It Is 2015 and Some Crazy Blink-182 Drama Is Happening

January 27, 2015 10:32 PM

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It Is 2015 and Some Crazy Blink-182 Drama Is Happening

Something is rotten in the kingdom of pop-punk. After a tense, several-hour-long volley of announcements and denials yesterday, Blink-182 members Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus confirmed to Rolling Stone that the group’s third member, Tom DeLonge, had “indefinitely” left the band. He will be replaced by Alkaline Trio guitarist Matt Skiba for an upcoming appearance at the Musink festival, which is co-owned by Barker.

The band initially announced the split by a press release to Radio.com. The announcement was then denied by DeLonge on his Instagram account, only to be reaffirmed by Hoppus and Barker in the rather scathing Rolling Stone interview. In that piece, the bandmates describe a stilted reunion and subsequ...

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