My Chemical Romance
The return of My Chemical Romance has led me to rethink my place in emo, and emo's place in Black culture.
The adaptation of the comic written by Gerard Way is "a ten hour movie," inspired, in part, by Wes Anderson.
His first solo track since 2016 is a scuzzy three-minute love song, perfectly fit for a 2000s teen movie dance scene.
Being a super-fan of a band who broke up five years ago is a unique situation, but one that persists with MCR.
Death is coming for each and every one of us, so we may as well pick a big tune to send us into the abyss.
Despite moral panic and tabloid witch hunts, mainstream emo threw a mirror up to what has long been overlooked in society: that kids need help, and they should be taken seriously.
Is it Kanye? Coldplay? Could it be... Keane?
A drug and alcohol addiction after MCR split only made his side project Electric Century harder to handle—then Way learned to close the door on a dark chapter.