Simple Plan Inspired By My Chemical Romance And Fall Out Boy

Simple Plan have admitted that they are inspired by the ambitions of bands like Fall Out Boy, Green Day and My Chemical Romance.

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Simple Plan have admitted that they are inspired by the ambitions of bands like Fall Out Boy, Green Day and My Chemical Romance. Speaking to Gigwise, the Canadian rockers say that although they are not directly influenced by such bands, the three bands' latest records did help shape Simple Plan's eponymous third album. Lead guitarist Jeff Stinco told us: I think that when Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance and Green Day came out with their ambitious records, we weren't necessarily inspired by them musically, but by their desire to push it further and make grand statements. We wanted to find our own way to do this, without copying what they are doing. Elsewhere in the interview, the band also warned fans considering getting a Simple Plan tattoo to think about it thoroughly beforehand. Jeff said: Getting a tattoo of your favourite band is awesome but you need to pick them wisely, and specifically where you are going to have them. Find more at Gigwise.

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    ShootToKill
    I think the point of what he said was that Simple Plan were motivated by Green Day's drive for success, not specifically their musical abilities. I could be wrong but that's how I interpreted it. The reason Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance are so popular is that they play what people want to hear, what's the harm in that? Bickering over their genre doesn't tarnish their success...
    Martindecorum
    MattA7Xfan4Life wrote: Shitty emo band inspirid by shitty emo band and shitty emo band....? well first idk how Green Day, or even Simple Plan were called emo. both were around before that genre was out. secondly, if you listen to MCR's new cd, it is not pop or emo. Musically it is very straight forward rockish, it's actually good.
    emo started in or around late 1990's hense the rise of simple plan plus the rise of guys wanting to shoot simple plan
    ptr362
    Martindecorum wrote: MattA7Xfan4Life wrote: Shitty emo band inspirid by shitty emo band and shitty emo band....? well first idk how Green Day, or even Simple Plan were called emo. both were around before that genre was out. secondly, if you listen to MCR's new cd, it is not pop or emo. Musically it is very straight forward rockish, it's actually good. emo started in or around late 1990's hense the rise of simple plan plus the rise of guys wanting to shoot simple plan
    I use to hear the term "emo" floating about before it was big. mainly around bands like Weezer and i think Rival Schools... I wonder who is considered as the genre's pioneers... you know... kind of like how Korn are widely considered to be the pioneers of Nu-Metal
    kyleblackflag
    SmileOfHavok wrote: That really sucks that Green Day is being clumped in with these bands. Simple Plan, FOB, MCR aren't really good in my opinion. Green Day can make some pretty catchy music. They're way older and more experienced and shouldn't be put in the same group as these bands.
    I KNOW BRO THEY ARE SOOOOO DIFFERENT AND SOOOOO PUNK PUNK WASNT INVENTED TILL 1995 TILL GREEN DAY CAME OUT
    ptr362
    guitarplaya321 wrote: lol damn straight they were "influenced" by green day. Give boulevard of broken dreams a listen and then check out your love is a lie by Simple Plan.
    Lol, i was also gonna point that out as well. i don't really like Green Day, MCR, or Fall Out Boy, but simple plan to me are just awful! good pop music i guess... Keeping in mind that their target audience probably weren't born when Green Day released Boulevard of Broken Dreams! lol
    alex-led-zepp91
    MattA7Xfan4Life wrote: Shitty emo band inspirid by shitty emo band and shitty emo band....? well first idk how Green Day, or even Simple Plan were called emo. both were around before that genre was out. secondly, if you listen to MCR's new cd, it is not pop or emo. Musically it is very straight forward rockish, it's actually good.
    HAHA MCR are not straight forward rock!!!they are....shit,pop,emo,sell outs guitarist is pretty good but i wud gladly sodomize gerard way with his mic stand and proceed to kill him And if i get banned for saying that there will be hell to pay UG *shakes fist at the sky*
    MattA7Xfan4Life
    Shitty emo band inspirid by shitty emo band and shitty emo band....?
    well first idk how Green Day, or even Simple Plan were called emo. both were around before that genre was out. secondly, if you listen to MCR's new cd, it is not pop or emo. Musically it is very straight forward rockish, it's actually good.
