Monday, October 27, 2008

Fall Out Boy to attempt Guinness World Record for most interviews

Multi-platinum Island Records band Fall Out Boy announced today that they are attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the Most Interviews on Radio in a 24 Hour Period by a Pair of Two. Pete Wentz and Patrick Vaughn Stump have teamed up to take over the radio airwaves to as many stations across the fifty states in a span of 24 hours. Their record quest will begin at 3:00am PST on October 31, at Premiere Studios in Los Angeles . The current Guinness World Record for the most radio interviews by a pair of two is currently 57 radio stations in 24 hours (completed in May 2008).

Fall Out Boy will release their third Island album, FOLIE A DEUX on December 16th. The first single is “I Don’t Care” which is gearing up to be a hit at Modern Rock and Pop radio The video debuted on iTunes on September 25 and has been accepted across all music video channels including MTV and Fuse. In addition, Fall Out Boy will be MTV’s 52/52 Choose or Lose Artist The Week of October 26- November 4, giving them the equivalent of over 11 hrs of on-air promotion that week on the channel. Fall Out Boy currently has seven songs, including “I Don’t Care” on iTunes Top 100 Alternative Chart.

Fall Out Boy have built up a loyal following through relentless touring; they have performed over 1200 shows since their inception in 2000. The band’s 2007 release Infinity On High debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and was the follow-up to From Under The Cork Tree, their Island debut of May 2005, which spent 72 weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

Hailing from Chicago, Fall Out Boy – Patrick Vaughn Stump (vocals/guitar), Pete Wentz (bass), Joe Troh­man (guitar), and Andy Hurley (drums) – have appeared on the covers of Rolling Stone, Spin, Blender, and Alternative Press and have performed on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, and more. They have won three MTV Video Music Awards and have received a Grammy nomination as well.

About Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records is the universally recognized authority on record-breaking achievement. First published in 1955, the annual Guinness World Records book is published in more than 100 countries and 25 languages and is one of the highest-selling books under copyright of all time with more than 3 million copies sold annually across the globe. Guinness World Records celebrated its 50th anniversary edition in 2004, a year after the sale of its 100 millionth copy. Guinness World Records also annually publishes the Gamer’s Edition; a records book devoted solely to the world of computer gaming and high score record achievements. The Guinness World Records website ( receives more than 11 million visitors a year. Guinness World Records is part of the Jim Pattison Group, one of Canada’s largest privately owned companies which is a conglomerate of interests, including advertising, broadcasting, grocery stores and automotive retailing

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