“We Will Carry On”

March 26th, 2013
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Hey guys, Byron over at Radio.com sent me this link and thought you might all enjoy it. I know I did. 🙂

Why My Chemical Romance’s Legacy Is Cemented In Rock History

March 26, 2013 12:58 PM; Radio.com

This news is not okay (I promise).

After 12 years, four albums and a score of highly popular and visible songs, My Chemical Romance called it quits Friday (March 22), according to a post on the band’s website.

“Being in this band for the past 12 years has been a true blessing,” read the post. “We’ve gotten to go places we never knew we would. We’ve been able to see and experience things we never imagined possible. We’ve shared the stage with people we admire, people we look up to, and best of all, our friends. And now, like all great things, it has come time for it to end. Thanks for all of your support, and for being part of the adventure. – My Chemical Romance”

Continue reading at Radio.com

Damn… RIP MCR

March 26th, 2013
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I was quite surprised to hear the news that MCR had broken up after 12 years of making music. I was at work listening to my favourite radio station when one of the DJs mentioned it and then played “Ghost of You” from their “1st album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge” (his words not mine); I’ll forgive him considering it was their real “first” mainstream success.

I remember when I first heard MCR, it was just a random song that a friend had sent me and said that I might like. I went from that first song to finding all of their singles (this was in the Three Cheers era) and from that day on I became a fan. When The Black Parade came out I was in love, it was such an amazing concept album and will always have great memories especially considering one of my dad’s favourite songs was “Cancer” which reminded him of my aunt who had suffered and succumbed to the disease when I was a child; my dad also passed away from cancer in late 2007, and I tried to have the song played at his memorial but unfortunately I was the only one (still living) who understood why my father wanted it played so I was vetoed out.

Anyways, thanks MCR for the great memories and I wish you the best.

Conventional Weapons update

November 11th, 2012
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Conventional Weapons Box Sets Sold Out

Tuesday November 6, 2012 | Posted by: MCR; MCR.com

The Conventional Weapons Box Set is now sold out. However, you can still get each vinyl separately.
See below for track listing and release date information:

Title: Number One
A-side: Boy Division
B-side: Tomorrow’s Money
Release date: Out now in the Official Online Store or digitally via Amazon or iTunes.

Title: Number Two
A-side: AMBULANCE
B-side: Gun.
Release date: Black Friday, November 23, 2012. Available for Pre-order here.

Title: Number Three
A-side: The World Is Ugly
B-side: The Light Behind Your Eyes
Release date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Title: Number Four
A-side: Kiss The Ring
B-side: Make Room!!!!
Release date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Title: Number Five
A-side: Surrender The Night
B-side: Burn Bright
Release date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Big Day Out Fan Interview video

January 22nd, 2012
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My Chemical Romance answers the fan’s questions.

Australian fans: win free passes to Big Day Out 2012!

January 6th, 2012
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Contest now closed

Hey all, received an email from Tran at MCM Media for Take 40 Australia with an opportunity for MCR’s Australian fans to win passes to Big Day Out 2012. All you have to do is go here and fill out the form and in 25 words or less “Which artist would you most like to see perform at the Big Day Out and why?“. Contest closes January 16, 2012 at 12:00pm (AEST).

Take 40 Big Day Out 2012 contest