“It was very forward for us, it was such an adventurous recording. That really felt good because we’d turned the corner from a pop-punk band to conceptual and progressive, um, punk band.”
Travis Barker of Blink-182 talk about their intimate Palladium shows, making a new album, when his kids are allowed to get their first tattoo, and what it will be like playing their 2003 self-titled album from back to front in several upcoming shows.
Originally scheduled as a day off, Blink-182’s Tom Delonge Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker opted to add a Brooklyn show tonight as a 9/11 tribute and a means to generate money and awareness for two hospitals.
“The album tells a lot of different stories from my life and growing up,” she said. “It’s about growing up and coming into your own. For me that was going through a lot of different struggles as a kid.”
Travis Barker continues to reinforce he’s a drummer that just wants to give back.
Capping the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, LL Cool J, blink-182′s Travis Barker, Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello, Public Enemy’s Chuck D and DJ Z-Trip crossed a wide range of musical genres to unite for a bombastic onstage performance medley based around the song “Whaddup.”
Rock, hip-hop and electronic dance music will come together when Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker unites with Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, DJ Z-Trip, Chuck D of legendary rap group Public Enemy and rapper/show host LL Cool J for a super-group performance at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
Dr. John and New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform at the GRAMMYs with The Black Keys this Sunday.
Blink-182′s Dogs Eating Dogs E.P. may be Blink-182′s most varied release to date. Listen to all 5-tracks in their entirety.
Fans will get their latest fix of Blink-182, with this brand new track from Dogs Eating Dogs. Titled “Pretty Little Girl,” the track features guest vocals from Alabama rapper and Travis Barker collaborator Yelawolf.