blink-182 started their worldwide trek on May the 4th in North America but you will have to wait until February 2024 to see them down under.
If you do want to see them then you need to act fast and get your tickets here – Ticketek – blink-182.
Also playing is Chicago punk rock band Rise Against.
Performing over 3 days from the 19th to the 21st of February 2024, you can see them at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre at Boondall.
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Blink-182 is an American rock band formed in 1992 in Poway, California. The band originally consisted of vocalist and guitarist Tom DeLonge, vocalist and bassist Mark Hoppus, and drummer Scott Raynor. They gained significant mainstream success in the late 1990s and early 2000s with their catchy pop-punk sound and irreverent, humorous lyrics.
Blink-182’s music is characterized by fast-paced, energetic punk rock with a melodic pop sensibility. They often incorporated elements of skate punk, alternative rock, and pop into their sound. The band’s music resonated with a wide audience, particularly with teenagers and young adults, and they became one of the leading bands in the pop-punk genre.
The breakthrough for Blink-182 came with their third studio album, “Enema of the State” (1999), which featured the hit singles “All the Small Things,” “What’s My Age Again?,” and “Adam’s Song.” The album’s success propelled the band to mainstream stardom and solidified their position in popular culture.
In 2001, the band released their fourth studio album, “Take Off Your Pants and Jacket,” which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. It featured the singles “The Rock Show” and “First Date.” Blink-182’s music videos, known for their humour and playful antics, received significant airplay on MTV and helped to further increase their popularity.
However, in 2005, tensions within the band led to a hiatus and ultimately a temporary breakup. Tom DeLonge departed from the group, and Blink-182 went on hiatus for several years. During this time, members pursued other musical projects. Tom DeLonge founded the band Angels & Airwaves, while Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker formed the alternative rock band +44.
In 2009, Blink-182 reunited, with the return of Tom DeLonge. They released their sixth studio album, “Neighbourhoods,” in 2011, followed by “Dogs Eating Dogs” in 2012. The band’s seventh studio album, “California,” was released in 2016, marking their first album without Tom DeLonge. Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba joined the band as a guitarist and vocalist.
Blink-182’s music often tackles themes of adolescence, love, and growing up, with a blend of humour, introspection, and catchy hooks. They are known for their energetic and engaging live performances, incorporating humour and banter on stage.
Over the years, Blink-182 has sold millions of albums worldwide and has had multiple chart-topping hits. They have been influential in shaping the pop-punk genre and have inspired countless bands and musicians.
Despite some line-up changes and personal challenges faced by the band members, Blink-182 remains active, touring, and creating contemporary music. Their enduring popularity and legacy continue to resonate with fans, making them one of the most recognizable and influential bands in the punk rock and pop-punk genres.