My Chemical Romance Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


23rd July 2012

Fact: My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way has teamed up with dance music superstar Deadmau5 for a new track. Professional Griefers will be released in September (12).


4th September 2011

Fact: My Chemical Romance have recruited Dead Country drummer Jarrod Alexander to join them on the road following the exit of Michael Pedicone. The band's former tour sticksman was sensationally fired from the job last week (ends02Sep11) after he was allegedly "caught red-handed stealing" from the rockers.


15th March 2011

Quote: "Our tour drummer had a run-in with a busted phone charger and an angry electrical outlet and zapped himself. (He) went to the hospital. Luckily everything was fine. We had a gig the same day and he had his best show yet, so I think we may do this to him now and again." My Chemical Romance star Ray Toro on the band's most recent mishap.


20th November 2010

Quote: "We were her favourite band. Courtney (Love) brought her to a show for her birthday, and now me and Lindsey are friends with her. She's a f**king rad kid." My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way reveals he and his wife have become close friends with Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean.


19th November 2010

Quote: "She had it probably two months before me but it didn't stop me from doing it; I had this kinda colour in my mind for a long time... It's actually astounding how they're almost the exact same shade." My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way on his Rihanna-esque bright red hairstyle.


12th November 2010

Quote: "That's why this record exists, to react against all that. That's why the song Vampire Money is on there, because there's a lot of people chasing that f**king money. Twilight? A lot of people around us were like, 'Please, for the love of God, do this f**king movie.' But we'd moved on." My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way has written a song for the band's new album about snubbing the chance to record a track for the TWILIGHT movie franchise.


12th October 2010

Fact: Rockers My Chemical Romance will take to the pitch at London's famous Wembley Stadium on Halloween (31Oct10) to open the National Football League (NFL) game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos.


23rd September 2010

Fact: My Chemical Romance's comeback single has the odd title Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na).


21st May 2010

Fact: My Chemical Romance rocker FRANK IERO has offered basketball star LeBRON JAMES concert tickets for life if the sportsman signs for his beloved New York Knicks. The Cleveland Cavaliers player is currently weighing up options for next season and beyond.


26th April 2010

Fact: Goth rockers My Chemical Romance have commissioned Oscar-winning costume designer COLLEEN ATWOOD to create the band's new look. Atwood also created the group's The Black Parade army uniforms.


3rd February 2010

Fact: Courtney Love's estranged daughter FRANCES BEAN COBAIN is to appear on Dresden Dolls star Amanda Palmer's new album. The teenager will join My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way, 'WEIRD' AL YANKOVIC and TEGAN & SARA on the track My Space, which will feature on Palmer's new Evelyn Evelyn album.


23rd March 2009

Quote: "My 13 year old is heavily into My Chemical Romance and the emo scene, dying her hair and putting thick make-up on... It's not easy for me to say, 'I don't think you should be going to school like that.'" Depeche Mode star MARTIN GORE has problems telling his youngest daughter what to wear after years of sporting bondage gear at live shows.


19th February 2009

Quote: "We're very choosy. ... There were a few films that we didn't do the song for because it didn't fit. I guess a lot of people would say that a vampire movie would fit, but I would disagree with that these days." My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way rules out contributing to the soundtrack to TWILIGHT sequel NEW MOON after the band's musical turn in forthcoming movie WATCHMEN.


26th July 2008

Fact: Goth-rockers My Chemical Romance have been asked to record an unnamed Bob Dylan cover for the end credits of much-anticipated comic book movie WATCHMEN.


26th July 2008

Fact: Goth-rockers My Chemical Romance have been asked to record an unnamed Bob Dylan cover for the end credits of much-anticipated comic book movie WATCHMEN.


24th September 2007

Quote: "You get in a van and never go home. You sever all ties. You're going to be homeless anyways, so you sleep on people's floors. Don't worry about food; don't worry about being comfortable because it's not going to happen." Newlywed My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way admits the life of the rock star isn't one big party.


2nd April 2007

Fact: My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way once played Peter Pan in a school musical.


16th February 2007

Quote: "When you're in a band like this, there's this persistent feeling of being torn apart by external forces, that you're always surrounded by wolves waiting to eat you." My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way on the dangers of being part of a goth-rock supergroup.


31st January 2007

Fact: My Chemical Romance, Linkin Park and Iron Maiden are headline acts at England's Download Festival in June (07).


18th January 2007

Quote: "People don't know whether I'm gay, straight or a space alien. I find that quite funny." Androgynous My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way laps up the attention he attracts.


17th January 2007

Quote: "I do it every day, and I love it." My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way is an avid jogger.


15th January 2007

Quote: "I've always said, 'If I have a kid, I'll call him DRACULA.'" My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way has already decided his first born's name.


15th December 2006

Quote: "I know the minute I touch a drink again is the minute I lose everything I've got." My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way is determined to stay sober.


9th December 2006

Quote: "Making this record was like someone holding a gun at this band and we were just laughing at it." Gerard Way on making the new My Chemical Romance album THE BLACK PARADE.


2nd December 2006

Quote: "I think they are wonderful. They take chances and they understand shock value, and yet, the music is good." Liza Minnelli on working with My Chemical Romance. The Cabaret star duets with frontman Gerard Way on new ballad MAMA.


29th October 2006

Quote: "These days it's become so important just to have singles that it's almost nauseating... We were on a trip in Germany last year and the number one single was a joke ringtone with a frog. It was beating Coldplay... It was very depressing." My Chemical Romance star Gerard Way wasn't a fan of the Crazy Frog phenomenon that swept through Europe in 2005.


27th October 2006

Fact: My Chemical Romance star FRANK IERO celebrates his birthday on Halloween (31OCT06).


25th October 2006

Fact: COLLEEN ATWOOD, the acclaimed costumier who created the designs for movies like Memoirs Of A Geisha and Planet Of The Apes, helped rockers My Chemical Romance create their new "death rock SGT PEPPER" drummer-boy look


14th September 2005

Fact: <p>Rockers My Chemical Romance have been forced to scrap their upcoming Houston, Texas show at the Reliant Arena because the venue is being used to accommodate the victims of Hurricane Katrina. </p>


7th September 2005

Quote: <p>"There's no make-up in World War Two." My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way explains why the American rockers ditched their customary make-up and piercings for their new GHOST OF YOU video, which recreates the D-Day landings. </p>


29th August 2005

Fact: <p>Rockers My Chemical Romance arrived at the MTV Video Music Awards yesterday (28AUG05) in the back of a Brinks security truck. </p>


29th August 2005

Fact: <p>Rockers My Chemical Romance arrived at the MTV Video Music Awards yesterday (28AUG05) in the back of a Brinks security truck. </p>


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