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Fall Out Boy joined by Hayley Williams at New York gig

Jan 30, 2014 | 9:40am EST

Rockers Fall Out Boy warmed up for their forthcoming joint tour with Paramore by inviting frontwoman Hayley Williams to join them onstage during a special show in New York on Wednesday (29Jan14). The Dance, Dance hitmakers recently announced plans to hit the road with Paramore on the Monumentour this summer (14), but they decided to give fans a preview of what to expect by joining forces with Williams at a VH1 pre-Super Bowl gig at Brooklyn Bowl to perform 2005 track Sugar, We're Goin Down. Taking to her page after the surprise appearance, Williams wrote, "Well that was fun!! Thx (thanks) @falloutboy for letting me crash their set tonight w/ (with) @VH1Music .. Even more psyched for #MONUMENTOUR now." The VH1 Blitz event, part of a week-long series of concerts in the lead up to the big American football game on Sunday (02Feb14), was televised live in the U.S. Rapper J. Cole and R&B star Janelle Monae kicked off the series earlier this week (begs27Jan14), while TLC will play the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan on Thursday night (30Jan14).

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