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 next month in support of their friends My Chemical Romance, their first return to down under since their appearance at Big Day Out festival in 2012.
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”.
The Everblack Podcast spoke to Jimmy Eat World bassist Rick Burch about their upcoming tour with My Chemical Romance, releasing music independently, having their songs covered by musical legends like Prince, their impact on people’s lives personally, future plans and more!
Watch/listen to the interview here :
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
With Guests Jimmy Eat World
Mon 13 Mar Entertainment Centre Brisbane QLD
Tue 14 Mar Entertainment Centre SOLD OUT Brisbane QLD
Thu 16 Mar Rod Laver Arena Melbourne
Fri 17 Mar Rod Laver Arena SOLD OUT Melbourne VIC
Sun 19 Mar Qudos Bank Arena SOLD OUT Sydney NSW
Mon 20 Mar Qudos Bank Arena Sydney NSW
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