| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:33 AM
*** (out of four)
Patrick Stump is bursting at the seams. On “Soul Punk,” the former Fall Out Boy front man’s full-length solo debut, the Glenview native explodes with extravagant displays of...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:58 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
Patrick Stump, the songwriter-singer who played trusty sidekick to pin-up Pete Wentz in multimillion-selling rock band Fall Out Boy, steps out for his first solo album, the misleadingly titled “Soul Punk” (Island).
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:49 AM
Have you ever heard of Himalayan in Niles? I haven't, but the Indian and Nepali spot could be Patrick Stump's favorite restaurant, accoring to the Fall Out Boy singer-turned-solo artist's new video for VEVO.
In the nearly six and a half minute video,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:47 PM
It doesn’t take a musical genius to read between the notes of Patrick Stump’s first solo album, “Soul Punk” (Island), to realize that the Fall Out Boy singer and songwriter left a few things unsaid in his old band.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Patrick Stump doesn’t claim to be cool.
“I don't believe in guilty pleasures,” Stump says, when the subject of pop music comes up.
The Fall Out Boy singer’s solo album, “Soul Punk,” which dropped Oct. 18, is the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 7:30 AM
What do I think of Common’s new in-your-face music video for “Sweet”? I’m being 100 percent honest when I say that, for a second there, I thought it was a Funny or Die video.
That’s not intended to be a knock on the song or...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:05 AM
It’s official: Patrick Stump is a married man.
Stump, known best as the singer of Chicago-area pop punk quartet Fall Out Boy, married girlfriend Elisa Yao in Chicago Saturday (Stump’s publicist confirmed the news). Later that night, Stump and...
| May 22, 2012
William Beckett jokingly calls himself a mini-celeb. Fans of the former singer for defunct Chicago pop-rockers The Academy Is… would likely drop the “mini.”
Beckett’s big enough to have a “verified” check mark next to...
| Aug 8, 2011
So here is my run down of Lollapalooza 2011. Best Overall Day: Saturday. Every performance that I saw I enjoyed. Worst Overall Day: Sunday. Sorry, the music was good, but I was cold and wet and not buzzed enough to deal with it. My Favorite Show: My...
| Sep 1, 2011
John West premieres debut video for 'Lovely.' John West is a regular performer on Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica...
| Sep 8, 2011
It was Buddy Holly Day in Hollywood as the late rock & roll singer was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a tribute concert....