The National Football League (NFL) today announced that My Chemical Romance will perform the official pre-game entertainment for the NFL Pepsi Max International Series game on Sunday 31st October, at Wembley Stadium.
The band will prepare the 85,000 strong crowd of fans for the clash between home team, the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos.
Their performance will open with the forthcoming single, â€˜Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)â€™, which is the first track to be taken from their eagerly anticipated new album â€˜Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoysâ€™, which will follow on 22nd November.
The band will also perform fan favourite â€˜Welcome to the Black Paradeâ€™, the title track from their hugely successful 2006 album â€˜The Black Parade.â€™
My Chemical Romance frontman, GERARD WAY, commented, â€œPerforming to 85,000 fellow NFL fans will be one of the highlights of our European tour â€“ weâ€™re thrilled to be playing to such a huge crowd in such an iconic venue.â€
ALISTAIR KIRKWOOD, Managing Director of NFL UK said â€œMy Chemical Romance follow in the footsteps of a fantastic pedigree of acts to have performed for the pre-game at Wembley. We canâ€™t think of a better way to get the crowd in the mood for the big game.â€
Fans of the band can still snap up tickets to see their heroes perform at this one-off event. Following returns from the teams, a limited number of Wembley tickets have been placed on sale.