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The US Navy claims UFOs in Tom DeLonge’s videos are “unidentified aerial phenomena”

Tom DeLonge
The US Navy has officially stated that a number of videos, made public by former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge’s UFO research organisation, show footage of real “unknown” objects violating American airspace. Read more: Tom DeLonge: the hardest working UFOlogist in pop-punk on his new album, films, shows, comics, books and cache of declassified UFO videos DeLonge has long had an interest...

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus releases cover of The Cars’ ‘Just What I Needed’ in tribute to Ric Ocasek

Blink-182's Mark Hoppus has shared an unreleased cover of The Cars' 'Just What I Needed' in tribute to the late Ric Ocasek. The frontman of the cult US band died on Sunday at the age of 75. It was later confirmed that he passed away at his New York home after battling heart disease. Posting on SoundCloud, Hoppus explained how he'd...

Watch Tom DeLonge cover Blink 182’s ‘Aliens Exist’ and ‘I Miss You’

DeLonge
Former Blink-182 frontman Tom DeLonge made his return to the stage last night, and covered two Blink songs to mark the occasion. The singer, who left Blink in 2015, was playing with his band Angels & Airwaves at their first gig since 2012 at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, California. Read more: Tom DeLonge: “If I played Blink-182 to...

Blink-182, Kendall Jenner, talent agencies and more sued over Fyre Festival fees

Blink-182 Kendall Jenner Fyre Festival sued return of fees
Yesterday (August 28), a Fyre Festival trustee filed lawsuits against Blink-182, Kendall Jenner and model Emily Ratajkowski demanding they return fees they were paid for playing or promoting the festival. As Variety reports, the trustee wants the pop-punk band to return their £409,637 ($500,000) fee to headline the doomed 2017 festival organised by Billy McFarland and Ja Rule. The trio...

Listen to Blink 182 and Lil Wayne’s mash-up of ‘What’s My Age Again’ and ‘A Milli’

Mark Hoppus / Lil Wayne
Blink-182 and Lil Wayne have released a mash-up of their respective singles 'What's My Age Again' and 'A Milli' - listen to the collaborative track below. The two artists are set to resume their joint North American tour on Tuesday (August 27) in Irvine, California. Blink are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their album 'Enema Of The State' on the tour...

Tom DeLonge: “If I played Blink-182 to aliens they would get really offended and start an inter-planetary war”

When Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge left the pop-punk heroes in 2015, it was reported that he’d done so to pursue “non-musical endeavours”. Fly fishing? Urban gardening? Motocross? No: he was setting up the To The Stars Academy Of Arts & Science, an organisation investigating – and producing literature about – the existence of aliens. In December 2017, The New...

Watch Twenty One Pilots’ Josh Dun play drums for Blink-182

Twenty One Pilots drummer Josh Dun joined Blink-182 on stage last night and got behind the kit. Mark, Travis and Matt Skiba are currently on tour in the US in advance of the release of their new album 'Nine', and played a show at The Forum Los Angeles in Inglewood, California last night (August 8). Read more: The Big Read – Twenty...

Duh! The best covers and memes of Billie Eilish’s ‘bad guy’

As it quickly becomes the festival anthem of the summer, Billie Eilish’s ‘bad guy’ has been receiving the cover treatment in just about every style under the sun. Ever wanted to hear ‘bad guy’ if it was appearing on ‘Take Off Your Pants And Jacket’? What about ‘American Idiot’? Or, uh, as the basis for Peep Show memes? Oh...

Travis Barker’s 13-year-old daughter responds to Echosmith drummer’s apology for sending her DMs

Sierota
Graham Sierota, the drummer in California indie band Echosmith, has apologised for sending direct messages on Instagram to the 13-year-old daughter of Blink-182's Travis Barker. Alabama Barker has since responded. The messages, which were screenshotted and posted by Alabama and her older brother Landon on their Instagram stories, and re-posted by The Blast, began in 2016 when Sierota said "Hi,"...

Blink-182 give update on new EP featuring Pharrell Williams and Lil Uzi Vert

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182
Blink-182's Mark Hoppus has revealed further details about the band's forthcoming EP featuring Lil Uzi Vert and Pharrell Williams. Earlier this summer, drummer Travis Barker revealed that the trio were working on a new EP, which they hope to release after their forthcoming eighth album. Read More: Tom DeLonge – the hardest working UFOlogist in pop-punk on his new album, films, shows, comics,...