Fall Out Boy Fall

(punkbands) I normally don't like the way MTV handles news about it's top artists, but their tongue in cheek story about Fall Out Boy's "secret" club gig in NYC deserves a mention. Not only do the following quotes speak volumes about the music channel itself but also how underground music has become a major selling tool for a fashion and trend obsessed mainstream.

...by the time Fall Out took the tiny stage at the Knitting Factory on Friday, the excitement in the crowd was palpable (and the preteen screeches ear-splitting). Each and every raccoon-eyed girl and angular-haired guy in the audience believed that they were part of something underground, something that the cheerleaders and jocks had no idea was happening.... About the only un-slick, unscripted moment came at set's end, as Wentz climbed to the Knitting Factory's upper balcony and prepared to take a plunge into the waiting arms of the crowd. The only problem was the crowd didn't quite seem to know what to do, and as Wentz leapt, fans only sort of caught him, and he went "down, down" (hard) to the concrete floor... [see full story for more] - Click here for the Full Story

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