What is with band member’s being fired this year? Actually, let me rephrase that: What is with band member’s doing dumb stupid sh!t this year??? Remember the Coheed & Cambria bassist was fired after he held up a pharmacy with a bomb threat? He got the axe and for damn good measure!
Well, now My Chemical Romance drummer Mike Pedicone has been fired effective immediately for theft. You can check out a comment from guitarist Frank Lero after the jump.
Guitarist Frank Lero:
Some shit happened last night and before the blogosphere gets all crazy with false statements and ridiculous opinions we want the true story to come from us… But please listen close because this is the only time we are ever going to talk about this. The relationship between My Chemical Romance and Michael Pedicone is over. He was caught red handed stealing from the band and confessed to police after our show last night in Auburn, Washington. We are heartbroken and sick to our stomachs over this entire situation. The band has no intention of pressing charges or taking this matter any further than we have to. We just want him out of our lives. The people who play in this band are a family, and family should not take advantage of each other like he did. We are currently moving forward, and hope to have a new drummer in place for our show in Salt Lake City, Utah. The show must go on.