Fall Out Boy

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    August 4, 2014

    Paramore & Fall Out Boy at The Woodlands, 8/1/2014

    MONUMENTOUR featuring Paramore, Fall Out Boy & New Politics Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 1, 2014 Haters gonna hate, but Paramore and Fall Out Boy make great rock music. Any band that gained notoriety during the post-pop-punk-emo boom of the mid-2000s has been pigeonholed into a very speci ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    The Seven Toughest Pop Songs to Understand

    Recently, Rocks Off looked at the most difficult song lyrics to understand in all of music, period. While that was fun, my editor brought it to my attention that virtually all of modern death-metal could qualify for that list. Since the advent of screaming, including metal in a list like that is lik ... More >>

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    March 24, 2014

    The Band Perry at Reliant Stadium, 3/22/2014

    The Band Perry Reliant Stadium March 22, 2014 Even in 2014, Queen's "Fat Bottom Girls" is not a song one normally expects to hear once in rodeo season, let alone twice. While Neil Perry, youngest member of the twentysomething Mobile-born sibling trio, couldn't bring quite the same lascivious smirk ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    The Five Most Important Ways Emo Changed Popular Music

    Some things never change. For a few years when I was younger, "fuck emos" was a battle cry among fans of "real punk" or "real music," who hated the wave of emo in popular music and as a lifestyle of teenagers across America. Now, in some ways, that sentiment seems to be back again. Not only was I a ... More >>

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    February 5, 2014

    Carry That Weight: Musicians, Fitness & Body Image

    So, February is here and it's time to reflect back on your recent promise to eat less, exercise more and lose weight. The first month of 2014 was filled with hope for a lighter and brighter tomorrow. How did you do? If you shed even a few L-Bs, congratulations to you, friend. You're one out of ev ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Fall Out Boy's Young Blood Chronicles Is Completely Ridiculous, Awesome

    When Fall Out Boy reunited this past year for a tour and a new album, I don't think anybody took them very seriously. It seemed like a clear, desperate cash grab by a once-popular band who had broken up and unleashed a torrent of unsuccessful solo projects that drove them back into each other's arms ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    Fall Out Boy at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 9/25/2013

    Fall Out Boy, Panic! At the Disco, Twenty One Pilots Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 25, 2013 For many of their fans, a Fall Out Boy concert is most likely the kind of thing that has always been experienced in the darkest, dirtiest clubs that a city can offer. It's synonymous with ringing ... More >>

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    September 11, 2013

    Five Acts You Didn't Know Have New Albums Out This Month

    So far 2013 has been marked by a considerable amount of comebacks. Some have made a bigger splash than others; we saw a new Black Sabbath album LP explode while the new Deep Purple floundered. We saw pop explosions from Fall Out Boy and Justin Timberlake, while while a new Kanye West album met with ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    Five Houston Concerts You Should Avoid This Fall

    Friday Rocks Off brought you 15 of our choices for shows you shouldn't miss this fall. Now the worm has turned. Imagine Dragons Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion, September 26 I can't be the only person who feels a little overwhelmed by Imagine Dragons' extreme overnight success, can I? I mean, I g ... More >>

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    July 10, 2013

    Our 25 Favorite Summer Jams of 2013

    Houston's not getting any colder, so Rocks Off asked our writers to tell us which recently released songs are helping them beat the heat this summer. Alt-J, Dissolve Me" A strong, danceable beat coupled with such serenity. It's the sound of floating in the ocean with friends while just a little bit ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    A Half-Decade Under the Influence: The Best Emo Albums, 2001-2005

    Roughly ten years ago, the emo genre progressed from its underground roots into a calling card for early-'00s rock. And while there's no denying that bands like Rites of Spring and The Promise Ring helped pioneer the sound, the turn of the millennium saw emo transform from into a lifestyle for the ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    Fall Out Boy at Bayou Music Center, 6/7/2013

    Fall Out Boy, American Fangs Bayou Music Center June 7, 2013 I was telling someone on Friday, "I get to go to Fall Out Boy tonight!" Her reaction? "Ha! Is it 2004?" I couldn't blame her for the response. Fall Out Boy's name prompts memories of bad piercings, worse haircuts and overly dramatic kid ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Fall Out Boy, El Ten Eleven, Journey Agents, etc.

