Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977 in Newark, New Jersey) is frontman, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance often abbreviated to MCR
or My Chem
; he is also elder brother to band's bass player, Mikey Way
Before Founding the band Gerard Attended an NYC Art School with dreams of being a cartoonist.
Gerard Founded the band shortly after 9/11.
In an interview he said after the attacks "I literally said to myself, ‘Fuck art. I’ve gotta get out of the basement. I’ve gotta see the world. I’ve gotta make a difference!'
Gerard's Younger brother Mikey Way
pretty much overnight to help Gerard have his band,This meaning He gave up University
Gerard is of Scottish and Italian descent
Over the years Gerard had battled with drug abuse
but has conquered this but still enjoys smoking.
Gerard Submitted an idea to Cartoon Network of a show called Breakfast Monkeys but the idea got rejected for being too similar to a pre-existing show.
Gerard writes most of the bands material.
His dark and Slightly disturbing lyrics is what gives this band a Unique Edge
Gerard Has An Angelic voice, but can also be dark, but the boy certianly has a set of lungs on him.
It is rumored that Way wrote most of the tracks on "The Black Parade
" naked in an attic.
Gerard is Very Attractive and this had earned him legions of teenie bopper fans that have heard like two song and think that there MCR
's Biggest fans.
The songs are usually their main hits like "welcome to the black parade
" and "Famous Last Words
Most of these people have spammed the internet with things like "Gerard=Orgasm" and other things along those lines. These people are usually 12 year old girls or boys who think they are bi with no life and aren't interested in there music.
I'm not saying that Gerard isn't Gorgeous, i love him to bits, but some people only like him for his looks not his music.