With the live album The Mark Tom and Travis Show
not far behind them, Blink-182 are already finishing up work on their follow-up to 1999's Enema of the State
. The band has been working on Take Off Your Pants and Jacket
at Signature Sound in San Diego with producer Jerry Finn.
The album will be released on June 12th, but the band's tour gets underway at the end of April in Seattle after a few dates in Australia. Sponsored by Honda Civic, the tour is called "Civic Tour 2001." Blink will give away a Civic designed by the band after the tour. A full-fledged summer tour is expected.
The initial dates of the Civic tour are as follows:
4/30: Seattle, Paramount Theater
5/1: San Francisco, The Warfield
5/4: New York, Roseland
5/5: Worcester, MA, The Palladium
5/6: Philadelphia, Electric Factory
5/7: Washington, DC, 9:30 Club
5/9: Chicago, Riviera Theater
5/10: Atlanta, Earthlink Live @ Center Stage
Written by CHRISTINA SARACENO
for RollingStone.com News