Dec. 20, 2020 formally marks the 1-year anniversary of My Chemical Romance reuniting onstage in California. As a historic occasion throughout the band’s historical past, the members have been celebrating the anniversary in various methods.
Now, Frank Iero has shared a uncommon behind-the-scenes picture taken moments earlier than MCR’s legendary return present. The uncommon picture arrives simply as one in all their most iconic albums re-enters the Billboard 200 this week.
December 2019 marked the primary time My Chemical Romance hit the stage collectively since 2012. Opening up their memorable set with “I’m Not Okay (I Promise),” the present, which sold out in a blink of an eye fixed, was an unforgettable second within the MCR fandom. As properly, it kickstarted the return followers had been ready for for seven years.
Even though MCR’s highly-anticipated return tour isn’t happening until 2021, My Chemical Romance are nonetheless celebrating the anniversary of their reunion this week.
On Sunday, Frank Iero shared a heartfelt message on Instagram whereas displaying off a brand new tattoo. His ever-growing assortment now features a tattoo that claims “December 2019,” commemorating the unforgettable gig. The ink additionally references that massive return show Easter egg he’d been carrying for nearly eight years.
Now, Iero has shared a uncommon picture taken shortly earlier than MCR carried out in entrance of the sold-out crowd final 12 months. The picture is of his father watching the rehearsals that happened in preparation for the historic present.
“my dad @ rehearsal, california 2019.”
Mikey Way additionally celebrated MCR’s return anniversary this week with a uncommon picture. Much like the picture of Iero’s dad, Mikey shared a photograph of his kids within the empty Los Angeles venue whereas wanting on the iconic reunion show curtain.
“Pondering again to a magical night time 300 and sixty 5 days in the past. Dreaming of the second after we can do all of it once more. Till then – Keep secure on the market.”
Together with Iero and Mikey, it appears to be like like followers are additionally celebrating MCR’s anniversary this week. In response to Chart knowledge, The Black Parade has formally re-entered the Billboard 200.
My Chemical Romance’s ‘The Black Parade’ re-enters this week’s Billboard 200 (@MCRofficial).
— chart knowledge (@chartdata) December 22, 2020
Through the years, My Chemical Romance’s devoted fanbase have led to a few of their previous music re-entering the charts years after it first debuted. Again in March 2019, Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge re-entered the Billboard 200 at the 191st spot.
Then, in November 2019, The Black Parade re-entered the Billboard 200 for the first time in two years. The return of the album to the charts arrived mere days after MCR introduced their highly-awaited reunion.
Extra lately, Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge returned to the Billboard 200 in October 2020. The 2004 album re-entered the charts at the 185th spot simply earlier than the first anniversary of My Chemical Romance’s reunion. Following its preliminary launch, the LP spent 79 weeks on the chart and peaked at No. 28.
Earlier this month, we realized that MCR followers discovered a special approach to expertise their reside reveals when Life On The Murder Scene re-entered the Billboard 200. The reside album was launched again in 2006 and options hits resembling “Helena,” “The Ghost Of You” and “I’m Not Okay (I Promise).”
For now, My Chemical Romance’s rescheduled return tour is ready to kick off on June 15, 2021 in the UK. The complete checklist of rescheduled dates is on the market to see beneath.
06/15/2021 – St. Austell, UK @Eden Classes
06/17/2021 – Milton Keynes, UK @Stadium MK
06/19/2021 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Stadium MK
06/20/2021 – Milton Keynes, UK @ Stadium MK
06/22/2021 – Dublin, IE @ Royal Hospital Kilmainham
07/02/2021 – Prague, CZ @ Prague Rocks
07/04/2021 – Bologna, IT @ Sonic Park Fest
07/06/2021 – Bonn, DE @ KUNST!RASEN (SOLD OUT)
07/07/2021 – Bonn, DE @ KUNST!RASEN
07/09/2021 – Kiev, UA @ U Park Stay
07/11/2021 – Moscow, RU @ Gorky Park
07/12/2021 – St. Petersburg, RU @ Ice Palace
09/08/2021 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Middle (SOLD OUT)
09/09/2021 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Area (SOLD OUT)
09/11/2021 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Middle (SOLD OUT)
09/13/2021 – Boston, MA @ TD Backyard (SOLD OUT)
09/15/2021 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Area (SOLD OUT)
09/16/2021 – St Paul, MN @ Xcel Power Middle (SOLD OUT)
09/18/2021 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
09/19/2021 – Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown
09/21/2021 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Middle (SOLD OUT)
09/22/2021 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Middle (SOLD OUT)
09/25/2021 – Dawn, FL @ BB&T Middle (SOLD OUT)
09/28/2021 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Middle (SOLD OUT)
09/29/2021 – Dallas, TX @ American Airways Middle (SOLD OUT)
10/01/2021 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Middle (SOLD OUT)
10/03/2021 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome (SOLD OUT)
10/06/2021 – Oakland, CA @ Oakland Area (SOLD OUT)
10/08/2021 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Cell Area (SOLD OUT)
10/11/2021 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Discussion board (SOLD OUT)
10/12/2021 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Discussion board (SOLD OUT)
10/14/2021 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Discussion board (SOLD OUT)
10/17/2021 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Discussion board (SOLD OUT)
11/06/2021 – Auckland, NZ @ The Outerfields At Western Springs
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