Frank Iero and the Patience is a punk rock outlet for the eponymous frontman. Iero first dubbed the project as Frnkiero and the Cellabration, releasing the LP Stomachaches in 2014. Backed by bassist Alex Grippo, guitarist Evan Nestor, and drummer Matt Olsson, Iero took the Cellabration on tours with the Used, Taking Back Sunday, Mallory Knox, and Against Me! In 2016, he rechristened the band as Frank Iero and the Patience (sometimes stylized as frnkiero andthe patience), producing a raw mixture of garage rock and hardcore punk. Late that year, the group's debut LP, Parachutes (Vagrant/Hassle/Cooking Vinyl), was released. Featuring the singles "I'm a Mess" and "Oceans," Parachutes dialed up the aggression with tracks like "World Destroyer" and "They Wanted Darkness." In October, while on an Australian tour in support of the album, Iero and the band were involved in a serious car accident that forced them to cancel the entire Parachutes trek.