Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Andrew Hurley, Joe Trohman
Multi-platinum selling artists Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa announced today their 40+ city Boys of Zummer co-headlining tour in support of their respective hit albums American Beauty/American Psycho and Blacc Hollywood. The summer tour will kick off on Wednesday, June 10 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ, and continue through cities including Chicago, Toronto, Nashville, St. Louis, Atlanta, Dallas and Las Vegas before concluding at Los Angeles famed Hollywood Bowl on Monday, Aug. 10. American rapper, singer and hip hop artist Hoodie Allen will serve as special guest on the tour.
Citi® cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, January 21 at 10 a.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. General tickets for select cities will be available at www.livenation.com beginning Friday, January 23 at 10 a.m. local.
American Beauty/American Psycho is Fall Out Boys sixth studio album, set for release on January 20 on Island Records & DCD2 Records. The records first single Centuries was certified platinum and served as the theme for the first ever College Football Championship on Jan. 12. The song is now Top 15 on the Pop charts after going Top 10 at Modern Rock and has been streamed more than 60 million times between YouTube and Spotify alone. The band most recently performed the track at the 41st Annual Peoples Choice Awards. Prior to American Beauty/American Psychos release, tracks Irresistible and Uma Thurman went straight to #1 on iTunes The Kids Arent Alright, and American Beauty/American Psycho also both hit the iTunes Top 10 when made available with the albums pre-order.
The album is the follow-up record to the bands gold-certified fifth studio album Save Rock and Roll, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on iTunes in 27 countries upon its April 2012 release. American Beauty/American Psycho is available for pre-order now on the bands Webstore and iTunes.
Hailing from Chicago, Grammy-nominated Fall Out Boy Patrick Stump (vocals/guitar), Pete Wentz (bass), Joe Trohman (guitar) and Andy Hurley (drums)has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone and other prestigious publications. They have performed on Saturday Night Live, The Today Show, Americas Got Talent, The Voice, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live and many more. More information can be found at www.falloutboy.com.
Multi-platinum selling recording artist Wiz Khalifa burst on the scene with mainstream success with the release of his first major label debut, Rolling Papers, in March 2011, which spawned the hugely successful hits Black and Yellow, Roll Up and No Sleep. He has earned a career total of seven Grammy nominations, including this years nods for Best Rap Song (We Dem Boyz) and Best Rap Album (BLACC HOLLYWOOD). Other nominated tracks include the chart-topping Black and Yellow, 2012s RIAA platinum-certified Remember You (Feat. The Weeknd), 2011s Young, Wild & Free (Feat. Bruno Mars), Wizs 3x platinum-certified, top 10 smash partnership with Snoop Dogg (featured on their 2011 collaborative soundtrack, MAC & DEVIN GO TO HIGH SCHOOL), and Maroon 5s 2012 worldwide hit, Payphone (Feat. Wiz Khalifa). Wiz Khalifa recently released his newest album, Blacc Hollywood, which debuted at #1 on Billboards Top 200 album chart.
More than just a music powerhouse, Wiz is also a fashion-forward icon and entrepreneur. His Taylor Gang Ent. label and brand recently united with leading active lifestyle brand Neff for a 26-piece apparel collection. They also launched Freshko, a new lifestyle brand co-created by Sketch, a well-known graphic artist from San Francisco. Additional highlights include partnerships with luxury headwear designer Flat Fitty, RAW® rolling paper (www.rawthentic.com), and Converse. For more information please visit www.wizkhalifa.com.
Fall Out Boy is an American rock band from Wilmette, Illinois, formed in 2001. The band consists of vocalist/guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley. The members originally played in local underground hardcore bands before forming Fall Out Boy. With Pete Wentz as the band's primary lyricist and Patrick Stump as the primary composer, Fall Out Boy broke out of the underground music scene and reached mainstream success with their major label album From Under the Cork Tree. Released in 2005 as the follow-up to their 2003 debut Take This to Your Grave, the album won several awards and achieved double platinum status after selling more than 2.7 million albums in the United States, spawning top ten singles "Sugar, We're Goin Down" and "Dance, Dance".
In 2007, Fall Out Boy released their third album Infinity on High, to major chart success, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 and selling 260,000 copies in its first week, with top five chartings worldwide. It contained the hits "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race" and "Thnks fr th Mmrs". The group released Folie à Deux in 2008 and further evolved their musical palette. The group announced an indefinite hiatus in late 2009, stating that they had not broken up, rather that the members were taking a rest and engaging in various side projects. Stump released a solo album called Soul Punk in 2011, Wentz formed Black Cards, while Hurley and Trohman formed The Damned Things and then respectively moved onto With Knives and Enabler. Fall Out Boy was ranked the 93rd Best Artist of the 200010 decade by Billboard. On February 4, 2013, Fall Out Boy announced their comeback with a new album, Save Rock and Roll, as well as a tour and a new single. The album sold 154,000 units in its first week to become the band's second No. 1 album, with the top 15 lead single "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)" preceding it.
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