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The internet broke yesterday morning when band My Chemical Romance hinted at what seems to be a reunion. Fans and musicians went insane over the band’s updated profile picture on their Facebook and Twitter. They also shared a 30-second video story with the opening keys from their iconic track “Welcome to the Black Parade. Towards the end of a video, a date, 9/23/16 is revealed. This is their first tweet in more than a year. Three years after their breakup, fans are dying to know whether or not they are getting back together or having a reunion. The “X” marked on the white flag featured in their video teaser might signify the 10th anniversary of TBP. Their album The Black Parade was released on October 23, 2006.

Update: On their Facebook page, MCR announced that neither a tour nor a reunion is stirring up. The teaser is “only a release for the anniversary of The Black Parade.” 

This week on POMP offers up a mixed bag really.  From flashbacks to eerie instagrams and hot rocking scenes. Let’s check what’s on our holy roster.

B-Side with Assembly Generals looks like it was having a good old wild time.  A regram from @chanomnl ‘s (check that out as well) recent post shows us how the group captures the roaring crowds and busts their tracks live.  Follow the band at @assembly_generals

 

Ever wonder what rock stars do on a Friday afternoon? Well this may give us a clue. F L E A, bassist extraordinaire of the Red Hot Chili Peppers looks like he’s been busy signing some limited edition CD. The back of his head visible with patches of purple in varied shades (why go with one color when you can do several) We’re loving it. But would you dare do it? Interestingly enough the band was stopped in an airport over the weekend to sign posters for another rock band. It’s so true, it almost unbelievable, Check out here:

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Radiohead’s “The Numbers” is on its last leg guys. If you haven’t been following their instagram well now is the time to do it. Directed by Grant Gee and filmed in Port Talbot, Wales it’s a vignette series that as eerie as some of the tracks on  their latest album,  A Moon Shaped Pool.

 

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Grace Mitchell’s throw back “four Score and seven years ago” feels more like a flash back to pinup 1960’s. In a cardi, a high waisted ‘kini and those cat eye shades, filtered for dramatic e

And by dark side, we mean the fashion industry. The rock band drew mixed reactions from fans as they recently posted a twitpic of a campaign for an Italian menswear brand.

All the members were pictured in a white suit with James Hatfield sporting his signature evil grin. The caption read, “We have been invited to be the face of Italian luxury menswear powerhouse Brioni!” Aside from posting the news on Twitter, the band also took to their official website to announce the news.

“We are beyond thrilled to have been invited to be the face of Italian luxury menswear powerhouse Brioni as they kick off their first creative campaign under the direction of newly appointed creative director, über cool style star Justin O’Shea,” the band wrote.

Check out the photos below, all sourced from their official website:

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Whether or not you support this endeavor, we’re pretty sure it won’t affect their music, and because of that, we say “Go forth, Metallica. Plant your seeds in the fashion industry.”

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