Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy (commonly abbreviated as FOB) is an American band from Wilmette, Illinois, that was formed in 2001.
The band consists of Patrick Stump (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and primary composer), Pete Wentz (bass guitar, backup vocals, and primary lyricist), Joe Trohman (lead guitar), and Andy Hurley (drums).
Fall Out Boy has won several awards for its major label debut album From Under the Cork Tree. On May 3, 2005, Fall Out Boy released their major label debut, From Under the Cork Tree, which debuted on the Billboard 200 at #9, selling over 68,000 copies in its first week. The album achieved double platinum status and has sold over 2.5 million albums in the US alone.
Released in 2005, the album has achieved double platinum status after selling more than 2.5 million albums in the United States alone. In support of the album, Fall Out Boy headlined tours in 2005 and 2006 in the U.S., Canada, Japan, and Europe.
In February 2007, the band released Infinity on High to major chart success, reaching #1 on the Billboard 200 and selling 260,000 copies in its first week. The lead single, "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race", reached #1 on the Pop 100 and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
To promote the album, the band performed at the Live Earth concerts July 7, headlined the Honda Civic Tour through mid-2007, and the band is scheduled to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards on September 9.