Premier Guitar recently caught up with the guys in Fall Out Boy during a tour stop just outside of Nashville, and frontman Patrick Stump walked them through all his gear, including his signature Stump-O-Matic guitar.
“When I had this designed, I really was going for something that was a Swiss Army knife,” Stump said. ”I wanted something that could accomplish everything. I have a big collection of vintage guitars, and it’s really fun to play around with them, but on stage, on a tour, I want something that is consistent and easy.”
Learn more about what Stump plays live in the video below.
Since February 2013, Fall Out Boy has been releasing one music video at a time in support of Save Rock and Roll as part of an ongoing series titled The Young Blood Chronicles.
The Chronicles, which featured appearances from album collaborators Courtney Love, Big Sean and Foxes, as well as cameos from 2 Chainz and Tommy Lee, tell the story of a famous band that goes to Hell and back, wrestling with fame, fortune, drugs and zombie strippers along the way.
The band unveiled the final two chapters of their epic music video series Wednesday night with vignettes for “Miss Missing You” and “Save Rock and Roll,” the latter of which stars Elton John.
Watch the videos below, which feature singer Patrick Stump on his signature Gretsch Stump-O-Matic and guitarist Joe Trohman rocking a Gretsch White Falcon.
As their album Save Rock and Roll continues to burn up the radio waves, Fall Out Boy was recently featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they tore through two of their new tracks.
Check out the guys igniting the audience with ”Alone Together” and “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light ‘Em Up)” in the clips below and visit Fall Out Boy’s official website for more information.
Fall Out Boy was recently featured on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and the Today show, where they played a few of their new hits and an old classic.
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.
Watch both of Fall Out Boy’s appearances in the clips after the jump and visit their official website to check out their remaining 2013 tour dates. (more…)
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.