Blink-182 is paying homage to one of many punk bands who got here earlier than them.
On Thursday, the pop-punk icons shared the music video for his or her newest One Extra Timesingle “Dance with Me,” during which they play rock legends The Ramones and recreate a number of famed moments from their profession.
Within the video for the riotous rock music, the band that includes drummer Travis Barker, guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge and bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus are styled in leather-based jackets and don wigs within the lengthy, shaggy fashion of the punks’ memorable appears. All through the clip, they recreate the the “Sheena Is a Punk Rocker” band’s “I Wanna Be Sedated” music video and carry out as them on a grimey stage resonant of CBGB, the New York Metropolis venue that they got here up in in the course of the ‘70s.
At the beginning of the video, they even recreate their 1981 interview on the speak present The Tomorrow Present. Because the lookalike host asks them, “What the hell is punk? And is it punk that I mentioned ‘hell?’” Hoppus responds, “Punk is doing what you suppose is correct by yourself phrases and never answering to anyone else and never letting folks let you know how you can dwell your life.”
In keeping with a press launch, the “Dance with Me” video is supposed to “function a love letter to The Ramones,” who Blink-192 considers “certainly one of their favourite” bands.
The music itself even seems like a callback to the “Blitzkrieg Bop” group, because the rockers exude a fierce, youthful exuberance singing a few whirlwind romance.
“Tellin’ your mates, you already know you need to (dance with me) / Shaking these hips just like the satan’s received you (dance with me) / Ready all night time, trigger now I would like you (dance with me) / Eyeing that likelihood, right here we go I received you (dance with me),” Hoppus repeats.
“Dance with Me” is the fourth music off Blink-182’s extremely anticipated, upcoming album One Extra Time, which is due out Oct. 20 (through Columbia Information) and sees the core lineup of the band reunited for the primary time since 2011.
In keeping with a press launch, the choice band’s ninth studio album, which is produced by Barker, 47, explores “themes of tragedy, triumph, and most significantly, brotherhood.”
The trio confirmed their reunion final yr with the discharge of One Extra Time’s lead single “Edging” and by asserting a large 2023 tour.
The emotional title monitor dropped in September and explores the challenges the rock group skilled, together with the aircraft crash Barker survived and Hoppus’ lymphoma analysis, earlier than formally reuniting with their authentic lineup in 2022.
DeLonge, 47, beforehand exited Blink-182 in 2015 and was changed by Alkaline Trio member Matt Skiba for a interval during which he toured with the group and appeared on two of their information (2016’s California and 2019’s 9).
He mentioned, “All people’s in an amazing place now.”
“It was the primary time that each one three of us had been in the identical room in like 5 years,” the bassist and co-vocalist shared in regards to the upcoming album. “It is truly higher than it was once. There was no agenda. There have been no lingering grudges. It felt very again to what it needs to be: three associates sitting in a room.”