Watch My Chemical Romance Record Their Debut Album

September 4, 2014

My Chemical Romance may be no more, but that doesn't mean fans can't relive the glory days. Footage of the band recording their 2002 debut, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love, has made its way online thanks to the folks at Nada...


Inside Gerard Way's Crusade to Change American Music

August 20, 2014

When he was fronting My Chemical Romance, Gerard Way was the driving force behind high-minded (and color-coordinated) concept albums like The Black Parade and Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. But in the four years since the group's...


Gerard Way Shares Details of Debut Album

July 30, 2014

Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way will release his debut solo LP, Hesitant Alien, on September 30th via Warner Bros. Records. The album was produced by Doug McKean (MCR, Tegan and Sara, Goo Goo Dolls), mixed by Tchad Blake...


Gerard Way Details Britpop-Inspired Solo Debut

July 10, 2014

Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way detailed the heavy British influences of his forthcoming solo debut in an interview with NME, saying he was inspired by a litany of U.K. groups from Britpop era bands like Blur and Pulp to post-punk...


Gerard Way Never Saw My Chemical Romance Going Past 'Black Parade'

July 15, 2014

Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way admitted in an interview with NME that he never saw his beloved emo outfit continuing past their third album, 2006's The Black Parade, but added he was still proud of their output up until the band split...


My Chemical Romance Bassist Compares Split to Losing a Family Member

March 27, 2014

My Chemical Romance bassist Mikey Way compared the band's 2013 breakup to "the passing of a family member" in a new interview with Kerrang (via NME). While initially difficult, Way says that the past year has allowed him to find joy in a new...



Gerard Way on My Chemical Romance: 'We Were Spectacular'

March 25, 2013

After My Chemical Romance suddenly announced their split last Friday, singer Gerard Way has followed up with a lengthy open letter devling into his thoughts on the band's breakup. Starting with a long description of adjusting to his new reality, Way related...


My Chemical Romance Break Up

March 23, 2013

After a dozen years together, My Chemical Romance are calling it a day. The band announced their breakup through their website on Friday.  "Being in this band for the past 12 years has been a true blessing," the announcement said. "We've gotten...


Song Review

"Boy Division"

November 12, 2012

Ditched during the glitter-glam reinvention that produced 2009's Danger Days, this punky outtake smokes like an imminent burnout (it's one of 10 orphaned tracks the band is releasing over the next five months in a kind of singles series titled Conventional...


Grant Morrison Convention Planned in Las Vegas

May 2, 2012

Fans of writer Grant Morrison will congregate in Las Vegas in September for the first ever MorrisonCon, a convention that will celebrate the works of the comic book visionary. The gathering will feature Morrison as the guest of honor along with My Chemical...



My Chemical Romance Guitarist Designs Six-String for Charity

October 11, 2011

My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero has designed a six-string guitar for Epiphone called the Phant-o-matic. "I took the body from the Wilshire, I took the Anico Humbuckers out of the Les Paul, I put the Les Paul neck on it and headstock, changed...


My Chemical Romance Fire Drummer for Stealing

September 6, 2011

My Chemical Romance have fired their drummer, Michael Pedicone, after he was "caught red-handed stealing from the band" after a concert in Auburn, Washington. Though the band members have not revealed any details of the incident, they did note in an announcement...


My Chemical Romance Cut Loose on 'Fallon'

August 9, 2011

My Chemical Romance stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to play a few numbers from their most recent album Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys. In this web-only clip, the New Jersey rockers tear into "Destroya," an aggressive,...


Video: My Chemical Romance Open Up About Their Challenging New Album

April 29, 2011

Gerard Way, Mikey Way and Ray Toro of My Chemical Romance recently stopped by the Rolling Stone studios to chat with senior writer Brian Hiatt about their bold new album Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys. "It's really the kind of record...


Ex-MCR Drummer Tried to Frame Crew Member

September 6, 2011

Michael Pedicone, the drummer who was fired from My Chemical Romance over the weekend for allegedly stealing from the band, has issued a statement regarding his dismissal, insisting that the circumstances of his departure have been "twisted and misinterpreted"...


Blink-182 Reveal Big Plans for New Album, Summer Tour

May 24, 2011

A year ago, Blink-182 began work on their first new album since 2003, and they're still months away from being done. But fans will finally hear new songs from the reunited punk-pop trio on a summer U.S. tour with My Chemical Romance, which kicks off August...


My Chemical Romance Rip Through 'Vampire Money' on 'Lopez Tonight'

January 21, 2011

My Chemical Romance tore through a blistering rendition of "Vampire Money," a song that playfully disses bands angling for a spot on Twilight movie soundtracks, in this performance from last night's episode of Lopez Tonight.



How My Chemical Romance Jump-Started Rock's Sci-Fi Future

December 23, 2010

There's something strange about Gerard Way up there in the spotlight, something new. It's not just that the My Chemical Romance frontman has traded his usual elaborately layered stage outfits for snug black jeans and a shredded black T-shirt, revealing...