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My Chemical Romance’s ‘Danger Days’ Certified Gold

Sometimes, accomplishments happen when we least expect it. While the members of My Chemical Romance are all pursuing separate projects since calling it a day, their name lives on. My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way shared on Instagram that their final album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, has been certified Gold by the RIAA. Check out his Instagram post after the jump. Congratulations, MCR! For more My Chemical Romance, you can buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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Emo Night Is Bringing Nostalgia Back To South Africa, One Show At A Time

Emo means different things to different people. For some, it is the music of their high school years; for others it’s the soundtrack to their 20-somethings when they were still trying to figure things out; and for others, it remains the backbone of their lives—quietly embedded in everything they do. Emo Night South Africa takes all these people, puts them in a venue together, plays some songs, and waits for the magic to happen. An instigator, maybe. A community, definitely. Please follow and like us:

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My Chemical Romance Are Up to Something

It has seemed like a few long, long years since My Chemical Romance called it a day. Fans everywhere mourned a truly a revolutionary group. Luckily for fans, vocalist Gerard Way, guitarist Frank Iero, guitarist Ray Toro, and bassist Mikey Way all had separate projects lined up to fill the void. Of course, you can never fill the original void. MCR were held in high regard, and it looks like they may be back to take the crown. The group posted a cryptic Facebook video that shows a waving flag…

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Death Spells Return, Make Tour and Album Announcements

After some radio silence, Death Spells will be back on everyone’s radar. The electronic hardcore project featuring Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance, FrnkIero andthe Cellebration) and James Dewees (Reggie And The Full Effect) will be releasing plenty of cool stuff this summer. In addition to announcing some touring in Europe and the U.S., the group promised on Instagram that a new album will be dropping in July. Exciting stuff! Check out their Instagram post after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here! Please follow and like us:

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Gerard Way Comments On My Chemical Romance Anniversary

On March 22, it was the anniversary of My Chemical Romance‘s breakup. It has been three long years since the split, and vocalist Gerard Way commented on the time gone by. Way stated he misses “everyone,” and that he is very happy with his life at the moment, though it feels like a long time since the breakup. Check out all he had to say after the jump! For more Gerard, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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Boston Calling Announces Block Party Series

Boston’s favorite spring/summer festival, Boston Calling has not only announced a killer lineup for this Memorial Day Weekend, they’ve also announced that their Block Party Series is back this year, and kicks off TODAY May 7th. The party happens every Thursday evening from 5pm-8pm through September 17th. The 21+ event will be held at Dewey Square, with one show a month returning to Summer Street Plaza in Downtown Crossing. Check out the initial lineup below, and keep up with future announcements HERE. Don’t forget to catch Beck, Tame Impala, The…

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Emma Guido (Under The Gun Review/Mind Equals Blown/Freelance PR)

Infectious Magazine editor Joe Ballard recently posed some questions to music industry powerhouse Emma Guido – staff writer at Under The Gun Review, editor at Mind Equals Blown, and freelance publicist for blues-rocker Jake Tavill. We discussed her lightning-fast progress since entering the industry at 15 years old, how to balance a constantly hectic schedule, advice for bands and aspiring music writers, and much more. Please follow and like us:

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PLAYLIST: Growing Up Brooke

Hi, Infectious readers! I’m Brooke. I have grown to love music deeply, thanks in part to some family members introducing it to me and to growing up in one of the best music eras…ever. Sorry, ’80s purists. Oddly, my parents are not hugely musical people. My father is more of a sports guy and my mom makes the world better each day by being a nurse. Still, I found music, and it makes more sense than anything. The ten songs below will take you through my evolution of music taste,…

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Against Me!, Frnkiero And TheCellebration to Tour

Against Me! will be touring this summer, playing a nice and full headliner set. Joining them will be ex-My Chemical Romance member Frank Iero‘s solo venture, Frnkiero And TheCellebration. Annie Girl & The Flight will serve as additional support. The dates take the groups from mid June to mid July, hitting most of the United States along the way. Check out the tour dates after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here (Against Me!), here (Frnkiero And TheCellebration) or here (Annie Girl & The Flight) and buy a CD…

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Electric Century To Release Record Store Day EP

Electric Century will be releasing their highly anticipated self-titled debut EP on April 18th. The Record Store Day exclusive will feature four tracks, three of which are unreleased. Check out the track list and more details regarding the release below. Electric Century is the new project of former My Chemical Romance bassist, Mikey Way. Joined by New London Fire’s Dave Debiak, the duo have teamed up to create an interesting electro-alternative sound. Though the band has only released two songs since its formation, dedicated MCR supporters have been eagerly waiting this…

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