Sunday, June 1, 2008
UK's MCR Fans Fight Back
My Chemical Romance fans gathered at London's Marble Arch to protest the Daily Mail for its coverage of emo music. This follows the tragic death of 13-year-old Hannah Bond, which My Chemical Romance's dark music was blamed for. This, of course, didn't sit well with the band's fans and the battle began. Here are some clips of what yesterday's protest was like.
If you're still not sure what the Daily Mail's role is in all this, take a look at these articles.
Why no child is safe from the sinister cult of emo
Emo cult warning for parents
And let's not forget the newspaper's statement in response to the protest (care of xfm.co.uk).
And for more information on this fighting front for emo, check out I Am Not Afraid To Keep On Living.