Good news for people into dark clothing, and gloomy alternative rock and emo, because now there’s an emo newsletter covering all things across the genre.

It’s been a tough year for Aussie fans of emo music, and fans of live music in general, with My Chemical Romance forced to cancel their reunion dates at Download Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The good news is that Gerard Way has told us that the band’s live return is merely on pause, but if you want to be the first to know about when MCR is heading back down under then signing up for the Emo Observer is a must!

The emo newsletter has covered plenty of big stories this year, including when Paramore and Hayley Williams removed a controversial ‘Say Their Names’ poster from their web store after a backlash from fans on Twitter.

We also covered the exciting nostalgia-driving news when Forever The Sickest Kids announced their comeback, with plans for new music, after their last album dropped in 2013.

It’s not all hard news though, with the Emo Observer also providing plenty of look-backs at things like 15 vital emo classics that helped shape the genre.

Ever wanted to test yourself on how well you know pop-punk icons Fall Out Boy? Or have you ever wondered which Paramore songs Hayley Williams considers to be in her Top 5 of all time?

This emo newsletter has you covered for both, and plenty more, with Panic! At The Disco, AFI and stacks of other artists covered in detail on a weekly basis.

If you’re keen to remain on the pulse for new music from your favourite emo bands, and when My Chemical Romance finally reschedule their Australian tour dates, sign up to the Emo Observer right here.

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