Classic Blink-182 lineup reuniting for new tour, new music


Punk band Blink-182 are reuniting, with the basic lineup of Tom DeLonge, Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker coming again collectively for the primary time since 2015.

DeLonge shared information of an upcoming world tour, which can run from 2023-2024, by Twitter on Tuesday. Alongside that tour, the band may also launch a new single, Edging, on Friday, with a new album coming later this 12 months. 

At the identical time, the band launched a promotional video on their numerous social media accounts, jokingly referencing the band’s return with double entendres about their coming again.

Alongside the video, which options plenty of followers delivering related traces riffing on the identical joke, the caption reads “We’re coming. Tour’s coming. Album’s coming. Tom’s coming.”

Tom DeLonge’s second return

DeLonge based Blink-182 with Hoppus in 1992, who — together with authentic drummer Scott Raynor — recorded and launched their debut album Chesire Cat in 1995. After Raynor was lower from the band, Barker joined in 1998 to assist file their 1999 album Enema of the State. That launch contained among the group’s most iconic songs, corresponding to What’s My Age Again? and All the Small Things.

DeLonge finally left the band in 2005, resulting in an indefinite hiatus. He then returned in 2009, earlier than leaving once more in 2015 — the final time the three members carried out or launched music collectively as a gaggle. 

Their new tour is slated to begin March 11, 2023 in Tijuana, Mexico, however consists of plenty of Canadian stops. They are scheduled to carry out in Toronto at Scotiabank Arena on May 11, Montreal at Bell Centre May 12, Vancouver at Rogers Arena June 27, Edmonton at Rogers Place on June 29 and Calgary at Scotiabank Saddledome on June 30.

Tickets will go on sale Oct. 17, at 10:00 a.m. native time. 


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