Ray Toro, formerly the guitarist for My Chemical Romance, is set to release his solo debut album Remember The Laughter on the 18th of November this year.
Ray Toro grew up in a small town and learned to play guitar after listening to his brothers records, he played in a few local bands before teaming up with Gerard Way to form My Chemical Romance. After the success of MCR, Ray Toro had a child, and a few weeks later My Chemical Romance split up, from that point he began writing what would become Remember The Laughter.
3 and a half years in the making, 'Remember The Laughter' is a light concept record, Toro played almost all of the instruments on it, as well as engineering and mixing it, the musician even had his wife and son (then aged 2 and a half) play on it.
He made a video trailer to promote the album, which can be seen below:
Speaking about the upcoming album, Ray says:
Remember The Laughter comes out on November 18th, and is available to pre-order from iTunes now.