My Chemical Romance Cancel Soundwave Festival Appearance, Replaced by Jimmy Eat World

February 5, 2010

My Chemical RomanceMy Chemical Romance have pulled out of this year’s Soundwave festival in Australia.

Singer Gerard Way has been having severe vocal problems and is under doctor’s advisement to forgo the tour in order to receive treatment for his throat and vocal chords.

“We are really sorry that we’ve had to cancel this tour, and apologise for any inconvenience it has caused,” says singer Way. “The last thing we ever want to do is cancel shows, but we’ll be back to Australia to make it up to the fans as soon as possible.”

Soundwave festival have confirmed that Jimmy Eat World will replace My Chemical Romance, “Soundwave would like to thank the ever brilliant JIMMY EAT WORLD who are interrupting their recording schedule in order to replace MCR on this year’s Soundwave bill.”

For more details on Soundwave festival check out our extensive Soundwave 2010 festival preview.

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