Pete Wentz Confirms Fall Out Boy Break-Up

Pete Wentz revealed that he won't be having an association with Fall Out Boy anymore and that the band is likely finished.

Pete Wentz Confirms Fall Out Boy Break-Up
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Although the group is said to be on a break, bassist Pete Wentz revealed through a social networking site that he won't be having an association with Fall Out Boy anymore and that the band is likely finished. Through his Twitter account, Wentz engaged in a conversation with fans about Fall Out Boy and revealed his thoughts on the band's status. "Don't you get it? A hiatus is forever until you get lonely or old. I don't plan on either," he wrote. "I can't imagine playing in FOB again. Something would have to change in my head or my heart ... not my wallet." Wentz went on about the group's situation and stated they may continue on without him and that he takes blame for the break-up. After posting a few odd posts on his blog about the apparent hiatus, the bassist went on to release the following statements discussing his opinions on the matter. "I don't know the future of Fall Out Boy. It's embarrassing to say one thing and then have the future dictate another. As far as I know Fall Out Boy is on break (no one wants to say the 'H' word,)" he wrote. "As much as I don't have a solo project, I also can't predict that I'd ever play in Fall Out Boy again, not due to personal relationships as much as (that as) a band we grew apart" Find out more about what Wentz has to say about his position Fall Out Boy at MTV News.

