Blink-182 sign to BMG for release of new album, California

Blink-182, one of the most successful US rock bands of the past two decades, have signed to BMG for the release of their new album, California.

The first single from the album, ‘Bored To Death’, was released at the end of last month.

Blink-182 have sold over 50 million albums worldwide since forming 24 years ago.

Their last studio LP, Neighborhoods, was released via Universal‘s Interscope in 2011.

California is the group’s seventh album and their first with the addition of Matt Skiba (of Alkaline Trio) as singer/guitarist.

“We are delighted that Blink-182 and their management have chosen BMG.”

Jon Cohen, BMG

BMG US EVP of Recorded Music Jon Cohen said, “California is an exceptional record which we are confident will resonate with the legions of blink-182 fans out there as well as reaching a new audience.

“We are delighted that blink-182 and their management have chosen BMG.”

BMG US scored its first US Number album last year with Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable.

California will be released on July 1.Music Business Worldwide

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