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Gerard Way's interview with Kerrang talks about how My Chemical Romance was supposed to end after The Black Parade. You can read the first part of the interview if you "pay with a tweet" on Kerrang's website.
“I got sick physically and mentally because I didn’t listen to what my inner self said…” Which was? “Which was when Parade was over, that’s the end. I always said that to myself and I had been relatively vocal about saying that around the rest of the band. I plan things out pretty far in advance. I sat down with a piece of paper before Bullets came out and I wrote. I wrote down titles of records, what they were going to be like and what they were going to accomplish for the band.”...
Jason Tate on 07/16/14 - 12:04 PM
Gerard Way's new album is titled Hesitant Alien.
Jason Tate on 07/14/14 - 09:32 PM
Watch Gerard Way (ex-My Chemical Romance) talk to NME about his new solo album album, the heavy Brit-pop influences on its sound and why he's choosing Reading and Leeds Festivals in the UK to debut his solo material all in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 07/09/14 - 04:01 PM
Based on an Instagram post, it looks like Bob Bryar (ex-My Chemical Romance) is working with Angels and Airwaves in some capacity.

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Jason Tate on 06/26/14 - 11:40 AM
Frank Iero, formerly of My Chemical Romance, will release stomachaches on August 26th. Track listing in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/16/14 - 12:33 PM
Gerard Way debuted "Action Cat" earlier this week and there were some comments about how the vocals sounded "buried" in the mix -- while the merits of if it works are definitely up for the debate, Gerard has clarified on Twitter that it's exactly the sound he was going for. Personally, I'm always interested in seeing an artist's thoughts on choices made in recording that listeners react negatively too. I feel like we usually go into a listening session with the assumption that if something sounds "off" or "wrong" that it's a mistake and rarely do we focus on why that choice may have been made intentionally.
Jason Tate on 06/14/14 - 07:39 PM
Gerard Way's new single "Action Cat" is available on iTunes and streaming in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/11/14 - 12:35 PM
Gerard Way will be writing a new Spider-Man "in a brand new universe" in September.
My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way, with artist Jake Wyatt, have a brand new universe with a brand new Spider-Man

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Jason Tate on 06/09/14 - 12:24 PM
My Chemical Romance's Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge came out 10 years ago yesterday. How does it hold up today?

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Blake Solomon on 06/09/14 - 11:39 AM
An artist claims he worked with and for My Chemical Romance in 2009 and has not received credit. Gerard Way has responded on Twitter by reaching out to the artist with, "Vasilis, I have now seen what you wrote. I think this is absolutely not the way this should be handled. Obvious we need to talk."
Time passes with no word of the record/project/anything and in the summer of 2010 I get word from a friend that "my video was out" I was in China at that point, trekking mountains that no whitey has seen before and it took me some time to get around some internet and around that stupid Chinese "no google" wall thing. I saw the video with what it looked like my guns, and my costume designs. I...
Jason Tate on 05/30/14 - 11:28 AM
Gerard Way will be making his live solo debut at Reading and Leeds.
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 10:00 AM
50 new acts have been announced for this year's Read & Leeds Festivals in England. In addition to the headliners Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age, Blink-182 and Arctic Monkeys the likes of Schoolboy Q, La Dispute, Sivu will perform as well as Gerard Way's (ex-My Chemical Romance) first solo UK performance. Hit the replies for a press release with lots more information.
Kyle Huntington on 05/29/14 - 08:00 AM
Kill Hannah frontman, Mat Devine, has released his new single "Falling In Love Will Kill You." The song is under his solo project, Wrongchilde, and features My Chemical Romance frontman, Gerard Way.
Jason Tate on 05/20/14 - 11:26 AM
Gerard Way has written a blog update that hints at a monthly comic series coming soon.
I’ve also given a lot of thought to what exactly it is I do. I spent so many years defining myself or reading other people’s definitions (where I found myself occasionally looking for clues, strangely) that I became comfortable with the job description “Rocker who writes comics and makes drawings on the side”. Over the years this stopped working for me, and I really needed to embrace the fact that there are many things I do, and it is difficult to give that a title, so basically I stopped looking for definitions and just started giving myself over to my artistic flow, and where it takes me.
Jason Tate on 05/09/14 - 11:53 AM
Gerard Way has signed a solo album deal with Warner Brother Records.
I am pleased to let you know I am now signed as a solo artist Warner Bros Records. My album is near completion, and you should expect to hear things in the near future, even today actually- with a brief snippet of what is to come. I am excited. It’s starting again-
Jason Tate on 05/05/14 - 01:01 PM
Gerard Way made a comic that tries to explain his relationship with Twitter. He also has a personal homepage he's launched for all his projects.

