And judging from the reactions we got, members of the MCRmy liked what they saw.
"That is just too awesome! They all look amazing!" MTV.com community member I Am a Monster wrote about the "Desolation" video, which was directed by "Watchmen" helmer Zack Snyder. "I was freaking shaking! And just ... WOW!"
"As if the song wasn't epic enough!" biting_bullets added. "Gee-sus, I'm so excited. How long has it been since we've had any new MCR? Too long. Plus, I screamed when I saw Gerard. By God, his child will be gorgeous."
While the video — and singer Gerard Way's appearance — passed with flying colors, there did seem to be one bone of contention fans had to pick with MCR: Just when would they be hearing more new music from the band?
"The song sounds a little over-produced, but other than that, it's awesome," Reeblite wrote. "Can't wait for their new stuff. Love [guitarist Frank Iero's side project] Leathermouth."
"Oh, I miss them so much!" user Muffinxpistol wrote. "I'm so happy they did a video!"
Still, nitpicking aside, MCR fans seem to love the band's new direction and sound, and they're happy to have My Chem back in their lives. It's a feeling of elation one user, Camila MCR, summed up thusly: