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Just In: Fall Out Boy Are Teasing a New Australian Tour Like Its the 2000s Again

You don't post an Aussie flag, a kangaroo emoji and a clip from the Australian episode of 'The Simpsons' on social media if you're not going to follow through — we hope.
By Sarah Ward
August 15, 2023
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By Sarah Ward
August 15, 2023
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Back in 2020, the Hella Mega Tour tour was meant to come to Australia, bringing Green Day, Weezer and and Fall Out Boy our way all on the same bill. Dates were announced, tickets went on sale, but then the pandemic hit, so the event didn't go ahead. Now, three years later and within the space of mere days, both Weezer and Fall Out Boy have either locked in or teased trips Down Under.

Weezer have made everything official, unveiling dates for three shows along the east coast in October. Fall Out Boy, however, are just dropping hints at the time of writing. But you don't post an Aussie flag, a kangaroo emoji and a clip from The Simpsons' Australian episode if you're not going to follow through — we hope.

So far, the above tweet is all that fans have to go on — so watch this space for actual tour details when they're announced.

If you haven't heard the name Fall Out Boy for what seems like ages, the Chicago-formed band weren't just big in the 00s — they reformed in 2013, complete with both new music and new live gigs.

If Pete Wentz, Patrick Stump, Andy Hurley and Joe Trohman do make the trip Down Under sometime soon — adding dates to a tour that's also taking them to Japan this weekend, then to Europe until November — they'll do so of the back of their eighth studio album So Much (for) Stardust, which released in March this year.

And, of course, they'll treating audiences to everything from 'Sugar, We're Goin Down' and 'Dance, Dance' to 'Uma Thurman' from their couple of decades together.

Fall Out Boy haven't announced Australian tour dates yet, but we'll update you if/when they do. Keep an eye on their website and social media in the interim.

Top image: Drew de F Fawkes via Wikimedia Commons.

Published on August 15, 2023 by Sarah Ward
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