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Nov 22, 2021
Blink-182 Is Coming Back Dynamically With A New Full-Length Album!

Standing in the circle of punk rock podium for donkey’s years is never a walk in the park. It consistently requires a herculean thump of effort to stay in the mainstream without being down for the count - an eager beaver pursuit for music creating a cathartic attachment that resonates with the listeners well. 


By being around in the industry since 1992, the making of the punk rock Blink-182 is considered the best thing since sliced bread. Originally called simply as “Blink” before the hot potato stemmed by a techno band from Ireland, the group’s genesis began in the suburbs of Southern California by Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus along with Scott Raynor - who later on, replaced by Travis Barker due to his serious drinking issues. The group has been enkindled by the revolution of the development of pop-rock (embarked by Green Day) with their authentic satirical lyrical content, mixed by catchy hooks, hypersonic sound, and major-chord harmonies, producing spotless music recordings that always give an earworm to the fans - resonating their identity as a band that swarmed them up in a prevailing success.

The inception of the band’s first album was in 1994 titled “Cheshire Cat”, even containing new versions from their EP “Flyswatter” and second demo cassette “Buddha”. It was also during this pattern when the band had to add the number 182 to the end of their name to avoid legal action from the Irish band with the pre-existing name “Blink”. Despite being on the tight corner, Blink-182 wore their hearts on their sleeves - they leaped forward alongside their 1997’s second album “Dude Ranch” which brought them their winning days. The band carried on with albums listing as “Enema Of The State”, “Take Off Your Pants And Jacket”, “Neighborhood’ and such, bringing them the continuation achievement that sold like hot cakes - Blink-182 has marketed over 13 million albums in the United States, and over 50 million albums worldwide. Through their prodigious piece of identity, they hovered in the air as chart favorites, notching up the top ten albums and two number one of Billboard 200 hits. 


As The New York Times asserted, “No punk band of the 1990s has been more influential than Blink-182.” 


Still and all, just like a picture that paints a thousand words, the group has gone through bolt from the blue as they encountered blocks of difficulty in the course of their musical expedition. It was in the interim of 2015, the fans found themselves floating at the sea when they heard the departure of Tom DeLonge from the band for the second time since 2005. As they call it, drastic times call for drastic measures, on that account, the guitarist and vocalist was replaced by Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio, soon after. Later on, Blink-182 remained standing tall and charted number 1 in Billboard 200 in 2016 on the point of their seventh album “California”, followed by their eighth album “Nine” in 2019. 


Well, here’s the glad tidings! 


Their last album was certainly not their last, for the trio announced they are coming back with a new full-length album which is now all set to unleash, upon the help of John Feldmann as their producer. The album will present the band’s compact punk character and their evolution as musicians. 

As Skiba asserted, “ I think it’s really cool. It’s Blink-182, but it feels like...not a departure but a progression. These songs are, I think, pretty interesting.”


Look forward to the music assembly of punk rock paladins bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus, drummer Travis Barker, and guitarist/vocalist Matt Skiba with their new album!