1 January

Pick a Day

Timeline : Fall Out Boy

June 5, 1979

Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy is born in Wilmette, Illinois.

May 31, 1980

Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley is born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

April 27, 1984

Patrick Stump, lead singer of Fall Out Boy, is born Patrick Martin Stumph in Evanston, Illinois. He grows up in nearby Glenview.

September 1, 1984

Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman is born in Hollywood, Florida.

May 6, 2003

Fall Out Boy release their debut album, the pop-punk effort Take This To Your Grave.

May 3, 2005

Fall Out Boy release their breakthrough album, From Under the Cork Tree. Debuting at #9 on the albums chart, the sophomore effort is their first to crack the Top 10.

February 6, 2007

Fall Out Boy drift from their pop-punk roots with their third studio album, Infinity On High, by incorporating elements of funk, R&B, and flamenco. The album debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, bolstered by the hit single "This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race."

May 17, 2008

A pregnant Ashlee Simpson marries Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy. The union lasts three years.

November 20, 2008

Newly married Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz (of Fall Out Boy) welcome a baby boy: Bronx Mowgli Wentz.

March 26, 2009

Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy hosts the MTV Australia Awards. His band wins Best Rock Video for "I Don't Care," while Pink's "So What" takes Best Video.

February 8, 2011

Ashlee Simpson files for divorce from Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, citing irreconcilable differences.

February 28, 2012

Fall Out Boy lead singer Patrick Stump makes a blog post titled "We Liked You Better Fat: Confessions of a Pariah" where he writes about hitting a low point with a failed solo album and taunts from audience members. The post prompts FOB bass player Pete Wentz to contact Stump, and they get the band back together, staging a triumphant comeback with their 2013 album Save Rock and Roll and the hit "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)."More

September 29, 2012

Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy marries longtime girlfriend Elisa Yao.

April 12, 2013

Five years after the release of Folie à Deux, Fall Out Boy issue their pop-leaning comeback album, Save Rock and Roll, featuring the hit "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)."

September 20, 2020

Weezer and Fall Out Boy go head to head on Celebrity Family Feud, with FOB coming out on top.

Back to Timelines

©2022 Songfacts®, LLC