Timeline of Bandom (Decaydance+, My Chemical Romance)

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Below is a timeline of developments in the music RPF fandom known as bandslash fandom aka weemo bandom aka Bandom. Not to be confused with the other fandom sometimes known as Bandom or the general phenomenon of bandslash.

Some band canon events are included on this page. For a more detailed canon timeline, see the Ultimate Cross-Bandom Timeline.

2001

Fall Out Boy forms.

My Chemical Romance forms.

The Used forms.

2002

2003

The Academy Is... forms.

Gym Class Heroes is signed to Fueled By Ramen.

2004

Panic! at the Disco forms.

2005

The Immortality Project, an MCR fansite, appears circa 2005.

The Hush Sound is signed to Decaydance.

2006

Cobra Starship forms.

2007

The Cab is signed to Decaydance.

2008

2009

FOB announces a hiatus.

2010

2011

Fall Out Boy Song Title Meme begins on Tumblr.

2012

Twenty One Pilots is signed to Fueled By Ramen.

2013

  • February 4: FOB announce they are getting back together; fandom rejoices.
  • March 22: MCR breaks up; fandom cries forever.
  • April 12: FOB's fifth album, Save Rock and Roll, is released.
  • September: bandom_holidays dreamwidth community is created, with the first gift exchange to go live in December.
  • October 8: PATD's fourth album, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, is released. Only album for which Dallon Weekes is an official member.

2014

2015

  • January 16: FOB's sixth album, American Beauty/American Psycho, is released.
  • April 2: Spencer Smith announces he is leaving PATD.
  • November 10: Cobra Starship breaks up.

2016

  • January 15: PATD's fifth album, Death of a Bachelor, is released. Brendon Urie is the only remaining member.
  • July: Warner Bros releases a cryptic short video for MCR, and fandom flips out for a day until they release a followup statement clarifying that the band isn't getting back together.[9] The Black Parade is re-released instead.

2017

References

  1. i_amclandestine. panic at the disco are such sellouts, 15 Mar 2005. Wayback Machine archived page of ljtop's archive of Ryan Ross's LJ post
  2. There was a debate in mcrsecrets whether stfugerard was actually a fan community or not. secrets post no.14: mcrsecrets, Archived version, February 2, 2006.
  3. archived
  4. untitled ohnotheydidnt post, Archived version, 17 May 2006.
  5. various questions..., Archived version, comment by belladonnalin in a bandfandom_ref post, Jan. 5th, 2008.
  6. untitled damnyouwentz post, Archived version, 2006-05-17.
  7. The comm was deleted by April 2008[1][2], and someone started bandomsecrets2 to replace it, but bandomsecrets2 had only 4 posts and 170 comments. (accessed 13 May 2018)
  8. popoffacork - Profile, Archived version
  9. nofunclvb. and there you have it, Archived version, posted to tumblr, 21 July 2016.
  10. instagram post by dallonweekes, 27 December 2017