'A Different Spin With Mark Hoppus': 10 Awesome Guests
Blink-182's Mark Hoppus has only had his very own TV show on Fuse for less than two months, but already he's racked up an impressive list of musical guests. As part of his Billboard.com guest editing duties, Mark has pulled together this list of his top 12 favorite visitors to "A Different Spin With Mark Hoppus," running the gamut from Trey Songz to Phil Collins. Check it out.
Mark Hoppus:: "A good friend. He was very kind to be the first guest on the show. He's one of the hugest stars in the world, and was wiling to sit down and be interviewed by a guy who has no ideas what he's doing..."
Mark Hoppus: "It was awesome that they played acoustic. I think it threw a curve at everyone who thought they were simply an electronic band."
Mark Hoppus: "Very smart and talented. I have no idea what was going on with the ski mask."
Mark Hoppus: "He completely engaged with the audience while he was in the studio. The women in the crowd were screaming at him the entire time."
Mark Hoppus: "He casually told stories of how he sometimes shares the stage with Ozzy Osbourne, Paul McCartney, Brian May, etc. Amazing."
Mark Hoppus: "Funny, tall, and gifted."
Thomas Mars of Phoenix
Mark Hoppus: "He took all my idiotic butchering of the French language in good stride. I saw him the next night at a Knicks game and remembered to tell him that my son prefers his band to mine."
Mark Hoppus: "Hitmaker, great voice, and all-around cool guy. It takes a lot of guts and talent to play with just an acoustic guitar and keyboard."
Pete Wentz & Black Cards
Mark Hoppus: "Remember when I shaved Pete's head at Madison Square Garden? Yeah, me too."
Mark Hoppus: "I'm a huge fan of their new album. It was very ambitious to break out from their comfort zone and try new ideas."