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Encyclopedia > Mikey Way
Michael James Way
Mikey Way performing onstage, March 1st 2007.
Mikey Way performing onstage, March 1st 2007.
Background information
Born September 10, 1980 (1980-09-10) (age 27)
Belleville, New Jersey, United States
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Occupation(s) Bass guitarist

Michael James Way (born September 10, 1980) is the bass guitarist for the band My Chemical Romance and is the younger brother of the band's frontman Gerard Way. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Map of Essex County Highlighting the Location of Belleville Township Belleville is a Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Deon Rexroat of Anberlin. ... is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... A sunburst-colored Fender Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass[1][2]; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... My Chemical Romance are an American rock band formed in 2001. ... Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977) is the front man, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance; he is also elder brother to the bands bass player, Mikey Way. ...


Personal life

Michael James Way was born on September 10, 1980 in Newark, New Jersey, where he grew up. He is the younger brother of Gerard Way, (with whom he has a very close relationship, and is also Scottish/Italian, like his brother). Mikey is related to Joe Rogan, Host of the NBC game/stunt show Fear Factor and former cast member of the sitcom News Radio (Joe is Mikey's mother's cousin's son). Growing up, Way worked for Barnes & Noble, in addition to being an intern at Eyeball Records (the company that put out My Chemical Romance's debut album, I brought You My Bullets You Brought Me Your Love in 2002). The first concert he ever went to was The Smashing Pumpkins Concert. Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977) is the front man, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance; he is also elder brother to the bands bass player, Mikey Way. ... Joe Rogan performing at a comedy club after UFC 70. ... This article is about the television network. ... This article refers to the American television show by this title. ... The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band that formed in Chicago in 1988. ...


He is also responsible for the creation of the band's name, which he took from the book. Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance, by Irvine Welsh, while working at a Barnes & Noble bookstore in Clifton, New Jersey.[1] Irvine Welsh (born Leith, Edinburgh, September 27, 1958) is an acclaimed contemporary Scottish novelist, most famous for his novel Trainspotting. ... A typical Barnes & Noble bookstore. ... Map of Clifton in Passaic County Clifton is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


Early on in My Chemical Romance's career, it was said that Way did not know how to play bass but in order for him to play in a band he needed to know how to play bass so he learned. But during interviews with Way in their DVD release, Life on the Murder Scene, Mikey claims that he had been an amateur musician since he was young and was in bands as a bassist before My Chem. Mikey had been playing guitar from a young age and even auditioned for a guitar part in fellow My Chemical Romance bandmate, Frank Iero's band, Pencey Prep but didn't make the cut. He plays a Highway one Precision Bass, a Fender Standard Precision Bass, and a Fender Jaguar bass. Life on the Murder Scene is the first compilation album by New Jersey quintet My Chemical Romance. ... Fender redirects here. ...


On March 7, 2007, Mikey married his fiancée Alicia Simmons, backstage at the Orleans Arena, Las Vegas after the band's show. The couple were married by James Dewees of Reggie and the Full Effect, who was ordained as a minister in order to perform the ceremony. Dewees is also the suspected sixth member of My Chemical Romance and their keyboard player. His brother Gerard was his best man, since there were rules preventing him from having all the other band members as his best men. is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... James Dewees. ... Reggie and the Full Effect is a Kansas City-based American band featuring James Dewees who was the former drummer for Coalesce, keyboardist for The Get Up Kids, and former touring keyboardist for New Found Glory. ... Ordination is the process in which clergy become authorized by their religious denomination and/or seminary to perform religious rituals and ceremonies. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      For other types of... Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977) is the front man, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance; he is also elder brother to the bands bass player, Mikey Way. ...


On April 23, 2007, it was announced that Mikey would temporarily leave My Chemical Romance to spend time with Alicia. Gerard stated on their website; is the 113th day of the year (114th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...



Mikey's temporary replacement was Matt Cortez, a guitar technician, and friend of the band.


References

  1. ^ Mikey Way. Retrieved on 2006-12-26.

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Matt (Otter) Pelissier is the former drummer of the band My Chemical Romance. ... Singles from I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love Released: July 23, 2002 Released: 2002 Released: April 5, 2004 Released: 2004 I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love is the debut album by New Jersey rock quintet My Chemical Romance, released on July 23... Singles from Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge Released: 2004 Released: December 4, 2004 Released: March 3, 2005 Released: August 30, 2005 Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge is the second studio album and a concept album by New Jersey rock quintet My Chemical Romance. ... Alternate cover Black cover, slipcase, available alongside white cover. ... Life on the Murder Scene is the first compilation album by New Jersey quintet My Chemical Romance. ... Like Phantoms, Forever is a EP by My Chemical Romance “Vampires Will Never Hurt You” “This is the Best Day Ever” “Jack the Ripper” (live; originally by Morrissey) Gerard Way - lead vocals Ray Toro - lead guitar, backing vocals Frank Iero - rhythm guitar, backing vocals Mikey Way - bass guitar Matt Pelissier... Warped Tour Bootleg Series is a EP by My Chemical Romance “Im Not Okay (I Promise)” (live from San Diego on June 30, 2005) “Thank You for the Venom” (live from San Diego on June 30, 2005) “Helena” (live from San Diego on June 30, 2005) “Cemetery Drive” (live... Live and Rare is an EP composed of rarities by the American alternative rock band My Chemical Romance. ... Dreams Of Stabbing And/Or Being Stabbed are the first demos American Rock band My Chemical Romance recorded, they are also know as the Attic Demos. ... Honey, This Mirror Isnt Big Enough for the Two of Us is the first single released by the band My Chemical Romance from their début album, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love. ... Vampires Will Never Hurt You is the second single and third track from My Chemical Romances debut album, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love. ... “Headfirst For Halos” is the third single and sixth track from My Chemical Romances debut album, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love. ... Our Lady of Sorrows is the fourth single and fifth track from My Chemical Romances debut album, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love. ... Thank You for the Venom is the first single and ninth track from My Chemical Romances second studio album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. ... Re-release cover Im Not Okay (I Promise) is the second single and fifth track from My Chemical Romances second studio album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. ... Helena is the third single and first track from My Chemical Romances second studio album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Used is a rock band from Orem, Utah. ... The Ghost of You is the fourth and final single and sixth track from My Chemical Romances second studio album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. ... Additional covers CD cover Welcome to the Black Parade is the first single and fifth track from My Chemical Romances third studio album, The Black Parade. ... Additional covers CD cover Promotional cover I Dont Love You is the third UK, Philippine and Australian single and sixth track from My Chemical Romances third studio album, The Black Parade. ... 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Mikey Way - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (265 words)
Michael James Way (born September 10, 1980), most commonly known as Mikey Way, is the bass guitarist for the alternative rock/pop-punk band My Chemical Romance and the brother of frontman Gerard Way.
Way was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA, where he grew up.
Way learned bass in order to be able to play in the band, which lacked a bassist at the time.
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