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Fall Out Boy’s ‘From Under The Cork Tree’ Turns Ten

Place yourself in a room full of 18 to 20-something-year-olds today and make them listen to this three-second audio clip.

It takes me about a second to recognize the opening to “Sugar, We’re Going Down.” I’d imagine it’s the same for many. Hi-hats and two consecutive muffled kick drum beats are all it takes for a crowd to erupt with excitement in between sets at a rock show. I’ve seen it happen countless times. It’s pretty magical.

Taken from Fall Out Boy’s sophomore full-length record From Under The Cork Tree, “Sugar, We’re Going Down” serves as the …

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COMPLAINT DEPARTMENT: Death to Vinyl Flippers

Welcome to the Complaint Department, a column dedicated to calling out trends in the entertainment industry that bother us.

Have something to complain about? Tweet at us, or email (Subject: COMPLAINT DEPARTMENT) with whatever is on your nerves and we may feature it in a future article!

Times are tough in the world. Everyone seems to be short on cash, and many are trying to find a way to make a quick buck. For some, scalping tickets to sporting events, concerts, and the like has always been a pretty easy science to master. The concept is simple:

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STREAM: Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Original Demo)

If you’ve been on the internet today, you know very well that Fall Out Boy is back. With official confirmation from the band, Fall Out Boy has announced a slew of great news, including a new song, “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up).”  This new song has a lot more synths than previous works, but it definitely has that same Fall Out Boy charm.

But guess what? This song isn’t exactly new. Today we have for you the original demo of the song, and it’s A LOT different than the version that was just …

History Lesson

MUSIC HISTORY CLASS: From Under the Cork Tree

On this day in 2005, emo pop-punk outfit, Fall Out Boy, released either their sophomore record or their third record (depending on your view of 2003’s Evening Out with Your Girlfriend), From Under the Cork Tree. The record was Fall Out Boy’s mainstream breakthrough, thanks to the massive hits “Sugar, We’re Going Down” and “Dance Dance.” The former peaked at number eight and the latter at number nine on the charts. From Under the Cork Tree would go on to sell three million copies worldwide and is certified double-platinum.

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EDITORIAL: The Cure to Growing Older – A Musical Retrospective

When I was in the 6th grade, things were far simpler than they are now. These things were undemanding in most respects, but growing more socially complicated by the day. Middle school was that time in my life when girls became attractive, attitudes changed, friends changed, and growing up truly began. I recognize the growth that began in junior high as a part of who I am. In conjunction with my social growth, came my newfound hunger for music.


I found the cure to growing older and you’re the only place that feels like home…


In my youth, …