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Footage unearthed of My Chemical Romance debut album sessions – watch

The band were recording 2002's 'I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your love'

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Footage of My Chemical Romance recording their 2002 debut 'I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love' has been unearthed – scroll down to watch.

The video, which comprises nearly 20 minutes of clips from the sessions, features short sections of the band laying down tracks from the record as well as a host of clips of the group – fronted by Gerard Way – chatting and joking.

The footage features Way doing vocal takes of 'Demolition Lovers' and 'Drowning', as well as a cameo from Thursday's Geoff Rickly who produced the album. The footage was filmed by Alex Saavedra, founder of Eyeball Records, which released the album.

'I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love' was released on July 23, 2002 and was followed by 2004's 'Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge', 2006's 'The Black Parade' and 2010's 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys'. My Chemical Romance eventually disbanded in 2013.

Gerard Way, meanwhile, will release his debut solo album 'Hesitant Alien' on September 30.
The singer recently admitted that he had relapsed into alcoholism before My Chemical Romance split, labelling it as one of the primary reasons for ending the band.

Speaking to NME, Way explained, "I was self-medicating again to get through, and I’d forgotten how miserable that made me. It took me to the dark place again, but there was more at stake this time. I started to face the hypothetical reality of [daughter] Bandit not having a father. I started taking that seriously, thinking, 'I want her to have a dad. A guy that's present. Because one way or another – either by death or by asylum, she's gonna be fatherless if I keep this up.’"



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