Album Review: My Chemical Romance - Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys (Warner)

My Chemical Romance - Danger Days: The True...

When NME first met My Chemical Romance they were a fresh-faced bunch of punk rock tykes playing a truly incendiary gig at Manchester’s cupboard-like Hop & Grape. After frontman Gerard Way dived into the crowd and got a female fan’s thumb...

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10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - My Chemical Romance, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Bjork

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week - My...

The sounds rattling round the skulls of the NME staff this week 1. My Chemical Romance - 'Na Na Na' In which the former Black Parade, aka the Fabulous Killjoys, aka the children of the carburettor, screech into town in a souped-up Mustang,...

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Live Review: Summer Sonic 2009

Live Review: Summer Sonic 2009

Unless Neptune, Gabba Land or Lady Gaga’s knicker draw have started throwing parties, there’s few more amazingly alien festival destinations for the average British gig-goer than Tokyo. From the minute you step off the plane, the things that...

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My Chemical Romance; Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle  VS Foo Fighters;  SECC, Glasgow November 9th/11th

My Chemical Romance; Metro Radio Arena,...

Friday night in front of a drunk SECC and the Foo Fighters’ first stab at elephant-sized touring since ‘Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace’ has officially landed in a suitably cavernous venue. The Foos are now so big that Dave no longer needs...

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My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance

With lyrics that admit that the percentage of the population who dig Plan B and Bratz dolls are pretty scary (we’re talking to you, Joss Stone) and music that sounds like Axl Rose getting his corn rows done by Gary Glitter, could ‘Teenagers’...

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My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance

A prime example in the art of extreme turd-polishing, this tune may sound slicker than 100 pots of Simon Cowell’s hair gel, but it’s still a bastardised, sub-standard Green Day ballad by anyone’s standards. It’s also got a godawful guitar...

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My Chemical Romance: The Forum, LA; Saturday, March 10

My Chemical Romance: The Forum, LA; Saturday,...

“We came here tonight to rip your motherfucking faces off,” Gerard Way screams at the 18,000-strong crowd before him. The crowd roar back in approval. “Every last one of you is a fucking animal,” he continues, dark-haired and white-faced...

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My Chemical Romance: Famous Last Words

My Chemical Romance: Famous Last Words

Say what you like about the Emo Wars currently tearing the nation’s playgrounds in two, but Gerard Way remains far too good a pop star to be wasted on 14-year-olds. Having already given us a gore-splattered rock opera about vampires wreaking...

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My Chemical Romance: Carling Academy, London, Sunday, November 12

My Chemical Romance: Carling Academy, London,...

“Fuck the papers telling mis-truths!” bawls Gerard Way, striking romantic poet poses and waving thorny roses in his ribbed military jacket and zombie-white hair, looking for all the (under)world like the decomposing cadaver of Lord Byron. And,...

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My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

You may want to sit down. We have some very upsetting news. My Chemical Romance are dead. And so is their friend 'The Patient'. There was nothing that anybody could do. Confused? Readers, the confusion hasn't even started. 'The Black Parade' is...

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