My Chemical Romance will be playing their first live performance in over 6 years at Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles, California on December 20th, 2019. The band announced the upcoming show via social media today on Halloween of all days!

There had been rumours over the past few months that My Chemical Romance had been secretly rehearsing but both Gerard Way and Frank Iero outright denied the speculation.

My Chemical Romance posted an event across their social media accounts at 8PM Central European time on October 31st 2019 that simply detailed the venue they would playing and the date. The post showed no indication of a full-blown tour set to take place or any new release in terms of music.

The reunion concert, set to take place in Los Angeles, CA on December 20th, 2019 is being promoted by Goldenvoice, with tickets going on sale Nov 01, 2019 - 12:00 PM (We assume PT time), however, the tickets are being priced at $149.50 and being sold through

My Chemical Romance have given little indication as to whether this is a permanent come back or just a one-off show. They have simply posted details of the event with the caption “Like Phantoms Forever...”

Back in July of this year, My Chemical Romance guitarist, Frank Iero responded to claims that MCR were secretly rehearsing and planning to get back together. He said “Apparently The Ramones are playing down the hall from us in Moscow, thought those guys were supposed to be dead or something...I dunno what that’s about.”

My Chemical Romance hasn’t performed since 2012 when they played The Bamboozle festival in May of that year. The festival was held in New Jersey and was the bands last ever performance before they officially called it a day in 2013.

My Chemical Romance have also updated their Facebook profile picture with what looks like a potential album cover. Or, it could just be another teaser for fans to leave them all guessing what the next move will be. Fans on Facebook and Twitter have naturally lost their shit, and so have we!

MCR burst onto the scene with their huge screamo emo record, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge in 2004 with massive hits ‘Helena’, and, ‘I’m Not Okay’. It was hard to turn on MTV or Kerrang! and not see them plastered all over your screen. Although MCR continued to release records up until their final album, ‘May Death Never Stop You’ in 2014, their seminal album could arguably be, ‘The Black Parade’ released in 2006 which featured the macabre looking video, ‘Welcome To The Black Parade’ that saw Gerard Way and the rest of MCR glad in all black army style outfits.

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