Blink 182 will be releasing its new EP on December 18th. Mark Hoppus tells MTV News that he isn't "sure how many songs will make the final EP ... hopefully all five, but we'll make the final determination when the mixes are complete." More details, including what to expect with the pre-order, can be read here.
According to Mark Hoppus' tweet, Blink-182 are recording some new songs this week. And ... all three of them will be in the same room, so at least we can avoid some of those idiotic comments after the next album.
At Mark Hoppus' talk at the Oxford University Union last night, Mark stated in the post talk Q&A that Tom was due to start pre-production on the new Blink 182 album this week. They are also aiming to get it out by this time next year and that they were going to try to record as much as possible together.
As you probably realized with Green Day announcing their own tour this morning, The speculated Pop Disaster Tour won't be happening. With that being said, Mark is up for the tour if they could make it happen. And if Blink's big news wasn't that, what do you think it is?
It looks like there could be a 10 year anniversary of the Pop Disaster Tour featuring Blink 182 and Green Day. Tom Delonge posted on instagram that big news was coming and Green Day said they would be announcing tour dates on Monday. The Pop Disaster Tour website was also updated today as well. Let the speculation begin...
Who's been going to see Blink 182 on their UK tour? Everyone from "teenage girls still rocking the emo sweep" to "crust punks in Faith No More t-shirts", reports Alter The Press, which has some stunning live shots from the band's Cardiff show. Check them out.
Blink 182 have cancelled tonight's Brixton Academy show after Mark Hoppus was diagnosed with laryngitis, bronchitis and sinusitis. The date will not be rearranged and those with tickets are advised to contact their point of purchase. Head to the replies to read a message from the band.
A Las Vegas publication has published an article about Last Call, and it includes some details about how the band was "abandoned" by Mightier Than Sword Records. Mightier Than Sword is the label that put Blink-182's Take Off Your Pants and Jacket for preorder last July, a preorder which is now over a year old with no sign of the record ever coming out. The label's social media pages have not been active since March.
We have some album anniversaries worth highlighting today: Brand New's Deja Entendu came out on June 17th, 2003. It's now 9 years old. Feel old yet? Blink 182's Dude Ranch came out on June 17th, 1997. Yeah, 15 years ago.
Continuing the recent trend of playing an older song acoustically on each date of their current UK tour (the band has already performed "Wasting Time" and "Going Away To College" which can be seen in this post) Blink 182 performed "All Of This" in Sheffield. Check out a video in the replies.