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Posted: September 19, 2013
Fall Out Boy is back and better than ever in 2013, and so is singer/guitarist Patrick Stump’s signature Gretsch guitar model, the G5135CVT-PS Stump-O-Matic Patrick Vaughn Stump Signature Electromatic® CVT, as seen (and heard) below.
In this video clip, Stump himself gives you a guided tour of the guitar, which now features a white finish with gray “competition” stripes for a cleanly elegant look with a dash of attitude. In a variety of styles, he gets a variety of sounds from its tonally versatile three-pickup design with special electronics—going from crushing full-on distortion one minute to sharply clean funk-style rhythm tone the next, and even convincingly rich acoustic-like tone, too. And watch as he “plays” the kill switch …
Posted: September 5, 2013
Fall Out Boy definitely gave the fans what they wanted at their Reading Festival set, rolling through several of their greatest hits, such as “Sugar, We’re Going Down” and “This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race.”
In addition, Fall Out Boy touched on two of their popular new songs, “The Phoenix” and “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light ‘Em Up),” which come off their recently-released album Save Rock and Roll.
Check out Fall Out Boy playing “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark” below and visit the band’s official Facebook page to find upcoming tour dates.
Posted: July 26, 2013
From their latest album Save Rock and Roll, Fall Out Boy pulled out their two most recent singles – “The Phoenix” and “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up).” The quartet also played “Sugar, We’re Going Down” and did an interview with Today.
Tags: Fall Out Boy, Gretsch Stump-O-Matic, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark, Patrick Stump, Save Rock and Roll, Sugar We're Going Down, The Phoenix, Today
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Posted: July 17, 2013
Fall Out Boy superfan Cordia Jester, who founded the music blog Hit It Off Media, has a special tattoo in the works.
Posting the photo above on Instagram, Jester is close to finishing a tribute to Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump and his signature Gretsch Stump-O-Matic Electromatic CVT.
When contacted about the custom ink, Jester explained her devotion to the band and to Stump.
“My tattoo was actually initially thought of during ‘Save Rock and Roll’ on their most recent tour,” she wrote. ”I broke into tears during their set, and afterwards while waiting for Patrick to come sign, I just kept thinking of the one line, and it sounded like the perfect tattoo.
“The words mean so much to me. I’ve been immersed in music and the music business my entire life, and it is my dream to do something great within the music industry. Saving rock and roll to me is very real. I chose the Stump-O-Matic because it’s such a simple, and sleek guitar, and it’s recognized as Patrick’s guitar. Fall Out Boy was the first large concert I ever went to, and when I was 11 I had this crazy obsession with Patrick. I stuck with him through the whole hiatus.
“He inspires me. He has an amazing way with words. He’s truly a person to look up to and aspire to be like; not to mention his voice is like butter. I knew I wanted a guitar behind the lyrics, and it had to be his. It wouldn’t be right if it wasn’t.”
Check out progress of the tattoo via Jester’s Instagram account here.
Posted: May 11, 2013
The quartet played their latest single “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up),” with singer Patrick Stump clutching a white version of his signature Gretsch Stump-O-Matic Electromatic CVT guitars.