MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE has surprise-released a brand new tune known as “The Foundations Of Decay”. The band’s first new music since 2014 was made obtainable forward of MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE‘s U.Ok. tour later this month.
“See the person who stands upon the hill,” frontman Gerard Manner sings within the monitor. “He goals of all of the battles gained. However destiny had left scars upon his face, with all of the injury they’ve finished.”
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE broke up in 2013, three years after the discharge of its fourth studio album, “Hazard Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys”. A brand new tune titled “Faux Your Loss of life” arrived in 2014 as a part of a greatest-hits compilation, “Might Loss of life By no means Cease You”. Since then, Manner launched his debut solo album, 2014’s “Hesitant Alien”, and a number of other standalone singles. He additionally noticed his award-winning comedian guide “The Umbrella Academy” tailored right into a Netflix sequence.
Manner‘s bandmates additionally pursued varied solo initiatives. Guitarist Frank Iero launched a pair of solo albums, and bassist Mikey Manner fashioned a bunch known as ELECTRIC CENTURY. Guitarist Ray Toro briefly toured with a challenge known as REGGIE AND THE FULL EFFECT, and launched a solo recording in tribute to a transgender teen who dedicated suicide.
Reunion rumors first arose in 2016, when the group posted a cryptic video on social media. It turned out to be for a tenth anniversary reissue of the band’s 2006 album “The Black Parade”. The band acknowledged on the time, “We’re not touring and there’s no reunion deliberate.”
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE performed its first live performance in seven years in December 2019 in Los Angeles.
A full-fledged tour, which has been postponed a number of instances as a result of coronavirus pandemic, will kick off in Europe subsequent week earlier than finally making its strategy to North America, and dates in New Zealand and Australia will then comply with in 2023.
The North American leg of MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE‘s tour will launch in August.
Photograph by Devin Sarno