Blink-182 Pays Homage to Ramones in Latest “Dance With Me” Video
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Prepare to be transported back to the golden era of punk rock as Blink-182, the iconic pop-punk band, unveils their latest music video, “Dance With Me,” paying heartfelt tribute to one of punk’s legendary pioneers, the Ramones.
In this visually stunning masterpiece directed by the talented Malloy Brothers, Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, and Travis Barker don leather jackets and sport mop-haired wigs, echoing the iconic style of the Ramones during their early days.
The video not only captures the essence of the Ramones’ spirit but also delves into insightful interviews about punk rock and their latest song, embodying the rebellion and individuality that define the punk rock ethos.
In a passionate moment during the interview, Hoppus shares:
“Punk is doing what you think is right on your own terms and not answering to anybody else and not letting people tell you how you should live your life.”
The video artfully incorporates subtle nods to the Ramones’ legacy, including a homage to the famous “I Wanna Be Sedated” video and other delightful references that fans will relish discovering.
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“This video is a love letter to The @RamonesOfficial,” the band expressed through X, showcasing their profound respect and admiration for the pioneering punk rockers.
But the excitement doesn’t end there for Blink-182 enthusiasts! The band recently announced their highly anticipated album, “One More Time,” slated for release on October 20. Notably, this album marks the return of Tom DeLonge to the band after a two-album hiatus, stirring anticipation among their dedicated fanbase. Already, the album has spawned hit singles like “Edging,” “One More Time,” and “More Than You Know,” promising an electrifying musical journey for listeners.
As Blink-182 continues to rock stages across Europe and the U.K., fans in Las Vegas are in for a treat with two exhilarating shows later this month.
The excitement doesn’t stop there, as the band gears up for a series of tour dates in Australia, New Zealand, and South America in the coming months.
With their unwavering energy and dedication to their craft, Blink-182 remains a powerhouse in the music industry, captivating audiences worldwide. So, brace yourselves for more punk rock goodness from Blink-182