Tom DeLonge Nearly Gave Up Music

The former member of Blink-182 opens up about his music rediscovery after almost quitting as he was focusing on his search for the truth about UFOs and aliens.

AceShowbizTom DeLonge considered retiring from music.

The Blink-182 star admits there was a time where he considered not playing music anymore and even stopping doing music as a “full-time thing.”

Speaking about music, he told Apple Music, “You know, there was a time … not that many years ago, I didn’t know if I was going to play music anymore. I mean, I was recording music with Angels and Airwaves, but since I left Blink, I was just building my company to the stars.”

“I got involved with the people from the government and I was doing all that stuff. I was really thinking I wasn’t going to be doing music professionally or as a full-time thing. I went through this crazy divorce that was really sad and tragic and dealing with that with the kids and family and whatever. And I was like, ‘Okay, I think I need to figure out who I am, deep down in a visceral DNA level.’ “

However, his new project helped re-inspire him.

“So I went back out with Angels and it just ignited and I was like, ‘Oh my God, this band’s been growing.’ I was just putting out little EPs on my own every year or something,” he continued. “And then I was like, ‘It’s time to do this for real,’ and so we did.”

“And then the pandemic hit and I was like, ‘Well, I can keep working on this record and really care and make it better.’ And then I did a movie that goes along with it, that’s coming out later. And I just ended up becoming everything Angels and Airwaves was meant to be, this trans media art project about humanity.”

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