My Chemical Romance Lose Drummer
2011-09-03 by arsonist88 | 64 Comments

My Chemical Romance have posted on their website that drummer Mike Pedicone, replacement of Bob Bryar and former drummer of The Bled has left the band. Guitarist Frank Iero writes:

Hello all,

Some shit happened last night and before the blogosphere gets all crazy with false statements and ridiculous opinions we want the true story to come from us... But please listen close because this is the only time we are ever going to talk about this. The relationship between My Chemical Romance and Michael Pedicone is over. He was caught red handed stealing from the band and confessed to police after our show last night in Auburn, Washington. We are heartbroken and sick to our stomachs over this entire situation. The band has no intention of pressing charges or taking this matter any further than we have to. We just want him out of our lives. The people who play in this band are a family, and family should not take advantage of each other like he did. We are currently moving forward, and hope to have a new drummer in place for our show in Salt Lake City, Utah. The show must go on.

XOMCR

http://www.mychemicalromance.com

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Band Page: My Chemical Romance

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Damon
September 3rd 2011

257 Comments


they suck now anyway

mynameischan
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2011

17914 Comments


what a shitty friend!!!!!

taxidermist
September 3rd 2011

7175 Comments


The people who play in this band are a family, and family should not take advantage of each other like he did.

Woah!

auberginedreams
September 3rd 2011

5981 Comments


i had no idea the drummer from the bled was even in this band.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2011

48574 Comments


Who gives a shit about rotating drummers

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talkshows
September 3rd 2011

43 Comments


lol
i think he just wanted to keep them from playing shit from danger days

someguest
September 3rd 2011

18938 Comments


Is this The Mad Gear And Missile Kid?

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KangarooSong
September 3rd 2011

142 Comments


He was stealing the singer's favorite shade of eye liner! omg!

Carnifex
September 3rd 2011

1918 Comments


God this band is horrible now.

TomAkaVeto
September 3rd 2011

1523 Comments


^lol

talkshows
September 3rd 2011

43 Comments


good thing they didn't press charges cus you know what they do to guys like him in prison

RosaParks
September 3rd 2011

14592 Comments


WHEN I WAS


A YOUNG BOY

MY FATHER





























stole my virginity

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2011

48574 Comments


He was just a touring member anyway


InFiction
September 3rd 2011

3591 Comments


Probably the only person that likes this band. Not really a huge issue though. Kinda a dick move though. What a cunt.

talkshows
September 4th 2011

43 Comments


drummer: sorry guys I never told you what I do for a living

Sconza
September 4th 2011

252 Comments


How many drummers have they gone through?

danjames
September 4th 2011

64 Comments


"good thing they didn't press charges cus you know what they do to guys like him in prison"

lol, love it

Parallels
September 4th 2011

6640 Comments


"good thing they didn't press charges cus you know what they do to guys like him in prison"

epic

drasticaction74
September 4th 2011

1675 Comments


mcr made sure to let him know that it's not ofuckingk

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sixdegrees
September 4th 2011

15785 Comments


Any bets on how long his replacement will last?

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tiesthatbind
September 4th 2011

7360 Comments


I hear Mike Portnoy's looking for work...

drasticaction74
September 4th 2011

1675 Comments


^^^^ HAHAHAHAH HIYO

Vesper
September 4th 2011

3085 Comments


MCR must be pretty disenchanted with drummers by now.

talkshows
September 4th 2011

43 Comments


vampires will never hurt you, but drummers will

ok that was the last one.

labria86
September 4th 2011

135 Comments


This makes me appreciate Coheed's situation and dealings anymore. Todd basically put the band's reputation at stake and they say nothing bad about him and "wish him the best". Sad that this happened, but no need to talk bad about the guy.

thediamondcanopy
September 4th 2011

509 Comments


so much win in this thread

Durrzo
September 4th 2011

1032 Comments


I haven't enjoyed any of their work since Three Cheers so I don't really care that they lost a member. That being said, what a prick.

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Adabelle
September 4th 2011

4170 Comments


Irrelevant comment #1: Their old (now old old) drummer looks like my cousin.
Irrelevant comment #2: The XOMCR thing is hilarious.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2011

20247 Comments


band is still decent, it's their fanbase that makes them annoying

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Ikarus14
September 4th 2011

519 Comments


Oh well. :L

SirPabstOfBeerShire
September 4th 2011

15 Comments


So this one time the mcr drummer is stealing from the band and the band members catch him and he says
to 'em he says "I never told you what I do for a living...................."

HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

FearOfTheDuck
September 4th 2011

206 Comments


And this is how he disappears.

IfYouRun
September 4th 2011

291 Comments


Well the last album is shit anyway. And if he is doing this, he probably just ruined his reputation and a massive career oportunity.

iFghtffyrdmns
September 4th 2011

7047 Comments


Stealing!? Wow, it's not okay. I promise.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2011

20247 Comments


well this is the end. for him

his mama will be disappointed

they told him I don't love you anymore

he didn't survive to the end



Titan50
September 4th 2011

4588 Comments


Probably the only person that likes this band. Not really a huge issue though. Kinda a dick move though. What a cunt.


FilthyBorgir
September 4th 2011

1334 Comments


watch them make a song about this.

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2011

8961 Comments


Why wouldn't they press charges?

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theacademy
September 4th 2011

27703 Comments


sounds of a playground fading

/sadness

iamSeraph
September 4th 2011

852 Comments


good.

lecolumbus
September 4th 2011

82 Comments


They should check behind their couch, I usually find things I've lost there

theashesfromautumn01
September 4th 2011

1031 Comments


honey this mirror isn't big enough for the two of us. theyve lost like 3 drummers in the past year though

Emim
September 4th 2011

26196 Comments


The people who play in this band are a family


AND WE'RE KICKING YOU OUT OF THE FAMILY

Intheayer
September 4th 2011

79 Comments


did this guy actually record with the on danger days? becuz the bled and danger days are 2 TOTALLY different things

DeathsThread
September 5th 2011

210 Comments


Pass the Flask - Classic
Anything by MCR - Shit

Emim
September 5th 2011

26196 Comments


My girlfriend loves this band and I absolutely despise them.

Eclecticist
September 5th 2011

3863 Comments


So are the upgrading to a drum machine yet or do they still believe in that myth that drummers matter?

FrankRedHot
September 5th 2011

6448 Comments


Well, at least they know no one will ever steal their sound.

Emim
September 5th 2011

26196 Comments


So are the upgrading to a drum machine yet or do they still believe in that myth that drummers matter?


i kill you

Spec
September 5th 2011

26846 Comments


He's so used to being broke as fuck in The Bled that a life of crime is all he knows!

Spec
September 5th 2011

26846 Comments


So are the upgrading to a drum machine yet or do they still believe in that myth that drummers matter?

What a faggot thing to say.

Realm
September 5th 2011

2074 Comments


stealing gear from band mates is low as fuck


he should have stolen pills like mic todd.

TheTrollometer
September 5th 2011

3 Comments


i wrote mcr about 10 fan letters last week but they havnt responded. i guess they must be really shook
up over this =(((((((
i hope this inspires them to make another depressed album. i dont like their happier sound. it doesn't
speak to me =((

letsgofishing
September 5th 2011

878 Comments


Good for him. Now he can join a good band.

astrel
September 5th 2011

2613 Comments


Why should they press charges? He just stole their hearts.

TTF4eva
September 5th 2011

4 Comments


......lol

Nikkolae
September 6th 2011

4399 Comments



did this guy actually record with the on danger days? becuz the bled and danger days are 2 TOTALLY different things


^this, decent drummers are a dying breed now aparently

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Myles7
September 6th 2011

169 Comments


"good thing they didn't press charges cus you know what they do to guys like him in prison"

i lol'd

AlienWarrior75
September 6th 2011

134 Comments


"What happened is more complicated than it sounds but I did make a mistake. It was never my intention to hurt this band or all of you." No confirmation on this yet, but our suspicion is that this is all part of a bid to form an all-felon supergroup with recently-exiled Coheed and Cambria bassist Mike Todd.
http://www.ifc.com/news/2011/09/my-chemical-romance-drummer-stealing.php
LOL

Voytek
September 6th 2011

139 Comments


gay band is gay

BurnedBlack606
September 6th 2011

405 Comments


oh noes

Rbaten61
October 22nd 2011

32 Comments


Wow i jusst read this and wow seriously i cant even wrap my head around this totally uncool

AuntMillie
February 24th 2012

45 Comments


yeah me either

herd they suckd

Spec
May 25th 2012

26846 Comments


Anyone know what actually happened yet?



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