1. Tom DeLonge Revisits Box Car Racer's Lone Album 15 Years Later

    May 21, 2017 9:00 AM EDT Box Car Racer emerged from a side door of the Blink-182 stable with its eponymous debut in the spring of 2002. With practically no promotional push leading up to its May 21 arrival, Box Car Racer succeeded beyond expectation, selling over 65,000 copies in its first week, largely due to the…

  2. Blink-182's Highly Touted 'California' Deluxe Edition Gets a Release Date

    March 01, 2017 5:58 PM EST First, California knocked Drake out of the top spot on the Billboard 200 . Then Blink-182 told us its comeback album would be re-released in expanded form, so much so that it would be “ like a whole other album .” Now, thanks to Mark Hoppus’ Twitter account, the California deluxe edition has…

  3. Watch Blink-182's Travis Barker Drum With Carrots & Hang With His Daughter in New PETA Ad: Premiere

    February 22, 2017 11:35 AM EST Backed by a Billboard 200-topping album , a first-ever Grammy nom and new guitarist Matt Skiba, Blink-182 is enjoying its own little renaissance. But you won’t catch longtime drummer Travis Barker grabbing sliders at a Grammy after party or munching a pulled pork sandwich off the catering…

  4. Steve Aoki's 15 Best Songs: Critics' Picks

    December 29, 2016 6:36 PM EST Steve Aoki has made a career of capturing life's youthful essence. He literally takes the best thing about childhood -- birthday cake -- and throws it in his fans' faces. All right, he doesn't really do that anymore, but it's a tradition with which he'll always be…

  5. Blink-182 Breaks Down Forthcoming Deluxe Edition of 'California': 'It's Like a Whole Other Album'

    December 20, 2016 6:46 PM EST When Blink-182 was nominated for best rock album at the 2017 Grammy Awards, it capped off one of the most improbable comebacks in recent music memory. The year before, they had a dramatic public split with guitarist Tom DeLonge and brought in Alkaline Trio 's Matt Skiba to honor the…

  6. Blink-182, Miley Cyrus & More Honored for Animal Rights Activism at peta2's Libby Awards

    December 15, 2016 8:10 PM EST Blink-182 , Miley Cyrus and AFI 's Davey Havok have all been honored for their investment in animal rights with wins at this year's Libby Awards, organized by PETA's youth arm peta2.  Blink-182 edged out Matt & Kim , Tonight Alive and Farewell, My Love to be named the most…

  7. Datsik Partners With Travis Barker & Liinks for 'Darkstar': Exclusive

    March 23, 2016 12:38 PM EDT Datsik has taken his rumbling show on the road and fueled it with a brand new release titled "Darkstar," teaming up with Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker and newcomer Liinks. Steve Aoki Completes 'Epic' Studio Session With Members of Blink-182 & 5 Seconds of Summer …

  8. Steve Aoki Completes 'Epic' Studio Session With Blink-182, Hangs With 5 Seconds of Summer's Calum Hood

    March 23, 2016 11:15 AM EDT Steve Aoki is best known as a world famous DJ, but don’t forget about his alternative rock credentials. Aoki founded the label that released Bloc Party ’s debut EP and has collaborated with Travis Barker on his own solo material.  For his next album, Aoki has enlisted the help of Barker,…

  9. Blink-182 Shares New Music Clips, Denies Rumored SXSW Show

    March 11, 2016 11:15 AM EST And Mark Hoppus' Twitter display name continues to evolve. Blink-182 has played a small handful of shows since Alkaline Trio guitarist Matt Skiba replaced Tom DeLonge in its lineup approximately a year ago. Lately, they’ve been sharing clips of new music and rumors have been spreading of…

  10. Pitbull Teams Up With Travis Barker, Joe Perry and Robin Thicke for 2016 Grammys Finale of 'El Taxi' and 'Bad Man'

    February 15, 2016 11:53 PM EST Frequent collaborator Pitbull joined forces with Travis Barker , Joe Perry , and Robin Thicke during the 2016 Grammys on Monday night to close out the show with his tunes "El Taxi" and "Bad Man."  The unlikely ensemble took the stage right after Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson…

