“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.
Producer Mark Trombino has helped Blink-182 and Jimmy Eat World, as they say, make the donuts, from Dude Ranch to Bleed American and other pop-punk gems along the way. Now Trombino is literally making donuts… with a nod to his punk past.
Blink-182 are going to release a new album next year. They just have to start writing it first.
Hey, the guy was in a plane crash!
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 […]
Dr. John and New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform at the GRAMMYs with The Black Keys this Sunday.
Coldplay, Jack White, Mumford & Sons, Muse, the Black Keys – of the countless rock albums to come down the sonic pike in 2012, the most recent releases from these key artists were among the precious few to rise to the top over the past 12 months, all earning GRAMMY nominations for 2013.
Rock stars are known for getting away with murder, but we’ve rounded up ten of the world’s biggest sonic heroes who’ve found a way of snatching life back from the claws of the Grim Reaper to rock another day.
Our friends at Los Angeles alternative rock station KROQ are holding a poll to determine who rock’s greatest drummer is. Several legendary artists are included in the poll: among them, Ginger Baker of Cream, Frank Beard of ZZ Top, John Bonham of Led Zeppelin, Stewart Copeland of The Police and Neil Peart of Rush, among many others.