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Jason Tate on 05/05/14 - 12:28 PM
Kevin Smith tweeted that former My Chemical Romance frontman, Gerard Way, has recorded a new song for his upcoming film, Tusk.
Jason Tate on 04/08/14 - 04:12 PM
Gerard Way, former frontman of My Chemical Romance, has posted a lengthy update on Twitter regarding his thoughts on interacting with his former band's fanbase. For a little more background, you can read his tweets yesterday.
As far as yesterday is concerned, the last thing I'd want anyone to feel is that I have a general perception of you all as overwhelmingly negative. That is not the case. In an effort to try and help people understand certain things, as a communicator, sometimes it is easier to deal with something when it is directly brought to you, maybe by someone that is confused. People that communicate and connect with each other have a strong desire to be understood. It was...
Jason Tate on 04/03/14 - 10:02 AM
Mikey Way has talked a little on how the end of My Chemical Romance impacted him with NME.
I was going through it. It was sad, like the passing of a family member. But over time I got great joy and pleasure from reflecting. I was able to truly put on some songs and be like, ‘Wow, we really did something. We cracked the heavens.’ With MCR we were so busy. I was never able to stop and smell the roses, or evaluate myself completely. That’s what the past year was all about. I was able to dig deep inside myself and become the man I always wanted to be.
Jason Tate on 03/28/14 - 01:16 PM
Dallon Weekes (Panic! at the Disco) will be a contributing artist to Gerard Way's (My Chemical Romance) new comic book.
Jason Tate on 03/19/14 - 08:27 PM
Check out a new Frank Iero (ex-My Chemical Romance) song/video called "B.F.F." on Alt Press. The song is a collaboration with his two daughters.
Ryan Gardner on 02/25/14 - 11:26 AM
Electric Century (Mikey Way, ex-My Chemical Romance) have released their first single, "I Lied," on AltPress.
Ryan Gardner on 02/25/14 - 11:22 AM
My Chemical Romance will be releasing "Fake Your Death" today at 2:30 pm EST. The song title, predictably, has the internet abuzz in rumors.

Update: You can stream the song here.
Jason Tate on 02/17/14 - 10:41 AM
One of our users got to interview Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) a few days back and you can check it out in the replies. Gerard talks about the end of MCR, new solo material and more.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/04/14 - 09:17 AM
My Chemical Romance's greatest hits album is now up for pre-order on the band's website. It will be out March 2th and a video teaser is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/21/14 - 09:35 AM
Listen to the first solo track from Frank Iero (ex-My Chemical Romance), "2.5mg Just Ain't Enough For Me," on AltPress. It appears on Fadeaway Records' upcoming Friends compilation. Iero will also be releasing a single titled "B.F.F." that he wrote and recorded with his 3-year-old daughters on February 25.
i am incredibly happy to announce that my newest musical endeavor will be a collaboration between myself and two of my favorite artists of all time.... my 3 year old twin daughters, Lily and Cherry Iero. our single, B.F.F., will be released worldwide by B.CALM press available through all online digital music retailers on february 25, 2014.
all proceeds from the sales of this...
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/14/14 - 08:14 PM
My Chemical Romance's greatest hits album will also include demos and rarities. The latest annoucement from the band is below.
On March 25, we will be releasing a greatest hits album entitled "May Death Never Stop You." The title is fitting, because as sad as it was to say goodbye to the band, we look at this collection as a celebration of our best songs, and hope the memory of them continues to bring joy to you all as they have for us. The album also includes some previously unreleased material, including the infamous "Attic Demos," and one of the last songs we worked on in the studio together. On January 21, we will be opening pre-orders for the album right here on our site. We hope...
Jason Tate on 12/13/13 - 05:06 PM
The artwork for My Chemical Romance's greatest hits album, May Death Never Stop You, can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 11/29/13 - 08:29 PM
In the replies is a video with Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance that actually sheds some light on the band's break-up.

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Jason Tate on 11/27/13 - 12:56 PM
Gerard Way has begun work on Umbrella Academy character designs.
Jason Tate on 11/04/13 - 09:41 AM
Hits Daily Double is listing a new My Chemical Romance release – an album name is not specified – on their upcoming releases chart. The listing date is January 21, 2014. There is no way to tell whether it's a reissue of some kind, B-sides or a greatest hits, but we'll update this news post if any more information becomes available. Feel free to speculate in the replies.

Update: Alternative Press tweeted, "Lots of rumors circulating throughout the #MCRmy today. We have received confirmation that #MCR's alleged Jan. release is NOT new material." This is not exactly fraught with information but it's definitely a tweet.

