Is Pop Punk Obsessed With Star Wars?

24 November 2015, 17:25 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

Who Isn't?

Let's face it, in the pop punk community, we are all nerds. And that's just the way we like it. So it should come as no surprise that there is a huge crossover between your favourite pop punk bands and the Star Wars universe!

 

First up, here's Fall Out Boy telling Gigwise how hyped they are for the new movie:

 

5SOS went on an ewok tweeting spree:

 

Which led to images like this:

 

And All Time Low like to get their crowds to do Chewbacca impressions:

 

Blink 182 wrote a whole song dedicated to Princess Leia, 'A New Hope':

Includes the line "Even though I'm not as cool as Han, I still want to be your man."

 

There's also this photo:

Nice mug!

 

Good Charlotte played the premiere of Episode III live on MTV. At the Skywalker Ranch!

 

Green Day have also shown Star Wars some major love, Mike Dirnt famously telling a Christian magazine that “all my religious beliefs on Star Wars." 

Here's their live version of the imperial march that they've used to open shows:

 

There's even these guys - a pop punk band dedicated to all things Star Wars!

Check out their stuff at www.order66.co.uk

 

In short: Star Wars and Pop Punk - Let's Defend Them Both!

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