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Fall Out Boy, Paramore rock Jones Beach

Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz performs June

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The Monumentour pairing of Fall Out Boy and Paramore – two of only a handful of rock bands who can power their way onto the pop charts and, more importantly, pop radio – pays tribute to the tradition of massive rock shows, while updating it to create that personal connection younger fans demand.

Fall Out Boy used so much pyro you could feel the heat Saturday night at the back of the sold-out...

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Fall Out Boy joined by Paramore's Hayley Williams at VH1 Super Bowl Blitz concert

Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy performs onstage

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Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz promised there would be surprises at the band’s Brooklyn Bowl show last night, part of VH1’s Super Bowl Blitz concerts leading up to the big game. And the band certainly delivered: Paramore’s Hayley Williams joined them for “Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down,” the show’s mascot Iggy the Penguin body surfed, and San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates showed off his bowling skills.


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Fall Out Boy rocks Barclays Center

Fall Out Boy band members are, from left,

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You can’t name your album (and your tour) “Save Rock and Roll” and not have a plan.

Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz told the capacity crowd at Barclays Center Saturday night that  its plan is to inspire someone in the crowd to join a band that could become the next Green Day or Descendants or, yes, the next Fall Out Boy.

“Rock and roll,” Wentz said, “should be a transformative experience.”


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