If you live anywhere around the Northeast, you may want to pay attention to this. Blink 182 have announced their 2 smallest shows since 2003, and you can see where and when they’ll be playing by clicking “Read More.”
On June 21st Blink-182 made an announcement that the group will headline KROQ’s Epicenter festival in September, so on Tuesday the 22nd, Mark Hoppus decided to up the ante, taking to his blog to break a genuinely exciting bit of news.
One of the first responders to a fiery South Carolina plane crash said Wednesday that a pair of musicians escaped the flaming wreckage by sliding down the wing. “They said the plane went down. They didn’t say how or if they knew,” said Lt. Jason Shumpert of the South Congaree Police Department. “Once it went down, they were able to slide down the wing of the plane, and they jumped on each other to put fires on each other out and rolled around on the ground.” Shumpert said he didn’t know until later that the two badly burned men were… Read more »
Blink 182 set out to prove that they were more than just a pop-punk band with their latest, self-titled album, and they continue to push the envelope with the latest single from the disc, called “Always.” Frontman Tom DeLonge revealed that he thinks both the fans and the band members themselves are still finding out new things about the trio. “There’s a lot of different sides to our band that people don’t know, but I think they’re discovering it, though,” DeLonge says. “I mean, with this new record that came out, I think people are kinda going, ‘Wow, maybe they’re… Read more »
No Doubt and Blink 182 will team up for a coheadlining U.S. amphitheater tour beginning June 1 in Indianapolis and wrapping June 26 near Los Angeles. The summer dates will be planned around No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani’s work on an Interscope solo album and her role in the upcoming Martin Scorsese film “The Aviator.” “I was like, ‘Gwen, can you give me three weeks?”‘ No Doubt manager Jim Guerinot told Billboard. “I would have loved to have had a whole summer of this tour.” Added No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal in a statement: “It’s been a while since we’ve… Read more »
Blink 182, the Mighty, Mighty Bosstones, and New Found Glory are among 20 artists set to appear on the Santa Clause ’03, a Christmas-themed benefit album scheduled for release on November 11, according to Billboard.com. Blink 182 will perform “I Won’t Be Home For Christmas,” while New Found Glory’s contribution will be called “Ex-Miss.” The Bosstones’ track, “This Time Of Year,” was previously available only as a giveaway to people who attended the band’s hometown Christmas shows in Boston. Other acts slated to appear on the record include Something Corporate, MxPx, and a collaboration between Deftones singer Chino Moreno and… Read more »
Blink 182 and Taking Back Sunday are set to perform a benefit concert on September 6 in San Diego for professional surfer Jason Bogle, who suffers from a rare kind of bone cancer called Ewing Sarcoma. At the same time, Blink 182 is readying the release of a new self-titled album, the follow-up to 2001’s Take Off Your Pants and Your Jacket. The set hit stores on November 18. Some parents who take their kids to Blink 182’s shows are often surprised at the giant burning expletive in the background, but band members Mark Hoppus and Tom Delonge revealed that… Read more »