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Playing guitar with knives: breaking down My Chemical Romance’s “The Foundations of Decay”
Playing guitar with knives: breaking down My Chemical Romance’s “The Foundations of Decay”
Thursday evening, My Chemical Romance had the absolute audacity to drop “The Foundations Of Decay,” their first new song since 2014’s “Fake Your Death” without warning. The band fully disrupted reality as we had known it, waking slumbering souls, tearing us out of the comfort of resignation we’d been living in that new music would simply never come.  OK, that’s a little dramatic, ...
Kayleigh Goldsworthy drops “You’re Good” ahead of ‘Learning To Be Happy’
Kayleigh Goldsworthy drops “You’re Good” ahead of ‘Learning To Be Happy’
Kayleigh Goldsworthy has released the new single “You're Good.” The track comes from her upcoming album Learning To Be Happy, which arrives May 6. According to a press release, the track describes Goldsworthy as she tries to get over a breakup, coming to terms with the fact that her ex is treating their new partner better than they treated her. Read more: 3rd... Read More ...
Read AltPress’ first interview with Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance
Read AltPress’ first interview with Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance
Featured in the August 2004 issue 193, My Chemical Romance made their major Alternative Press feature debut before appearing on the cover of issue 197 in December 2004. Following the release of their sophomore album in June 2004, ‘Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge,’ the group were interviewed by Leslie Simon and shot by Anthony Saint James. To celebra...
Frank Iero loves that fans dress up as My Chemical Romance years later
Frank Iero loves that fans dress up as My Chemical Romance years later
When Frank Iero first got his start in the New Jersey hardcore and punk scene, the only thing he had on his mind was creating something loud and disruptive onstage. Adorned in dirty band T-shirts, at-home bleached hair and a zero-fucks-given attitude, Iero adamantly dedicated himself to creating a wave of sound up until he met the intersection of music and fashion...
18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar
18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar
Back in February, Alternative Press hailed Pinkshift as one of 100 Artists You Need To Know. Now, vocalist Ashrita Kumar is expanding that list with 18 of her favorite emerging pop-punk-adjacent bands. It might not surprise you to learn that the Baltimore-based outfit’s influences are just as eclectic as their sound. In fact, Kumar is q...
10 records and artists you need to listen to according to Frank Iero
10 records and artists you need to listen to according to Frank Iero
2020 held monumental plans for Frank Iero alongside My Chemical Romance on their return tour, but he spent the year much like the rest of us—discovering new music and reconnecting with some former loves. After more than a year spent at home, there’s only so much Netflix or Hulu to binge on, recipes to mimic from Pinterest or redecorating you can do around the house. But despit...
New Black Lives In Music initiative launches to amplify Black artists
New Black Lives In Music initiative launches to amplify Black artists
On Monday, a new organization called Black Lives In Music (BLIM) officially launched in the U.K. This latest initiative aims to bring meaningful change to the music industry while supporting Black artists and professionals. Along with advocating for equality in the industry, BLIM also provides opportunities for musicians at a grassroots level...
Hollow Front release new animated video for collab with FFAK’s Ryan Kirby
Hollow Front release new animated video for collab with FFAK’s Ryan Kirby
Metalcore band Hollow Front shared a new anime-style video for their song “Falling Apart.” The new cut features Fit For A King’s Ryan Kirby and acts as the band’s commentary on modern society. The black-and-white music video shows what happens when humanity greedily destroys the world. It depicts those on top thr...
Frank Iero just opened up about MCR’s delayed return tour plans—watch
Frank Iero just opened up about MCR’s delayed return tour plans—watch
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans are still anxiously waiting to see My Chemical Romance hit the stage for their upcoming return tour. Now, Frank Iero has revealed how he feels about MCR having to delay their return tour. As it turns out, the band seemingly had a lot of things going on behind-the-scenes before the pandemic hit...
10 times My Chemical Romance members collaborated outside of the band
10 times My Chemical Romance members collaborated outside of the band
You'll be hard-pressed to find a creative collective as tight-knit as My Chemical Romance. Even when they're not all in the studio together, they seem to find a way to be, well, in the studio together... Last week, Mikey Way debuted a new single from Electric Century, his side project with David Debiak, ahead of their forthcoming album. Notably, the ...

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