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10 references you might have missed in My Chemical Romance’s lyrics
10 references you might have missed in My Chemical Romance’s lyrics
My Chemical Romance always insert references in lyrics, videos, performances and wherever else they can fit them. In fact, they're so abundant and often well hidden that the more subtle ones may be overlooked for years. While we love pulling out trivia regarding the real "Helena" and Blade Runner, the best nods are lesser-known. Bet...
10 things you probably didn’t know about My Chemical Romance’s ‘Danger Days’
10 things you probably didn’t know about My Chemical Romance’s ‘Danger Days’
It’s been an entire decade since the Killjoys first made some noise on 2010’s Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys. The aftermath is secondary, ultimately legendary and a timely reminder that My Chemical Romance can turn their hands to any far-fetched concept and produce a timeless, genre-defining album in the process. For eve...
16 things about ‘Black Parade’ even My Chemical Romance probably forgot
16 things about ‘Black Parade’ even My Chemical Romance probably forgot
It’s that time of year again where we realize how old we are when we remember The Black Parade was released a massive 14 years ago. In the years since, My Chemical Romance’s rock opera has been immortalized as one of the greatest emo concept albums of all time, with its hidden Easter eggs and the complex universe built around it adding to its importance. From th...
10 full concerts you can watch on YouTube to get the live experience
10 full concerts you can watch on YouTube to get the live experience
Whether you’re publicly lamenting or quietly sulking about not being able to attend shows indefinitely, coronavirus is a massive blow to the music industry. With festivals and gigs getting either postponed or canceled all together, fans suddenly have a ton of time to kill at home because they can’t go to the bars or movie theaters. Naturally,...
The essential emo albums from the genre’s 35-year history
The essential emo albums from the genre’s 35-year history
Here at AltPress, we've learned a crucial lesson. Mainstream America doesn't understand that the concept of "emo" is over 30 years old. We know it wasn't invented in a Hot Topic store. But we also know that the Grammys don't have a category for "Best Emo Performance By A Duo Or Group With A Minimum Of Three Fascinating Haircuts...
10 stages of preparing for the My Chemical Romance return
10 stages of preparing for the My Chemical Romance return
The long-awaited My Chemical Romance reunion show is finally almost here, which means it’s really time to start preparing.  As every MCR fan knows, this has been a longtime coming. Throughout the six years since their initial breakup, we’ve dealt with a roller coaster of emotions that have led us to one of the biggest comebacks in music history. Read more: Yel... Read More ...
My Chemical Romance: At the end of the Black Parade route
My Chemical Romance: At the end of the Black Parade route
As the mania over the My Chemical Romance reunion continues to escalate, we're revisiting an interview we did with Gerard Way, not long before the 2008 touring campaign behind The Black Parade came to an end. This interview, originally appearing in AP 240 (July 2008) finds the frontman/conceptualist discussing the arc of a tour that traveled the planet, as well as making a victory lap on Linkin Pa
‘The Black Parade’ by My Chemical Romance was cursed—here’s proof
‘The Black Parade’ by My Chemical Romance was cursed—here’s proof
The Black Parade from My Chemical Romance is widely ranked among the best rock records of the past 20 years by the general public, but what is not quite as widely known is how making the album tried to rip the band apart. During the album cycle, so many misfortunes befell MCR that fans started to refer to them as byproducts of “The Black Parade curse.” Eve...
My Chemical Romance debut AP issue reimagined by Gerard Way returns
My Chemical Romance debut AP issue reimagined by Gerard Way returns
At the beginning of 2013, we here at AP realized we were closing in on 300 issues. We pondered what we were going to do that would make that month really special, like our previous “big number” anniversaries. We planned to do a bunch of different artists for a commemorative series including My Chemical Romance, but a conversation with Gerard Way turned it upside down. The fro...
Bob Bryar (ex-My Chemical Romance) has come out of hibernation and we can’t wait to see what’s next
Bob Bryar (ex-My Chemical Romance) has come out of hibernation and we can’t wait to see what’s next
Today, June 28 at 11:21am, Bob Bryar, ex-My Chemical Romance drummer, has come out of social media hibernation to let us know "shit is about to get extra weird." See his social media update below! Read more: Ex-My Chemical Romance drummer was “angry, suicidal” after getting kicked out Here's the tweet Bryar graced us with today: PLEASE UNFOLLOW ME NOW. SHIT IS ABOUT TO GET EXT ... Read M
Ex-My Chemical Romance drummer was “angry, suicidal” after getting kicked out
Ex-My Chemical Romance drummer was “angry, suicidal” after getting kicked out
Former My Chemical Romance drummer Bob Bryar recently said he was “angry” and “suicidal” after being kicked out of the band. Bryar parted ways with MCR in the spring of 2010, around the same time the band began recording their last full-length album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. “It’s been about five ...