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Travis Barker: New Blink-182 album is done

It’s been almost five years since Blink-182 released their most recent album, Neighborhoods, and now Travis Barker says the wait is almost over.

The pop-punk drummer said over the weekend that recording on the group’s seventh studio record is finished. “The album’s done, I’ll be honest with everybody,” he told PunkVideosRock.com. “It’s just a matter of picking what 12 to 14 songs. I think we wrote 26 or 27, so everyone right now is really pushing for their favorites.”

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Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr., Bonnie Raitt will pay tribute to B.B. King at Grammys

Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr., and Bonnie Raitt will honor the late B.B. King, who died in May at the age of 89, at this year’s Grammy Awards, CBS announced Thursday. Clark and Raitt are both previous Grammy winners, while Stapleton is up for four awards this year.

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Travis Barker drops new single '100,' featuring Kid Ink, Ty Dolla $ign

Travis Barker may be gearing up to release his second solo album, but he’s recruited a whole host of guest artists for his first single, “100.”

The Blink-182 drummer’s solo single features Ty Dolla $ign, Kid Ink, IamSu!, and Tyga. It’s the first look at Barker’s upcoming solo LP, his follow-up to 2011’s Give The Drummer Some. Barker has also teased his upcoming memoir on Twitter and Instagram: Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums is out Oct. 20.

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Blink-182 might record an album with Matt Skiba

Alkaline Trio frontman Matt Skiba stepped in when Tom DeLonge left Blink-182 last March, and now Skiba says he’d like to record an album with the band.

“I’ve known the Blink guys for about 15 years and we’ve become good friends,” Skiba told Alternative Nation. “Playing songs I haven’t written with Mark and Travis is a blast, so to go in and create music with them would be amazing.”

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Travis Barker suggests Tom DeLonge 'man up and quit' Blink-182

The Month that Blink-182 Was Really Dramatic, or what others might call January, ended with Tom DeLonge claiming he was just taking a hiatus from the band to pursue other projects and Travis Barker giving some damning statements about DeLonge’s contributions to the band. But apparently he’s not too mad at DeLonge.

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Blink-182 cancels tour dates after Travis Barker's medical emergency

In a statement published on their official site, Blink-182 announced that a large chunk of their reunion tour will be canceled due to a medical emergency befalling drummer Travis Barker.

Barker “required an urgent tonsillectomy with a recovery period expected to extend beyond the scheduled tour dates,” the statement said. “The band apologizes for any inconvenience as a result of these cancellations and thanks their fans for their ongoing support.”

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