  11. Travis Barker on Scott Weiland's Death: 'It's What Drugs Do When They Get the Best of Somebody'

    December 10, 2015 8:26 PM EST Travis Barker knows a thing or two about addiction and said Scott Weiland 's recent death shows the powerful affect drugs can have.  "I think it's just ultimately what drugs do when they get the best of somebody," he told Billboard . "It's sad. Myself, I was…

  12. Travis Barker Says DJ AM 'Made You Want to Be a Better Person': Exclusive 'The Real' Clip

    November 03, 2015 6:24 PM EST Travis Barker reopens old wounds on Wednesday's episode of  The Real . In this exclusive first look on Billboard , the esteemed drummer, who rose to fame alongside his bandmates in  Blink-182 , discussed the mental and physical scars he suffered from the horrific 2008 plane crash that…

  13. Annie Lennox & Perry Farrell Kick Off Interview Series 'Riffing With' on Hulu

    October 15, 2015 6:53 PM EDT Annie Lennox , Perry Farrell , John Lydon and the Flaming Lips ’ Wayne Coyne are the first four guests on the new music interview series Riffing With , which premiered Thursday (Oct. 15) on Hulu. The show, hosted by longtime Rolling Stone writer and regular Billboard contributor Steve Baltin,…

  14. Travis Barker Had a Premonition About His Near-Fatal Plane Crash: 'I Walked Away From Death'

    October 15, 2015 2:54 PM EDT The Blink-182 drummer discusses his highs and lows in anticipation of his memoir 'Can I Say.' From gang-related shootings to near overdoses, Travis Barker has consistently cheated death. The 39-year-old drummer, a human metronome who has manned the kit for Blink-182 , +44 and The…

  15. Blink-182 Going Through 'Friendly Divorce' with Tom DeLonge, Band Will 'Move Forward'

    May 28, 2015 4:02 AM EDT No amount of marriage counseling is going to fix Tom DeLonge’s on-off relationship problems with Blink-182 . The singer and guitarist’s position with the group is ending in “friendly divorce,” according to his long-time friend and bandmate Mark Hoppus. The alternative-rock veterans have…

  16. Coachella 2015: Kanye West Joins The Weeknd, Jack White Delivers Scorching Set, and Other Top Saturday Moments

    April 19, 2015 11:00 AM EDT "Coachella's become known for special guests," a member of dance group Flosstradamus said at the end of its extraordinarily well-attended set on day two (April 18) of the second weekend of Coachella 2015. "Well, the only special guest we brought is you guys."…

  17. Run The Jewels References Ferguson, Features Zack De La Rocha, Travis Barker at Coachella

    April 11, 2015 11:50 PM EDT The duo appeared shellshocked by the size of its night-two draw. El-P and Killer Mike have spent the majority of their careers as fiercely loved but little-seen underground artists, but the script was flipped at Coachella on Saturday (Apr. 11), when the Run The Jewels starred in a guest…

  18. Watch Blink-182's First Gig After Tom DeLonge Departure

    March 19, 2015 10:32 PM EDT Blink-182's   Mark Hoppus  and  Travis Barker  made their first public stage appearance at the Roxy on Wednesday night since seemingly parting ways with bandmate Tom DeLonge earlier this year. The band performed a set of 24 songs during the live show, which included earlier hits like …

  19. Tom DeLonge Wants Mark Hoppus 'To Be Happy'

    March 12, 2015 7:38 AM EDT The same week Tom DeLonge released a new track, "New World," the guitarist-singer-songwriter took to Twitter to share a message for one of his former Blink-182 bandmates, Mark Hoppus. "I will never dislike @markhoppus - too many years as my closest friend," he wrote on…

  20. Travis Barker: Tom DeLonge Should 'Man Up & Quit' Blink-182

    March 04, 2015 9:05 PM EST Tom DeLonge  is deceiving fans by saying he's still in Blink-182 -- this according to the band's drummer Travis Barker , who thinks DeLonge should "just man up and quit the band." "As far as I'm concerned, no bad blood from me," Barker told Alternative…

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