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Freddie Mercury's Birthday Tributes

Brian May, Katy Perry and My Chemical Romance all paid tribute to Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 65th birthday yesterday (05.09.11).A huge party was thrown at London's Savoy Hotel last night (05.09.11),...

My Chemical Romance Get New Drummer

My Chemical Romance have hired Jarrod Alexander as their new drummer after Mike Pedicone was fired from the group.The former Death By Stereo stickman played at the 'Welcome to the Black Parade' rockers' gig in...

My Chemical Romance Working On New Album

My Chemical Romance are writing new songs "every day". The 'Sing' group expect there to be a much shorter period between albums than the four year gap between third album 'The Black Parade' and last...

Way Befriended Queen Star May Over Bad Gig Stories

Queen star Brian May agreed to join My Chemical Romance onstage at the Reading Festival on Friday night (26Aug11) after learning his classic rock group had inspired frontman Gerard Way to return to the event...

Gerard Way Warns Bands Off Michael Jackson Lifestyle

Rocker Gerard Way is glad he turned his back on his drug-fuelled lifestyle as he fears he would have suffered the same fate as Michael Jackson.The My Chemical Romance star admits he and his bassist...

My Chemical Romance Lead Kerrang! Award Nominations

My Chemical Romance has received five nominations for the 2011 Kerrang! Awards fuelled by Relentless Energy Drink.The 'Bulletproof Heart' hitmakers lead the way for this year's honours, finding themselves in the running for Best Album...

Gerard Way Responds To Beck's 'Propaganda' Accusations

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way has hit back at U.S. broadcaster Glenn Beck after he warned American parents to be vigilant of the band's "propaganda" track Sing.The right-wing TV personality took aim at TV...

My Chemical Romance Influenced Pulp

My Chemical Romance are influenced by indie group Pulp.The 'Planetary (Go!)' rockers said they related to the British group's hit 'Common People' when they were growing up and desperate to leave their native New Jersey.Guitarist...

Stars Join Duran Duran For Lynch Show In Los Angeles

Kelis, My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and Beth Ditto joined Duran Duran for the 80s supergroup's Los Angeles concert on Wednesday night (23Mar11).The Mayan Theater show was captured by filmmaker David Lynch and beamed...

Gerard Way Upset With Reading/leeds Beady Eye Clash

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way was devastated when he found out the schedule for Britain's Reading and Leeds festival - because his band's headline slot means he will miss out on watching Beady Eye's...

My Chemical Romance Like Rock To Be Unfashionable

My Chemical Romance think now is the best time to like rock music, because it isn't "cool".The 'Na Na Na' rockers reckon the fact guitar-based music isn't charting very highly at present makes it "dangerous",...

My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

My Chemical Romance Plan ''Smarter'' Tour

My Chemical Romance will be "smarter" about touring, as they're worried about burning out on the road. The 'Na Na Na' rockers said they will be taking more time off between legs of their tour...

Way's Career Confidence Down To Weightloss

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE rocker GERARD WAY has vowed to watch his waistline for the sake of his career - because dropping more than 40 pounds (18.2 kilograms) has given him a confidence boost on stage.Way...

Way Still Smarting Over Cyrus Chart Battle

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE rocker GERARD WAY still feels disappointed by the band's 2006 chart battle with MILEY CYRUS - because they lost out to "a lip-syncing child".The group's popular concept album The Black Parade was...

My Chemical Romance Not Elevator Music

My Chemical Romance will never have their music played in an elevator.The 'Na Na Na' group are on a mission to "polarise" people with their music, and because their tracks inspire different reactions in people,...

My Chemical Romance Wrote Reaction Against 'Twilight'

My Chemical Romance wrote the song 'Vampire Money' as a reaction to the 'Twilight' movies. The 'Na Na Na' rockers were asked to contribute a song for the vampire film franchise's 'New Moon' soundtrack, but...

My Chemical Romance High Five Performances

My Chemical Romance give each other high fives before every show. 'The Black Parade' hitmakers said they are often misinterpreted as being "spiritual" and insist they have no backstage pre-concert rituals as such, other than...

Gerard Way's Old Rock Rebellion

Gerard Way dyed his hair in an act of rebellion against being a rocker in his 30s. The My Chemical Romance singer has coloured his locks bright pink ahead of the release of his group's...

Eternal Teenager Gerard Way

My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way says he is "still 16". The 33-year-old lead singer with the 'S/C/A/R/E/C/R/O/W' rockers has recently dyed his long hair bright red and said it is reflective of his attitude...

Chemical Romance Make 'Party' Album

My Chemical Romance claim their new album is an "assault party".Lead singer Gerard Way says the group have come up with a collection of tracks so full-on for their fourth album, 'Danger Days: The True...

Rocker Way Drives Off In Dream Trans Am

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE star GERARD WAY has scored the ultimate treat in the band's new video - the chance to get behind the wheel of his dream car, a 1979 Pontiac Trans Am.The rocker dreamed...

My Chemical Romance Scrap Rules

My Chemical Romance created too many rules for their new album.The group scrapped seven songs initially recorded for 'Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys' after realising they were not being as creative...

My Chemical Romance Regain Spirit

My Chemical Romance say the "spirit" has come back to their band. The 'Teenagers' rockers are preparing to release their fourth album, 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys', later this year and...

My Chemical Romance Admit 'Pandering'

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way said he was "pandering" on the band's last record and made "safe decisions".The 'Black Parade' singer admitted financial success had made him lose sight of his original intentions and...

My Chemical Romance Lose Bassist

My Chemical Romance's drummer has quit the band.The 'Teenagers' hitmakers have revealed that Bob Bryar parted ways with the group last month, though they have not explained the reason for his decision.Writing on their official...

'Purest' My Chemical Romance Album

My Chemical Romance think their fourth album is their "purest". The US emo-punk band - whose last album 'The Black Parade' was released in 2006 - are planning to unveil its follow up in the...

Way Struggled As An Unkempt New Dad

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman GERARD WAY struggled to balance his duties as a new dad with recording the band's new album - because he was so exhausted.The Teenagers singer's wife Lindsey gave birth to the...

My Chemical Romance's Strange Inspiration

My Chemical Romance spent longer making their new album because they were watching 'Blade Runner'.The 'Teenagers' hitmakers say the movie and its director Ridley Scott have been a huge influence on their most recent recording...

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