Tom DeLonge Announces New Angels and Airwaves EP

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After teasing the release of four new albums this year, former Blink-182 frontman Tom DeLonge previously had to confirm that not all of them would be solo releases. In a Twitter post, he confirmed two of them would be with his band Angels and Airwaves and two would be solo material.

Now, the singer has revealed that one of those two Angels and Airwaves albums might be coming our way soon.

In a post on Instagram, DeLonge posted what appears to be a cover for one of his many novels. In the caption, he makes reference to the novel and then follows it up by confirming that an “all new AVA EP” is coming soon.

Check out the post below.

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The Novel and all new /\// EP coming…

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The Angels and Airwaves new record announcement comes on the heels of DeLonge’s release of his first solo album, To the Stars: Demos, Odds, and Ends which came out last month.

This “coming soon” record from Angels and Airwaves will be the band’s second release in a year. Last December, they released their fifth studio album, The Dream Walker.

Angels and Airwaves Release Music Video for “Tunnels”

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Well, this is an awkward move, Angels and Airwaves.

And we think that’s the understatement of the decade. Releasing a new music video while you’re in the middle of a soap opera-worthy feud with the guys from the band that helped make you is kind of weird move, but then again, it’s Tom DeLonge.

Sorry Ilan for all the crap you’re probably getting.

Watch the music video for “Tunnels,” the second single from Angels and Airwaves’ new record, The Dream Walker, below. And if you haven’t been keeping tabs on the latest on the blink-182 drama, don’t look too far,we have all the latest “he said/they said” somewhere on the site.

Read an Excerpt from Tom DeLonge’s ‘Poet Anderson’ Novel

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When Angels and Airwaves revealed they would be releasing a new album this year (just a few weeks ago to be exact), frontman Tom DeLonge also revealed that the new album would just be the tip of a multi-platform story.

In addition to the record, DeLonge unveiled that a short film and a novel would be also in the works, telling the story of the protagonist, Poet Anderson.

As of now, we have received the full record as well as seen the trailer for the short film which recently won the “Best Animated Film” category at the Toronto International Short Film Festival.

Today, things changed about the status of the novel when DeLonge took to Instagram to upload a screenshot of an excerpt from the book titled, what else, Poet Anderson.

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Poet Anderson is currently set to be released this Spring. The novel was a joint effort between DeLonge and Suzanne Young. As for the short film, Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker and The Dream Walker album, both were released on Dec. 9 through DeLonge’s record label, To The Stars.

Angels and Airwaves Unveil New Song, Animated Film Trailer

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A new week brings us a new track from Angels and Airwaves; their fourth.

Today the band have released another new track from their upcoming album, The Dream Walker. This week’s track is a song titled “Tunnels” which is currently being streamed over at Billboard.

“Tunnels” joins previously released songs, lead single “Paralyzed,” “Bullets in the Wind,” and “The Wolfpack” which they were gracious enough to give us the music video for a few weeks ago. The music video also introduces fans us to, who we assume is, Poet Anderson; their title character who frontman Tom DeLonge revealed to be his own, updated version of Peter Pan.

“I had this idea for a new version of Peter Pan, just without the green tights,” DeLonge said.

“Over time I’ve become really fascinated with the idea of dreams and the idea that space, when you’re asleep and dreaming, is really infinite and has infinite possibilities. Who’s to say that when you’re dreaming you’re not experiencing something somewhere else? That really resonates with me.”

Check out the trailer for the short film below which is slated to be released next week alongside the band’s new studio album.

The Dream Walker and Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker will be released next Tuesday, Dec. 9 through DeLonge’s record label (and everything label apparently) To The Stars.

Watch Angels and Airwaves’ “The Wolfpack”

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Angels and Airwaves promised fans yesterday afternoon they would be releasing their new music video at midnight, and that’s a promise that they kept.

The band took to Instagram to post a picture from the set of lead single “The Wolfpack” last week and promised the video would released soon. Considering the song was released on Halloween, that was pretty quick.

In the clip we are introduced to who we can only assume to be Poet Anderson, the character that will play a key role in all of Angels and Airwaves’ new artistic ventures.

Poet )if we can call him that) seems to not be able to can’t catch a break as he ends up reliving the same night over and over again.

Check out the music video for “The Wolfpack” below.

Angels and Airwaves have finally given fans an official release date for their upcoming new album after rumors had some hoping the release date would be Halloween. As we saw, the only thing we got on Halloween was “The Wolfpack.”

The Dream Walker will be released on Dec. 9.

Like many fans pointed out, it appears the band are down to just two members, though we kind of already knew that when the band’s Facebook page only listed Tom DeLonge and Ilan Rubin as members last month. Earlier in the year, DeLonge had revealed David Kennedy and former Thrice bassist, Ed Breckenridge had been added to the group, but so far, they have been nowhere to be seen.

DeLonge answered fan speculation during an interview with Rocksound where he said:

“So there’s no real story there, and David [Kennedy, guitar] is still here. Everyone’s running around going, ‘What’s going on with David?’ It’s just when it came to writing the record, Ilan and I did that together. Eddie Breckenridge -the bass player from Thrice- is still here too. I think people are just confused.”

We won’t lie Tom, we are.

Angels and Airwaves Unleash “The Wolfpack”

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Angels and Airwaves promised fans a few weeks ago that they would be releasing something big on Halloween, and now the time has come.

The big news the band had been hinting towards was the decision to co-premiere their new single, “The Wolf Pack” alongside many of our favorite music publications which include: PureVolume, BuzzNet, Alter the Press, AbsolutePunk, and others.

“‘The Wolf Pack’ is the first single from our upcoming album, The Dream Walker, which is part of a bigger trans-media project called Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker,” said AVA frontman Tom DeLonge.

“The song is a bit of a journey in and out of the many teeth of the music business; an industry that can be a sexy girl on one hand, but a vicious ax murderer on the other.”

But while the projects will all intersect each other, DeLonge does tell fans that each piece of the trans-media project will be able to stand on its own.

Check out the audio of the new track here.

While many fans of Angels and Airwaves were led to believe The Dream Walker would be released today, even we assumed it would be released today, the album will actually be released in December.

Angels and Airwaves Return with “Paralyzed”

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After months of cryptic messages to fans and a website re-do, Angels and Airwaves are back.

Unlike what was previously reported and then debunked by AVA frontman, Tom DeLonge, the band’s new album will officially be titled The Dream Walker. The album will be released sometime in December, though originally it was rumored it would have a Halloween release date and up to a little while ago, we were under the same impression.

The first single off of the album, “Paralyzed” can be heard below and heads in a completely different direction than the previous AVA albums, though we are not complaining.

DeLonge credits Nine Inch Nails drummer Ilan Rubin with helping him take in the band in that different direction.

“I was able to come in with Ilan and say, ‘OK, how do we do something that is a left turn from what people know of Angels and Airwaves.”

We guess his goal was achieved because the song sounds a lot harder than other AVA tracks.

“I think we needed something that would turn heads and ignite a fan base of post-hardcore punk-rock kids that might still be lingering there from my early years” DeLonge said about the new album in an interview with Rolling Stone.

The Dream Walker is the band’s first new album since 2011’s LOVE II and don’t think that it all ends with a new record. According to DeLonge, other things will be coming from To The Stars including music videos, animations, comic books, a novel, a feature film, and a multimedia project name Poet Anderson: The Dream Walker.

Sadly, it appears as if DeLonge and Rubin are the only members in the band. According to an updated members list on their official Facebook page, DeLonge and Rubin’s names are the only ones there.