The Ongoing History of New Music, Episode 775: The Rise and Fall and Rise of blink-182, Part 3

If I named these shows like episodes of Friends, this edition of The Ongoing History of New Music would be called “The One Where Tom DeLonge Finally Quits the Band and Travis Nearly Dies in a Plane Crash.” In other words, there is lots and lots of drama coming up.


Songs heard in this episode:

blink-182, Rabbit Hole

+44, When Your Heart Stops Beating

Angels & Airwaves, The Adventure

TRV$-DJAM – Killing in the Name

blink-182, Up All Night

blink-182, After Midnight

blink-182, When I Was Young

Tom DeLonge, New World

Tom DeLonge, Chasing Shadows

blink-182, No Future

Thanks to Eric Wilhite for putting together this Spotify playlist based in this week’s show.

The Ongoing History of New Music can be heard on the following stations:

We’re still looking for more affiliates in Calgary, Kamloops, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, Brandon, Windsor,  Montreal, Charlottetown, Moncton, Fredericton, and St John’s and anywhere else with a transmitter. If you’re in any of those markets and you want the show, lemme know and I’ll see what I can do.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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