Gerard Way: ‘My Chemical Romance Will Always Be There for Us If We Want It’
Rumors of My Chemical Romance reuniting have been flying around for a couple of years now. Frontman Gerard Way recently addressed the idea of the band getting back together in an interview with iNews, as well as speaking about the effects of latter day touring on the band and the release of their album Danger Days.
Way spoke on how following up their 2006 The Black Parade took a toll on the band, and their writing process in trying to find a worthy successor. “It was tough on all the guys. We scrapped records, spent millions of dollars and we were touring on this record, and it didn’t feel like the world needed My Chem anymore,” Way says.
After touring for a couple of years, Way realized it might be time to take a break for a bit. “I’m able to read the writing on the wall pretty clearly, and I was like, ‘Nobody really needs us now—I think it’s time to finish."
On the group's inner-dynamic, Way mentioned how well they always worked with one another: “It’s a tricky thing, because you have four guys that really get along, and I think we all fully understand each other now and love each other."
He also brought up their recent reunion, and how great it was to see everyone again. “We all got together recently and it was wonderful—we didn’t even talk about the band or playing shows again. I don’t know if anything will happen in the future, but what I do know is everyone has a really great life right now,” says the singer.
As for the future of the band, “I think My Chem will always be there for us if we want it, but it adds a layer of stress,” Way explains. “When something gets really big like that, it’s hard on you for many reasons, and it’s very stressful, so I wouldn’t want to disrupt anybody’s life right now.”
Read the full interview at iNews.
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