Blink 182, Band History, Music and Albums
The american pop-punk trio, Blink 182, was formed in 1992, in Poway, California, a suburb of San Diego.
The band wasstarted by Tom DeLonge, in 1993. Shortly after that, Mark Hoppus and Scott Raynor also joined the band. Initially, the band’s name was Blink, however because of similarities with an Irish band, theywere forced to change their name to Blink 182.
The band members earned their fame because of the million of albums sold, concerts but also videos, the Blink 182 band becoming famous especially becauseof the simple humor or the songs that were very catchy to the public.
The band is known for songs like “Dammmit”, “What’s My Age Again?”, “All The Small Things”, “Adam’s Song”, “Stay Together for theKids”, “Feeling This” sau “I Miss You”. In 1994, Blink 182 signed a contract with Cargo Music. In three days they released their debut album, Cheshire Cat, which made them reached the top positionsin the US tops. The album contained old songs, like Carousel, Strings and Sometimes, but also new songs. After their debut album, the band released “Buddha Promo” a promotional tape that was meant toprepare the release of the “Buddha” album. Blink 182 recorded in 1996, the Dude Ranch album, along with producer Mark Trombino, at the Caro Records studio, but it was released by MCA, Music Corporationof America, in 1998.
Shortly after the release of the album, drummer Scott Raynor left the band, being replaced by Travis Barker. They saw success with the 1999 album, Enema of the State, and afterthe release of this album they hired the producer Jerry Finn. ” Enema of the state” was sold in almost 8 million copies, which also became the band’s most successful album.
In 2000, Blink 182released “The Urethra Chronicals” DVD that offered information from the backstage of the band. The american Trio successful continued their commercial run with the album “Take off your pants and Jacket” in...