Delonge Happy To Be Back To 'Normality' After Blink-182

Rocker TOM DELONGE knew his days with BLINK-182 were numbered because the band toured so much he never got to see his young family.

The guitarist, who has since formed new group ANGELS AND AIRWAYS, was relieved when Blink-182 announced they were taking an "indefinite hiatus" in February (05) after a tour of Europe in late 2004 proved particularly traumatic.

He says, "I was super-bummed because I needed to go home and see my daughter and my wife. We'd been away from home for nearly two years and I was really unhappy.

"It got to the point where my family couldn't be my first priority and I wasn't willing to uproot them every time I went on tour. It just wasn't fair - they needed some normality."


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Blink ruled!!!! but omg wat is tom playin at. If u end the most amazin band ever 2 spend time with ur family thats wat u should b doin....spendin time with ur family not makein a new band!!! I loved blink n 2 b fair i feel sorry 4 travis n mark. they dont deserve wats happened! Tom u may b amazin but get ur act together before u confuse all ur fans!!!!! Blink we love u!!
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man!!!!!!!!itz realy very annoyin to know dat mah best ever band is dead!! GOD waz wrong wid ya guys man!!it sucks man...........i thought u're da super cool dudes of this f**kin world but man u really put me down.........tom man....its really insane...i had seen u r urethra cornicles and thoought u loved tours and u love dis band but wat at the end huh!! f**kin proved to be a f**kin hypocrite.....plz reunite fo watever it takes...........will always be lovin u all
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im a huge fan of blink 182, and yes i think the 3 members of the band need some time to spend with their families, but i don't think it was necesary to split, because if you're making anew band, you'll need all the time you spend with blink too, i think tom only wants to ditch mark and travis
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I dnt think that Tom wnted to ditch Mark, Travis! although i think its a bit f**king stupid thats hes in a new band, considering he had doughts about Blink because of the family issues! dosnt make sence to me! i mean why stop my best ever band, to make a new one? Proberly for more money!? but im glad i saw thm live on their uk tour!! overwise i would of never saw thm! EVER!scary thought! hi to all the Blink fans out there!!!
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