album Midnights, here are her most emo songs of all time.

How Daisy Grenade's “ill-fated” run in ‘American Idiot‘ led to collabing with Pete Wentz on “Baby Blackout”

Daisy Grenade are releasing their new song “Baby Blackout” March 25. Alternative Press is bringing you the premiere of the track. The band are also announcing their debut EP, Sophomore Slump, produced by Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy and Alex Suarez of Cobra Starship. Ahead of the release, they connected with us to discuss […]

The 20 most underrated pop-punk albums from the last two decades

At this point, you could practically write a textbook on the art of creating a pop-punk song. Ever since people discovered Green Day’s Dookie and the masses fell in love with “All The Small Things” on MTV, the genre has blossomed. Pop punk’s big break didn’t mean the genre got locked into a formula, either. […]

Fall Out Boy release 'Evening Out With Your Girlfriend' for streaming

Fall Out Boy have released their 2003 mini-LP Evening Out With Your Girlfriend on streaming platforms for the first time. Fall Out Boy’s last album, MANIA, was released in 2018, and fans have been eagerly waiting to see what new music Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley will share. Read more: Tyler, […]

Green Day to play surprise performance ahead of Hella Mega tour

Green Day announced a surprise show ahead of their long-awaited Hella Mega tour. The concert will be held at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. While the Hella Mega tour will feature performances in some of the largest stadiums pop-punk music has ever seen, the surprise show is being held in a more intimate 1,800 capacity […]

Sean Wotherspoon’s World - Round Two, Vintage, adidas and more

Co-founder of the vintage shop Round Two, designer of 2018’s most popular sneaker of the year, YouTube phenomenon, avid collector—Sean Wotherspoon may be all of these things, but this multi-hyphenate individual goes far beyond the accolades on his resume. While Wotherspoon may not fit the stereotypical mold of what’s considered to be an “artist,” his […]

remy makes music for all the people who don't fit in anywhere else

Add a dash of Fall Out Boy, a sprinkle of Drake, a pinch of the 1975 and a hint of Kanye West and you’ll end up with a sound that’s nearly impossible to replicate. The mastermind behind this fool-proof recipe is none other than Hopeless Records’ latest addition to their stacked roster—a singer-songwriter who was […]

10 artists who brought the alternative scene to your favorite TV shows

Across the 2000s and 2010s, there was a whole lot of angsty entertainment to watch on TV or in movies. Often, the lines between those different types of entertainment became blurred, much to superfans’ delight. Cameos from big-name musicians or even entire bands were a constant in the biggest TV shows and movies of the […]

15 iconic music video locations you can visit in real life

Ever wonder where your favorite artist filmed that one music video? While the answer is probably some private set in Los Angeles, a handful of music videos were actually filmed in public locations. With the weather warming and in-person concerts still on hold, why not support your favorite artists by visiting the sets of their […]

This classic Fall Out Boy song was influenced by 'Josie And The Pussycats'

Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is officially taking over the radio waves at Apple Music. On April 12, he launched his weekly show Loud And Sad Radio. During every episode, Wentz will be talking about an array of topics in music, social media, TV and film. During the inaugural episode, Wentz played a slew […]

15 artists who would crush a collab on blink-182's next record

When blink-182 announced the collaborations for their upcoming album, the message-board grumblings were loud. The additions seemed too mainstream for a band who often mocked pop culture.  On the other hand, making a play at distant fanbases can only help the scene. If Pharrell fans turn back to blink-182, maybe they’ll get a taste for, […]

10 artists who completely took off after their debut albums

If there’s one universal truth to alternative music, it’s that there’s no one path to success. Many talented artists grind for years, putting out record after record until one day they accumulate a global following. Others may find commercial success following the release of their debut album. Of course, that’s not to say that any […]

This virtual Fall Out Boy gig is helping restaurant workers—here's how

Fall Out Boy are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in a big way this year. On March 17, the band are playing a virtual concert where they will be performing some of their biggest hits. For the event, Fall Out Boy are teaming up with the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Together, they are raising funds […]

10 bands you might not have discovered without Pete Wentz

Pete Wentz was one of the most prolific artists to emerge from the 2000s alternative scene. But did you know that he also catalyzed the meteoric rise of a number of our favorite bands? The Fall Out Boy bassist launched his Fueled By Ramen imprint, Decaydance Records, in 2005 and quickly started accumulating a roster of soon-to-be icons. Though rebranded in […]

10 bands that ultimately morphed into the ones we know today

We know how to exhaust the discographies of our favorite bands, going back to their early foundations. But how often do we follow their journeys back to where they really started? Prior to achieving career success, many now-iconic artists started somewhere else entirely. Often, we’re so removed from these preceding outfits that we don’t even […]
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