Posts Tagged ‘Blink 182’

Blink-182, Live at The Wiltern

November 19th, 2013
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Playing the sixth of their seven sold-out 10-year anniversary shows, Blink-182 played to an excited, sold-out crowd at The Wiltern Theater. Entering the stage to a huge ovation, the band wasted no time in getting into what was perhaps their most well-received and mature LP, known as the Untitled album.

Each member had a time to shine, with maybe Travis Barker the brightest of lights; he sat atop Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge at his drumkit, which he played (as is expected), with finesse throughout. Following the conclusion of the Untitled album set, the band re-emerged for a five-song encore, comprised of some of their older numbers. Though well received by the audience, those in the audience actually paying attention to the quality of the sound would have noticed that DeLonge’s voice seemed to have lost its punch in the set break. Read more…

By Marv Watson Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , ,

Blink 182 @ The Wiltern 11//13

November 11th, 2013
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Rock and Pop with Blink 182 and Best Coast playing the Wiltern this Wednesday. Tickets for the pit are still available! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see Blink 182 presented by KROQ 106.7!

Blink 182 @ Wiltern

Wednesday, November 13

Show @ 9:00pm // Doors @ 7pm

Tickets $82.50 Pit Only

By Gissell Malfitano Posted in Los Angeles , ,

Denver Riot Fest 2013: Rock, Ferris Wheels and an Evacuation

September 30th, 2013
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Thousands of people traveled from Denver and the surrounding area to the quiet town of Byers, Colorado. Camping had started the night before, the dedication and excitement surrounding Denver’s very first Riot Fest was clear. Driving toward the action, locals could be seen making the best out of the influx of people by charging the less expensive price of $10 for a spot further away from the festival.
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Riot Fest Chicago: Day Two

September 26th, 2013
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Day Two of Riot Fest Chicago: the attendance seemed greater and the temperatures steeped lower for the Windy City. With gates opening earlier, lines of fans were tightly knit, ready to see bands who were locked into sets as early as eleven thirty. For those who still had to wait for their set selection, they took to see what had become of the foot-long block of butter from Day One of the festival. Behold, sculpted beautifully is a butter sculpture of John Stamos during his Full House days. Surely, the iconic mullet never look so delicious and strangely appetizing until now. Across the way, the young Florida native band Surfer Blood took to the Root Stage. Their mellow surf-rock vibe drew in a decent crowd as guitarist and singer John Paul took to the audience to sing along to their hit single, “Swim.” Surfer Blood’s sunny post-punk hooks brought some sunlight to the not-so-sunny Saturday morning.
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Riot Fest Denver Announces 2013 Lineup Featuring The Replacements, Blink-182, Iggy and the Stooges, and More

June 13th, 2013

In just its 2nd year, Riot Fest Denver has got a lineup that rivals just about every other festival out there this year. Notably leading the group is The Replacements, joining back together for their first show since 1991.
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Watch: Funny or Die Premieres Faux Auditions for The Postal Service

March 5th, 2013

The Postal Service are celebrating the 10-year anniversary reissue of their album Give Up by helping make some hilarious videos for Funny or Die.
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Blink 182 Announces New Album and Tour

May 24th, 2011

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker recently revealed that the band’s first new album in eight years will be hitting stores this summer. Coinciding with the release of the new album is the band’s tour with My Chemical Romance for the 10th annual Honda Civic Tour. Read more…

By Carrie Felter Posted in News , ,

Travis Barker’s Solo Album Finally Has Release Date

January 6th, 2011

We heard about the solo project coming from Blink 182’s legendary tatted-up drummer a while ago.  And now, about a year later to be exact, we’re finally getting official details.
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Epicenter 2010 Review (Eminem, KISS, Suicidal Tendencies, Blink-182 and more)

October 15th, 2010

Sweltering heat engulfing Fontana set the initial backdrop for the weekend’s monstrous and highly anticipated festival, Epicenter 2010. The 106 degrees did not hinder the crowds, yet it incited the vibe and set the mood for the astonishing acts to come. Though the two days seemed to be dominated by headliners, Eminem, KISS, Rise Against, and Blink-182, every act had exceptional performances with two complete days of outstanding music. However, before we discuss the music festivities, an insight on the festival itself is always important. One thing is certain: KROQ understands how to host an event, for there were no major problems with logistics and facilities at Epicenter. Yes, there was the standard $5 water (which you could refill) and high-priced food, but that is expected at all concerts. There was somewhat adequate shelter from the blistering and unrelenting Inland Empire sun. All in all, compared to recent festivals, Epicenter 2010 was well orchestrated and highly enjoyable. But that’s enough non-music talk. Now to the reason 50,000 packed the Auto Club Speedway: the epic line-up.

All photos by Gary Moratz
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Against Me!, Crash Kings and House of Pain Join Epicenter Line Up

August 10th, 2010

Against Me!, Crash Kings and a reunited House of Pain have joined the line up of performers for Epicenter 2010. The massive festival takes place Sept. 25 & 26 in Fontana, Calif, and features a heavyhitting line up that includes headliners KISS, Eminem and Blink 182.

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