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The Strange Journey of Blink-182's Tom DeLonge

He has become a leading authority on UFOs

(Newser) - Tom DeLonge believes aliens are real. He also believes, among other things, that the Cold War served to cover up alien life and that the US government has an alien locked up. "It sounds like the ramblings of a very high man," Kelsey McKinney writes at the Fader... More »

In Latest Clinton Leak: Blink-182 Singer, Campaign Chair Talk UFOs

Tom DeLonge may have interviewed John Podesta for doc

(Newser) - What does Hillary Clinton's campaign chief have in common with Blink-182 rocker Tom DeLonge? A fascination with UFOs , apparently. WikiLeaks' latest email dump reveals DeLonge has sent several emails regarding extraterrestrial life to Clinton campaign head John Podesta over the past two years. In a 2015 email "relating... More »

11 Surprising One-Hit Wonders

We all love Norah Jones, but she's still on this list

(Newser) - You would never guess, but Jimi Hendrix was technically a one-hit wonder. Yep, the definition of the term is “an artist or band who only has one song make the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart,” regardless of album sales or performance on other charts,... More »

2010's Most Anticipated Albums

Amy Winehouse and Blink-182 are back, plus more hot releases

(Newser) - Forget Susan Boyle and Taylor Swift: This year promises to be a great one for music, with comebacks by big names and exciting follow-ups from breakthrough artists. MTV takes a look at the most anticipated albums of 2010:
  • Amy Winehouse : The troubled singer will, supposedly, finally complete the sequel to
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Paramore's Latest One of Year's Best

Group is a welcome 'throwback' and—thanks to Hayley Williams—soars

(Newser) - Paramore’s third album will likely enter the charts at No. 1—and it deserves to. Not only is it “the group’s best record yet,” Brand New Eyes is “one of 2009’s most exhilarating releases,” writes Jonah Weiner for Slate. “That sense of... More »

Travis Tweets on DJ AM: 'I'll Always Think of You'

Travis Barker and Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein had escaped plane crash together

(Newser) - Devastated Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker tweeted a message expressing his grief over the death of friend Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein, vowing: "Every time I play the drums I'll think of you," reports People. "Rest in Peace, my brother." The pop-punk drummer survived a plane crash... More »

Blink-182 Makes Up After Travis' Close Call

No onstage reunion yet, but they don't rule it out

(Newser) - The Blink-182 boys are hanging out again, ending a nearly 4-year hiatus after drummer Travis Barker dodged death in a fiery plane crash, E! reports. The trio met up for what vocalist Mark Hoppus calls “positive conversations,” deciding recent events trump the past. As for a reunion, “... More »

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