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Trivia: My Chemical Romance
  • Creator Breakdown: Gerard's past battle with drug addiction and alcoholism are well-known among the fanbase. He's gotten a lot better, though.
    • This was also likely the case during the creation of The Black Parade, apparently thanks to working and staying at the Paramour Mansion.
      • This was definitely the case, at least for Mikey. He considered suicide or leaving the band as his only options for a while. Luckily, he got better.
  • Dyeing for Your Art: While Gerard tends to do this, most people seem to overlook the fact that Frank Iero has also had a habit of changing his hair.
    • Bleached his hair white for The Black Parade, mimicking the Disease Bleach of The Patient's hair.
    • Now for Danger Days, his hair is atomic red.
  • Executive Meddling: When the "Teenagers" video originally aired on MTV, it suffered quite a bit of editing, since it came out right around the time of the Virginia Tech shootings. You can find the unedited version on their YouTube channel.
  • He Also Did: Gerard Way is also the writer of The Umbrella Academy and has done guest vocals for songs of other bands, such as "In Defense Of The Genre" by Say Anything, "Jet black Sunday" by Thursday, and "The Devil In Mexico" by Murder By Death.
    • Frank Iero was the former vocalist for Pencey Prep, which he left in order to join MCR, and he also does vocals for his side project Leathermouth
    • Gerard also co-wrote and directed an episode of The Aquabats! Super Show!, which Mikey starred in as the episode's main villain.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: The guy who plays The Patient in the video for "Welcome to the Black Parade" is Lukas Haas. Likely a Parental Bonus, since most people only know him as "that Amish kid from that Harrison Ford movie."
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: The woman singing in "Mama"? That's Liza Minnelli.
    • Dr Death Defying's voice? Steve, Righ? from MSI and the Left Rights.
  • One of Us: It should only take about five minutes of listening to them talk before you realize these guys are total nerds masquerading as badass musicians. If even that.
  • The Pete Best: Original drummer Matt Pelissier.
  • Word of God: Gerard Way says a lot of the fanservice (such as the "Frerard" gimmick) is done to piss people off.
    • He also says the red hair dates back to middle school and high school.
  • MCR is the favorite band (some days) of Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way.

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