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Fall Out Boy Announces Musical Return with New Single, Album & Tour – ALL the Details

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Following a week of enigmatic posts and buzz across social media, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated Chicago band Fall Out Boy dropped a new song called “Young and Menace” today, which is available NOW on all digital service providers.

“Young and Menace” – written and produced by Fall Out Boy – is the first taste of new music off the band’s forthcoming seventh studio album M A  N   I    A, out September 15, 2017 on Island Records/DCD2 Records. You can pre-order it here.

“There’s a lyric in the song, ‘trying to send the world a message, I was young and a menace,’ that reminded me of growing up in the suburbs of Chicago. I didn’t look like anyone there or feel like anyone – I felt like an outsider in my own town. It wasn’t until I discovered punk rock and that community that I realized I did fit in somewhere in this world – with the other people who didn’t fit in,” says Fall Out Boy bassist & lyricist Pete Wentz of the reasoning behind the song’s title. “It’s hard to rationalize rage – it’s hard to quantify anxiety… this song does neither, it embraces the wave…”

Of the video, Wentz describes the protagonist’s journey to explore the world outside one she’s previously known. “The concept is the idea of a movie like Elf, where he realizes maybe he isn’t an elf after all, but ours has less comedic elements and more real world implication. She realizes that maybe she is human after all – but maybe the line between us and monsters is blurrier than we think…”

The band will embark on a 20-city North American fall arena tour, kicking off in Cleveland, OH on October 20 and travel through cities such as Detroit, Philadelphia, Boston, Brooklyn, Atlanta, Oakland and San Diego before concluding in Phoenix, AZ on November 18. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Monday, May 1. General tickets will be available to the public beginning Friday, May 5 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Special guest for the tour will be announced at a later date. In addition, $1 of every ticket of the tour will go towards the band’s newly launched Fall Out Boy Fund which will support a number of charities in the Chicago area.

Island Records

M A  N   I    A is the follow-up album to the band’s platinum-certified sixth studio album American Beauty/American Psycho, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 upon its January 2015 release.

Check out Fall Out Boy’s upcoming tour dates below… 

FALL OUT BOY – 2017 FALL TOUR

*All dates and venues subject to change

Date

City

Venue

Friday, October 20

Cleveland, OH

Quicken Loans Arena

Saturday, October 21

St. Louis, MO

Scottrade Center

Sunday, October 22

St. Paul, MN

Xcel Energy Center

Tuesday, October 24

Detroit, MI

Little Caesars Arena

Wednesday, October 25

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre

Friday, October 27

Boston, MA

TD Garden

Saturday, October 28

Brooklyn, NY

Barclays Center

Sunday, October 29

Philadelphia, PA

Wells Fargo Center

Thursday, November 2

Fairfax, VA

EagleBank Arena

Friday, November 3

Charlotte, NC

Spectrum Center

Saturday, November 4

Atlanta, GA

Philips Arena

Sunday, November 5

Tampa, FL

Amalie Arena

Tuesday, November 7

Houston, TX

Toyota Center

Wednesday, November 8

Dallas, TX

American Airlines Center

Friday, November 10

Denver, CO

Pepsi Center

Sunday, November 12

Seattle, WA

KeyArena

Tuesday, November 14

Oakland, CA

Oracle Arena

Wednesday, November 15

San Diego, CA

Viejas Arena

Friday, November 17

Inglewood, CA

The Forum

Saturday, November 18

Phoenix, AZ

Talking Stick Resort Arena

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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