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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, ...
Netflix shares ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season 3 release date
Netflix shares ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season 3 release date
The Umbrella Academy season 3 will debut globally June 22, according to showrunner Steve Blackman. Netflix have also released a short teaser video for the season. Read more: Meet seven new characters from ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season 3 The Umbrella Academy is based on a graphic novel series of the same name by Gerard Way. The show f...
WARGASM on creating their spiky brand of electro-rock in AltPress issue #402 cover story
WARGASM on creating their spiky brand of electro-rock in AltPress issue #402 cover story
WARGASM are taking a break from recording one of 2022’s most eagerly anticipated debut albums. When Alternative Press checks in with them, they’re at Chapel Studios in Lincoln, in the east of their native England — or, more specifically, sat on the sofa, where Sam Matlock is eating toast, and Milkie Way, fittingly given her name, is enjoying a bowl of cereal. It’s not the onl...
10 bands that prove why Misfits endure, from Metallica to My Chemical Romance
10 bands that prove why Misfits endure, from Metallica to My Chemical Romance
Misfits are the very model of an influential punk band. Which was most likely not Glenn Danzig’s goal when he formed them in 1977 in his native Lodi, New Jersey, naming them for Marilyn Monroe’s final film from 1961. After initially being driven by Danzig’s distorted electric piano, Misfits became known for sludgy power chords pitched in the key of Black Sabbath set to Ramones-oid tempos and song
My Chemical Romance’s ‘The Black Parade’ was created to stand the test of time
My Chemical Romance’s ‘The Black Parade’ was created to stand the test of time
My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade, released on Oct. 24, 2006, is now widely accepted as a classic of its era. Its significance has only increased over the years, and the album’s 15th anniversary is an occasion for celebration and reflection by a legion of magazines, writers and fans. Gerard ... 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...
WILLOW merges angst and spirituality in “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l”—watch
WILLOW merges angst and spirituality in “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l”—watch
After releasing her most recent anthemic track earlier this month, WILLOW has shared the official video for her Travis Barker collab “t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l.”  The 20-year-old singer was inspired to embrace her pop-punk side by iconic bands such as Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy and Barker’s own band blink-182. The “t r a n s p a r ...
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...

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