Fall Out Boy Sets Guinness Record with 72 Radio Interviews

By | October 31, 2008 at 9:00 PM

Fall Out Boy announced today that they believe they set the Guinness World Record for the Most Interviews On Radio In a 24 Hour Period By A Pair of Two (final certification to come from Guinness World Records after receiving documentation) with 72 radio interviews.

Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump set Guinness RecordPete Wentz and Patrick Vaughn Stump took over the radio airwaves on Halloween, starting at 3:00am, at Premiere Studios in Los Angeles to set the new record. The previous Guinness World Record for the Most Interviews On Radio In a 24 Hour Period By A Pair of Two was 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 are MTV’s 52/52 Choose or Lose Artist The Week through November 4, giving them the equivalent of over 11 hrs of on-air promotion this 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.

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