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Fall Out Boy Release ‘Champion’ Video, Announce Tour Dates

Jaden Smith and Blackbear will open the shows.

By Robyn Collins

Fall Out Boy have released a video for their single, “Champion.” The band also announced its first round of M A N I A Tour dates. Jaden Smith (who stars in the new video) and Blackbear will open the shows.

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The intense video directed by Scantron and Mel Sonia depicts people examining their lives through VR headsets and reviewing difficult experiences. In the end, Smith pulls out a baseball bat and smashes his headset to bits.

The band’s new album M A N I A comes out September 15.

Watch the “Champion” video below:

M A N I A Tour Dates:

9/16 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues – M A N I A Release Show
9/21 – Rock In Rio – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
10/20 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
10/21 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
10/22 – St. Paul, MN @ XCEL Energy Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
10/24 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
10/25 – Toronto, Canada @ Air Canada Centre (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
10/27 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
10/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
10/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/2 – Fairfax, VA @ EagleBank (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/3 – Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/4 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/5 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/7 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/8 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/10 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/12 – Seattle, WA @ KeyArena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/14 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/15 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/17 – Inglewood, CA @ The Forum (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
11/18 – Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena (Blackbear, Jaden Smith)
2/28 – Brisbane, Australia @ Riverstage Lic/AA (WAAX)
3/2 – Sydney, Australia @ Qudos Band Arena – Lic/AA (WAAX)
3/3 – Melbourne, Australia @ Margaret Court Arena – Lic/AA (WAAX)
3/5 – Perth, Australia @ Red Hill Auditorium – Lic/AA (WAAX)
3/7 – Auckland, New Zealand @ The Trusts Arena

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