My Chemical Romance's Frank Iero debuts new band during Thursday farewell show at Brooklyn’s St. Vitus

The Iero appearance was a surprise.

click to enlarge Frank Iero and the Future Violents @ St. Vitus - Photo by Todd Fixler
Photo by Todd Fixler
Frank Iero and the Future Violents @ St. Vitus

Beloved post-hardcore band Thursday took to a small, hometown venue (Brooklyn’s St. Vitus) to say goodbye to fans who managed to score tickets to the final stop of the outfit’s 20th anniversary shows.

As an added bonus, Thursday’s final show, probably ever, also featured the surprise debut of a new band fronted by Frank Iero, who is best known as guitarist for My Chemical Romance (Iero’s third solo album, BARRIERS, is set for release on May 31).

Todd Fixler made the trip all the way from Florida so that he could share some photos from this third night of a three-night stand. Have a look at the gallery here.


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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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