blink-182 Are Releasing A New Song Called Darkside This Friday
It’s all kicking off right now in the blink-182 camp!
Following last week’s announcement that the pop-punk titans’ upcoming new album would be arriving on September 20, this week the band have revealed there will be a new song coming on Friday.
The track goes by the name Darkside, and in their social media tease, blink have posted an accompanying phone number to go with what is presumably its artwork.
If you ring the number – (323) 831‑0182 – the call plays you this 15-second snippet of the track, which already sounds like an absolute banger.
Now that we finally have a release date and another new song on the way, does this mean we’re any closer to finding out the name of the album? The trio recently revealed that they had a couple of interesting titles in the mix – one of which, BOJMIR, might even stick.
“But we’re trying to make it fancy,” joked bassist Mark Hoppus. “It’s rimjob spelled backwards but it’s pronounced ‘boh-mir’ – the ‘j’ is silent in this iteration.”
Mark also explained why there was a tiny delay in new material, revealing that the creative juices have been flowing this time around.
“We keep writing more and more songs and the songs keep getting better and better,” he said. “Originally I thought we were going to have an album out in June, but we keep adding more songs.”
Catch blink-182 with Lil Wayne and Neck Deep at the following dates this year on their Enema Of The State 20th anniversary tour:
25 West Palm Beach, FL, Coral Sky Amphitheatre
26 Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
27 Atlanta, GA, Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
29 Jacksonville, FL, Daily’s Place
31 Houston, TX, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
1 Austin, TX, Austin360 Amphitheater
2 Dallas, TX, The Dos Equis Pavilion
4 El Paso, TX, Don Haskins Center*
5 Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
7 San Diego, CA, North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
8 Los Angeles, CA, The Forum
27 Irvine, CA, FivePoint Amphitheatre
30 Portland, OR, Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
31 Seattle, WA, White River Amphitheatre
2 Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
4 Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
6 Wichita, KS, Hartman Arena*
7 Council Bluffs, IA, Stir Cove*
8 Kansas City, MO, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
10 Detroit, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
13 Chicago, IL, Riot Fest*
14 St. Louis, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
16 Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
22 Columbus, OH, Nationwide Arena
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