    MattA7Xfan4Life
    Shitty emo band inspirid by shitty emo band and shitty emo band....?
    well first idk how Green Day, or even Simple Plan were called emo. both were around before that genre was out. secondly, if you listen to MCR's new cd, it is not pop or emo. Musically it is very straight forward rockish, it's actually good.
    MattA7Xfan4Life
    Shitty emo band inspirid by shitty emo band and shitty emo band....?
    well first idk how Green Day, or even Simple Plan were called emo. both were around before that genre was out. secondly, if you listen to MCR's new cd, it is not pop or emo. Musically it is very straight forward rockish, it's actually good.
    LedRoseShredder
    I KNOW BRO THEY ARE SOOOOO DIFFERENT AND SOOOOO PUNK PUNK WASNT INVENTED TILL 1995 TILL GREEN DAY CAME OUT
    I hope you're joking, because punk was invented by the Sex Pistols, Ramones, Clash, Misfits, and Dead Kennedies and Black Fla..*looks at username* Oh nvm, you know your stuff
    DownWithMars
    MattA7Xfan4Life : Shitty emo band inspirid by shitty emo band and shitty emo band....? none of them r emo, DUMBASSSSS!!!!!
    Dude_Chill
    Chufu wrote: Who cares? Usually when something sounds like Simple Plan or Fallout boy, I have to flush after.
    Okay, I'm a fan of both those bands, but that was seriously funny!
    Artzzz16
    Calm your tits people. I'm not a fan of Simple Plan but it's just a band saying they were influenced by other bands, not necessarily meaning that they are like or better than them. MCR be influenced by Iron Maiden and Queen but that doesn't mean they sound anything like them... At all. What the hell is wrong with all you death-core fans insulting other music styles? Whatever you don't seem to like doesn't make other people's taste in music irrelevant or "gay" (also the homophobic insults make you sound like *******s). You're not exactly obligated to bash anyone or anything who doesn't agree with your taste. Also, Green Day totally turned pop-punk after Uno!, FOB turned alternative and MCR broke the **** up, so literally all of your arguments seem extremely idiotic to me.
    Havenspear
    Only because of that stupid quote. I'm going to go get a Simple Plan tattoo. RIGHT NOW. ON MY FUCKING CHEST!!!
    guitar_freak523
    LedRoseShredder wrote: I KNOW BRO THEY ARE SOOOOO DIFFERENT AND SOOOOO PUNK PUNK WASNT INVENTED TILL 1995 TILL GREEN DAY CAME OUT I hope you're joking, because punk was invented by the Sex Pistols, Ramones, Clash, Misfits, and Dead Kennedies and Black Fla..*looks at username* Oh nvm, you know your stuff
    if you dont know what that guy was saying was sarcasism then...i dont know
    LedRoseShredder
    guitar_freak523 wrote: LedRoseShredder wrote: I KNOW BRO THEY ARE SOOOOO DIFFERENT AND SOOOOO PUNK PUNK WASNT INVENTED TILL 1995 TILL GREEN DAY CAME OUT I hope you're joking, because punk was invented by the Sex Pistols, Ramones, Clash, Misfits, and Dead Kennedies and Black Fla..*looks at username* Oh nvm, you know your stuff if you dont know what that guy was saying was sarcasism then...i dont know
    Why do you think I said Nvm. Besides, I hadnt seen his username or profile before commenting
    stumaster18
    Kenny_NJ wrote: guys, Simple plan is a black/death-core.
    lmao that made me laugh out loud
    therescue06
    Mechanix_ wrote: wtf their having a gay fest? when this happened since when did faggets learn how to play guitar megadeth rules! o and by the way NoLimits_07 ur fagget like them go choke on a dick
    shh. he likes simple plan, you like megadeth. life goes on.
    therescue06
    SmileOfHavok wrote: That really sucks that Green Day is being clumped in with these bands. Simple Plan, FOB, MCR aren't really good in my opinion. Green Day can make some pretty catchy music. They're way older and more experienced and shouldn't be put in the same group as these bands.
    agreed. i just dont like new green day as much as the old. its not that i think they "sold out" its just that i like the old tunes better.
    jplay5
    I like MCR a helluva lot, they don't get as much credit as hey deserve, green day i like somewhat, falloutboy and simple plan, ugh, cant say i enjoy them very much \
    Nick-182
    Getting a tattoo of your favourite band is awesome but you need to pick them wisely, and specifically where you are going to have them. the worst quote ever
    tbarrettl
    guitarplaya321 wrote: lol damn straight they were "influenced" by green day. Give boulevard of broken dreams a listen and then check out your love is a lie by Simple Plan.
    and Oasis's Wonderwall for the vocal style even more than Boulevard.
