On the red carpet of the Grammy’s, Travis Barker spoke to E! News about the up-coming blink-182 record.
The most notable things to take from this little interview is that the band have written 26 songs for the album, and that it’s going to be released this summer.
Now 26 songs written could include the 16 scrapped songs Travis referred to earlier in the week, but Travis also stated a while ago that there could be a double album, so who knows!
Why not speculate with us on our forums?!
Video of the interview can be found here –
Two hours ago, Mark Hoppus started answering questions on a private facebook group, the following answers relate to blink-182 –
“no set dates for a single release as yet. still writing songs.”
“writing with matt is going great. he’s an amazing songwriter and easy to work with. very enthusiastic.”
“new music before any tour.”
“we are all in the studio together each week a couple days at least, and work on song ideas on our own that we bring into sessions that we all work on together”
“we work during the days, so everyone can be with their families at night”
“yes i would play +44 songs at blink shows now”
Do these answers have you anxious for the new music? discuss it with us on our forums!
Oh yeah, remember that +44 band? The one that this whole website was based on before we became 182online.com? Good times.
Anyway, Hot Topic will be pressing +44’s one and only release, ‘When Your Heart Stops Beating’ on a Blue/White swirl with the artwork above. The record will be limited to 2,000 copies and will be available at select Hot Topic stores around the last week of May.
Thanks to Travis from Vinyl Collective!
the return of blink-182 to the stage!!! t-mobile threw a big party at the paramount lot here in los angeles to launch their new sidekick, and they asked us to play. the whole thing was a secret. travis and dj-am were already scheduled to perform, and as a surprise ending, blink-182 came out at the very end and played a few songs. during the night, weezer performed and played the hits, along with a few covers. TRVS/DJ-AM dominated (as they always do), and then we played. to be honest, it was one of the best nights of my life. thanks to everyone who was there. thanks to t-mobile. and most of all, thanks to travis and tom. you are my brothers, and it feels amazing to share the stage with you once again.
here are some photos from throughout the day and night.
getting ready to soundcheck.
the bass of all basses
and photos from the show itself. all of the following photos were taken by megan thompson. if you take any of these to repost on other sites, please make sure you give her photo credit. she does great work.
here are some photos from tonight.
so much fun! i cannot wait to go on tour this summer. there are many more photos from the show tonight, but it’s now 2am and i’m gonna call it a day. thanks again, everyone!!
More photos of the event can be found by clicking the continue reading button located below.
Extra credit to Megan Thompson for the photographs.