Blink-182 cancel Mexico reveals as a consequence of sickness


Blink-182 have been pressured to cancel three reveals in Mexico this week following the sickness of the band’s bassist, Mark Hoppus.

The trio, additionally comprising of Tom DeLonge (vocals and guitar) and Travis Barker (drums) had already cancelled one present earlier than the 2 remaining dates have been additionally pulled.

“Pricey followers, sadly, Blink-182 reveals on April 5 and 6 at Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico Metropolis have been cancelled as a consequence of sickness,” stated promoter Ocesa in an announcement on Friday (April 5).

Whereas Hoppus wrote on his Discord account: “We don’t take cancelling evenly. We all know individuals booked flights, inns, made plans, obtained babysitters…We had a number of prolonged discussions all morning throughout the band, with promoters, managers. We tried shifting the date, tried each potential answer, however that is the fact. We recognize your understanding and assist.”

He continued: “For me and my sickness, I’ve seen a health care provider right here and talked to my physician again residence. I’m on a number of drugs and have been in mattress the previous three days besides to go to the present, and yesterday I hoped it was simply allergic reactions… Noticed docs, was informed I had an acute an infection in my throat and extreme bronchitis. Acquired on meds instantly with the sort assist of the native promoters and have been on remedy,” added the bassist, who fought a battle with most cancers in 2021.

Promoter Ocesa stated in an announcement yesterday (April 5) that refunds shall be issued to ticket-holders of the cancelled reveals. Those that purchased on-line would obtain an automatica refund whereas those that bought by way of field workplace or Ticketmaster centres must request a refund beginning Monday (April 8) on the place of buy.

Their final deliberate tour of Mexico and South America was beforehand hit with points  after Barker injured his finger.

The band are additionally due within the UK for a summer time tour, having rescheduled after Barker cancelled over an “pressing household matter”. The band will moreover headline Studying & Leeds competition this 12 months alongside Liam Gallagher, Lana Del Rey, Fred Once more.., Gerry Cinnamon and Catfish & The Bottlemen. See dates under and get your tickets right here:

26 – Belfast, SSE Enviornment
27 – Dublin, Royal Hospital Kilmainham
29 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro
30 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro

The band launched their newest document ‘One Extra Time…’ final 12 months, which NME gave three stars. “In the direction of the tip of the album, DeLonge asks a query many listeners can have of their minds as they hit play – ‘2023, who the fuck are we?’”

“They aren’t all that far-off from who they’ve all the time been – three mates eager to make some noise and have a riot of a time doing it. Though they’re not precisely revolutionising pop punk, this was possible by no means the aim. Likelihood is, the followers simply need the outdated Blink again anyway, and in 2023, they’re simply as enjoyable as ever.”

In different information, DeLonge is reportedly releasing a sci-fi novel on June 11.


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