Is Pop Punk Obsessed With Star Wars?
24 November 2015, 17:25 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09
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:
The 5sos twitter is now an ewok village— 5 Seconds of Summer (@5SOS) May 22, 2014
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:
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