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    trey039
    all that needs to happen now is a SOAD reunion. then the music world will be just fine.
    Mordatuned
    this dude is just a god damn drama queen...can't say i give 2 sh!t$ about this
    barfrog
    GeekInThePink wrote: I loved them when I was 14
    And that sums everything up nicely...
    BrokenDstring
    I saw this headline and I knew that I would have to scroll down for a solid minute before I could comment. I finally got to the bottom, and now I have nothing to say.. That Zelda comment was awesome btw.
    zapatista89
    you know the music from zelda that plays when you open a chest? that played in my head reading that headline.
    link no1
    "Don't you get it? A hiatus is forever until you get lonely or old. I don't plan on either,"
    This sounds so arrogant and as though he is calling his fans stupid. which alot of them are granted, but you shouldnt say that to the people who got ya rich. and to be honest, i did like falloutboy, but after the last album i couldnt care less, they have just gone down hill and now reached rock bottem since 'take this to your grave'
    fissh
    HH_Emo_666 wrote: many people say that FOB is nothing without Pete. As much as I would like to say that FOB doesn't need him. They actually do. He's the one who writes all the catchy lyrics. I'm pretty sure Patrick could write some good lyrics to go with his amazing guitar playing.
    Their lyrics aren't catchy, they are absolutely rubbish, half of them make very little sense. And "amazing guitar playing"? ...what? Since when did power chords and terrible solos count as good playing? On topic: Quite glad to see them go, never really liked their music, pop to the extreme. And I agree Pete seems to be a dick to his fans .... oh wait! That's because he is an arrogant dick
    Lion_Slicer
    Guy101 wrote: I love how so many people 'hate' Fall Out Boy, yet they feel this sudden urge to read every article about them and comment on them. You're a bunch of arrogant idiots who think you listen to 'real' music when really you're just hopping on a bandwagon.
    Well, I wasn't going to comment, but I don't think you have a valid point there. I clicked because I don't want them to make music anymore, and wanted to make sure UG wasn't pulling off one of its all-too-common deceptive headlines. And there was no bandwagon when I first head Fall Out Boy--a lot of my friends kept going, "listen to this new band, they're really catchy!" (as if catchy=good) and I said, "no you guys, they're whiny, annoying, and talentless." That was my first impression--I've never heard anything to change it, so I haven't, though I'm not going to bash others for thinking otherwise as you seem pretty quick to do.
    columbianneckti
    SumFX wrote: oh well, FOB were good. and i dunno why metalheads are saying "thank god" cuz alot of there douchey fans listen to fag metal as well, so now you have to put up with them at gigs. Punk rules, suck it.
    yeah um, they weren't punk man, the were pop rock
    GeekInThePink
    barfrog wrote: GeekInThePink wrote: I loved them when I was 14 And that sums everything up nicely...
    You should have tried reading a little more of my comment before quoting it. Punk or not, I like Fall Out Boy.
    NewsoftheWorld
    Yes,I predicted this!!!I knew this new decade would bring us wonders. That being said,I have faith that FOB can GROW UP to be different band this decade if they wish.
    bi-ah!
    columbianneckti wrote: SumFX wrote: oh well, FOB were good. and i dunno why metalheads are saying "thank god" cuz alot of there douchey fans listen to fag metal as well, so now you have to put up with them at gigs. Punk rules, suck it. yeah um, they weren't punk man, the were pop rock
    LOL punk is the sex pistols. punk is the clash. punk is not falloutboy.
    vic4123
    No I'm not jokng dude, I really like this band, call me anything you want ,
    psorgatz wrote: vic4123 wrote: PUNK IS NOT DEAD, AND FALL OUT BOY IS STILL ALIVE NO MATTER WHAT. MUSIC WILL LIVE FOREVER, PUNK OR METAL, ANY TYPE OF MUSICA WILL NEVER DIE , SO DONT FIGHT OVER WHICH GENRE IS THE BEST IN MUSIC, WE ALL GOT OUR OWN TASTE.....FALL OUT BOY ARE ONE OF MY GREATEST INSPIRATIONS IN MUSIC< THEY SHOWED ME HOW TO BE UNIQUE IN MUSIC, and to CHOOSE MUSIC AS A FUTURE I hope you are joking....
    ReiverOfSouls
    Vortis wrote: zapatista89 wrote: you know the music from zelda that plays when you open a chest? that played in my head reading that headline. lmao.
    I hear the Final Fantasy victory music myself...
    GenerationKILL
    Hilarious, i love how most of you guys are like "its about time" as though fallout boy has personally effected your narrow minded life so much. Im not a fan of fallout boy, but im not the type of greasy wannabe metalhead whos trying to play children of bodom songs on my guitar to be stupid enough to act like they were cramping my lame, predictable style.
    [travis]
    syke5 wrote: Jack Darkley wrote: Party at my place! We'll play some Slayer and Armored Saint in celebration! i am there dude!
    I'll call the stripper.
    link no1
    IIIsoviaIII wrote: I'm glad this scene is finally dying. Notice you don't hear anything about MCR, Sum 41, Pennywise. Even Blink 182 aren't even as big as they used to be.
    *facepalm* blink-182 only dropped in fame because they have been on hiatus for quite a while. it happens with alot of bands. Even bands like Pantera arnt as popular after the band stopped (i dont know how to describe it with pantera), and TBH, i would much prefer a Blink reunion than a SOAD one, SOAD really annoyed me and Sum 41 is not exactly a band to compare to MCR, FOB or Blink, as sum41 did do quite a varied amount of songs with some truley awesome guitar parts. They also changed there style alot more each album. If they are the same as these bands, then they are the most talented of them aswell
    hriday_hazarika
    Punky_Joe wrote:whiney-emo-core would probably work.
    *facepalm* Man, I'll never understand why people lump every other band with "emo".
    Ktool The Girth
    ryknow9876 wrote: Also gnfnrs...Not to mention the same four-chord progressions that plague almost every punk song. As for metal drummers, I'll agree with you. Most of them are just fast at the feet with a simple crash, snare beat. Since I'm not a metalhead, don't label me that. I listen to EVERYTHING, as long as they have a descent drummer, and a badass guitar player. For example, I want to see you name a single punk song that has better drums and guitars then, oh lets say "Collapse" by Saosin. Sure, the vocals sound like a whiny pussy, but I focus on the music aspect...which in my opinion, is what makes a great band.
    Sorrow, New Dark Ages - Both Bad Religion.
    aussieboy
    wow theres a lot of comments on here, just shows how importand this band is then hey? if u came on here just and read an article about a band u hate so much, i see that as a backhanded compliment to the band, fair enough, hate the band, doesnt mean ur right, everyones got there taste in music. i dont see why theyre so hated personally, theres alot worse out there imo. i like fall out boy, im glad i got to see them live before this
    Porco51
    lunetico wrote: The only thing that could top this would be justin beiber getting hit by an semi
    AMAZEING!!!!! AMAZEING!!!!!
    sprkidjar
    RaDiOhEaDfAn121 wrote: sprkidjar wrote: ITT: angry bitter people who have never heard more than 1 fall out boy song, who are also upset that a group of kids who may or may not have less guitar playing skills than they became famous, while the bitter people themselves are sitting in a chair creeping on UG. also, people who think you have to jerk off your guitar to be considered a good band. the demand for complicated intricate guitar playing is in the tiny tiny tiny tiny minority of music listeners, and they just can't accept the fact that other listener's opinions are equally as valid as their own elitist biased opinions. just my two cents. Okay I was a fan of Fall Out Boy at one point. Heck I even owned two of their albums. Until in college I was exposed to different music and then realized how much Fall Out Boy sucks. Seriously people must be brainwashed to listen to this crap. just my two cents
    see i was the total opposite, (im not arguing im just striking up conversation), i hated fall out boy all through out high school and had very ignorant elitist opinions about music, and now that i'm in college, i've settled down and broadened my range and became more tolerant, and i started listening to them and realized that they actually write decent songs.
    RaDiOhEaDfAn121
    sprkidjar wrote: ITT: angry bitter people who have never heard more than 1 fall out boy song, who are also upset that a group of kids who may or may not have less guitar playing skills than they became famous, while the bitter people themselves are sitting in a chair creeping on UG. also, people who think you have to jerk off your guitar to be considered a good band. the demand for complicated intricate guitar playing is in the tiny tiny tiny tiny minority of music listeners, and they just can't accept the fact that other listener's opinions are equally as valid as their own elitist biased opinions. just my two cents.
    Okay I was a fan of Fall Out Boy at one point. Heck I even owned two of their albums. Until in college I was exposed to different music and then realized how much Fall Out Boy sucks. Seriously people must be brainwashed to listen to this crap. just my two cents
    RaDiOhEaDfAn121
    zapatista89 wrote: you know the music from zelda that plays when you open a chest? that played in my head reading that headline.
    YES! I know what you mean. This may mean that Fall Out Boy will be on the road to break up and this will be one of the greatest things that has happened in the past ten years. Fall Out Boy fans let this soak into your thick skulls FALL OUT BOY SUCKS!
    Kevy Absolution
    axemanchris wrote:It's about preserving an atmosphere of maturity, decency and respect. You're totally allowed to state your opinion, but be constructive about it. "FOB sucks balls" or whatever only serves to incite flaming back and creates a negative atmosphere. You don't like them? Fine. Tell us what's wrong with them, in your opinion, but be mature and respectful about it. That's all.
    You'll never get that. It's just "der because they dont have enough distortion and aren't hardcore enough" or "der their lyrics are too gay". Nobody will ever admit that there's no reason to the flaming.
    b4t3man
    What's the big deal? If none of you liked them, you obviously didn't listen to them so why is their breaking up necessarily a good thing? No one forced you to listen to their music, please get over yourselves.