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Blink-182 join headliners Aerosmith and The Chainsmokers for the 2017 NCAA March Madness Music Festival.
Blink-182 and five other artists have been newly added to the 2017 NCAA March Madness Music Festival line-up, joining the previously announced headliners Aerosmith and The Chainsmokers, as well as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. The event is a free three-day extravaganza celebrating the Final Four tournament.
NCAA March Madness Music Festival 2017 comes this Spring
Nine months after the release of their first US number one album in fifteen years 'California', Blink-182 are set to make an appearance at a free three-day concert event in Arizona. Brought to you by the NCAA and Turner Live Events, AT&T, Coca-Cola and Capital One, the festival has been launched to coincide with the 2017 NCAA Men's Final Four basketball championships.
Continue reading: Blink-182 Joins The Line-Up For Free-Pass NCAA March Madness Music Festival 2017
The singer left the band last year to focus on "really important work" he was doing involving UFOs and Area 51.
The latest batch of emails posted by WikiLeaks have revealed that Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge has been emailing Hillary Clinton’s campaign about UFOs.
The emails show that DeLonge had been corresponding with Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta about their mutual interest in UFOs, something which they have both expressed publicly.
Tom DeLonge has been emailing Clinton's campaign about UFOs
Continue reading: Blink 182's Tom DeLonge Has Been Emailing Hillary Clinton's Campaign About UFOs
With new vocalist Matt Skiba, Blink 182 have finally topped the UK album chart.
Blink-182 have have topped the UK album chart this week, for their first time in their over 20 year career. California, the pop-punk- trio's seventh studio album, is now their biggest charting record in the UK to date, beating Take Off Your Pants And Jacket, which reached number four in 2001.
Blink-182 have topped the UK album chart for the first time.
Speaking to the Official Charts Company, the band said: “We’re so excited and thankful to be Number 1 in the UK. This is the first time we have ever got a Number 1, and we are super thankful to all of you for supporting us.”
Continue reading: Blink-182 Score First UK Number One Album
Blink-182 are officially recording their new album at the end of this year.
The wait for new Blink-182 music is almost finally over. After numerous delays and speculations and people just generally going crazy, bassist Mark Hoppus has confirmed that the band plans on recording a brand new album at the end of this year.
Is Blink-182's new album going to be their best yet? [Getty/Ethan Miller]
"We were going to start recording at the beginning of this year, but there were some things happening in some of our personal lives that prevented us from getting in the studio, so now we are getting in the studio at the end of this year instead," Hoppus told Rock Freaks. "We are really just excited to get into the studio and have an album out sooner rather than later." Given Blink-182's past history of the word "soon," hopefully it won't be too long of a wait. The band's comeback album, Neighborhoods, came almost three years after they initally reunited, but their follow-up, the Dogs Eating Dogs EP, was only released the following year. The release for this next album could go either way - but the most important thing is that they're heading back into the studio. Here are a couple of things we want to see from new Blink-182 music.
Continue reading: 4 Things We Want From Blink-182's New Album
Finally, it's confirmed
Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge has alleviated fears that the long delay in news surrounding the band’s new album means no new album at all. It’s coming, pop-punk fans.
Blink 182 at the Honda Civic tour in 2011 - Getty/Mark Winter
The guitarist/vocalist posted a throwback picture of him and his 182 band mates – Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker – on Instagram with a telling caption: "Rehearsals start today...And yes there will be a new album #SorryForTheWait #Blink"
Continue reading: Blink 182 Confirm Long Awaited Album #7 And Apologise To Fans For The Wait
The ex-My Chemical Romance Frontman Will Play His First Live Shows At The Historic UK Festival
The latest additions to this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals have been announced and amongst the fresh batch of acts is the former My Chemical Romance frontman, who will play his first live shows as a solo artists at this year’s dual mega-event. Gerard Way’s iconic band had recently become defunct after mutually deciding to lay the group to bed. The multi-million record selling giants of emo rock recently released a greatest hits album entitled May Death Never Stop You but have failed to announce any farewell tour dates, much to the chagrin of their huge and loyal fanbase.
Gerard Way Is Heading to Leeds and Reading
His Reading and Leeds performances will herald a new chapter in the singer’s career as he puts the finishing touches on an eagerly-awaited solo album, the direction of which is still shrouded in mystery. The musician and prolific comic book artist has directed fans to his new website, which features a brief snippet of an as-yet unnamed song.
Continue reading: Leeds And Reading Festival Line Up: Gerard Way Among The Additions
Paramore, Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys and Blink 182 are all heading to Reading and Leeds.
The final headliners for Reading and Leeds have been announced and for the first time ever festival goers will be treated to four headline acts over the weekend. Yes, joining the already announced Arctic Monkeys and Blink 182 is both Queens Of The Stone Age and Paramore, who will share headlining duties. So now we know the full lineup lets take a closer look at this year’s headlining acts.
The Arctic Monkeys at this year's Brit Awards
Continue reading: As Paramore And QOTSA Join Line Up, A Look At The Reading And Leeds Headliners
US rockers Blink 182 will headline the Reading and Leeds festival in 2014 for a second time, joining them will be Jake Bugg, Disclosure, Of Mice & Men, Wilkinson and I Am Legion, with many more acts still to be announced.
The pop punk trio, Blink 182, from America will once again be taking the main stage for the Reading & Leeds Festival in 2014.
Zane Lowe made the announcement on his Radio 1 show on Tuesday (Dec 3rd).
The ‘All The Small Things’ singers first dawned the festival in 1999 and then hit the main stage as one of the favourite headline acts, three years ago in 2010.
Continue reading: Blink 182 Will Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2014 For A Second Time
Metronymy, Of Mice and Men and I Am Legion are also amongst those announced.
US rockers Blink 182 have become the first headliners announced for the Reading and Leeds Festivals in 2014, according to an official announcement from the festival organisers.
Blink 182 Are The First Announced Reading & Leeds Headliners.
The pop punk trio will be returning headliners after their previous top slot in 2010. Set to take place during next August's Bank Holiday Weekend the twinned festivals after their previous stint headlining the event in 2010. The first batch of acts was revealed on Radio 1 this evening and Blink 182's mark Hoppus spoke of exciting new music planned for the festival.
Continue reading: First Reading & Leeds Festival Acts: Blink 182, Disclosure And Jake Bugg Amongst First Official Announcement
Punk enthusiasts gear up for another slamming year at Chicago's raucous Riot Fest!
It's time to start making preparations for one of the loudest festivals of the year: Riot Fest 2013 featuring headline sets from the likes of Pixies, The Replacements and Blink-182.
Taking place in Chicago on September 13th - 15th 2013 at Humboldt Park, Riot Fest is set to be possibly THE hottest punk festival of the year having been staging some of the biggest rock legends since its inception in 2005. It's bigger and better than ever before and there isn't just live music to enjoy either; there's an array of carnival rides and Lucha Libre plus a massive range of meal choices suitable for everyone.
Continue reading: Riot Fest 2013 Brings Classic Punk To Chicago This September
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