The year in 90’s comebacks continued last night with punk-pop trio Blink 182 gracing the stage of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for the first of two back-to-back performances. Their song selection? “The Rock Show,” off 2001’s Take Off Your Pants and Jacket.
For me, it was hard not to get all nostalgic seeing Mark, Tom and Travis back together for the first time in five years. Sure, they played a tune that’s nearly eight years old. And yeah, Mark Hoppus’ voice sounded out-of-practice. But gosh darn it, there’s something endearing about these aging rock stars’ exuberance and lack of irony. Fans should tune into Leno again this evening, where they’re expected to perform “All the Small Things.” Those clamoring for new music might have to sit tight, however. Hoppus told the Los Angeles Times they might only unveil one new song while on tour with Weezer and Fall Out Boy this summer. Weezer + Fall Out Boy + Blink 182: How many of you are going? And what did you think of Blink’s first televised performance since 2004? Watch it below and share.
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