Gerard Way on My Chemical Romance split: “Doing the right thing is usually the hardest” (Q337 Preview)

Gerard Way on My Chemical Romance split: “Doing the right thing is usually the hardest” (Q337 Preview)

gerardwayFormer My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way has spoke out about the decision to break up the band in 2013.

Talking in an in the studio report in our new issue, Q337 which is out today, the singer explains that beginning a solo career was instrumental in getting over the group.

“Doing the right thing is usually the hardest thing,” Way explains. “I was the most depressed I’ve been in my whole life.”

The MCR man admits that writing music for his solo record, which is due out later this year, helped him get over the break.

“I realised this was the therapy that helped get me through it [the split], but I’d written an album by then!” he laughs.

Get Q337 in print or on digital now for the full report on his solo record, including the influence of David Bowie on the record, the future of MCR and how he’s embracing spontaneity with his solo project.