    Fall Out Boy Bayou Music Center, June 7 Fall Out Boy, the emo-pop band that took the airwaves by storm in the early '00s, is back and apparently ready to save rock and roll, according to the title of their new album. They've taken the past few years off to pursue other endeavors, but now that they' ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    The Five Strangest Artists You Never Knew Courtney Love Worked With

    Fall Out Boy is set to save rock and roll, and they're bringing a few friends along with them. Apparently, saving rock and roll requires the combined efforts of prose auteur Pete Wentz, "Rocket Man" Elton John, and, of course, Courtney Love. What? Courtney Love? Yes. As the video announces, "it's C ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    Enabler's Jeff Lohrber Talks Andy Hurley And The Upcoming Shift of Redemption

    With the recent news of Fall Out Boy's reunion, I found myself much more concerned with the fate of a wholly different band. Specifically, Milwaukee hardcore act Enabler. The Southern Lord band just released a stunning, slamming slice of hardcore and metal last year on their sophomore record All H ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    From Ska to Eternity: A Quick History of Fueled By Ramen's Unlikely Rise to the Top

    There is a very good chance that fun. is going to walk away with at least one Grammy come Sunday night. As one of the handful of artists with six nominations to their name; the Brooklyn pop-rockers are odds-on favorites to at least win the smaller categories they're nominated in. fun.'s rise to th ... More >>

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    May 7, 2012

    Flip The Script: 5 Things Rock Bands Can Learn From Hip-Hop

    When we discuss forward thinkers in rock music, Pete Wentz isn't a name that comes to mind. That's probably because, if you're like a lot of people on the Internet, the mention of his name will cause you to groan and/or think of the word "douchebag." While you may not like him on a personal level, h ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Boy Bands Are Back In Fashion, But Did They Ever Go Away?

    One Direction, the newest UK pop import to make it to colonial shores, announced a full-scale summer tour Tuesday, including a Houston date on June 24 up at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Pretty big venue for a group that is just now breaking in America, and the Brit-Irish boy band just sold ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Last Night: Panic! At The Disco At House Of Blues

    Photos by Jessica Perry​Panic! At The Disco House of Blues June 15, 2011 Panic! At The Disco lead singer and main archtiect Brendan Urie comes from the ADHD generation, the one that got meds shoved down their throats. The strange byproduct of that generation, late Generation Yers, is that the ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    The 25 Most Influential Bands Of The '90s

    Trent Reznor, you know, before the Oscar and all the weightlifting. ​As a music writer, we are asked constantly to compare the new with the old, to decipher the periphery where modern bands' influences come from to understand where we are going and what we are seeing. We can hear everything Ke ... More >>

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    June 29, 2010

    Keaton Prescott: Live From Tropical Storm Alex

    ​Rocks Off was not happy to wake up Monday morning and find out that we would have to begin each day this week by tracking another potentially home-wrecking storm. Tropical Storm Alex is expected to cross through the southern part of the Gulf of Mexico and hit somewhere near the mouth of the Rio G ... More >>

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    March 20, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: A Night Of Ecstatic Peace, White Mice And Courtney Love Singing The Blues

    Photos by Craig HlavatyBlack Helicopter​Rocks Off Jr.'s fourth night of SXSW frolicking starting off groggily as we woke from a well-needed nap after what has seemed like a month now pounding the pavements of Austin, seeking out new music from club to club like soldiers kicking in doors in Iraq lo ... More >>

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    November 17, 2009

    Does Anyone Care About Super Tuesdays Anymore? Besides Us?

