What is My Chemical Romance teasing with “SWARM”?

Last week was a big week for the return of huge artists: Kendrick Lamar finally let go Mr. Morale and Big Steps and My Chemical Romance have surprisingly released their first new song in eight years.

“The Foundations of Decay” was MCR’s first piece of new music since 2014’s “Fake Your Death,” taken from their greatest hits compilation. May death never stop you.

Even diehard fans probably thought the song was released to get everyone excited for their long-awaited reunion tour, but the new merchandise spotted on the tour might hint at something bigger.

Several attendees posted photos of the merchandise on social media, showing shirts, posters and banners with the word “SWARM” on the illustration of a fly (see below).

Could Swarm be the title of their highly anticipated fifth album? ‘The Foundations of Decay’ features the line “and as the swarm call we lay the foundations”, but it’s nice to dream. As MCR’s reunion tour progresses, the true meaning of “SWARM” should become clearer. We’ll let you know when we know more.

The emo icons are currently touring England, with the Australian and New Zealand leg set to begin next year. Originally scheduled to tour Australia as part of the Download Festival in March 2020, COVID-19 restrictions soon saw the festival frozen. MCR have tried unsuccessfully to make their Australian tour work, with a series of dates even announced earlier this year for March 2022.

However, the band were forced to explain that due to “uncertainty over international border restrictions and indoor venue capacity limits”, their first visit to the country since 2012 is now set to take place almost exactly three years after his first visit. occur.

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Kicking off in Brisbane on March 13, 2023, the tour will also visit Melbourne and Sydney, with two shows scheduled in each city. Prior to Australia, MCR will play The Outer Fields in Western Springs, New Zealand on March 11, 2023.

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