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Blink-182 Ready Stadium Rock Tracks For Summer Tour

24th May 2011

Blink-182 will debut new tracks with a "stadium rock sensibility" on their US summer tour with My Chemical Romance.The two bands have just announced they will play together over 40 dates across America, where 'What's...

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Mark Hoppus Moving To London

13th May 2011

Blink-182 rocker Mark Hoppus is moving to London this summer (11) after spending years dreaming of living in the British capital.The musician has often travelled to the U.K. to perform gigs and admits he has...

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Hoppus 'Gutted' At Blink-182 Tour Axe

20th April 2011

Blink-182 are "gutted" about their decision to axe a European tour, but insist they had vowed not to hit the road until their new record is released.The band announced on Monday (18Apr11) they have cancelled...

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Blink 182 Postpones Summer U.k./Ireland Tour

18th April 2011

Blink 182 has postponed its entire U.K. and Ireland 2011 summer tour to continue work on their latest album.The reunited rockers were set to hit the stage for a series of festival shows, but the...

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Mix Master Mike Only Person Able To Replace Dj Am

12th April 2011

Travis Barker says Beastie Boys' DJ, Mix Master Mike is the only person who could replace DJ AM.The Blink-182 drummer has enlisted Mike for his solo set on the present 'I Am Still Music' tour...

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Blink 182 'Exciting' Again

6th April 2011

Recording with Blink 182 feels "really exciting and new again" according to drummer Travis Barker. The 'What's My Age Again' rockers went on a hiatus in 2005, but have recently headed back to the studio...

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Tinie Tempah's Punk Past

31st March 2011

Tinie Tempah has a secret soft spot for Blink 182. The rapper admitted he used to listen to the 'What's My Age Again' punk band and was excited to collaborate with their drummer, Travis Barker,...

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Travis Barker Prefers Rappers To Rockers

18th March 2011

Travis Barker says he has more in common with rappers than rocker "fools".The drummer - who is a member of rock group Blink-182 - has appeared on tracks by rappers P. Diddy, Bun B, Bubba...

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Blink-182 Hold Auction For Japan

15th March 2011

Blink-182 singer Mark Hoppus is auctioning off band mementos to raise money for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.Original handwritten lyrics from the song 'Rock Show' have already had 79 bids and reached $20,300...

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Hoppus Auctioning Off Blink-182 Memorabilia For Japan Relief Fund

15th March 2011

Blink-182 rocker Mark Hoppus is auctioning off items from his personal memorabilia collection to raise much-needed cash for the Japanese disaster relief fund.The singer has raided his own box of Blink-182 souvenirs and is selling...

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Britney Spears Has Rock Track On New Album

3rd March 2011

Britney Spears has a track with a "rock feel" which features Travis Barker on 'Femme Fatale'.The 'Hold It Against Me' hitmaker worked with the heavily tattooed Blink-182 drummer on a track for her forthcoming album,...

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Travis Barker Feared New Album Would Never Get Released After Plane Crash

2nd March 2011

Blink-182 star Travis Barker feared he'd never finish his new album Give The Drummer Some after surviving a plane crash that killed two friends in 2008.The rocker was only two songs into the album when...

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Travis Barker Set To Release Star-studded Debut Album

19th January 2011

TRAVIS BARKER, the American musician best known for being the drummer in the acclaimed rock band BLINK 182, has announced plans for his debut solo album which will feature a number of high profile collaborations,...

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The Things They Say 19821

14th January 2011

"Tom and Mark came to my house a couple of weeks after I got out of the hospital from the plane crash. And immediately it was d**k jokes again. It was just on like a...

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Blink 182 Tackling 'Heavy' Material

15th December 2010

Blink 182 are writing about "lots of heavy stuff" on their new album. The 'What's My Age Again?' rockers have recently returned to the studio for the first time since their self-titled 2003 album, and...

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Fascinating Fact 10402

24th November 2010

Reunited rockers BLINK-182 are heading back out on the road - they've announced they will undertake their first U.K. stadium tour for five years in 2011.

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Blink-182 Schedule Album Release Date

19th November 2010

Blink-182 are planning to release their new album in April or May next year.The 'What's My Age Again' rockers officially returned from hiatus last year, and after a string of festival dates have been in...

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Barker Thrilled To Be Back Home In Fontana For Epicenter Festival

25th September 2010

Headlining this weekend's (25-26Sep10) Epicenter Twenty Ten festival in Fontana, California will be extra special for BLINK-182 star TRAVIS BARKER because he attended the local high school.The drummer and his band will play their only...

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'Defining Band Of Summer' The Libertines

15th September 2010

The Libertines have been named the defining band of the summer in a new poll.The British indie rockers' reunion at Reading and Leeds festivals at the end of August was voted as 2010's Defining Festival...

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Guns 'N' Roses Close Leeds Festival

30th August 2010

Guns 'N' Roses closed Leeds festival last night (29.08.10) despite threatening not to play. The group's singer, Axl Rose, had stormed offstage at the festival's twin site in Reading on Friday (27.08.10) night, after receiving...

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Fascinating Fact 9831

19th August 2010

BLINK-182 drummer TRAVIS BARKER has enlisted the help of hip-hop stars including EMINEM, LIL WAYNE, SNOOP DOGG and T.I. for his upcoming solo album, Can The Drummer Get Some, which is due to hit stores...

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Marina And The Diamonds' Headline Act

15th June 2010

Marina and The Diamonds, British Sea Power and Ash are to headline the Festival Republic Stage at this summer's Reading and Leeds festivals. The groups join the likes of Guns N' Roses, Arcade Fire and...

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The Things They Say 16055

8th April 2010

"I always wanted to learn how to play the drums and I started talking about it... and he saw the interview and he said, 'You can't have anybody else teach you,' so I started rocking...

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Guns N' Roses & Blink-182 Confirmed For Reading & Leeds

30th March 2010

GUNS N' ROSES and BLINK-182 will share top billing at this summer's (10) Reading and Leeds Festivals in the U.K.The two groups have been confirmed as joint headliners at the three-day festival in August (10)....

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Mary J. Blige Rocks Out

11th March 2010

Mary J. Blige will include two all-star covers of Led Zeppelin songs on her next album. The soul singer will reissue her album 'Stronger With Each Tear' including the two tracks - originally by the...

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Muse To Swap T For Soccer?

23rd February 2010

Muse may pull out of the T In The Park festival if England make it to the World Cup final.The British band and Eminem were announced as headliners of the Scottish festival - which takes...

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Fascinating Fact 8683

15th January 2010

Rockers BLINK-182 have released a special edition t-shirt to help raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. The shirts, which feature the band's trademark rabbit mascot holding a Haitian flag, are available from the...

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Blink 182 Confirm 2010 Shows

30th December 2009

Blink 182 have confirmed they will perform next year.The 'I Miss You' hitmakers - who reunited earlier this year after a four-year split - have announced they will be playing several festival venues next summer...

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Fascinating Fact 8307

6th November 2009

BLINK-182 star MARK HOPPUS can add music journalist to his resume after signing on to pen a weekly online blog for America's Spin magazine. Each week the rocker will pick a new act he has...

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Hoppus Calls For Immediate U.s. Healthcare Reform

23rd October 2009

BLINK-182 star MARK HOPPUS has urged U.S. politicians to speed up policies aimed at giving all American's health coverage after a caterer on the reunited band's tour fell ill without adequate insurance.The bass player and...

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