blink-182 have been nominated for a Grammy. Yes, you read that correctly. A FREAKIN' GRAMMY! blink-182's back-to-their-roots record 'California' has been nominated for Best Rock Album ! In total blink-182 have received 10 nominations in the past for Kerrang!, MTV and Teens Choice awards (amongst others), but they have never been nominated for a Grammy - until now! THEY DID IT! Do you think blink-182 has what it takes to win this year? why not discuss it with us on our forums!

blink-182 big announcement November 6th?!

blink-182 are making a 'very special announcement' on Sunday November 6th, from 7pm. As this is the BBC, this probably means 7pm UK time, so for you USA fans thats 2pm EST or 11am PST. Now there's a very high probability that the announcement is the 'official' unveiling of the European tour. There has already been a few dates semi-announced for this, including Download Festival in France, which suggests they'll also be performing at the UK Download festival as well. It being the European tour would also make sense because they're announcing it on UK radio, and the image above (and posted in magazines) randomly states '2017',

blink-182 European Tour Dates!

blink-182 have previously mentioned that they would likely tour Europe next year during the summer. This seems to be true! as we are already starting to get blink-182 shows confirmed for the next year! blink-182 will be one of the headline acts for Nova Rock in Austria, the festival takes place from the 14th - 17th of June, 2017. Click here for info! They are also rumoured to be performing at Hurricane / Southside Festival (23rd - 25th of June) in Germany, which we will confirm soon. There are still some USA dates in December, but it looks like blink-182 are planning their big European tour! Who's excited?! Why

New Album

Bass Tracking!

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It seems that despite Travis being away on a short 8 day tour with Antemasque, the blink-182 machine is still up and running! Mark posted this picture to instagram with the following caption –

“Tracking with Petey today. This was most of the bass on Enema of the State.”

Hoorar for the continued momentum! why not discuss it with us in our forums?

Mark Answers Questions!

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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!


And We’re BACK In The Studio!

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In the last hour both Matt Skiba and Mark Hoppus have posted studio pictures to their instagrams! looks like the boys are straight back into the studio!

Now knowing they’re already 5 tracks in, and Travis Barker sneakily suggesting a tour next summer, maybe this album will be finished sooner than we all thought?

Why not discuss it with us on our forums!

blink-182 Are 5 Tracks In To The New Record!

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According to a recent Travis Barker interview with NME, blink-182 are 5 tracks into the new album, one of which is currently titled ‘Punk Rock Cliche’. 
“We’re just getting started but I think we’ve got like four or five songs right now that I’m really, really happy with.
There’s a song called ‘Punk Rock Cliché’ which I love the most right now.
It’s about friends of ours and their relationships.”
“The goal here is to come up with an album and just write,” he added.
“We don’t put a limit on how many songs we’re gonna write.
[We just] Write a bunch of songs and when we feel like there’s an album ready,
there’s an album ready. You know, no pressure, no deadlines.”

To read more check out the interview with NME, and as always discuss this rad news on our forums! 


Little blink-182 Recording Update In Latest HMNIM Podcast!

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In the most recent podcast from Hi My Name Is Mark (Episode 7), Mark Hoppus gives a brief update about the blink-182 recording situation. He states that they have been writing as well as demoing and that a handful of demo tracks are already done. He also states that it’s a lot of fun!

None of this is particularly new, but it is actual confirmation of them demoing together. All we’ve really seen so far is Instagram shots so to hear it from Mark himself is fantastic news!

He was also given a brand new, custom bass which looks very nice indeed!

What do you think of this small but exciting development? why not tell us on our forums!

Back In The Studio!

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It seems after a week without updates, the guys are back in the studio! Mark posted the above picture on his instagram stating “In the studio today making the rock and/or roll music”

After Mark’s recent interview stating that they seem to be quite deep into the writing process, and the sheer amount of studio updates we are getting, do you think this album will be finished fairly soon?

Why not discuss your thoughts in the forums!