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These Celebrity Baby Names Are Just Terrible

6/25/2013 12:21pm EDT
18 Terrible Celebrity Baby Names
Rapper Lil' Kim just welcomed her first child, and of course she had to be creative with her daughter's name. The singer stunned fans with her pregnancy back in February and now she has stunned us again with the moniker Royal Reign.

We wouldn't expect any less from one of the most powerful women in hip hop. She's bold and larger than life. Even though her daughter wasn't royal bred doesn't mean she can't be Royal, right? Just ask Lorde.

Now, before you get all Judgey McJudgerson and claim this to be the worst celebrity baby name of all time, take a look at 16 famous offspring who are wal...

Christian Jacobs Dishes on the Gerard Way-Directed 'The Aquabats! Super Show!'

6/1/2013 1:28pm EDT
The Aquabats
Have you ever wanted to watch a show where a rock band plays a quintet of over-the-top superheroes? Of course you have! That's The Hub's The Aquabats! Super Show, which returns for a new season today, and BFTV sat down with co-creator and star Christian Jacobs (better known as MC Bat Commander) to get the dish on one of the highlights: an upcoming episode is directed by My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way.

How did Christian sign Gerard up to step behind the camera for the installment, which is called "Anti-Bats!" and airs on June 29? "We hit it off working together on Yo Gabba Gabba’s Su...

My Chemical Romance Call It Quits After More Than A Decade

3/23/2013 1:47pm EDT
My Chemical Romance
New Jersey-based emo-rockers My Chemical Romance have decided to go their separate ways after 12 years together.

Friday night the official announcement that they were breaking up was made via the band's website.

"Being in this band for the past 12 years has been a true blessing," a statement read. "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 f...

Drummer Regrets 'Poor Decision' That Cost Him My Chemical Romance Job

9/6/2011 7:53pm EDT
My Chemical Romance
Sacked My Chemical Romance drummer Michael Pedicone has broken his silence about his dismissal, revealing "the poorest decision" of his life led to his firing.

The shamed rocker was told he no longer had a role in the band last week after he was allegedly caught stealing, and now Pedicone has released a statement to Kerrang! magazine shedding light on the incident.

He writes, "Almost as soon as I began touring with MCR I ran into problems with a member of the band's crew who I'll not name. The problems were many, big and small, but some of them were large enough that they began to greatly...

Queen's Brian May Joins My Chemical Romance On Stage At Reading Festival

8/28/2011 10:00pm EDT
Brian May
Queen star Brian May thrilled revellers at Britain's Reading Festival on Friday when he joined rockers My Chemical Romance onstage during their headlining set.

The "Welcome to the Black Parade" hitmakers closed the first day of the weekend event, and they invited the guitarist to perform with them for the final 10 minutes of their show.

Frontman Gerard Way introduced May by telling the crowd, "Ladies and gentleman, Brian f**king May", before the Queen star joined the band for several tracks, including a rendition of "We Will Rock You."

The three-day Reading and Leeds twin festivals also ...

Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Creates Comic Book

7/22/2011 11:47am EDT
Tom Morello
Rage Against The Machine star Tom Morello has teamed up with comic book bosses at Dark Horse to create a new graphic novel series, called Orchid.

The first issue of the rocker's new publication will hit comic book stores in October. Orchid is a futuristic fantasy tale about a teenage prostitute living in a world full of ferocious new animal species.

He's not the first rocker to team up with Dark Horse for a comic book line - the firm also gave My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way the chance to realize his dream of becoming a graphic novelist when bosses released his The Umbrella Aca...

My Chemical Romance Lead 2011 Kerrang! Awards

5/4/2011 8:29am EDT
My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance are leading this year's Kerrang! Awards with nominations in five categories, including best band.

Readers of the British magazine voted the group's record Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys for Best Album, while the rockers are also nominated in categories for Best International Band, Best Live, Best Single for Planetary (GO!), and Best Video (Na Na Na).

