Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy has apologized for the t-shirt he wore on the upcoming Victoria's Secret Fashion Show shoot. The shirt in question, which Hurley was dressed in by the show's costume department, featured the Japanese rising sun flag -- the flag was used by the Japanese in "the conquest and occupation of East Asia and during the war in the Pacific, it is considered offensive in South Korea and China where it is considered to be associated with Japanese militarism and imperialism." Andy posted on his Twitter account: "I take responsibility for wearing something so offensive. I’ll be sure to personally review costumes in advance in the future."
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You can listen to a new Fall Out Boy song titled "Love, Sex, Death," at Rolling Stone. It's off the band's upcoming album, Pax Am Days. It's an eight song album that was recorded with Ryan Adams. The record will be available digitally and on a limited-edition Save Rock & Roll double disc reissue on October 15th, and is available for pre-order on iTunes. The band also announced a fall European tour as well as a special Pax•Am Black Friday Chicago Show benefitting the GRAMMY Foundation on November 29th at the Metro in Chicago, IL (tickets on sale October 5th at 12 PM).
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Fall Out Boyannounced they'd be giving more information about the release of the sessions recorded with Ryan Adams on Monday. But, this is the internet, and once shit hits Walmart or Amazon the cat is kinda out of the bag. The information from the online retailers says there will be a physical two disc edition of Save Rock and Roll (Pax Am Edition) that will contain the newly recorded songs on October 15th. According to another reputable source, I've heard there may be a digital release earlier -- around October 8th.
I think it was an exercise, but I do think it’s definitely the antithesis of Save Rock and Roll. Kids can say whatever, like, “Oh, where’s the guitars if you’re gonna call it Save Rock and Roll?” And there was a part of us that really wanted to withhold that. Rock and Roll needs to be challenged right now. The most Rock and Roll thing you could do is do what, like, Skrillex is doing right now. It felt good to get in there and make some noise that was what people would have thought of as standard “Rock and Roll.”
Starting tomorrow, Thursday, August 1st at Noon EDT, Overcast Kids will have access to purchase a specially priced and limited Meet & Greet Ticketless Bundle. These bundles are available for each date of the Save Rock and Roll Fall Arena Tour 2013 and they will only be available via the Fall Out Boy packages page. These packages will be available exclusively to OCK through Monday, August 5th at Noon EDT when, pending sellout, they will open to...
Now, Pete Wentz reveals to Rolling Stone they recorded "eight or nine" songs over two marathon nights, with Adams directing the sessions. "It was punk rock – the stuff that makes you want to kick the shit out of your bedroom at your parents' house," says Wentz. "It's impossible to deny the spirit of what was happening there." The session came together through Butch Walker, their mutual friend and collaborator. Wentz says he was thrilled with working with Adams: "I used to like listen to his stuff growing up!"
"A couple of days later, I was talking to Patrick, and I had already prepared a list of stipulations for me to do the band again, and before I could even say them, he already had my list in his head. He kind of disarmed me. After a very long phone call – I kept looking at the phone, which was edging on the three-hour mark – I was like, 'Yeah, I'm in. Let's do it.' And then I started writing heavily after I hung up."