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blink-182 Announce Residency in Las Vegas

  • 9:07 am Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 by Sam

Blink-182 now have a deal with Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas for a 16 date residency titled ‘Kings Of The Weekend’. The shows will run on select weekends May 26th through November 17th. 

Blink-182 launch limited edition shirts to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims

  • 12:31 pm Friday, September 1st, 2017 by Sam

All proceeds from the ‘Houston Relief Tee’s’ created by Blink-182 will go to relief efforts for the victims of the Hurricane Harvey in Texas. They are just one of a huge number of celebrities and artists coming forward to do what they can to provide support.

Blink-182’s Matt Skiba believes his witch energy doomed Fyre Festival

  • 8:13 am Friday, July 14th, 2017 by Sam

You remember ‘Fyre Festival’, right? It was supposed to be a luxury music festival created by rapper Ja Rule and entrepreneur Billy McFarland, but turned out to be an absolute nightmare. Tickets started at $4,000 for the Bahamas music festival and was supposedly going to feature private beaches and performances from Blink-182, Major Lazer, Migos, Lil Yachty and more.

Instead attendees showed up to find a bunch of crappy tents, an almost non-existent staff, ‘gourmet’ food that was actually a slice of cheese on bread, and just overall chaos.

Blink-182 was one of the acts lined up to perform but pulled out shortly [More]

Travis Barker releases his version of Blink-182’s ‘Home is Such a Lonely Place’

  • 11:42 am Thursday, July 6th, 2017 by Sam

Blink-182 took a much simpler approach to filming the video for ‘Home is Such a Lonely Place’. They filmed footage in their own homes and compiled together what it looks like soaking up family time before heading on tour. In addition to that, we have received three other versions. The Mark Hoppus, Matt Skiba and now Travis Barker solo versions. 

Band Plays Entire Blink-182 Discography In 12 Minutes

  • 1:19 pm Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 by Sam

Minority 905 is a band from Mississauga, ON and they decided to do something unique to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Blink-182’s Dude Ranch. Oh, and by unique I mean they decided to play the entire Blink-182 discography in 12 MINUTES. 

Blink-182 and Linkin Park become ‘Blinkin Park’ in Funny Or Die video

  • 12:42 pm Friday, May 5th, 2017 by Sam

The two bands announced two shows they are co-headlining with support from Machine Gun Kelly and WU TANG CLAN. To promote them they teamed up with Funny Or Die to create this video ‘A First date With Blink-182 and Linkin Park’.

Blink-182 says this is the ‘strangest’ song they’ve ever recorded

  • 12:21 pm Friday, April 28th, 2017 by Sam

May 19th is the release for the deluxe edition of California and it will feature 11 NEW SONGS! This one, ‘6/8’, was tweeted out last night and referred to as ‘the strangest song blink has ever recorded’ is one of them.

Blink-182 Releases 35 Second Song ‘Can’t Get You More Pregnant’

  • 1:11 pm Thursday, April 13th, 2017 by Sam

Continuing their short song trend, blink-182 released this 35 second gem yesterday ‘Can’t Get You More Pregnant’. It’s kinda like a tasty appetizer for their juicy upcoming album ‘California’ being released May 19th.

Blink 182 Release New Song “Misery” off of Deluxe Edition of California

  • 7:04 pm Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
blink 182 release new song "Misery" from the deluxe edition of California

The new song, “Misery”, is the latest track released from the band’s forthcoming deluxe edition of California. The deluxe edition is due out May 19th and will have 11 new songs. That’s essentially an entire new album!

Blink 182 is currently on tour with recent Next Big Thing alums, The Naked and Famous. They won’t be coming through town on this leg, but they will be close with Florida dates including Orlando, Tallahassee, and Pensacola.

Despite the departure of alien obsessed Tom DeLonge, Blink 182 is firing on all cylinders following the successful release of California last year.

97X Favorites Highlight Grammy Nominations

  • 5:29 am Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Kyle Taylor

Twenty One Pilots, Panic! At The Disco, Cage The Elephant, The 1975, Blink 182, and Weezer, or in other words, some of our listeners’ favorite artists, have been nominated for Grammys in 2017. To the surprise of many, Twenty One Pilots grabbed a half dozen or so, most notably Record of the Year (“Stressed Out”), Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance (“Stressed Out”, and Best Rock Performance (“Heathens”). Panic! At The Disco is up for one of the biggest awards of the night with a nod in the Best Rock Album category for Death of a Bachelor. They will also face off with The 1975, who [More]