Proud New Jersey native Frank Iero is one of the scene’s most legendary guitarists and frontmen. Whether you love him from his work with My Chemical Romance, his latest solo project the Future Violents or you can’t get enough of his screams and angsty vocals in Leathermouth, it’s fair to say he’s beyond talented.
Alternative Press is stoked to host Iero as the Issue 389 cover star. In the very first Oral History issue featuring Iero, the musician explores and relives how he first got involved in music and which artists he fell in love with as a child.
Grab your issue to learn about all things Frank Iero and take the quiz below to see which era of his music career you’re most like.
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On Nov. 24, Two Minutes To Late Night treated us to another incredible cover performance with a stacked lineup. This time around, Frank Iero was joined by Murder By Death‘s Adam Turla, the Distillers‘ Brody Dalle, the Future Violents‘ Tucker Rule, Soul Glo‘s GG Guerra and Jordan Olds for the new performance. Together, they took on the Annie Lennox classic “Walking On Broken Glass.”
Since the start of coronavirus quarantine, Iero has taken part in various socially distant cover performances with some incredible musicians. In August, he teamed up with Hatebreed‘s Jamey Jasta and the Dillinger Escape Plan‘s Ben Weinman for an epic cover of Misfits‘ “Earth A.D.“ More recently, Iero, Rise Against‘s Tim McIlrath, MxPx‘s Mike Herrera and more celebrated Halloween with a special cover performance of Misfits’ “Halloween.”
Now, Iero has joined some other fellow musicians for a legendary cover of the Lennox classic. The video features Iero on guitar while Turla and Dalle take over vocals to bring this reimagined cover to life.
The latest cover performance marks the 31st bedroom cover video from Two Minutes To Late Night. Through these covers, the heavy-metal talk show has been able to bring together artists during the quarantine.
As part of their bedroom cover series, Two Minutes To Late Night is asking viewers to donate to their Patreon. The donations allow the talk show to keep creating these iconic cover videos for all of us to enjoy.
Along with taking part in these covers over the past few months, Iero has also been hard at work on the new Future Violents EP. In November, he confirmed that Heaven Is A Place, This Is A Place arrives Jan. 15. Additionally, he has been subtly teasing the release under our noses for quite some time this year.