Blink 182 has a new album (“California”) and has a new tour this Summer with A Day to Remember, All American Rejects and All Time Low. Blink is back but not with Tom DeLonge, who defends his absence saying, “I don’t want the legacy of the band to get fucked with.” (Read more here.) Pop-punk kids everywhere must be questioning how Blink can be Blink without Mark, Tom, and Travis.
…But at least you have qualified “replacement” who knows a thing or two about sharing the stage with only two other band mates. Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio is the band’s guitarist.