Fall Out Boy coming to Pittsburgh; tickets on sale Feb 9

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PITTSBURGH - PromoWest North Shore announced Monday that tickets for the May 21 Fall Out Boy comeback tour at Stage AE will go on sale Feb. 9.

Fall Out Boy is a pop punk band from Illinois who formed in 2001. 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 achieved mainstream success with their major label album From Under the Cork Tree, which won several awards and achieved double platinum status. The album contained the 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 have not broken up, but rather the members were taking a rest and engaging in various side projects. Their current comeback coincides with a new album, Save Rock and Roll, as well as a tour. Don’t miss Fall Out Boy May 21 at Stage AE!

 Tickets will go on sale February 9 at all Ticketmaster locations.