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Gerard Way pays tribute to Riley Gale at My Chemical Romance show: “I was so inspired by [him]”

My Chemical Romance are in the midst of their long-awaited reunion tour, which has several amazing openers varying by date, including Turnstile, Soul Glo, Nothing, Thursday, Taking Back Sunday, Midtown, The Bouncing Souls, Youth Code, Devil Master, and more, and Gerard Way revealed on stage in Buckinghamshire on Saturday (5/21) that there's one band he really hoped to take out but of course couldn't -- Power Trip -- and he paid tribute to their late frontman Riley Gale in the process.
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My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way waves flag with names of fans who died during pandemic at Milton Keynes show

My Chemical Romance paid tribute to their fans who died during the pandemic while performing on stage.The rock band played the first of three comeback shows in Milton Keynes on Thursday (19 May).The concerts had been delayed from 2020 due to the pandemic, with fans on social media compiling a list of the fans who had had tickets for the gigs but had died due to Covid-19.Appearing on stage, frontman Gerard Way held up a flag covered with the names of those fans.“So, this is kind of crazy because this is our third show, we played two shows,” Way...

Gerard Way wears blood-splattered white suit at first MCR Milton Keynes show

Following on from their two-night stop at the Eden Project earlier this week, My Chemical Romance hit Milton Keynes for the first stadium show of their massive comeback tour. And not only was the size of the venue much different (the MK Stadium is around 35,000-capacity, while the Eden Project is a more intimate – for MCR, anyway – 6,500), but frontman Gerard Way had clearly stocked up on a new wardrobe en route, much to the delight of the old-school My Chem contingent.

Trivium’s Matt Heafy shares new Ibaraki single ‘Rōnin’ featuring Gerard Way

Trivium’s Matt Heafy has shared a heavy new collaboration with Gerard Way from his solo black metal project Ibaraki’s upcoming debut album, ‘Rashomon’. The new track, titled ‘Rōnin’, features screamed vocals from the My Chemical Romance frontman, as well as composition from Emperor’s Ihsahn. The nine-minute track also comes with a kaleidoscopic music video that sees two people being brainwashed and hypnotised.

MCR’s Gerard Way guests on new song from Matt Heafy’s Ibaraki project

My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way guests on a new song by Ibaraki, Trivium frontman Matt Heafy‘s black metal side project. The nine-minute track, titled “Rōnin,” refers to the term used for a masterless samurai in feudal Japan. You can listen to it now via digital outlets, and watch its accompanying video streaming now on YouTube.

Gerard Way guests on new black metal album from Trivium’s Matt Heafy & Emperor’s Ihsahn

Pre-order Ibaraki's debut album on limited white vinyl. Ibaraki, the black metal project of Trivium's Matt Heafy, will release its debut album Rashomon on May 6 via Nuclear Blast. The album was produced and engineered by black metal veteran (and Emperor frontman) Ihsahn, who also contributed guest vocals and some song structures and was a big influence on the project, as Heafy points out via press release: