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Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth unveil new band Simple Creatures

Blink-182 singer Mark Hoppus has joined forces with All Time Low's Alex Gaskarth to form new band Simple Creatures. The pop-punk pair announced news of the band earlier today (January 24) as well as unveiling 'Drug', their first track. You can listen to it below, ahead of a full EP arriving in March. Speaking to Kerrang, Hoppus explained how 'Drug' was...

Blink-182 are back in the studio – and have collaborated with The Chainsmokers on a new track

Blink-182 have recorded a new song with The Chainsmokers, it was revealed yesterday. Announcing the news on social media, The Chainsmokers said they can now "die happy" following the session in which they recorded new music with the band. Read More: Mark, My Words - My new rules for approaching pop stars in the wild Posting on Twitter, the band wrote:...

Blink-182’s ‘Dude Ranch’ has inspired a new vegan ranch dressing

Blink-182's 'Dude Ranch'
Blink-182's 'Dude Ranch' has served as the inspiration behind the name of a new vegan ranch dressing which has been created by two US college students. The pop-punk trio's 1997 album in question proved to be their first big breakthrough LP, featuring such tracks as 'Dammit' and 'Josie' and selling over a million copies in the US. UCLA students Megan Hullander and Angela...

Blink-182’s Travis Barker sent Tom DeLonge a nude for Christmas

Travis Barker send a picture of a naked man to his former Blink-182 bandmate for Christmas. According to Tom DeLonge, the drummer's festive gesture made him "laugh somthin' fierce". The ex-Blink guitarist shared the story in an Instagram post yesterday (January 3) alongside a picture of himself and Barker. https://www.instagram.com/p/BsMh_hylfKE/?utm_source=ig_embed The news suggests that the pair are maintaining their friendship post-Blink-182. Barker...

Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge is making his own sci-fi TV series

Former Blink 182 guitarist Tom DeLonge has confirmed that he's making a TV series based on his sci-fi graphic novel Strange Times. The show is in development at US network TBS and will follow "five dirty teenage skateboarders who solve paranormal mysteries while being chased by Deep State government agents." DeLonge, who is a renowned UFO researcher, will act as an...

Have you been pronouncing Blink 182 wrong?

Blink-182 fans are at war online after realising there's a distinctive transatlantic divide in the way that the name of the pop punk icons is pronounced. It all began yesterday when Late Late Show writer Ian Karmel realised the difference in pronunciation and wasted no time in revealing it on Twitter. "The British call Blink-182 “Blink One Eight Two” and I’m...

Listen to ‘Why Are We So Broken’, the new track from Steve Aoki and Blink-182

Steve Aoki and Blink-182 have teamed up on 'Why Are We So Broken', the latest track to be taken from the EDM giant's new album. Listen to the track in full below. The collaboration between Aoki and the pop-punk legends emerged after a friendship of 15 years with drummer Travis Barker. It's included on 'Neon Future III', Aoki's fifth album...

Travis barker cleared by doctors to perform after suffering blood clots

Travis Barker cleared to perform
Travis Barker has been medically cleared to perform after treatment for blood clots in both his arms earlier this summer. Blink 182 cancelled their Las Vegas residency when news broke of Barker's condition. “Friends, Travis Barker is suffering from blood clots in both arms and unfortunately cannot perform until cleared to do so by his medical team. The situation is...

Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge won’t rejoin the band after Travis Barker dropped cryptic reunion hint

It seems that Tom DeLonge definitely won't be reuniting with Blink-182, after drummer Travis Barker dropped a cryptic hint about his return to the pop punk icons. On Thursday (October 18), Barker shared a photo of DeLonge's face alongside the caption "Where Are Youuuuu" - a lyric taken directly from 2004's 'I Miss You'. DeLonge then responded to the tweet with...

Mark Hoppus shares original lyric book from Blink-182’s ‘Untitled’

Blink-182's Mark Hoppus has shared photos of a lyric book that contain an early look into the lyrics behind the band's 2003 self-titled album. Posting on Twitter, the pop-punk bassist offered an insight to songs including 'I Miss You' - including what would eventually turn out to be the chorus of the enduringly popular track. In the photo, the words "Don't...