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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. 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...
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