    ​Time was that Tuesdays used to be the best day of the week for your average recorded-music consumer. Since Rocks Off was just a wee music nerd, Tuesdays were his favorite days of the week because it was always the universal day for all new releases to hit the stores. It started with begging our p ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Social Distortion: Social Media Under Siege

    ​Yesterday, August 6th, 2009 - a date which will live in infamy - the social web was suddenly and deliberately attacked by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) of the Online Empire of Cyxymu.In a word?  Thursday SUCKED.A spam campaign by a pro-Georgian (the country, not the state, ahem ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    Oh, Christ: Original Limp Bizkit Lineup to Reunite

    Because things aren't already bad enough out there right now, the original lineup of crotch-rocking mooks Limp Bizkit annouced today they are reuniting. Here, according to a joint statement by the band's Fred Durst and Wes Borland, is their reasoning: "We decided we were more disgusted and bor ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    Sam Houston Race Park Starts Ike Recovery -- And A Push For Casino Gambling

    It's taken a while, but this week Sam Houston Race Park will finally begin the major parts of its post-Ike reconstruction -- replacing the roof.The facility has had to wait for supplies, and the availability of a company big enough to handle the job, Gina Rotolo, director of media relations, tells H ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    Mail Call: Post-AC/DC Edition

    AC/DC may be gone (sniff), although the ringing in several of Rocks Off's friends' ears (and his own) lingers on, but the mail goes on... Waylon Jennings & the .357s (Littlefield/Nashville, R.I.P.), Waylon Forever (by request): "'I'd been playing my dad the music I was inspired by at the time, ... More >>

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    November 21, 2008

    Five Spot: What's Worse Than a Blink-182 Reunion?

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to Apparently, God hates us: Blink 182 possibly plotting comeback. There were a few other things we considered for ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008
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    July 10, 2008
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    February 14, 2008
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    January 2, 2008

    Drenched in Blog: Say Ya Want a Resolution?

    Last year's resolution to not engage in any homoerotic prose using florid and corrosive language didn't work. So for 2008, this blogger is resolving to not weep like a colicky infant when Albert Maysles, acclaimed director of Rolling Stones documentary Gimme Shelter, releases his Fall Out Boy docume ... More >>

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    December 20, 2007

    Drenched in Blog: Radio Blah Blah

    Remember terrestrial radio? Cool terrestrial radio? That doesn’t play Fergie and Fall Out Boy all day? It still exists; you just have to seek it out. On Monday, Christmas Eve to all you non-Festivus revelers, Drenched in Blog will be sitting in from noon till 3 p.m. with Mr. Brad, the news direc ... More >>

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    September 13, 2007
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    July 19, 2007

    Flipping the Script

    Who's partying like rock stars? Rappers!

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    May 10, 2007
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    April 15, 2007

    Rotation: Timbaland Presents Shock Value

    Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value Blackground/Interscope Tim Mosley's megalomania is totally justified. He's among the most consistently inventive producers of the past decade, and his profile has risen immeasurably thanks to recent hits on which he's both dial-twister and co-star. However, ... More >>

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    March 1, 2007

    Fall Out Boy

    Infinity on High

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    February 1, 2007

    Cred Sheet

    Stuff you need to know to avoid musical ostracism

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    January 18, 2007

    Honor Bound

    A fictional look at the future of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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    November 23, 2006
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    November 16, 2006

    Sound Education

    Pete Wentz's protgs get a crash course in rock

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    November 2, 2006

    Dj Dance

    Newest DDR: Same game, fresh set list.

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    June 29, 2006
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    April 27, 2006
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    March 23, 2006

    The All-American Rejects

    Saturday, March 25, Reliant Arena, 8400 Kirby, 713-629-3700

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    January 12, 2006

    Maybe This Time

    These famous (and not so famous) musicians share their hopes for 2006

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    December 8, 2005

    Pop Rocks

    Ten albums that'll snap and fizz in your ear buds all winter long

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    July 8, 2004
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