Tom Delonge
The News

Angels & Airwaves’ New Song Sounds Like Box Car Racer, According To Tom DeLonge

Tom DeLonge shared a snippet of a new Angels & Airwaves song – and remarked that it sounded a lot like Box Car Racer.

Tom Delonge has teased a short snippet of a new song he’s been working on for Angels & Airwaves. In a clip posted to his Instagram, Tom can be seen in a room full of musical equipment as he plays a segment of a new track. 

That’s exciting enough in its own right, but what’s really intriguing are the finer details. The caption of the post reads: Recording @angelsandairwaves today… #KindOfSoundsLikeBoxCarRacer

Read this next: Tom DeLonge’s 11 best moments

Box Car Racer was the short-lived, post-hardcore-inspired project Tom founded with blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and David Kennedy, who would become a founding member of Angels & Airwaves when that band was formed a few years later. 

And Tom’s right – the guitars heard in the clip are much heavier than those usually heard on Angels & Airwaves songs, and much more redolent of that Box Car Racer record. 

Tom’s post even inspired Travis to respond with a good-humoured quip: Never will sound like BOX CAR RACER without me,” he wrote playfully. 

There hasn’t yet been an announcement about a new Angels & Airwaves record, so it’s all very early days, but does this mean a Box Car Racer reunion could be on the cards? It’s probably unlikely, but anything is possible.

Read this next: 19 bands who only released one good album

After all, at some of the shows on Angels & Airwaves’ recent U.S. tour, Tom did play a medley of songs by his other bands that, in addition to blink-182’s I Miss You and Aliens Exist, also included a snippet of Box Car Racer’s There Is. Whatever his intentions, it’s all very exciting. 

For us, anyway. Tom is probably more stoked about the fact that his To The Stars Academy, whose videos of UFOs were recently acknowledged and verified by the U.S. Navy, has signed a deal with the U.S. Army to enhance exploration into extra-terrestrial activity. Which, to be fair, is pretty damn cool.

Posted on October 31st 2019, 11:48a.m.
Read More
Svalbard in The K! Pit
Brit metallers Svalbard hit The K! Pit in association with Nordic Spirit at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar.
Palm Reader in The K! Pit
Nottingham heavyweights Palm Reader hit The K! Pit in association with Nordic Spirit at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar.
FEVER 333 unleash WRONG GENERATION video featuring Travis Barker

Watch FEVER 333’s badass new video for WRONG GENERATION, featuring blink-182’s Travis Barker behind the kit.

The very best rock and metal album covers featuring the Bernie Sanders inauguration meme

Bernie Sanders (and his mittens) graces the cover of albums by everyone from My Chemical Romance to Metallica to Jane’s Addiction to Fall Out Boy…

Loading...
End of content
No more pages to load