All Posts by User
Displaying user's 1 posts
03:54 PM on 10/07/11
Registered User
User Info.
No Avatar Selected
Four years ago I was introduced to My Chemical Romance by a close friend. I remember the first time I listened to them and the first song I heard was 'Teenagers' it was a few months after The Black Parade was released in 2007 and almost instantly I fell in love with the band. I had favourites like 'I'm not Okay', 'Teenagers', 'Vampires Will Never Hurt You'. After about six months, I stopped listening to them, and I realised it was just some sort of a "phase" that I was going through. Their music was lost and I completely forgot about them.

But three years later, another friend told me about this great band she'd discovered called My Chemical Romance. I told her about how they used to be my favourite band and how great their music was. I decided I'd dig up some of their old albums I had and listen to them. After doing about of research I found out about 'Danger Days' and I suddenly became really excited for the album release. I had re-gained my love for the band, and I realised that I actually never stopped loving them.

Later on that year, I started going down hill. I was being teased and bullied at school and family stuff at home wasn't going great. I knew that My Chemical Romance had a great reputation for helping kids that were going through a hard time, and that they'd saved lots of lives. I felt like I was going to hit rock-bottom. I was self-harming, and I had suicidal thoughts. I honestly thought that this would be the end of my life.
But I think that changed after Danger Days came out. My Chemical Romance was my favourite band again, and they stopped me from killing myself. I no longer self-harm and/or have suicidal thoughts. I found relief in their music and I can't tell anyone enough how inspirational and beautiful these men are. I can relate my story to Gerard's. He picked up he's life and he has a beautiful wife and daughter, and makes beautiful music. I've realised I don't need blades to make that happen. I just need music.

One day, I will meet these men in person and tell them how much they've done for me, and how much they mean to me. Because without them I wouldn't be here now.

I am incredibly thrilled to have them come to Australia early next year. It's my goal and my dream to meet them, and I know when I see them in concert, I will cry and sing my heart out to every single song, and I'll be proud to say that you guys saved my life.

I know that other people have been through exactly the same thing I have, and I feel that everybody in this fanbase is a family and can relate to what other people and myself have been through.

Whoever has read this, thankyou very much, it means a lot. And I will never forget this band and the fact that they saved my life

Twitter: sail0rm00n_

Search News
Release Dates
Best New Music
Submit News
Mobile Version
AP.net Logos
Encore Podcast
Free Music
Sports Forum
Technology Forum
Contact Us
Copyright Policy
Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
Twitter | Facebook | RSS
Encore Podcast on iTunes
Encore on Overcast
AP.net on Tumblr
Chorus.fm | @jason_tate