As My Chemical Romance gear up to play their first show in seven years, they've revealed who will be opening up for them. And fans will not be disappointed. On Friday (November 8), MCR announced via Twitter that emo pioneers Thursday will be playing with them at The Shrine in Los Angeles on December 20.
"We are crazy excited to have our dear friends @thursdayband as a special guest at the Shrine show," they wrote. The two bands go way back. Both hailing from New Jersey, they used to play local shows together back in the day. Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly also produced MCR's debut album.
Read the tweet below.
Though the LA show sold out in a matter of minutes, MCR recently announced a string of 2020 dates including appearances at Download Fest in Australia and Japan, and a show in New Zealand that boasts Jimmy Eat World as a special guest.
Fans have been speculating (or at least hoping) for a reunion for a while now. In August, the band launched a new merch line that very well may have been the beginning of this new chapter. The members threw us off the scent, though. Back in February, Way flat out crushed our dreams when he said "I miss playing with the guys, but I don’t think so" after being asked about a possible reunion. Frank Iero got our hopes up again in July, when he didn't explicitly deny a reunion by saying "I survived a bus accident, so anything is possible." But what we're really curious about is Joe Jonas' claim that MCR was rehearsing next to the Jonas Brothers earlier this year. Iero ruthlessly slammed the pop star for his comments, but could they have been true all along?
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