My Chemical Romance, formed in Essex County 19 years ago, has announced dates for its first North American tour in nine years, and one of them will be at the Prudential Center in Newark, Sept. 22. Tickets will go on sale Jan. 31 at noon; visit ticketmaster.com.
(Jan. 31 Update: In respond to high demand, a second Newark show has been added, Sept. 23. Click here for tickets.)
The eagerly awaited tour is scheduled to run from Sept. 9, in Detroit, to Oct. 11, in Las Vegas, and will also include shows at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Sept. 17; and the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Sept. 18.
My Chemical Romance was the first band ever to perform at the Prudential Center, opening for Bon Jovi in October 2007. The band has been inactive since 2013, as individual members have pursued a variety of solo projects.
Their last studio album was Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys in 2010, though they also released a deluxe 10th anniversary edition of The Black Parade in 2016.
Their first reunion show took place Dec. 20 in Los Angeles. They currently have shows scheduled, from March through July, in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
The band’s current lineup includes singer Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way and touring drummer Jarrod Alexander.
Here is the tour’s video announcement:
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