My Chemical Romance reunion tour 2020: UK dates, tickets and more
The 2020 My Chemical Romance reunion tour will see the American alt-rock band back on stage, with three sold-out UK dates and one in Ireland.
Are My Chemical Romance getting back together?
MCR have been on hiatus since 2013, though reunion rumours began in 2017. Last Halloween, after much speculation, My Chemical Romance announced they would playing a one-off show together on 20 December 2019 at The Shrine in Los Angeles as well as a new merch line. Tickets sold out in four minutes, and the band announced 2020 dates in Australia, Japan and New Zealand soon after.
Come January 2020, the group announced they would be returning to the UK with a show in Milton Keynes — much to the delight of the British wing of the MCRmy fanbase. My Chemical Romance tickets for the 20 June show went on sale on 24 January and sold out within minutes. A second performance on 21 June was announced almost immediately, with MCR fans similarly snapping it up quickly.
With the MCR reunion tour being a major hit amongst British fans, the band have announced a third date at Milton Keynes on 18 June. Guitarist Frank Iero wrote on Instagram: “Due to the absolutely overwhelming demand, we have decided to add a third and final date to our Milton Keynes Stadium run. Thank you to everyone that made this possible. It’s beyond our wildest dreams that we to get to play these shows for you all. See you at the shows. xofrnk #MCRMKIII”.
My Chemical Romance have also extended their European performances, including a new stop in Dublin on 23 June. MCR also announced a 2020 reunion tour in North America, though those tickets also sold out in six hours.
For those lucky fans who were able to get My Chemical Romance tickets, it was like the Black Parade was rolling through town. Twitter user @part_time_emo tweeted: “9 years ago I posted about wanting to see MCR...and this year I finally get to see them😭😭😭 dreams do come true kids😭 #MCR #MCRMK #June20”.
Among those who didn’t get MCR tickets in time though, it was rather emo-tional. @DiamondDaysXO tweeted: Someone pleeease tell me if they have a spare VIP standing ticket to MCR 18th June or any websites that may have some left randomly 😭😭 #MCRMK #mcrmkiii”.
Didn’t get your My Chemical Romance tickets? Have some questions about the MCR reunion tour? Keep reading for everything you need to know before you go.
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My Chemical Romance FAQ
- When did My Chemical Romance start? 2001
- How long were My Chemical Romance together? 12 years
- Where are My Chemical Romance from? Newark, New Jersey
- Who is in My Chemical Romance? Gerard Way (lead vocals), Ray Toro (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mikey Way (bass), Frank Iero (rhythm guitar, backing vocals)
- What are My Chemical Romance’s albums? I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love (2002), Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge (2004), The Black Parade (2006), Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (2010)
- What type of music are My Chemical Romance? Alternative rock, pop punk, emo
- What are My Chemical Romance biggest songs? "I'm Not Okay (I Promise)”, “Helena”, "Welcome to the Black Parade”, "Famous Last Words”, “I Don’t Love You”, “Teenagers, "Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)”…
- Something you didn’t know: “Helena” was written by Gerard Way about his late grandmother
Where does the name My Chemical Romance come from?
The name My Chemical Romance was first suggested by the band’s bassist Mikey Way. The younger brother of frontman Gerard Way was working at American bookstore Barnes & Noble and was struck by the title of Irvine Welsh tome “Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance”.
Why did MCR break up?
My Chemical Romance frontman told NME in 2014 that the band felt it was time to split up in 2013. That said, it wasn’t easy. He said, “I think we’re all pretty upset. It was sad, because it wasn’t a situation where anybody hated each other. It was nobody’s fault.”
Is the My Chemical Romance reunion tour coming to the UK?
Yes, the My Chemical Romance reunion tour will be coming to the UK in June 2020.
Do My Chemical Romance have a new album coming out?
While no official announcement has been made, My Chemical Romance did release new merch in December. Also, the band put out a video on their Instagram on 29 January with unseen footage — potentially a clip from fresh material? Turns out, it was from a video titled “The Summoning” announcing more MCR tour dates.
What are My Chemical Romance’s UK and Ireland tour dates in 2020?
- 18 June — Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
- 20 June — Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
- 21 June — Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
- 23 June — Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin
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What is on the MCR reunion tour setlist?
The My Chemical Romance reunion tour setlist has yet to be released though, based on the December 2019 show in Los Angeles, they will likely be playing their classics including “I'm Not Okay (I Promise)”, “Thank You for the Venom and Give 'Em Hell Kid”, “Helena”, “The Kids From Yesterday”, “Famous Last Words” and “Welcome to the Black Parade”.
How to get My Chemical Romance tickets?
With My Chemical Romance tickets for the first two Milton Keynes show having sold out in minutes, MCR added a third show. Don’t have yours and not okay? You can find My Chemical Romance tickets on StubHub.