Pete Wentz relaunches Decaydance Records as DCD2 Records. Can it have the same impact that Decaydance did?
Decaydance Records was once the home to some of the hottest up and coming bands in the game. Formed by Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz in 2005, the label became an imprint to Fueled By Ramen Records where it held a roster featuring the likes of Panic! At The Disco, Gym Class Heroes, and Cassadee Pope’s first band, Hey Monday. As the label signed others and let some go, it began to fade into irrelevance around the same time that Fall Out Boy announced their hiatus in 2010. However, with Fall Out Boy doing things better than ever, it’s only right that Wentz attempts to do his label better than ever, too: he’s going to be relaunching Decaydance Records under the new name DCD2 Records.
Pete Wentz relaunces Decaydance Records as DCD2 Records
"I'm saying it's an 'expansion' of what Decaydance was," Wentz told Rolling Stone. “We've always tried to do what Jay Z did with Roc-A-Fella, so maybe this is our RocNation. It's going to be home to some of the past Decaydance artists who are still making music, plus a couple of new artists that represent the next logical step forward." Those past Decaydance artists include Panic! at the Disco, Cobra Starship, and Gym Class Heroes, as well as new comers Lolo and New Politics. Both can be found on Fall Out Boy’s upcoming tour with Paramore this summer.
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