Tom DeLonge Wants Mark Hoppus 'To Be Happy'

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Tom DeLonge performs on July 8, 2012 in St Austell, United Kingdom.

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 Twitter on Mar. 10. "I want him to be happy-"

 

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DeLonge's To the Stars… album is slated for an April 20 release date, coming after he and Blink-182 parted ways earlier this year. Meanwhile, Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker will play Musink Festival without DeLonge on March 22, in addition to a club gig at San Diego's SOMA on March 20. Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba will play guitar at the gigs.