Listen to Gerard Way in a new six-minute song

(From left) Frank Iero, Mikey Way, Gerard Way and Ray Toro are members of the alternative rock band My Chemical Romance.

No, it’s not 2006, but it might as well be. Dear emo rockers My Chemical Romance they’re back with new music for the first time in almost a decade.

The band released a new single. “The Foundations of Decadence” on Thursday, his first major release since his 2014 song “Fake Your Death.” Lead singer Gerard Way’s moody, distorted voice opens the six-minute track, building into an explosive chorus.

“Let our bodies lie while our hearts will remain / Let our blood invade if I die in pain,” Way sings. “Now, if your convictions were a passing phase, let our ashes feed the river with morning rays. And while the vermin creep, we lie in the foundations of decay.”

Produced by Way, Doug McKean and lead guitarist Ray Toro, “The Foundations of Decay” marks a new era for MCR following their 2013 split and as they prepare to release their highly anticipated reunion tourstarting in the UK May 16 and in North America on August 20.

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In the fall of 2019, the group announced their comeback and reunited for a reunion performance in December.

Of course, MCR fans were delighted with the new song. Many took to social media to show their love for the multi-platinum band’s latest release.

“My chemical romance releasing new music in 2022 could save this decade,” Twitter user @iNabber69 wrote.

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