LIVE: Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy brought their massive modern rock hits through Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista on Aug. 8.

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Fall Out Boy brought their Boys of Zummer tour through Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Aug. 8.
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As expected, the show was an audio -- and visual -- extravaganza.
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The band has been a fixture on the modern rock landscape ever since they started out in 2001.
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The band originally hails from Wilmette, Illinois -- a suburb of Chicago.
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Fall Out Boy currently consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman (pictured), and drummer Andy Hurley.
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The band originated from Chicago's hardcore punk scene, with which Wentz (pictured) was heavily involved.
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The group was formed by Wentz and Trohman as a pop punk side project of their respective hardcore bands, and Stump (pictured) joined shortly thereafter.
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With Wentz as the band's lyricist and Stump as the primary composer, the band's 2005 major-label breakthrough, "From Under the Cork Tree," produced two hit singles, "Sugar, We're Goin Down" and "Dance, Dance."
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The album went double platinum, transforming the group into superstars and making Wentz a celebrity and tabloid fixture.
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Fall Out Boy received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2006 Grammy Awards.
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Their 2007 follow-up, "Infinity on High," landed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 260,000 first-week sales.
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"Folie à Deux," the band's fourth album, created a mixed response from fans and commercially undersold expectations.
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Following the release of "Believers Never Die: Greatest Hits," the band took a hiatus from 2009 to 2012 to "decompress," exploring various side projects.
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They regrouped and recorded "Save Rock and Roll" in 2013, which gave the band their second career No. 1 and produced the triple platinum top 20 single "My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)."
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Their sixth studio album, "American Beauty/American Psycho," was preceded by the three-times platinum top 10 hit, "Centuries." The album peaked at No. 1, making it the group's third album to do so.
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While Fall Out Boy's music has been typically described as pop punk and pop rock, the band were generally seen in the mid-2000s at the forefront of the "emo pop" explosion.
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Their debut album, "Take This to Your Grave," has often been cited as an influential blueprint for pop-punk music in the 2000s.
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