Wentz Quits Fall Out Boy
2010-02-03 by doug | 57 Comments

Fall Out Boy bassist and chief songwriter Pete Wentz has indicated on Twitter that he will likely not return to the band.

In a lengthy Q&A session with fans, Wentz discussed the band's future with fans, stating "Don't you get it? A hiatus is forever until you get lonely or old. I don't plan on either. I can't imagine playing in FOB again. Something would have to change in my head or my heart ... not my wallet."

Wentz also stated that Fall Out Boy may continue with out him: "I don't know the future of Fall Out Boy. It's embarrassing to say one thing and then have the future dictate another. As far as I know Fall Out Boy is on break (no one wants to say the 'H' word.)

"As much as I don't have a solo project, I also can't predict that I'd ever play in Fall Out Boy again, not due to personal relationships as much as (that as) a band we grew apart."


Wentz being Wentz, he is likely to reverse this decision in approximately eight minutes.

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Douglas
February 3rd 2010

8984 Comments


All 13 yr old girls will cry.

ThePalaceOfWisdom
February 3rd 2010

1134 Comments


they'll be back in 2 years time.

Comatorium.
February 3rd 2010

4008 Comments


christ who cares what the fuck wentz has to say

dylantheairplane
February 3rd 2010

2149 Comments


way to make himself sound like a douche

DiceMan
February 3rd 2010

7068 Comments


Wow. Jus' wow.

TheNewWhack
February 3rd 2010

1472 Comments


After his guest appearance on the latest ETID album, I bet he wants to get back into metal... Roots.

He's still a fag, either way.

Comatorium.
February 3rd 2010

4008 Comments


does anyone even know what the hell song he was on?

TheSpirit
February 3rd 2010

16662 Comments


He's really not that bad. Take This To Your Grave was a good album, and Arma Angelus was a decent band back in the day. If he went back to his metalcore roots i wouldn't complain.

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JWT155
February 3rd 2010

9184 Comments


My guess is that he's at the age where he wants to be a respected and appreciated musician and create music that means more then just anthems for 12 year old girls. I give him props and think he has better things ahead of him including his side project with ETID and Anthrax.

TheSpirit
February 3rd 2010

16662 Comments


Thats not him, thats the drummer and guitarist.

theacademy
February 3rd 2010

27694 Comments


lets be honest, he was the least talented musician in the group... his contributions, while not insignificant in the least, were overwhelmingly lyrical...

JWT155
February 3rd 2010

9184 Comments


My bad then, still excited for what happens in that.

Prophet178
February 3rd 2010

6397 Comments


Damn, how are they ever going to find another bassist of his caliber?

theacademy
February 3rd 2010

27694 Comments


lol wentz and stump, the other dudes sound so much more down to earth:

Much like Wentz's proclamation, it would appear that Stump made his announcement without
consulting his bandmates ahead of time. Minutes after the Spin.com interview went live, FOB drummer
Andy Hurley took to his Twitter account, posting, simply, "I quit too." That was followed by a post
from guitarist Joe Trohman on his Twitter account, which read "I just did interviews with Span
Magazine, Rabbling Stone and Blunder about how much quitting I done."


TheSpirit
February 3rd 2010

16662 Comments


They can always borrow Mark Hoppus they've been ripping off his bass-lines since their first album anyway

Comatorium.
February 3rd 2010

4008 Comments


it was buffalo 666 btw... kgb'in that shit up

AnotherBrick
February 3rd 2010

9766 Comments


nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!

TheNewWhack
February 3rd 2010

1472 Comments


@WhereIsMyMind... The general consensus is "After One Quarter Of A Revolution." Apparently, he has a passable voice and an even more passable Va-Jay-Jay.

ant4tbc
February 3rd 2010

373 Comments


ugh my life.

puppycat
February 4th 2010

29 Comments


Damn, how are they ever going to find another bassist of his caliber?

Ahaha.

fatlip27
February 4th 2010

246 Comments


I don't even know how to respond to this.... On the one hand...... but on the other hand........ "Take this to Your Grave" was pretty cool back in the day.......

