A (in my opinion) very talented group of guys who despise the word 'emo'. The amazing band consists of Ray Toro - lead guitar, Frank Iero - rhythm guitar, Mikey Way - bass, Bob Bryar - drums, & the wonderful Gerard Way - vocals.

I am aware that a lot of you who read this will be like 'oh its an emo kid' or 'they're so emo' BUT. They're not emo, if you actually listen to the lyrics, they are an ANTI suicide band. For example, the song Famous Last Words states: "I am not afraid to keep on living, I am not afraid to walk this word alone." & So on & so forth.

My Chemical Romance has 3 studio albums - I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love; Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge; & The Black Parade. 2 Live CD/DVDS - Life On The Murder Scene & The Black Parade Is Dead!

Their most popular songs are Helena, I'm Not Okay (I Promise), Welcome to the Black Parade, Teenagers, & Famous Last Words.
I personally did not hear all of their songs on the radio, I found them, so there may have been more mainstream songs, I don't know.

MCR (as they are often abbreviated) formed in the time of 9/11. Gerard was on his way to work in NY & saw the bodies falling/jumping out of the building. At that point he though what am I doing with my life?
He decided to call up some old friends & formed the band. The original drummer, Matt Pelissier, was in the band when it formed, obviously. He later was fired because of his poor performance & lack of devotion to the band.

As for where the name came from, Mikey & Gerard were working at Barnes & Noble. Mikey saw the words 5 Tales of Chemical Romance on the back or inside of a book (whose author I forget). When he joined the band, he thought he should add My to it to give it a twist. From then on, they were known as MCR, My Chem, & My Chemical Romance of course.

Future plans - 2009: They recently filmed a music video for their cover of Bob Dylan's 'Desolation Row'. MCR recorded this song for the movie 'The Watchmen', which will be in theaters in March. My Chem is also set to record an album sometime this year, claimed to be 'early 2009'.

In conclusion, a great band... in my opinion.
Normal 11 year old: OMGOMGOMG DON'T YOU LOVE MILEY CYRUS!!!!!!!!!


Me - logical 11 year old: Bleh, disgusting. My Chemical Romance for the win!

Normal 11 year old: Hu dat?!!!!??!!!!

Me: -sighs-
by ToriFTW January 03, 2009
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A band from Newark, NJ. They have two albums out, the first one being "I brought you my bullets, you brought me your love"(eyeball records) second one being "three cheers for sweet revenge" (reprise). Vox- Gerard Way, Guitar- Ray Toro, Bass- Mikey Way, Drums- Bob (formerly Matt), and last but not least guitar- Frank Iero.
Yes, Mikey and Gerard are brothers. Singles so far: "honey this mirror isn't bing enough for the two of us", "vampires will never hurt you", "I'm not okay, I promise", "Helena".

Please look into them before being asswipes. I'm not okay doesn't do them justice (not that it's not good) but.. if you want to hear a real MCR song listen to something like " Thank you for the venom" or "our lady of sorrows" or something like that to get a better idea of their sound.
I saw them in october (04') and they were amazing.
My Chemical Romance is an amazing band.
by danyelle January 02, 2005
A really good band that doesn't deserve the crap they get from some people. They are not emo, no matter what people say. They don't deserve all the shitty people screaming over the boys themselves, those people can just go and die for all i care. You love em for their music and if you don't love em, shut the hell up.
Give 'em Hell Kid...
by Alex Rat March 28, 2005
Alright, there's a lot of mudslinging going on but here's the facts. MCR has never claimed to be emo or punk and have it documented. You look at the many many interviews scattered on the internet, every answer they give to what they sound like is "violent pop music", which I can agree with. Their sound is just really good so that's why they want to spread. And those who are somehow threatened by the bands look, those are show costumes. Basically, ever since they started touring, they've been getting darker imagery. When they aren't on camera, or on stage, they look like regular people without make up, I assure you.
Because MCR is really nice, and they have really gotten somewhere in just about 3 to 4 years shows that they've got some talent, and deserve some respect.
by :) May 22, 2005
A band. Good or bad...that's for you to decide for yourself.
I don't need someone telling me whether My Chemical Romance sucks or that they're amazing. I'll decide for myself, thanks.
by theSHAN May 07, 2006
A band that has been around for a while but has just recently become popular because of the singles 'I'm Not Okay (I Promise)' and 'Helena'.

Their other singles include 'Vampires Will Never Hurt You', 'Honey This Mirror Isn't Big Enough For The Two Of Us,' and 'The Ghost of You' which was leaked on the internet before the release date. A fourth single from their latest album, Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge, is planned in the Band's future. As of now, the next single could possibly be 'You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison' or 'Cemetary Drive'.

They currently have 5 members: Mikey Way, Gerard Way, Bob Bryar, Frank Iero, and Ray Toro.

My Chemical Romance has 2 albums out currently (I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love and Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge). A third album is due to be recorded sometime in the winter.

They are currently finishing up headlining the Warped Tour and will begin their first headlining tour of the USA and a couple of UK dates in the fall.

Judging from most interviews the band has participated in, their music is difficult to classify, but can be classified as "Violent Pop-Rock".

If you don't like My Chemical Romance, then just don't listen to them (and if you don't like them, what are you doing looking this up?)
My Chemical Romance is a band that originated in the US.
by Abby Scholtendey August 10, 2005
People hate them because they think they call themselves goth. Gerard Way said himself that he didn't think they were goth. They only got labeled that cause Gerard has an obsession with death. I think thats cool. Their sound is unlike anything I have ever heard.
there will be haters, but there are too many for My Chemical Romance
by Billy L. July 08, 2005
My Chemical Romance; A rock band, plain and simple. Nobody wants opinions on here.

Members-
Ray Toro-Lead Guitar
Frank Iero-Guitar
Michael Way-Bass Guitar
Gerard Way-Lead Vocals
Bob Bryar- Drums

Former Members-
Matt Pellisser-Drums

For all you ass-kissing teens. not meaning to offend anybody, if thats what you are, thats what you are

Mikey Way- Not asthmatic, Engaged to be married.
Frank Iero- Also engaged to be married.
Ray Toro- Maybe he doesn't want you to fuck his hair.
Bob Bryar- Amazing drummer, he won't 'sex' you.
Gerard Way- Please don't say you would like to rape him.

These guys get under-rated so much for their talent even though they are currently in the spotlight. A bunch of hard working people who give their all into every single part of their jobs. Inspirational, most have fucked up and made mistakes but they learnt to deal with it.

A group of people just wanting to portray a message and take music to places that it hasn't been for a long while.
"It okay to be fucked up, cause there are five guys in this band who are just as fucked up as you but we've overcome that to do what we do" Gerard Way-My Chemical Romance
by Emma. June 04, 2006

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