Fall Out Boy
|Name(s):||Fall Out Boy, FOB|
|Scope/Focus:||Core band in Bandom|
|See also:||My Chemical Romance, Panic! at the Disco|
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Fall Out Boy is an American rock band from Wilmette, Illinois, formed in 2001. The band consists of vocalist-rhythm guitarist Patrick Stump, lead guitarist Joe Trohman, bassist Pete Wentz, and drummer Andy Hurley.
Since February 2010, the band has been on indefinite hiatus.
Though there were a few early line-up changes, the band is best known as having the following members.
Pete Wentz (Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III) is the bassist, lyricist, and occasional backing-vocalist of Fall Out Boy. He is credited as creating all of Bandom and is the founder of the Decaydance record label, which began as a subset of FOB's Fueled by Ramen. He was married to Ashlee Simpson until 2011 but is most likely paired with FOB vocalist Patrick Stump in fic. He is also paired with Mikey Way of My Chemical Romance, with whom he became close when the bands toured together on Van's Warped Tour in the summer of 2005; this time period has since been dubbed by fans as "The Summer of Like."
Patrick Stump (born Patrick Stumph) is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and primary song composer for the band. He produces records for a number of the other Bandom bands.
Joe Trohman is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist, and rarely gets paired with anyone, though he and his wife are occasionally background characters in Pete/Patrick fics.
Andy Hurley is the band's drummer and percussionist. Since Fall Out Boy's hiatus he has drummed in the band The Damned Things.
- Though less frequent, Joe/Andy often appears in order to pair up the remaining band members.
- Pete/Mikey, of MCR
- Patrick/Gerard of MCR
- Van days, fic set during the early days of the band's history, when they still toured in a van
- Sixteen Candles 'verse, based on FOB's video "A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More Touch Me"
- Warped Tour 2005, often known as "The Summer of Like"
- Cultverse, created by queenofhell and based on popslash cultverse fics
- fobficfinder - for finding lost fics
- Wikipedia. Unofficial breakup controversy and re-confirmation of indefinite hiatus (2010). (Accessed 1 February 2011.)
- blushandrecover in bandom_ships. Mikey/Pete Manifesto. 2 February 2008. (Accessed 1 February 2011.)
- See, for example, trixiesfic's How to Be a Rock Star, by Patrick M. Stump, Aged Seventeen. 4 December 2007. (Accessed 1 February 2011.)
- siren_mage in bandom_primers. The One With the Vampires. 13 June 2007. (Accessed 1 February 2011.)
- queenofhell. New Cultverse, and a Master List. 16 May 2007. (Accessed 1 February 2011.)
- queenofhell in cultverse. Background and Masterlist. 20 May 2007. (Accessed 1 February 2011.)