My Chemical Romance — the most important rock band to emerge from New Jersey in the last 20 years — performed its first show since 2012, Dec. 20 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, with a 20-song setlist including hits such as “Welcome to the Black Parade,” “I’m Not Okay (I Promise),” “Teenagers” and “Helena.”
Sara Taylor of the band Youth Code made a guest appearance, singing on “You Know What They Do to Guys Like Us in Prison,” and the show included the live premiere of My Chemical Romance’s 2013 song “Make Room!!!!”
You can see the setlist and watch some videos below, and here is a review from kerrang.com.
The band posted on its web site, mychemicalromance.com, Dec. 19: “In 2017, we got in a room together to see what would happen. A couple more jam sessions and 39 days of rehearsals later, we’re ready to show you what we’ve learned. See you soon.”
The band’s only other currently scheduled dates are five shows in Japan, Australia and New Zealand in March. Its current lineup includes singer Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way and touring drummer Jarrod Alexander.
Here is the setlist:
“I’m Not Okay (I Promise)”
“Thank You for the Venom”
“Give ’em Hell, Kid”
“House of Wolves”
“You Know What They Do to Guys Like Us in Prison”
“Our Lady of Sorrows”
“Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)”
“I Don’t Love You”
“Famous Last Words”
“The Kids From Yesterday”
“Welcome to the Black Parade”
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