Jips
February 4th 2010

1127 Comments


meh... i have yet to feel the need to even listen to their latest records, so i cant pretend to care too much...

that being said interesting things may lie in the future...

PeteyThePistol
February 4th 2010

208 Comments


It was After One Quarter of a Revolution and yeah he was pretty good on it, I wouldn't have known it was him if I hadn't read it.

TheyTookOurJobs
February 4th 2010

1318 Comments


cool

Asiatic667
February 4th 2010

4647 Comments


He was a good lyricist, imo.

StrizzMatik
February 4th 2010

3158 Comments


This kinda sucks and rules simultaneously

PirateSquid
February 4th 2010

1881 Comments


I don't see why the fat chicks should care since he's all chubby and Patrick lost weight now.

I personally believe that during the winter seasons, Pete decided to absorb Patrick's fat to stay warm during hibernation.

tinathefatlard
February 4th 2010

1572 Comments


I'm surprised, a lot of people talk about hating him on this site yet hardly anyone rejoices at this news.

hykinix
February 4th 2010

187 Comments


I'm not rejoicing because it's about as significant as the fart I just let rip

Titan50
February 4th 2010

4588 Comments


finally

qwe3
February 4th 2010

21154 Comments


their biggest strength was stump imo

qwe3
February 4th 2010

21154 Comments


nah i dont mind a bit of FOB

Slimjim367
February 4th 2010

512 Comments


he couldve done that a bit smoother

Apollo
February 4th 2010

10083 Comments


this just made my day.

burnafterbreeding
February 4th 2010

1466 Comments


lol

tiesthatbind
February 4th 2010

7360 Comments


Wentz will now be referred to as Bail Out Boy.

natey
February 4th 2010

4170 Comments


REUNION

SLA92
February 4th 2010

61 Comments


Finally.One less sucky band to go

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
February 4th 2010

7762 Comments


Fall Out Boy ain't that bad, Wentz is easily the most useless piece however

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HenchmanOfSanta
February 4th 2010

1656 Comments


What happened to my news article?

drasticaction74
February 4th 2010

1675 Comments


and now, to destroy the Lylat System!

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Douglas
February 4th 2010

8984 Comments


To be honest, I am not caring since we got TTTYG out of them and Cork Tree, which were easily their best releases. They just went downhill, never were going to go back to their roots either since they were enjoying the money.

Nikkolae
February 4th 2010

4391 Comments


so sad to see wentz go balls out on the douche factor with the band that made him someone (as annoying as the bastard is), if fob was to reunite without him they will probably be better off

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R6Rider
February 4th 2010

4071 Comments


last sentence made me lol

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Nikkolae
February 4th 2010

4391 Comments


fixed, i meant better not Even better lol

bloc
February 4th 2010

34499 Comments


Look at that picture, like who is the drummer going to shoot with a couple of drumsticks?

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Nikkolae
February 4th 2010

4391 Comments


brokencyde?

bloc
February 4th 2010

34499 Comments


Brokencyde is bulletproof. Everyone knows that.

Nikkolae
February 4th 2010

4391 Comments


nice way to burst my bubble man : /

cvlts
February 4th 2010

8917 Comments


sad. oh well.

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ohnoestehmusik
February 4th 2010

380 Comments


One might say they've had a bit of a falling out.

iisblackstar
February 4th 2010

431 Comments


how will i go on

lettersandnumbers
February 5th 2010

9 Comments


chief songwriter? all he did was write lyrics. They can go on wihtout him anyway, but not nearly as many fans.

hykinix
February 5th 2010

187 Comments


Lol @ ohnoestehmusik

In other news, this band was never good

seanisonfire
February 7th 2010

20 Comments


Joe and Andy have a new band with Kieth from Everytime I die and Scott & Rob from Anthrax, which if goes good I doubt they'll return! Patrick could easily go and do his own thing, so that leaves Pete, who I think will just focus on... I don't know actually.. lol.

nalec11
April 7th 2010

1 Comments


Forget Pete, all the 12 yr old girls like him, and now patrick is gone to Panic! At the Disco, WHATS HAPPING TO MUSIC NOW-A-DAYS?!?!?!

DeathsThread
March 26th 2013

210 Comments


lol



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