Tom DeLonge reveals solo album plans following Blink-182 departure

Former frontman will release 'To The Stars' in April

Tom DeLonge has announced plans to release a new album following his exit from Blink-182 earlier this year.

It was previously revealed that co-frontman Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker had split from DeLonge after the singer allegedly refused to enter the studio and record a new album with them.

Following a statement from Hoppus and Barker asserting DeLonge had quit the band “indefinitely”, DeLonge denied the story.

Overnight (March 1) Delonge announced his plan to release ‘To The Stars’; an album of solo material old and new on April 21. The first song from the album will be available to those who pre-order the record on March 9 with two more unnamed songs due on March 23 and April 6.

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DeLonge will be replaced by Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio at Blink-182’s next booked show at the Musink Tattoo Convention and Music Festival on March 22 in Orange County, California. Hoppus confirmed that, at present, it is too soon to say whether Skiba will become a full time member of the band, or if another replacement for DeLonge will be sought.

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