Tom DeLonge has stated that Blink-182‘s forthcoming album is “the perfect we’ve ever made”.
“That is the perfect album we’ve ever made,” he wrote, accompanied by an image of the cartoon rabbit from the poster of the band’s 1999 ‘Loserkids’ tour. “Buckle up. I’m personally tripping and so happy with what now we have created TOGETHER. As one unified power of enjoyable, everlasting youth, and most of all – shut buddies.”
In October, the traditional lineup of Blink-182 launched comeback single ‘Edging’, introduced a world tour and confirmed work on their new album.
DeLonge beforehand stated Blink-182’s upcoming document “has a number of the most progressive, and elevated music we‘ve ever had. In honesty, I’m holding my breath so that you can hear these different songs. ‘Edging’ is enjoyable, and an ideal method to remind you of the enjoyable once more. However simply you fucking wait.”
The group’s most up-to-date studio album, ‘9’, got here out in 2019. It was the second document to characteristic former guitarist Matt Skiba, following on from 2016’s ‘California’. Previous to ‘Edging’, DeLonge hadn’t contributed to a Blink venture since 2012’s ‘Canine Consuming Canine’ EP.
Final month, Barker shared footage from a studio which confirmed him furiously hitting a drum package whereas carrying a t-shirt that reads “Fuck me, I’m drained”. He merely captioned the clip “Anthem Pt. 3”, indicating that the band have been engaged on a follow-up to fan favorite tracks ‘Anthem’ and ‘Anthem Pt. 2’.
At the moment, the upcoming Blink-182 document doesn’t have a title or a launch date, although their world tour begins March 11, 2023 in Latin America and concludes in February 2024 with a run of dates throughout Australia and New Zealand.
For the UK leg, Blink-182 will go to Glasgow, London, Birmingham and Manchester in September and October 2023 – try the complete listing of dates right here. Tickets for UK and European dates can be found right here, and right here for North American exhibits.