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Concert Wed Nov 19 2008

Fall Out Boy returns home to celebrate their new release at The Chicago Theatre

Fall Out Boy

Suburban hometown heroes Fall Out Boy are heading home next month to celebrate the release of their new album Folie à Deux. The band is partnering up with Fuse TV for a December 2nd concert at The Chicago Theatre, which Fuse will tape and premier December 16th at 9:00 PM EST to coincide with the release of Fall Out Boy's album earlier that day.

Folie à Deux is the follow up to their 2007 release Infinity on High, which sold to date 1.3 million copies worldwide. I'm not a math whiz, but that adds up to a lot of skinny jeans and eye liner, and is pretty impressive for a band that started as a side project fueled by teenage mall rat angst.

The new album promises a few surprise guest, including the confirmed inclusion of Elvis Costello on one of the new tracks, making this a collaboration of two bands I wouldn't have thought I would ever mention in the same breath.

Fall Out Boy has consistently released a stream of sugary pop punk tracks that although sometime sophomoric in their nature, always possess the qualities of a hit. I sometimes find a FOB track sneaking up on my car stereo, and you can't help wanting to belt along with the earnest vocals of Patrick Stump and feel like a pop punk kid all over again.

Relive some youthful exuberance and welcome the hometown boys back to Chicago on December 2nd at The Chicago Theatre. Select tickets go on sale at Friday November 28 at 10:00 AM for $10 via Ticketmaster. There will be a two ticket minimum/maximum per order. The majority of tickets will be available at The Chicago Theater box office only on the day of the show on a first come, first serve basis.

stevejon6 / December 16, 2008 4:54 AM

Cheers for writing about this. FYI - here's some more info about straem heroes online

kat / May 24, 2011 2:10 AM

It's good to see young new bands like this. It looks like a good group.

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