Walk like a duck, look like a duck, etc. -- right? Not quite. While My Chemical Romance does have some of the characteristics of said genre, the fact that they actually rock puts them leagues above their peers. Throwing in bits of the Murder City Devils, Motörhead, and the Misfits keeps My Chemical Romance from sounding like whiny momma's boys, as does the bleak humor and unhinged performances on songs such as "You Know What They Do to Guys Like Us in Prison." My Chemical Romance is still palatable for the kids who think music started with the band Thursday, but the group has enough of its own personality to attract fans outside of the diehards.
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