My Chemical Romance guitarist set to rejoin the band

Frank Iero to rejoin My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero is set to rejoin the band for their Big Day Out shows.

As previously reported, the guitarist quit the band’s Japanese tour, due to the fact he too ill to continue playing.

The band were in Tokyo on the eve of a four-gig tour when Iero was sent home. He was replaced by Drive By guitarist Todd Price.

However, a spokesperson for the band told NME that Iero would return for the Big Day Out touring festival, which begins on January 19 touring around New Zealand and Australia.

The festival will call at:

Auckland MT Smart Stadium (January 19)

Gold Coast Parklands (21)

Sydney Showgrounds (25)

Melbourne Princes Park South (28)

Adelaide Royal Showground (February 2)

Perth Clarmont Showground (40

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