Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States) is an American musician and comic book writer who is the lead vocalist and co-founder of the band My Chemical Romance
. He is the executive producer of the band LostAlone
's second album I'm a UFO in This City
. Way also wrote the comic mini-series The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, and wrote the Eisner Award-winning comic book The Umbrella Academy. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien
was released on September 30, 2014 via Reprise Records.