My Chemical Romance have announced that they are to split via a blog post on their website. Read the the band's statement in full:
"Being in this band for the past 12 years has been a true blessing. We've gotten to go places we never knew we would. We've been able to see and experience things we never imagined possible. We've shared the stage with people we admire, people we look up to, and best of all, our friends. And now, like all great things, it has come time for it to end. Thanks for all of your support, and for being part of the adventure.
My Chemical Romance."
See Gerard Way's tweet on the split below:
UPDATE: Mikey Way, MCR's bass player has tweeted the following statements:
Additionally clarifying that the break up had nothing to do with his relationship in response to speculation circulating about his personal life:
That's all the information available right now but you can see how rock reacted to the shocking news and get all the latest updates on the story here on Kerrang.com