They'll carry on: My Chemical Romance announce reunion, fans lose it

They'll carry on: My Chemical Romance announce reunion, fans lose it
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Loooong ago - well, in 2013 - My Chemical Romance said 'so long and goodnight' to their fans, ending a more than decade-long reign as the dark princes of the emo music scene. 

Now it appears the Black Parade will march on once more, as the band has announced a reunion show in Los Angeles at the end of the year. 

"Like Phantoms Forever," reads a cryptic tweet from their official Twitter account, alongside a poster emblazoned with the words 'RETURN'. 

In a 2019 interview with The Guardian, lead singer Gerard Way said the band buckled under the pressure of public expectation - and presumably, the endless pursuit of the perfect eyeliner application. 

"You get caught up in this trap of 'Is it ever gonna be good enough?'" Way said. 

"It wasn't fun to make stuff any more. I think breaking up the band broke us out of that machine."

Thankfully, these weren't to be Way's Famous Last Words, and My Chemical Romance's second coming as the saviour of the broken has left fans in a right tizz. 

Unsure whether to take to Twitter or reach for their hair straighteners and black nail polish, the anguished inner teens of the internet are screaming into the void. 

"YALL GONNA BRING ALL THE EMO KIDS CRAWLING BACK OUT OF THE FLOORBOARDS WTF," one tweet read.

"The #mychemicalromance reunion is the BEST thing to EVER happen to our scene," said another. 

"Move aside hip hop... 2020 is the year of EMO" 

So cast your mind back to how annoying it was when your parents wouldn't let you get your eyebrow pierced, remember how no one ever understood you in high school and revisit how dope your Chuck Taylors looked with vivid scrawled all over them. 

In the immortal words of MCR, we'll carry on. 

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