    SmileOfHavok wrote: That really sucks that Green Day is being clumped in with these bands. Simple Plan, FOB, MCR aren't really good in my opinion. Green Day can make some pretty catchy music. They're way older and more experienced and shouldn't be put in the same group as these bands.
    I am glad I am not alone, despite popularity and a bit of being stale I would more group Green Day with the likes of Bad Religion.
    Chozz
    "Simple Plan have admitted that they are inspired by the ambitions of bands like Fall Out Boy, Green Day and My Chemical Romance." Greenday I sort of understand, not into there latest stuff anymore. But I don't know the ambitions of the other two FoB and MCR! All i see of them at the moment is 'Over-Commercial' pop-distort. I really liked Simple Plan when i was like 12, and getting into heavier stuff, but they sorta grew out after a couple of albums..
    lessthandylan
    SmileOfHavok wrote: That really sucks that Green Day is being clumped in with these bands. Simple Plan, FOB, MCR aren't really good in my opinion. Green Day can make some pretty catchy music. They're way older and more experienced and shouldn't be put in the same group as these bands.
    true story.
    Thin-Lizzy
    SmileOfHavok wrote: That really sucks that Green Day is being clumped in with these bands. Simple Plan, FOB, MCR aren't really good in my opinion. Green Day can make some pretty catchy music. They're way older and more experienced and shouldn't be put in the same group as these bands.
    So? He's just saying they inspire him. He could say Hendrix inspires him, but it wouldn't make them one and the same.
    onthewaytohell
    Simle plans new album is very pop, more so than MCR and FOB. Again, catchy tunes, but very popish. The End is a very good tune though. Maybe a hint of them splitting up by the guy saying not too get a tatoo???. Anyhow, Simple plan are not bad.
    guitarplaya321
    lol damn straight they were "influenced" by green day. Give boulevard of broken dreams a listen and then check out your love is a lie by Simple Plan.
    SmileOfHavok
    That really sucks that Green Day is being clumped in with these bands. Simple Plan, FOB, MCR aren't really good in my opinion. Green Day can make some pretty catchy music. They're way older and more experienced and shouldn't be put in the same group as these bands.
    Chufu
    Who cares? Usually when something sounds like Simple Plan or Fallout boy, I have to flush after.
    dandesmond
    jplay5 wrote: I like MCR a helluva lot, they don't get as much credit as hey deserve \
    What about ALL the airplay they get and the headlining slot at Download 07? Bad quote dude. Meh...Simple Plan are better than My Chem and FOB, but Green Day are awesome!!
    NoLimits_07
    Mechanix_ wrote: wtf their having a gay fest? when this happened since when did faggets learn how to play guitar megadeth rules! o and by the way NoLimits_07 ur fagget like them go choke on a dick
    choke on ur own megadeth dick...i didnt say something bad about u..why r u saying such shit to me...faggot...U like megadeth and I like Simple Plan so F*ck off...
    Mechanix_
    wtf their having a gay fest? when this happened since when did faggets learn how to play guitar megadeth rules! o and by the way NoLimits_07 ur fagget like them go choke on a dick
    sneakydutch
    SmileOfHavok wrote: That really sucks that Green Day is being clumped in with these bands. Simple Plan, FOB, MCR aren't really good in my opinion. Green Day can make some pretty catchy music. They're way older and more experienced and shouldn't be put in the same group as these bands.
    Amen - simple plan has alright music but you cant put them up with Green Day
    NoLimits_07
    Simple Plan Rocks! I like MCR, FOB and GD theyre awesome! I dont care what people say about Simple Plan, they are just doing what they love.