The leading independent live entertainment producer and promoter Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the upcoming festival calendar for the year. The event lineup includes the return of fan favorites Louder Than Life and Welcome To Rockville, alongside the previously announced Aftershock, and new to the DWP family, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival. Louder Than Life, the largest rock festival in America, will take place September 23-26, 2021 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky and will be adding a Thursday night celebration event to kick off the weekend. All current pass holders will receive admission to the newly added Thursday night kickoff celebration for free.
One of the biggest stories in music in 2020 is the return of My Chemical Romance. With the coronavirus pandemic putting the kybosh on many tours and fests, MCR is the latest to move their dates to next year. The trek was originally slated to kick off on September 9 in Detroit, Michigan and end on October 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada and was supposed to include a headlining appearance at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento, California. Earlier today, the band released the following statement via social media:Continue reading
My Chemical Romance’s beloved 2006 album The Black Parade has re-entered the Billboard 200 charts based on the strength of the bands’ reunion and first shows announcement. Obviously, the My Chemical Romance reunion is bigger than anyone could’ve ever expected. After announcing their first gig since 2012, the reunion escalated, so that now the band are also headlining the Download festival in both Australia this March and Japan later in 2020. New details continue to emerge every day: earlier today, the band’s live drummer was revealed for their reunion gig, while only this weekend emo hardcore crew Thursday was announced as the opener for MCR at their LA gig. Hopefully, more news and shows will be announced soon.
My Chemical Romance's 'The Black Parade' re-enters this week’s Billboard 200, earning its first appearance in over 2 years (+100% in sales; @MCRofficial).
— chart data (@chartdata) November 11, 2019
In a story Ghost cult has been covering for years, My Chemical Romance is finally reuniting after a six-year hiatus. They announced on their official Twitter account, that they are returning for a show on Dec. 20 at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles, California. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 1, at 12N PST. You can purchase tickets here at the link below. The band first changed their profile image on socials to a candle and a new Instagram page popped up and began posting stories, which you can see screenshots of toward the bottom of this post. Fans have been hoping for a reunion from vocalist Gerard Way, bassist Mikey Way and guitarists Frank Iero and Ray Toro pretty much since the fateful day the band announced they would be calling it quits back in March 2013. Iero and Gerrard Way have made some new music for their respective solo careers, while Way works on his career in comics and graphic novels. Netflix debuted the superhero series The Umbrella Academy, this past spring. This is big news for music and hopefully, this is the start of something big like a full tour and new music. Continue reading
It’s time for another video by ” The Punk Rock MBA” Finn McKenty, YouTuber, music marketing expert, music critic, and fan. He’s back with a new video analyzing how My Chemical Romance went from unknown, to a dominant force in popular music, and then disbanded. Check it out!Continue reading
Gerrard Way has released a new single, ‘Getting Down The Germs’. More exciting than new music is that the track was co-written by Way’s former My Chemical Romance bandmate Ray Toro. MCR broke up in 2013and the band has made no plans to reunite. In the meantime check out this new song from Gerrard read some comments about the track by him.Continue reading
Rocking horse shit. That’s about the only thing as rare as a band nailing aesthetic, mystique, live shows, credibility, a groundswell of genuine interest, a devoted fanbase and SONGS on their debut album. Rocking horse shit. And Creeper’s Eternity, In Your Arms (Roadrunner).Continue reading