My Chemical Romance fans in Japan are reportedly not getting to see the band as soon as they expected as the band are postponing their Download Festival appearance as well as their other shows.

Now, the band are allegedly working on rescheduling the shows. According to the alleged statement, tickets holders will be able to attend the dates the band are rescheduling with the original tickets.

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A statement is circulating saying they will be rescheduling all three of their shows. The band, festival and
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Luckily, according to the statement refunds will be available once dates are rescheduled with further details to come. People with travel plans should be able to recoup some of their expenses. You can see that below.

"We regret to announce that Download Japan 2020 and My Chemical Romance show in Osaka will be postponed.


According to another Twitter user though, they're receiving a followup email after this one saying there was an error in the information.


We'll keep readers posted when the band, festival or venues make official statements.

UPDATE: MARCH 12, 2020, 12:11 A.M. ET

Following the alleged statement surfacing, My Chemical Romance have released an official statement of their own confirming the postponement.

The promoter of our Japan shows suggested that we postpone the shows in Japan for the safety of the public, and we are heeding that advice. We had very much hoped to have alternate dates confirmed before we announced the postponement, to make sure our fans knew we had every intention of coming back. Somehow, word got out before we could do that.

However, please know we are working on rescheduling shows and will try to announce those soon. We are terribly sad to postpone, and even more distressed about what is happening the world over. Take good care and we hope to see you all as soon as possible. Please be good to each other. My Chemical Romance.

My Chemical Romance’s second show of their return will be at Download Festival in Melbourne, Australia on March 20. A full list of all of their 2020 tour dates is below with the postponed Japan gigs in bold.

Dates: 

03/20 – Melbourne, AU @ Melbourne Showgrounds (Download Melbourne)
03/21 – Sydney, AU @ Parramatta Park (Download Sydney)
03/25 – Western Springs, NZ @ The Outer Fields at Western Springs
03/28 – Osaka, JP @ INTEX Osaka *POSTPONED*
03/29 – Download Japan @ Makuhari Messe Event Hall *POSTPONED*

06/16 – Cornwall, UK @ Eden Project
06/18 – Milton Keynes, UK @Stadium MK (SOLD OUT)
06/20 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Stadium MK (SOLD OUT)
06/21 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Stadium MK (SOLD OUT)
06/23 – Dublin, IE @ Royal Hospital Kilmainham
07/01 – Sopron, HU @ Volt Festival
07/03 – Prague, CZ @ Prague Rocks
07/04 – Bologna, IT @ Sonic Park Fest
07/06 – Bonn, DE @ KUNST!RASEN (SOLD OUT)
07/07 – Bonn, DE @ KUNST!RASEN
07/11 – Moscow, RU @ Gorky Park
07/13 – St. Petersburg, RU @ Ice Palace

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09/09 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena (SOLD OUT)
09/11 – St Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center (SOLD OUT)
09/12 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
09/14 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena (SOLD OUT)
09/15 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden (SOLD OUT)
09/17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center (SOLD OUT)
09/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center (SOLD OUT)
09/20 – Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown
09/22 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center (SOLD OUT)
09/23 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center (SOLD OUT)
09/26 – Sunrise, FL @ BB&T Center (SOLD OUT)
09/29 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center (SOLD OUT)
09/30 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center (SOLD OUT)

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10/02 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center (SOLD OUT)
10/04 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome (SOLD OUT)
10/06 – Oakland, CA @ Oakland Arena (SOLD OUT)
10/08 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum (SOLD OUT)
10/10 – Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock Festival
10/11 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena (SOLD OUT)
10/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum (SOLD OUT)
10/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum (SOLD OUT)
10/16 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum (SOLD OUT)

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