Tom DeLonge hints at Blink-182 reunion

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 15 December 2017
Tom DeLonge

Tom DeLonge

Tom DeLonge has sparked speculation he is reuniting with Blink-182 after meeting up with his former bandmate Travis Barker

Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge has hinted he could be set to return to the band after holding talks with drummer Travis Barker.

Tom was a founder member of the 'All The Small Things' rockers in 1992 but quit the band in 2015, and now the Angels & Airwaves rocker has shared a photograph on social media of a meeting he had with Travis.

Captioning the picture on Instagram, which shows a lot of camera equipment, he wrote: "So Travis calls me and asks me to do an thing I know all these cameras have invaded my office.

"I have a feeling he just wanted some super hi-res footage of my body.

"And yes Blinkies, we also talked a bit about other stuff. #TravisAndTomHoldingHands (sic)"

With over 27,000 likes, the post quickly sparked speculation among fans that Tom might be rejoining the band.

Blink-182 recently completed a tour for their comeback album 'California', their first record in five years, and their first with Alkaline Trio frontman Matt Skiba taking Tom's place in the line-up.

Travis joined Blink-182 in 1998 and performed with Tom and bassist Mark Hoppus until they took a break in 2005. The band reformed in 2009 but Tom quit in 2015 following a difficult tour.

There has also been recent talk of a Box Car Racer reunion. Tom and Travis also founded that band in 2001, with Angels & Airwaves guitarist David Kennedy, during Blink-182's hiatus.

Tom has previously said: "Blink is in my DNA. I talk to Travis quite a bit and we try and figure out how and when it's going to make sense.

"It's not like I (permanently) walked away. They have someone doing my job for me. It's just that I'm so busy. If I wanted to, I could be back (in the band) in a period of days."

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