Fall Out Boy were front-and-centre of the emo scene of the mid-2000s, gaining a devoted following with their infectious brand of pop-punk. After a tumultuous decade, the band are now stronger than ever and winning new fans across the globe.Formed in 2001, Fall Out Boy were regarded as the 'next big thing' by critics who praised their ability to entertain audiences with energetic performances and an appealing melody. Their debut Take This to Your Grave was cited as a framework of pop-punk music and they achieved worldwide fame as the emo scene exploded.However, after a stream of hits, internal fighting, health issues and the eventual backlash against the emo scene threatened to destroy the band, leading to a temporary hiatus.Confounding the critics, they came back stronger, with a new sound and an even wider fanbase. Their latest album American Beauty/American Psycho, released in 2015, has sold over 1 million units in the US and their worldwide merchandise sales are enormous. They remain a huge commercial force.This is the first biography on the band and an in-depth account of their story, from its beginnings in Chicago, to worldwide fame, addictions and disillusionment with the music industry to their recent resurgence.