My Chemical Romance announce Jimmy Eat World as special guests on Australia tour

My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance (aka MCR/My Chem) has announced Arizona’s finest Jimmy Eat World as support for their 2023 Australian arena tour.

Celebrating nearly three decades and ten albums, lead vocalist and lead guitarist Jim Adkins, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch, and drummer Zach Lind, will return to Australian shores for the first time in six years.

The Mesa, Arizona quartet’s commercial breakthrough came with the release of Bleed American, with single “The Middle” hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Alternative Airplay chart and peaking at No. 5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, where it spent 33 weeks total on the chart.

Futures, their follow-up album to Bleed American, featured single “Pain,” which also hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Alternative Airplay chart, made Billboard’s Hot 100 (No. 93), and is RIAA-certified Gold. In October 2019, the band released their tenth album, the critically acclaimed, Surviving. June 2022 saw Jimmy Eat World return with their first independent release, single “Something Loud”.

My Chemical Romance’s March tour, will be their first return to Australia since their appearance at Big Day Out festival in 2012. Second shows in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney were announced off the back of their original shows instant sell-out; tickets for the additional shows are on sale now from



Mon 13 Mar – Entertainment Centre – Brisbane, QLD
Tue 14 Mar – Entertainment Centre – Brisbane, QLD
Thur 16 Mar – Rod Laver Arena – Melbourne, VIC
Fri 17 Mar – Rod Laver Arena – Melbourne, VIC
Sun 19 Mar – Qudos Bank Aren – Sydney, NSW
Mon 20 Mar – Qudos Bank Arena – Sydney, NSW

My Chemical Romance Australia Tour 2023