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Listen to brand new My Chemical Romance single The Foundations Of Decay right now

My Chemical Romance in 2022
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My Chemical Romance have surprised-released a brand new single - and you can listen to it right now. The the track, titled The Foundations Of Decay, marks the emo legends' first new song since 2014 single Fake Your Death

A slow-building, atmospheric and riff-filled anthem, it packs a typically massive MCR chorus that'll have you reaching for your eyeliner and knee-sliding into the nearest thunderstorm to bellow your little emo heart out. 

My Chemical Romance announced their return to music in late 2019, six years after splitting up in March 2013, playing just one new show together that December before having to postpone all other comeback dates due to the pandemic. They finally return to the UK for the first time in 11 years next week, landing in Cornwall for two shows as a part of this year's Eden Sessions before heading to a spate of stadium gigs around the country.

The band then head out around Europe before returning to the States for more shows, including a recently announced stop-off headlining what is looking to be a stacked Riot Fest lineup in Chicago in September. 

Listen to brand new My Chemical Romance song The Foundations Of Decay below. Welcome back, fellas! You've been missed. 

My Chemical Romance 2022 UK and Ireland dates

May 16: St. Austell Eden Sessions, UK
May 17: St. Austell Eden Sessions, UK
May 19: Milton Keynes Stadium MK, UK
May 21: Milton Keynes Stadium MK, UK
May 22: Milton Keynes Stadium MK, UK
May 24: Dublin Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Ireland
May 25: Dublin Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Ireland
May 27: Warrington Victoria Park, UK
May 28: Cardiff Sophia Gardens, UK
May 30: Glasgow OVO Hydro, UK

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Merlin Alderslade
Executive Editor, Louder

Merlin moved into his role as Executive Editor of Louder in early 2022, following over ten years working at Metal Hammer. While there, he served as Online Editor and Deputy Editor, before being promoted to Editor in 2016. Before joining Metal Hammer, Merlin worked as Associate Editor at Terrorizer Magazine and has previously written for the likes of Classic Rock, Rock Sound, eFestivals and others. Across his career he has interviewed legends including Ozzy Osbourne, Lemmy, Metallica, Iron Maiden (including getting a trip on Ed Force One courtesy of Bruce Dickinson), Guns N' Roses, KISS, Slipknot, System Of A Down and Meat Loaf. He is also probably responsible for 90% of all nu metal-related content making it onto the site.