Frontman Gerard Way says in a statement, "The U.K. has always been one of our favorite places to play as band, and we are so grateful for these nominations and the continued support from Kerrang!, i...

My Chemical Romance Record Japan Relief Anthem

4/13/2011 9:51pm EDT
My Chemical Romance
Rockers My Chemical Romance have tweaked their hit song "Sing" to raise funds for the Japanese earthquake/tsunami relief effort.

The tune "Sing It For Japan" has been released as a download on with all proceeds from sales benefiting the American Red Cross.

The song is a re-interpretation of the band's single, "Sing," and has been produced and arranged by the group's guitarist Ray Toro.

The track features Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Suzie Katayama, who created the new tune's orchestral arrangement.

Toro tells WENN, "Ever since our first show there, My Chemical Romance h...

Gerard Way: 'I Just Had To Get In Shape'

12/17/2010 10:17am EST
Gerard Way
My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way has vowed to watch his waistline for the sake of his career - because dropping more than 40 pounds has given him a confidence boost on stage.

Way admits he struggled with "severe body issues" growing up, and has been as heavy as 198 pounds during the past 10 years.

A new strict diet has brought the singer down to 156 pounds, the lowest of his adult life - and Way insists shedding the extra weight has a big impact on his live shows, because he's no longer trying to hide his bulging belly behind clothes.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "It was abou...

My Chemical Romance talk 'Danger Days' on Fuse TV's 'A Different Spin'

12/2/2010 8:36am EST
Amanda Schwab/Starpix
My Chemical Romance are in New York this week to promote the new release of their fourth LP, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. They stopped by Fuse TV's A Different Spin to talk about the making of the album with Blink-182's Mark Hoppus. The band look decidedly more punk rock this go round, highlighted by frontman Gerard Way's return to his old, long-haired self (in fire red). Officially, MCR are down to four members with the recent departure of long-time drummer Bob Bryar, but with three of the members now sporting wedding bands, the band seem happier and more relaxed t...

Slideshow: Fall Out Boy Vs. My Chemical Romance

10/2/2008 9:54am EDT
Fall Out Boy
Who's the better band: Fall Out Boy or My Chemical Romance? Who's the hottest member ? Who's the better singer - Gerard Way or Patrick Stump? Click through our photo slideshow, and let us know in the comments!

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Slideshow: Male Musicians Who Look Like Girls

8/31/2008 9:30am EDT
Guys who look like girls
We've noticed an abundance of male singers and musicians who look remarkably like women. Take a look at some of the most girly men in music. Are these guys hot or not?

Who did we forget? Leave a comment when you're done!

Davey Havok from AFI
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Bill Kaulitz of Tokio Hotel
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Varisty Fanclub
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Bret Michaels of Poison
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Guyliner: Hot Or Not? You Decide

2/21/2008 12:00pm EST
Marilyn Manson
It may be an anomaly, but there are some men in the entertainment biz today who won't go anywhere without their guyliner. We can't help but notice that out of the few to publicly don make-up, the ones who wear it so well make the guyliner quotient go up big time! There are also some guyliner looks that are just not making the grade. Let us know what you think!

Jared Leto

Leto, who graduated straight from his acting stint on "My So-Called Life" to lead band man for alternative rockers 30 Second To Mars, looks as if he never leaves home without his guyliner on.


Music Review: Say Anything's 'In Defense Of The Genre' Satisfies, Challenges Listeners

10/22/2007 3:09pm EDT
Say Anything
Say Anything’s ...Is A Real Boy caught most of the music scene off-guard, despite the buzz rumbling from inside the genre (rock, punk? does it matter?). Full of desperate lyrics that cut into cliques of people and music, frontman Max Bemis poured his life and well-being into the album – he recorded every instrument except drums - and a few years after the album’s release he was admitted into a hospital with bi-polar illness. With the illness mostly behind him, Bemis re-grouped and wrote another giant concept album, In Defense of the Genre.

The only thing more staggering than the two-CD...