Naughty throwbacks delight emo and punk-rock fans alike
Joyce Manor recently opened its place at Riot Fest with a performance of My Chemical Romance’s ‘Helena’.
Taking to the Chicago stage on Thursday night (September 16), Joyce Manor covered the classic My Chemical Romance track, which was picked up from her 2004 breakout second studio album Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge.
Sharing the phone-shot video on social media, fans captured the California outfit’s tribute to the emo greats, which you can check out below.
Joyce Manor covers Helena and proves they should open next year for My Chemical Romance. pic.twitter.com/DdntiDjIqb
— Riot Tony (@ItMeTony) September 16, 2021
Joyce Manor actually covered “Helena” at Riot Fest. What is the sentence
— David Anthony (@DBAnthony) September 16, 2021
And listen to the original song below:
as highlighted by stereogamJoyce Manor frontman Barry Johnson covered Guided By Voice’s “Game of Prix” a few weeks ago, with the band bringing out a rare compilation last year, “Songs from Northern Torrance”.
The opening day of the four-day Riot Fest saw Morrissey, Patti Smith and Her Band and the Alkaline Trio perform on stage with Nine Inch Nails, The Smashing Pumpkins, NOFX, Run the Jewels, Slipknot and others. Weekend.
In his four-star review of Morrissey’s appearance at Riot Fest, Granthshala Noted “disgraced icon Smith weaves his way through an enviable setlist of classics, and thankfully avoids controversy”.
Dressed in a black suit with brown boots and a New York Dolls T-shirt, Moz is no longer sporting pompadour, but he still has the voice and stage presence that enthralled legions of fans for decades Is.”