Travis Barker confirms blink-182 will release a new album this year
The members of blink-182 have been using their time in the coronavirus pandemic productively – from releasing lockdown skate-punk single Quarantine, to writing more new music. And while Travis Barker has also been busy helping his pal Machine Gun Kelly take over the world of pop-punk, the drummer has confirmed that we can expect a new record from him main band this year.
Taking to Instagram to share a black-and-white photo of himself with the caption “GRATEFUL”, the sticksman was asked in the comments if there are “any new blink-182 albums dropping this year”, to which Travis responded with a very emphatic “YES”. So there you go.
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Back in May 2020, Travis revealed of his workload within the COVID situation: “You really don’t have anything else to do so you really just start to get creative. I slowly started going to the studio and just really tapping in with artists that were also quarantined and worked on projects. And I think everyone is so grateful and fortunate to be able to make music and just be alive, seize the opportunities and be creative and make great music.”
Check out his comment below:
blink-182 are “slowly finishing up” their new album, which is set to feature collaborations with Grimes, and Lil Uzi Vert and Pharrell, according to Travis Barker.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ 33-song follow-up to Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness and Machina is all written – now it’s time for the band to “record, record, record”.