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MICHAEL JAMES "MIKEY" WAY (born September 10, 1980) is an American musician and is best known as the bassist of the rock band My Chemical Romance . He is also the multi-instrumentalist and backing vocalist of rock duo Electric Century.

CONTENTS

* 1 Early life

* 2 Career

* 2.1 My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance
* 2.2 Electric Century * 2.3 Other musical collaborations

* 3 Discography * 4 References * 5 External links

EARLY LIFE

Way was born September 10, 1980, to Donna Lee Way (née Rush) and Donald Way and is of Scottish and Italian ancestry. He was raised in Belleville, New Jersey alongside his brother Gerard Way
Gerard Way
. Growing up, he worked in a Barnes ">'s "100 Bands You Need To Know" list. The magazine mentioned that "I Lied" "forges an alloy of decades-proven electronic pop " comparing it to fun. and Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots
. Alternative Press also said that the duo's album was finished and awaiting release later that year. The album was recorded and mixed by D. James Goodwin at The Isokon Studio in Woodstock, New York. In November, Way revealed that he had flown in February to the East Coast to complete the album but instead went to rehab. Way also said the news about Electric Century would be "in the coming months." On January 13, 2015, "Let You Get Away" was made available for streaming. "Let You Get Away" was released as a single on April 3. The band announced their debut self-titled EP on March 10, and was released on Record Store Day on April 18. "Hail the Saints" and "Right There" were released as singles on May 6.

Since releasing their debut EP, the band re-entered the studio, and spent much 2015 writing and recording new songs. In January 2016, the duo tweeted on their official Twitter page "2016 is THE year", hinting upcoming releases. They announced their debut album For the Night to Control on February 24, 2016, and was released on March 9, exclusively with that week's edition of Kerrang! Magazine. The album was officially released on July 14, 2017.

OTHER MUSICAL COLLABORATIONS

In November 2015, Way was featured in Good Charlotte
Good Charlotte
's music video for their first single since their hiatus, "Makeshift Love". He also contributed to Andy Black's debut solo album The Shadow Side , a pseudonym project from Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack . Way recorded bass for American pop punk band Waterparks on their Cluster EP, and later joined them on tour with Good Charlotte, including performances at Reading and Leeds festivals
Reading and Leeds festivals
.

DISCOGRAPHY

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Main articles: My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance
discography and List of songs recorded by My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance

* I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love (2002) * Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
(2004) * The Black Parade (2006) * Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
(2010)

ELECTRIC CENTURY

* Electric Century (2015), EP * For the Night to Control (2016)

GUEST PERFORMANCES

* The Shadow Side (by Andy Black , 2016) * Cluster (by Waterparks , 2016)

REFERENCES

* ^ A B C D E F " Mikey Way
Mikey Way
Bio". AllMusic . * ^ Sherman, Maria (May 24, 2017). "David Debiak & My Chemical Romance\'s Mikey Way
Mikey Way
Talk
Talk
New Project, Electric Century, & Overcoming Addiction". Billlboard. Retrieved August 28, 2017. * ^ Whitt, Cassie (November 25, 2014). "“I fell into total darkness.” — Mikey Way
Mikey Way
(Electric Century, My Chemical Romance) on addiction, rehab". altpress. Retrieved August 28, 2017. * ^ " My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance
channel Scottish roots at T In The Park". NME. Retrieved December 11, 2013. * ^ "The transformation of My Chemical Romance". EW. * ^ "11 Things You Didn’t know about My Chemical Romance". Kerrang!. * ^ Matthew Parker. " Mikey Way
Mikey Way
talks bass heroes, \'Bowie moments\' and his signature Squier". musicradar.com. * ^ Johnny Loftus. " Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
- My Chemical Romance - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. * ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. " The Black Parade - My Chemical Romance - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. * ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys - My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance
- Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. * ^ "MIKEY WAY MUSTANG® BASS". Retrieved 22 January 2016. * ^ Parker, Matthew. " Mikey Way
Mikey Way
talks bass heroes, \'Bowie moments\' and his signature Squier". MusicRadar . Retrieved 22 January 2016. * ^ " My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance
Break Up". Rolling Stone. * ^ " Mikey Way
Mikey Way
And David Debiak Announce New Band, Electric Century". Blast Out Your Stereo. Retrieved 19 May 2015. * ^ "iTunes - Music - I Lied - Single by Electric Century". iTunes. Retrieved 19 May 2015. * ^ A B C D E "Electric Century - "I Lied" (SONG PREMIERE) - Alternative Press". Alternative Press. Retrieved 19 May 2015. * ^ A B "Mikey Way: "I Was Told I Should Never Have Woken Up" - Kerrang!". Kerrang!. * ^ "Mikey Way\'s Electric Century Stream Second Single - Kerrang!". Kerrang!. * ^ "iTunes - Music - Let You Get Away - Single by Electric Century". iTunes. Retrieved 19 May 2015. * ^ "Electric Century GER on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 19 May 2015. * ^ "iTunes - Music - Hail the Saints - Single by Electric Century". iTunes. Retrieved 19 May 2015. * ^ "iTunes - Music - Right There - Single by Electric Century". iTunes. Retrieved 19 May 2015. * ^ Sharp, Tyler. "Electric Century: “2016 is THE year!”". Alternative Press. Retrieved 22 January 2016. * ^ Ryken, Atreyue. "Mikey Way’s Electric Century announce debut album". Alternative Press . Retrieved 25 February 2016. * ^ "MIKEY WAY GIVES AWAY NEW ALBUM EXCLUSIVELY WITH KERRANG!". Kerrang! . Retrieved 25 February 2016. * ^ "Electric Century premiere “Hey Lacey” and discuss new album—listen". Alternative Press . Retrieved 16 July 2017. * ^ Hingle, James (13 November 2015). "The New Good Charlotte