Louder News: Green Day, Fall Out Boy & Weezer Release New Songs and Announce World Tour
Updated: Feb 6
Green Day! Fall Out Boy! Weezer! A world tour!
Phew, let us catch our breaths! Yes, you read that correctly: Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer are embarking on a staggering world tour next summer, with dates announced thus far for the UK, Asia, North America and Europe, with more on the way! Revealing the news in a widely hyped joint-premiere, each of the bands' YouTube channels featured a countdown clock, the end of which was accompanied by a hilariously edited clip from the 'Anchorman' franchise, with each of the bands' faces super-imposed onto the characters. A brawl ensues between the three, before the video cuts to the list of show dates and the tour's title; the Hella Mega World Tour. Well, top points for nomenclature lads!
Check out the video for yourself below:
Full dates as announced so far can be found below, and tickets will be on sale at 9am on the 20th of September:
The Hella Mega Tour 2020
13 Paris, France, La Defense Arena, 14 Groningen, Netherlands, Stadspark 17 Antwerp, Belgium, Sportspaleis 21 Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadium 24 Glasgow, UK, Bellahouston Park 26 London, UK, London Stadium 27 Huddersfield, UK, The John Smith’s Stadium 29 Dublin, Ireland, RDS Arena
17 Seattle, WA, T-Mobile Park 21 San Francisco, CA, Oracle Park 24 San Diego, CA, Petco Park 25 Los Angeles, CA, Dodger Stadium 28 Commerce City, CO, DICK’s Sporting Goods Park 31 Arlington, TX, Globe Life Field
01 Houston, TX Minute Maid Park 05 Miami, FL Hard Rock Stadium 06 Jacksonville, FL TIAA Bank Field 08 Atlanta, GA SunTrust Park 11 Minneapolis, MN Target Field 13 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field 15 Pittsburgh, PA PNC Park 16 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium 19 Detroit, MI Comerica Park 21 Washington, DC Nationals Park 22 New York, NY Citi Field 24 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre 27 Boston, MA Fenway Park 29 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park
As if all that excitement wasn't enough to get our adrenaline pumping, all three bands have released new tracks along with the announcement!
Green Day's new release is the title, and indeed opening, track from their upcoming album, 'Father of all Motherfuckers', due for release on February 7th next year!
Have a listen to the track below:
Fall Out Boy are also getting in on the action, releasing their new single 'Dear Future Self', alongside announcing their long-awaited second Greatest Hits album 'Believers Never Die- Volume 2', to feature a selection of their biggest tracks from their latter years as a band, which is due for release on November 15th.
Check out 'Dear Future Self' below:
And last but not least, Weezer have also dropped a new track, 'The End of the Game', with a video AND announced their next album, 'Van Weezer', due for release on the 15th of May!
Phew! We need a lie down after all that!