Light Years played the Acoustic Basement on Warped Tour this summer. Zero Platoon filmed videos of frontman Pat Kennedy playing their own “Hindsight,” but also blink-182's “Aliens Exist” acoustically. The band will also be releasing a new EP called Temporary on September 9th via Animal Style Records that can be picked up here. Watch the two videos below after the jump.
Sammy Maine penned a column for Drowned In Sound surrounding the idea of how blink-182 plays into feminism for feminists. What do you think? A lyric like “I need a girl that I can train” is front and center on one end while Tom DeLonge’s continual support of Keep A Breast is on the other.
blnk-182 Promise To Hit The Studio By End Of 2014
Wikipedia, backing up your sixth great health teacher, tells us that antibodies are used by our immune systems to neutralize “foreign objects such as bacteria and viruses.” Sometimes fans of punk music seem to fit into that mold as well, that of an antibody.
It’s not supposed to be that way though, right? Not for a genre that’s dedicated to being open-minded and progressive. No one’s calling 5 Seconds Of Summer “punk” one way or the other, per say, but there’s been a whole lot of talk about how this single band all the way from Australia is out to destroy pop-punk and all of everything you love. Shit, do you think they’re gonna do it?
The band is currently on the cover of AltPress’ August issue with copies arriving in the mail for subscribers this week and will be on stands the week of the 4th for normcore consumers. The issue has caused a lot of outrage, but a member of the band summed up why there’s no true reason for you, random reader X, to be as angry as you have been. Do you know someone that like’s blink-182, but doesn’t like pop-punk?
The quote resonates, so check that out and maybe take a listen to the most recent episode of Off The Record that included a very large conversation about 5 Seconds Of Summer in relation to our music scene, below.
blink-182 will be headlining the 2014 Wine Amplified Festival on October 11th in Las Vegas, NV. Check out the rest of their routing below after the jump.
Mark Hoppus has confirmed that recording and writing for the new blink-182 album will commence after the band’s summer tour. Keep in mind, however, that Angels & Airwaves will be touring in the fall as well. Check out what Mark Hoppus had to say below after the jump.