Gerard Way covers Sleater-Kinney’s ‘I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone’ – watch

The live performance took place at New York’s Webster Hall last night (October 23)

Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way paid tribute to the recently reunited Sleater-Kinney at his CMJ show at New York’s Webster Hall last night (October 23).

Way covered the riot grrrl trio’s ‘I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone’ from their 1996 album ‘Call The Doctor’. See footage above.


Sleater-Kinney recently announced their first album in 10 years. ‘No Cities To Love’ will be released on January 19, following on from this month’s career-spanning boxset ‘Start Together’.

Carrie Brownstein of the band said of the album: “We sound possessed on these songs, willing it all – the entire weight of the band and what it means to us – back into existence.”

Way released his debut solo album, ‘Hesitant Alien’, at the end of last month and it entered the Official UK Albums Chart at Number 14.

Way’s sold-out November tour sees him playing Manchester’s Ritz on November 5 then heading to Oxford, Glasgow, Cardiff and finally London’s KOKO before returning to the UK in January.

Gerard Way will play:

Manchester Ritz (November 5)
Oxford O2 Academy (6)
Glasgow O2 ABC (7)
Cardiff Y Plas (9)
London KOKO (10)
Birmingham O2 Academy (January 20, 2015)
Southampton O2 Guildhall (21)
London O2 Academy Brixton (23)