Update #2: It's a greatest hits package.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/29/13 - 08:47 AM
Fall Out Boy, Coheed and Cambria, Saosin, and My Chemical Romance were forever memorialized as the subject of parody in an episode of South Park tonight. Just what we need: more stereotypes of kids cutting themselves to "emo" music. Gotta be the most press Saosin's had in ages though.
Jason Tate on 10/23/13 - 09:45 PM
Ed Rose has finished mixing the new solo album from Frank Iero, formerly of My Chemical Romance.
Jason Tate on 10/23/13 - 07:20 PM
Listen to a fan recording of a new Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) song called "Millions" in the replies.
Ryan Gardner on 10/05/13 - 07:30 PM
My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way has posted lyrics for a new song entitled "Millions." No real word yet on what these are for though ...
Jason Tate on 07/29/13 - 11:24 AM
My Chemical Romance's Twitter account was hacked this morning -- leading some to speculate the band was making moves again, unfortunately, this isn't the case.
Jason Tate on 07/15/13 - 10:36 AM
Ray Toro, formerly of My Chemical Romance, has released his first solo track "Isn't That Something." Jump to the replies to give it a listen.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 05/26/13 - 05:29 PM
Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) will co-write and co-direct an upcoming episode of The Aquabats! Super Show.
The episode, which airs June 1 at 1 p.m. ET, co-stars My Chemical Romance bassist (and Way's brother) Mikey Way as the frontman for a death-metal band called Asthma. The group seeks revenge against the Aquabats after losing a battle of the bands because Aquabat Ricky Fitness (Richard Folomir) develops a crush on a contestant named Rachael Moonbug and unjustly awards her the $750 grand prize..
Jason Tate on 05/23/13 - 09:04 AM
My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way will be bringing The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys to life as a comic series with Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan. The first issue will be released on June 6th via Dark Horse. Check out a preview here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/20/13 - 04:14 PM
Gerard Way has been live tweeting as he re-listens to My Chemical Romance's old albums. Some of the behind the scenes anecdotes are pretty interesting -- even if my Twitter timeline was taken over.
Jason Tate on 04/01/13 - 10:15 AM
Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance has posted a new blog.
i have written, deleted and rewritten this letter way too many times than i care to remember. i am not much for eulogies so i will keep this short and to the point. i don't believe in holding back your feelings or emotions until it is too late. if you did not appreciate someone or something while they were still here then you have no business expressing cute anecdotes when they are no longer around to enjoy them. in the 12 years i have been in mcr i believe i have said all i needed and wanted to say about it when it counted. if you know me or have ever listened to me speak about mychem you know what it meant to me. i lived,...
Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 10:30 AM
Under The Gun wrote a fantastic piece about the legacy of My Chemical Romance. Read it here.
Humanism is something that lingered throughout the band’s work. I could write entire dissertations on Revenge, my favourite album, which for all its frenzied, explosive pace is at heart a response to the loss of the Ways’ grandmother. The lyrics, music and imagery on that album seared right into my soul as soon as I heard it – it’s like hearing a comic book on record, replete with all the atmospheric intensity and noir sophistication of visceral art. For me, nothing will ever top the guttural, breathtaking verse at the end of my favourite song, “It’s Not A Fashion Statement, It’s A Fucking...
Drew Beringer on 03/28/13 - 03:04 PM
A free preview of Gerard Way's The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys comic book will be part of "Free Comic Book Day" on May 4th. The first issue comes out June 12th.

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Jason Tate on 03/28/13 - 01:59 PM
Andy Greenwald over at Grantland wrote a piece on the My Chemical Romance breakup and what they, in particular Gerard, meant to the music world.
Rock critics have long fallen back on superhero mythology to describe musicians; it's a handy way to add grandeur to what tend to be fairly rote backstories, bending boring arcs of rehab and redemption into the Hero's Journey, all in a quest to avoid quoting the drummer. But My Chemical Romance was the first group I covered that actually used that mythology for themselves. Gerard called his band "an idea," labeled his fans an army. From album to album and show to show, MCR reinvented themselves across a multiverse of possibilities: They were...
Jason Tate on 03/25/13 - 07:33 PM
Gerard Way has written a very long letter concerning the break up of My Chemical Romance.
My Chemical Romance had, built within its core, a fail-safe. A doomsday device, should certain events occur or cease occurring, would detonate. I shared knowledge of this “flaw” within weeks of its inception.
Personally, I embraced it because, again, it made us perfect. A perfect machine, beautiful, yet self aware of it’s system. Under directive to terminate before it becomes compromised. To protect the idea- at all costs. This probably sounds like something ripped from the pages of a four-color comic book, and that’s the point.
No compromise. No surrender. No fucking shit.

To me that’s rock...
Ryan Gardner on 03/24/13 - 07:06 PM
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