Showing posts from September, 2012

My Chemical Romance Digest: September 10-23

Here's an outline of what's been going on in the My Chemical Romance world since my previous "MCR digest" post on September . --- September 14 My Chemical Romance's Frank Iero reveals 'Conventional Weapons' project Check out Frank Iero 's recount of MCR's scrapped album ( Conventional Weapons ) era and the details of their upcoming releases. Post also includes information about the accidental posting of the fourth 7" in the series that tipped fans off that something was coming! September 17 My Chemical Romance reveal 'Conventional Weapons' details Tracklisting a pre-order details for Conventional Weapons ! September 18 Alternative Press announced that their upcoming issue will include an interview with deadmau5 and Gerard Way ! I'm particularly stoked about this; because, I actually got to transcribe the interview while I was in office, and I've been dying to tell you about it! "Following the succ

Live Review: Alkaline Trio / September 17, 2012 / The Grog Shop / Cleveland Heights, OH

  "A pair of large, white converse appeared under my nose, which the crowd at Cleveland’s Grog Shop kept planting firmly against the wedge stage monitor and knee-high concrete stage in front of me.   I felt a tap on my back and a familiar voice close to me. “Are you okay?” I looked up at the towering, black-lipstick-and-white-Converse-wearing figure before me. Why, hello, Matt Skiba..." Read my full, first-person review for  XoXo c. And here's a video that captured the above-described moment:

Gerard Way to perform with deadmau5 at iHeartRadio Festival on Saturday, September 22

UPDATE: deadmau5 will go on at 10:55 p.m. PT. That's 1:55 a.m. EST! THIS JUST IN: @ gerardway will be joining @ deadmau5 at #iHeartRadio Music Festival! You'll be able to watch live on Sat: — iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) September 20, 2012 iHeartRadio has announced that Gerard Way will perform "Professional Griefers" with deadmau5 this Saturday, September 22, at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. Good news for fans: You can stream the entire show through Yahoo! Music, XBox Live or iHeartRadio! The performances will start at 7 p.m. PT. deadmau5 is one of 10 artists performing. XoXo c. PS: I've been dying to tell you guys about this since I found out a month ago while transcribing the Gerard Way/deadmau5 interview that will be in the upcoming issue of Alternative Press . AAAHH!!! Get stoked!

My Chemical Romance reveal 'Conventional Weapons' details

My Chemical Romance have announced the tracks, pre-order information and release formats and dates for Conventional Weapons . Every month for the next 5 months, My Chemical Romance will release a double-sided single in both 7" vinyl and digital formats! The tracks and release dates are as follows: Title: Number One A-side: "Boy Division" B-side: "Tomorrow's Money" Release date: October 30, 2012 [Pre-order!]  Title: Number Two A-side: "AMBULANCE" B-side: "Gun." Release date: November 23, 2012 Title: Number Three A-side: "The World Is Ugly" B-side: "The Light Behind Your Eyes" Release date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Title: Number Four A-side: "Kiss The Ring" B-side: "Make Room!!!!" Release date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Title: Number Five A-side: "Surrender The Night" B-side: "Burn Bright" Release date: Tuesday, February 5, 20

My Chemical Romance's Frank Iero reveals 'Conventional Weapons' project

UPDATE: September 14, 2012 @ 12:00 p.m. EST   The info in my original post (below) was posted a BIT early; so, I had removed it...until now. My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero has posted an official blog entry explaining the band's upcoming Conventional Weapons project and the story behind the band's Pre- Danger Days "scrapped" album .  The project will include a series of releases, I'm assuming at least in part on 7" vinyl by the store listing from yesterday (below), of never-before-heard MCR songs from the band's 2008-2009 "scrapped album." There will be 5 releases, starting in October, each with 2 never-before-heard songs. Iero said of the project: "Recently we had a band meeting, we ended up talking about the past, and together we listened to those songs we created almost 4 years ago. We discussed the the way those songs made us feel, how they led us to where we are now and what the fate of those songs should be. H

My Chemical Romance Digest: September 3-9

Here's an outline of what's been going on in the My Chemical Romance world since my previous "MCR digest" post on September 2. ---- September 9 Mysterious Killjoys Twitter account, @GaryLevko , tweeted the following: Information leak. Valid sourceconfirming #Killjoys at #NYCC BLI to intercept and disarm before word gets out. Engage Scarecrow unit. — Gary Levko (@GaryLevko) September 9, 2012 Killjoy panel at this year's New York Comic Con? Sounds like it! I'll keep an eye open for more details as they come! September 7 Speaking of Killjoys, comic book artist Vasilis Lolos recently talked briefly about the MCR side of the Killjoys project with Comic Book Resources . Here's the excerpt where he discussed working with MCR on Killjoys : "...The only beacon of light was the My Chemical Romance Killjoys/Danger Days project, where they flew me over to Los Angeles to chat and develop art designs and storyboards. It was the best. I got a ne

My Chemical Romance digest: August 22-September 2

Here's an outline of what's been going on in the My Chemical Romance world since my previous "MCR digest" post on August 21. With more going on now, I will try to make these posts a bit closer together in the future! ---- August 27 My Chemical Romance's "SING" appears on VH1 "Pop-Up Videos"   August 28 My Chemical Romance's official website underwent a dramatic re-skin, including the addition of a new logo (pictured left). Fans are to be advised that it is just a routine website re-skin that does not necessarily reflect new material. -- UPDATE: (No) My Chemical Romance song to be featured on 'The Man With The Iron Fists' Soundtrack The tracklisting was revealed for The Man With The Iron Fists soundtrack, of which MCR was said to be a part. There is no sign of them on the soundtrack. However, that does not mean their music may not be a part of the film. They could appear in the larger score; they're just