My Chemical Romance performed a headline set at When We Had been Younger competition this weekend (Oct 23) in Las Vegas. For his or her efficiency, they sported some iconic outfits from their early years as a band.
The playful gesture noticed the emo icons dressed within the black go well with and purple tie ensemble which they famously styled throughout their Three Cheers For Candy Revenge album period again in 2004. Frontman Gerard Approach even wore a protracted black wig as a nod to his trademark former emo coiffure.
In an odd and barely jarring twist, nevertheless, MCR additionally donned scary prosthetics on their faces to appear to be outdated males, which led many followers to recommend that the rockers have been making enjoyable of the nostalgic theme of the competition.
Different followers additionally identified that the frontman jokingly addressed the gang as if they have been performing in Utah, and that the band have been promoting merchandise on the competition that noticed t-shirts plainly designed with simply the phrase ‘merch’ on the entrance, each as extra attainable tongue-in-cheek jabs in the direction of the emo revival occasion.
Throughout this yr, the band have been including in numerous deep cuts – reminiscent of Sister To Sleep and Demolition Lovers – to their reunion tour setlists, however to the shock of the attendees, My Chemical Romance’s set at When We Had been Younger Competition was comprised of solely main hits.
Opening the set with I am Not Okay (I Promise), Approach and co. went on to play big songs reminiscent of It is Not A Assertion, It is A Fucking Deathwish, Welcome To The Black Parade, Helena, Youngsters, Mama, Well-known Final Phrases and extra.
Watch fan-filmed footage, see pictures of their competition efficiency and take a look at the total setlist beneath:
“this is not a nostalgia tour. We’re not gonna do the costumes of like… Ah, keep in mind us?? I do not actually match on this anymore, however do you keep in mind?”..My Chemical Romance making enjoyable of wwwy and nostalgia tradition is all I ever needed to see in life💀💀💀 pic.twitter.com/xDDl8c4DifOctober 24, 2022
Dressing up as outdated individuals, doing a setlist of solely hits, merch that simply says merch, and appearing senile addressing the gang as if they’re performing in Utah. Very dedicated to the bit of constructing enjoyable of this nostalgia competition and promoting out. Unbelievable #MCRWWWY2 pic.twitter.com/m7VxVC1xGhOctober 24, 2022
You HAVE to sing alongside when @MCRofficial performs I’m Not Okay. Sorry we don’t make the principles pic.twitter.com/gJ8AbLANZYOctober 24, 2022
My Chemical Romance wore prosthetics to appear to be lifeless pictures of their Revenge period at an emo revival competition, solely enjoying their hits, misaddressing the gang as Utah, not speaking between units, and extra to poke enjoyable at this nostalgia wave and “promoting out” #WWWY #MCRWWWY2 pic.twitter.com/qhdJdIoJxxOctober 24, 2022
Planetaryyyy with my chemical romance dressed as their revenge personas with prosthetic to look outdated!!!!WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE pic.twitter.com/VrMeSk2znJOctober 24, 2022
GOING INSANE!!!! MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE PLAYING HELENA IN THEIR REVENGE OUTFITS IN 2022 pic.twitter.com/kzfJoLmFEhOctober 24, 2022
Tons to unpack at @WWWYFest however the prosthetics that @MCRofficial wore may hang-out me eternally pic.twitter.com/dbm3Lj5itsOctober 24, 2022
i genuinely can’t consider that i simply witnessed my chemical romance dressed up of their revenge outfits with wrinkle prosthetics carry out proper after seeing paramore for the primary time… at this time is one of the best fucking day ever in my complete life #whenwewereyoung #WWWY pic.twitter.com/3mfsIevXroOctober 24, 2022
My Chemical Romance When We Had been Younger 2022 setlist
I am Not Okay (I Promise)
Give ‘Em Hell, Child
The Ghost of You
Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
It is Not a Vogue Assertion, It is a Fucking Deathwish
Welcome to the Black Parade
Well-known Final Phrases
Vampires Will By no means Harm You