Co-founder and lead guitarist of Fall Out Boy Joe Troman has announced that he will be temporarily leaving the band to focus on his mental health and well-being.
Troman took to the Grammy-nominated band’s social media on Wednesday night (January 18) to share the news of his departure with fans through a lengthy statement that began with “Notes from Joe.”
Troman told Fall Out Boy’s social media, “Without going into all the details, I have to reveal that my mental health has deteriorated rapidly over the last few years. To do so, I’m unfortunately taking a break from work that involves casting spells away from Fall Out Boy.”
He kept fans informed that his departure was temporary and that he would be back in the future, but now he has to focus on himself.
“It’s so hard to make this decision, especially when we’re releasing a new album that fills me with great pride (a sin I’m most proud of),” said the new album, which was just announced. mention about So Match (Four) Stardust“So the question remains: Will I return to the fold? Absolutely, one hundred percent. In the meantime I have to recover. That means taking care of myself and my mental health.” It means thinking first, and I thank everyone, including my bandmates and family, for understanding and respecting this difficult but necessary decision.”
The longtime Fall Out Boy guitarist concluded:
Troman has previously spoken out about his mental health in his memoir. none of this rock, which he released on September 13, 2022. In his memoir, Troman details everything from his suicide attempt to the death of his mother to the tragedy of his father who supported him, anti-Semitism and, of course, Fall Out Boy.
“I have a severe mental illness and can’t see myself as someone who ‘rocks’,” Troman previously said. varietyAt the time, he told the outlet that the title was perfect because the term “rockstar” “makes you want to spit in your mouth.”
Joe Troman is the lead guitarist and co-founder of Fall Out Boy, and has been with the band since its formation in the early 2000s, along with vocalist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, and drummer Andy Hurley. increase.
Fall Out Boy recently released their eighth studio album. So Match (Four) Stardust
The news comes on the same day Fall Out Boy released their eighth studio album. So Match (Four) Stardustarriving on March 24, 2023.
“Technology has made it so much easier to make records faster these days. There’s nothing wrong with that, and the spontaneity is inspiring,” says frontman Patrick Stump. talking about the project. “But we wanted to go back to the way we used to do things. I’m not very proud, but I’m pretty proud of this record.”
Troman plays guitar on the new album, but it looks like he’s moving away before the band starts promoting the project. Jimmy Kimmel Live!
“Our band has been an ongoing art project for 20 years, and we know there have been many starting points in that journey,” added Pete Wentz. “We wanted to make an album that blended those points together. It seemed like
This project is released by Fueled By Ramen/Elektra. take this to your gravewas introduced in 2003 and will celebrate its 20th anniversary later this year on May 6th.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Fall Out Boy to the Fueled By Ramen family. It has been 20 years since the release of Fueled By Ramen’s debut album and we are so happy to be working with them again. Growing up in Chicago, I had the privilege of watching Fall Out Boy perform at DIY venues across the city, eventually becoming the global superstars they are today,” says Fueled By Ramen/ said Johnny Minardi, Elektra’s vice president of A&R. “They have changed the rock music landscape and are a truly special band that continues to evolve with each new release. not.”
So Match (Four) Stardust It was also the first album in which the band reunited with renowned producer Neal Avron, who had worked with them on their last three albums (From Under the Cork Tree, Infinity on High, Folie à Deux), and the band’s first album. It’s also homecoming.
“Neil not only taught me how to make a record, but he has a unique ability to really take the time and focus on the record,” Stamp said of working with Avron. “We found it very easy to work with him again on a record that was very important to us. He was kind enough to agree to work with us.
So Match (Four) Stardust Fall Out Boy’s new studio album since 2018. manaia, It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album, and was the fourth album in a row to win #1 overall.
Not many details of the new project were shared, but the band released the lead single from the album.love from beyond“
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