After a series of cryptic messages on My Chemical Romance’s social media accounts, the rock band announced its long-awaited reunion tour Wednesday morning. In a YouTube video titled “A summoning…,” produced by frontman Gerard Way, MCR took the video’s protagonist on a chronological ride referencing imagery from the band’s prior eras and albums finally leading him to The Forum in Los Angeles, where the band staged its initial reunion show.
My Chemical Romance had announced mostly one-off dates until now, including shows in Japan and two sold-out nights at MK Stadium in the U.K. The band announced a series of tour dates, including two Northern California stops: Oct. 6 at Oakland Oakland as well as headlining the Saturday night slot at Sacramento’s Aftershock Festival. The run of dates includes a mix of arena shows as well as festival appearances.
At Aftershock, My Chemical Romance joins Metallica. Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday. Supporting acts for the arena shows have yet to be announced at press time.
The entire U.S. tour schedule:
Wed, 09/09/2020 – Little Caesars Arena – Detroit, MI
Fri, 09/11/2020 – Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN
Sat, 09/12/2020 – Riot Fest – Chicago, IL
Mon, 09/14/2020 – Scotiabank Arena – Toronto, ON
Tue, 09/15/2020 – TD Garden – Boston, MA
Thu, 09/17/2020 – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY
Fri, 09/18/2020 – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA
Sun, 09/20/2020 – Music Midtown Festival – Atlanta, GA
Tue, 09/22/2020 – Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
Sat, 09/26/2020 – BB&T Center – Sunrise, FL
Tue, 09/29/2020 – Toyota Center – Houston, TX
Wed, 09/30/2020 – American Airlines Center – Dallas, TX
Fri, 10/02/2020 – Pepsi Center – Denver, CO
Sun, 10/04/2020 – Tacoma Dome – Tacoma, WA
Tue, 10/06/2020 – Oakland Arena – Oakland, CA
Thu, 10/08/2020 – The Forum – Los Angeles, CA
Sat, 10/10/2020 – Aftershock Festival – Sacramento, CA
Sun, 10/11/2020 – T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, NV
Follow writer Mike DeWald at Twitter.com/mike_dewald.