|Bob Bryar Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10½ in|
|Date of Birth||December 31, 1979|
Bob Bryar is an American musician and sound engineer who is known for having been the drummer of the rock band My Chemical Romance. He has been a part of several tracks, extended plays, and albums such as Life on the Murder Scene, The Black Parade Is Dead!, The Black Parade: The B-Sides, Live and Rare, Conventional Weapons, and May Death Never Stop You.
Robert Cory Bryar
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Bob Bryar studied at Eisenhower Junior High located in Darien, Illinois, and also attended Downers Grove South High School. Later, he pursued a degree in sound engineering at a school in Florida.
Musician, Sound Engineer
Alternative Rock, Emo, Pop Punk, Post-Hardcore, Punk Rock
Reprise Records, Warner Bros.
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Sports a beard
- Pierced ears
Bob Bryar Facts
- He was quite young when he started playing drums and used to perform in his school’s marching and jazz bands.
- He has worked at Disneyland, Florida.
- Bob Bryar joined My Chemical Romance in the year 2004, replacing former drummer Matt Pelissier shortly after the release of their 2nd studio album titled Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge.
- While shooting the music video for the song Famous Last Words, Bryar and My Chemical Romance‘s lead vocalist Gerard Way got injured and Bryar suffered third-degree burns on his hands and legs after he caught fire when he was too close to the flames. This resulted in the band canceling their performance at the San Diego Street Scene festival.
- Rhythm guitarist Frank Iero announced on March 3, 2010, on the official website of My Chemical Romance that Bryar had departed from the band, writing: “As of 4 weeks ago, My Chemical Romance and Bob Bryar parted ways. This was a painful decision for all of us to make and was not taken lightly. We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors and expect you all to do the same.”
- Bob Bryar became the longest-tenured and last official drummer of My Chemical Romance.
- He announced his departure from music on October 2, 2014, but later revealed his interest in returning to the music scene.
- He was friends with Neil Peart, the late drummer and primary lyricist of the rock band Rush.
- Apart from his professional endeavors, Bob Bryar has also been very active in dog rescue charities and sanctuaries.
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