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That My Chemical Romance “Tour Announcement” Has Been Up For Years

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

    This article has been imported from chorus.fm for discussion. All of the forum rules still apply.

    Over the weekend Alt Press ran a story headlined with, “Are My Chemical Romance planning a tour?,” based on the following evidence:


    The band’s site was updated with an “MCRX TOUR” announcement, and the description reads: “Check back soon for more details on the upcoming tour.”

    Upcoming tour?

    We’re freaking out a little bit. (OK, we’re freaking out A LOT.)

    This damn line on their website causes a freakout every few months.

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the website has had that same blurb on it for years. Here it is in October of 2016. If and when My Chemical Romance return, given everything we know about the band, I’d have to imagine it’ll be a well thought out and produced announcement.1


    1. And I am a believer that it’s a when, not an if, I just don’t know when.

     
  2. Turkeylegz

    Trusted

    My heart fluttered as I read "My Chemical Romance" and "tour" in a news post.

    I should have known better.
     
  3. alkalinexandy

    Trusted Supporter

    Shoddy sensationalized reporting is shoddy.
     
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  4. JamesMichael

    Creative Developer Prestigious

    I absolutely can’t stand their constant ‘forced’ effort on that site to gain clicks.

    Their headlines also make me cringe...”our hearts are so full”.

    They are quick at reporting some band news which is generally the only reason I go on.
     
  5. Woohoo!

    Newbie

    My local radio station announced in December one morning that MCR got back together and i check here and there was nothing about it. I googled it and there was nothing about it. How damn difficult is it to look for more than one source on this stuff? I want people to trust me when I talk about things... Do these "professionals" not care if people can't take them seriously?
     
  6. Yellowcard2006

    Trusted

    Always a good article for a slow news day on altpress.
     
  7. TerrancePryor

    twitter.com/terrancepryor Prestigious

    Did you expect anything else from Alt Press?
     
  8. alkalinexandy

    Trusted Supporter

    That was more a general statement on my part than anything.. So... No. Haha.
     
  9. Frenzyofdeceit

    Regular

    All my friends were freaking out & I just sat there shaking my head. Guys, like Jason said, when/ if it happens, we will definitely KNOW.
     
  10. Former Planets

    Aaaachem! Supporter

    I’m more excited that this website has footnotes! Have we always had footnotes? How much have I been missing?
     
  11. mattfreaksmeout

    Trusted Supporter

    Nice try Jason, it's nice of you to try to cover for them until they're ready to announce this, but I'm seeing through it. Reunion tour 2018 is happening.
     
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  12. I've made jokes in footnotes quite a few times. Heh.
     
  13. CyberInferno

    Line below my username Supporter

    What's funny about this is that someone actually went in and modified the site to address this. The comment now has: "Submitted by blurryface on July 21, 2016 - 7:32am" above it to avoid any confusion.