Blink-182 Announce Eighth Studio Album

Somewhat confusingly, it’s called NINE.

Pop punk icons blink-182 are back with an all-caps NINE, their forthcoming studio album, whose cover art boasts a vibrant array of rainbow paint stripes plus the band’s name in jagged neon outline. The familiar “Parental Advisory” sticker is still there, the same one you grew accustomed to seeing on your Take Off Your Pants and Jacket purchase back in 2001, closely followed by maniacal snickering once you figured out that title’s double entendre. 

If you pre-order the record tonight, you’ll receive an instant download of new single “Darkside,” available at 12 a.m. ET, plus previously released tracks “Happy Days,” “Generational Divide” and “Blame It on My Youth.” The “Darkside” lyric video, too, is premiering at midnight. You can go here to watch

NINE is out September 20 via Columbia Records. It’s available for pre-order at 12 a.m. ET tonight here.

Blink is currently touring with Lil Wayne (for now), and you can check out dates below or click here.

blink-182 and Lil Wayne 2019 North American Tour Dates

Thu Jul 25 West Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Fri Jul 26 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sat Jul 27 Atlanta, GA Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Mon Jul 29 Jacksonville, FL Daily’s Place
Wed Jul 31 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Thu Aug 01 Austin, TX Austin360 Amphitheater
Fri Aug 02 Dallas, TX The Dos Equis Pavilion
Sun Aug 04 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center*
Mon Aug 05 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Wed Aug 07 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Thu Aug 08 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
Tue Aug 27 Irvine, CA FivePoint Amphitheatre
Fri Aug 30 Portland, OR Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Sat Aug 31 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheatre
Mon Sep 02 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
Wed Sep 04 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Fri Sep 06 Wichita, KS Hartman Arena*
Sat Sep 07 Council Bluffs, IA Stir Cove*
Sun Sep 08 Kansas City, MO Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
Tue Sep 10 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Center
Thu Sep 12 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
Fri Sept 13 Chicago, IL Riot Fest
Sat Sep 14 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Mon Sep 16 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Wed Sep 18 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
Fri Sep 20 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Sun Sep 22 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena

*blink-182 only

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