An OG Blink-182 reunion won’t be a pipe dream anymore as Mark Hoppus voiced openness on what the rock band is perhaps doing within the close to future.

Final month, rumors of Tom DeLonge returning to the band resurfaced after his substitute, Matt Skiba, expressed uncertainty about his band membership.

However Hoppus nearly straight debunked the rising rumors, which coincided with the band’s 30-year-anniversary.

Mark Hoppus ‘Open’ to a Blink-182 Reunion? The Reality Revealed

In an interview with PEOPLE Journal, Metallica bassist Mark Hoppus detailed how his grueling most cancers journey helped Blink-182 arrange an extended and overdue rekindling of their friendship with estranged members Tom DeLonge.

“It was the primary time that each one three of us have been in the identical room in, like, 5 years. It is truly higher than it was once. There was no agenda. There have been no lingering grudges. It felt very again to what it must be: three buddies sitting in a room,” Hoppus revealed.

The go to he’s referring to passed off earlier than he began his “brutal” chemotherapy. Mark Hoppus has been recognized with stage 4 diffuse massive B-cell lymphoma however has been declared most cancers free since September 2021.

Since he recovered, Mark has been spending a lot time within the studio, probably penning the following Blink-182 hit.

“I preserve writing music, and I am open to regardless of the subsequent section of Blink is. I am longing for the long run. I am simply d-n glad to be right here,” he furthered.

Though he didn’t particularly say {that a} reunion is perhaps within the works, his openness for “the following section” of the band is a transparent distinction to how followers perceived his announcement earlier this month on the Tom DeLonge return rumors.

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Mark Hoppus Crushed Blink-182, Tom DeLonge Reunion Rumors

Eagle-eyed followers have seen that Tom DeLonge’s Instagram account biography was up to date, now together with Blink-182 on his bands.

Rock music information retailers have picked up the speculations and instructed {that a} Blink-182 reunion may truly be within the works.

Moreover, Matt Skiba, DeLonge’s substitute within the band, fanned the rumors much more after expressing uncertainty about his membership within the band.

“your guess is pretty much as good as mine. Regardless, I’m very happy with and grateful for my time w @blink182. We will see…” Skiba replied to a fan asking why the band’s social media accounts don’t publish photographs of him with it.

Nevertheless, the band’s Instagram bio nonetheless consists of Skiba, which meant that he was nonetheless within the band, not simply prominently featured.

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