Top 10 Ways My Chemical Romance is Better Than Linkin Park

The Top Ten

1 My Chemical Romance has superior lyricism

In a way, you could kind of say that My Chemical Romance takes magic out of a rusty well. They don't seem to be particularly original or captivating, but their little details and adjustments they make to metaphors and imagery make them so much more powerful. Linkin Park is that rusty well, never breaking new ground for the genre. I won't say that their unoriginality cripples them ALL the time, but it does mostly. - WonkeyDude98

Oh god, battle of the two emo but not emo bands! Who do I support? Well, I gave The Black Parade a 12, something only 4 albums have achieved, and 1 has topped. And I gave The Hunting Party a -3. Take that for what you will... - ProPanda

If this were 2013 me I would blindly say to each point that it's wrong. But this is 2017 me and 2017 me says, cool list dude. - cjWriter1997

I like Linkin Park better but still. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

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2 My Chemical Romance has better instrumentals

Is this is the best reason you had?

I'm in my county's band/orchestra/whatever (I'm that good), and I think our director put it best:

"No one wants to listen to a concert of only loudness. That would be boring. And they would walk out with their ears bleeding."

Though in this case it's not just about concerts. - WonkeyDude98

3 My Chemical Romance successfully takes on much greater risks

What greater risks? People claim Linkin Park are sellouts when My Chemical Romance is kind of sell out like all of their albums sound nearly identical.

Really I've listened to The Black Parade all of their sounds sound emo.

I mean, Linkin Park's new song is slightly trap-inspired, is there anything more I need to say? - WonkeyDude98

4 Gerard Way is a far better front man than Chesterfield Bennington

Opinion and reason are two different things...

More charisma and crowd control

true. - AnonymousChick

Agreed. - WonkeyDude98

5 My Chemical Romance has left a greater legacy

My Chemical Romance quit while they were ahead, I think that's why they are still influential to this day. These days the only people that sound like Linkin Park are...well...I would make a joke about Linkin Park ripping off themselves, but I don't even think that's accurate. - WonkeyDude98

By legacy do you mean them being just like another emo band and splitting up in like 10 years?

6 My Chemical Romance is more creative

No not really.

7 My Chemical Romance pays more attention to band members

Linkin Park pays just as much attention to their other band members it's not just Chester and Mike, Mr. Hahn has a few instrumentals, Brad does guitar solo's, Rob has his drum solo's so invalid argument is invalid.

I've (sadly) listened to Linkin Park more actively than My Chemical Romance. Mainly because I hate myself.

So why have I not figured out the other's band names by now? Forgetting that they've been making more electronic music for the past half a decade and no one's said anything. - WonkeyDude98

8 The Black Parade is better than Hybrid Theory

Hybrid Theory is beyond interchangeable even by the standards of nu-metal. - WonkeyDude98

That seems more of a opinion than a reason.

I used to kinda disagree with this point, but I decided to relisten to The Black Parade and honestly I find it better than Hybrid Theory.

keep in mind I love both of these albums - wrests

9 My Chemical Romance is more critically acclaimed

How is this a valid reason?

To be absolutely fair...Rae Sremmurd and Post Malone have gotten critical acclaim.

Maybe not on YouTube (a lot), but still. - WonkeyDude98

10 My Chemical Romance had better concerts

Not a legitimate reason.

It sort of is, - WonkeyDude98

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11 Gerald is hotter than Chester

I don't care which one is hotter. If Chester is dead then I wonder what happens when Gerald is dead? - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

I understand this isn't a "real" reason, but it had to be said... - ProPanda

Lol. Best reason right here jk jk - cjWriter1997

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