Blink-182 delay start of reunion tour due to Travis Barker injury


blink-182 revealed they will be delaying the start of their reunion tour due to an injury that was recently sustained by blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.  Barker injured his finger last month, initially hurting it while rehearsing for the tour with blink-182, and is undergoing surgery on the finger this week.

Guitarist-vocalist Tom DeLonge shared the message in a video on social media, saying:“Travis needs to go in and have surgery on his finger, and we have to get that well, and we have to get that strong before we can do anything else,” describing Barker’s accident as “a freak accident that no one saw coming.”  DeLonge added: “We are coming. I know it seems like you’ve waited so long, which you have. And we’ve waited too. This is just devastating on so many levels. But we’re gonna get Travis better, we’re gonna come down — the three of us, together — and we’re gonna rock, and we’re gonna have an incredible time … But I really want you to know — from my heart to yours — how important you guys are to us. And this is not something that we could have even have saw coming. This is just devastating. But we love you, blink-182 loves you. We will see you soon.”

The worldwide blink-182 reunion tour is scheduled to run through 2024, originally set to kick-off in Tijuana, Mexico, on March 11 before performing multiple dates in South America. Those shows from March 11–April 2 have all now been postponed. To get blink-182 tickets, head here.

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