Kuala Lumpur: My Chemical Romance, playing before more than 10,000 fans, racked up a storm in the rain in their first-ever concert in Malaysia at Stadium Merdeka here last night.
Currently riding the waves all over the world with their Black Parade tour, the American group played for about an hour after local punk band One Buck Short and rapcore Pop Shuvit pumped up the crowd with the opening acts.
Formed in 2001 and reputedly the hottest name after Linkin Park, the quintet of Gerard Way (vocalist), his brother Mikey (bass guitar), guitarists Ray Toro, Frank Iero nad drummer Bon Bryar were here as part of the world tour.
The atmosphere was electrifying as they belted out their hits like Famous Last Words, Helena and I Don’t Like You. The tour has been taken them to Japan, Australia, Britain and Mexico.