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The 1975’s Matty Healy declares his love for My Chemical Romance and “emo grandad” Gerard Way

The 1975's Matt Healy and My Chemical Romance
The 1975 frontman Matty Healy has declared his love for My Chemical Romance and branded frontman Gerard Way an "emo grandad". Read More: Life after death: Why My Chemical Romance still have so much more to give Speaking to Nick Grimshaw on Radio 1 in a clip you can watch below, Healy admitted that he is going to see the band's forthcoming reunion show...

Life after death: Why My Chemical Romance still have so much more to give

My Chemical Romance have reunited – here's why it's great
This reunion. I’ll be absolutely honest with you, I truly believed it would never happen (as documented here). There are people closer to My Chemical Romance than myself – far closer, who go further back. I’m just a fan who somehow blagged the opportunity to talk to one of my favourite bands from time to time, interviewing them often for...

Like Phantoms Forever: My Chemical Romance announce reunion gig

My Chemical Romance are back with reunion tour dates
After years of waiting, My Chemical Romance have announced their reunion gig. The emo icons have long been rumoured for a reunion since their split in 2013. Earlier this year, rumours of a comeback emerged when Joe Jonas claimed that MCR had been rehearsing in a studio next to them in New York. Guitarist Frank Iero then denied the claims, but said...

Gerard Way: “My life in comics”

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The first superhero I ever loved was… “Probably Wolverine. If you give Wolverine to a teenage boy or a pre-teen, then that really is the coolest thing in the world. He plays by his own rules, he’s full of angst, he not only has this cool healing factor but he also has claws, and they kinda hurt him and make...

My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way opens up about the “safety” of writing in character for ‘The Black Parade’

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My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way has opened up about the "safety" of writing in character for 'The Black Parade.' Read more: Gerard Way – My Life In Comics Speaking on the Carry the Fire podcast, Way said that writing in character on the band's third, full-length album was "fun" and had been inspired by David Bowie's use of alter-egos and...

Joe Rogan and My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way are cousins

Podcast giant Joe Rogan has confirmed that his distant cousin is My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way, but they "don't know each other". Rogan revealed the unlikely relations between the two as he sat down with Clerks legend Kevin Smith for the latest episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, his hugely popular podcast series. “I gotta ask a question on behalf of...

Gerard Way to score ‘Clerks 3’, Kevin Smith confirms

It seems that work is continuing apace on Clerks 3, after Kevin Smith confirmed that Gerard Way will score the forthcoming sequel. The cult writer revealed the update on the project while promoting the Jay and Silent Bob reboot – which is set to hit cinemas next month. According to SlashFilm, Smith told a fan Q&A that Way will develop the...

Gerard Way reveals the reason he got kicked out of his first band

Gerard Way has revealed the reason he was kicked out of his first ever band while speaking on a panel at LA Comic-Con. The My Chemical Romance frontman said he was kicked out of his school band for being "really bad at guitar." Way added: “I wanted to do original songs and they wanted to do cover songs... The reason I got...