This image of My Chemical Romance was captured on November 15. It is first photo released of the full band together since their return announcement on Halloween. Perhaps the gravity of this isn't coming across. Here is a photo of My Chemical Romance, an active unit of four members identified under one banner, doing the same thing in the same place for the same purpose. This isn't a circle of the four former members of MCR. This is MCR. The world makes a lot more sense these days, Killjoys. XoXo —c.
As the My Chemical Romance return continues to unfold, I am creating this space answer some of the more common questions floating around the fandom. I will update this as new questions arise. And, knowing MCR, we'll have far more questions than answers coming our way! Stay tuned! Are My Chemical Romance going to tour? As of today (Friday, November 8), the band have announced two shows and two festival appearances. There has been no official word on a tour, but at this juncture, it seems safe to assume more dates are to come. The currently announced shows are as follows: December 20, 2019 — Shrine Expo Hall — Los Angeles, CA — Return Show March 20, 2020 — Melbourne Showgrounds — Melbourne, AUS — Download Festival March 21, 2020 — Parramatta Park — Sydney, AUS. — Download Festival March 25, 2020 — The Outer Fields At Western Springs — Auckland, NZ March 2
When My Chemical Romance reunited on Halloween 2019, I was sitting in front of this familiar old friend—my blog's composition box. Having had a very slight tip-off before the reveal began to unroll, my first instinct was to run here and to prepare to tell everyone the great news. But, eventually, I navigated away. I've been contemplating why I did it the past couple days, and I've come to the conclusion that it was because I wanted to live it this time, rather than race to record it immediately. My heart was racing like old times, my extremities were numb, I was tapping my foot restlessly and absolutely ignoring everything I ever learned about mindful breathing. Pure adrenaline. I was running on solely that, having not eaten nor drank since the night before. (I would go on not to eat or sleep for another day, but more on that later.) It physically hurt. But it was amazing, because what we'd all hoped for for the past six years was actually about to happen. And