Music has the power to unite people and create memories that last a lifetime. For fans of Blink-182, their music has been a constant source of joy and inspiration for decades. So, when news broke that Travis Barker, the band’s renowned drummer, was set to undergo surgery to repair his injured finger, fans around the world held their breath.

Kourtney Kardashian Opened Up About Travis Barker's "Scary" Hospitalization
Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker

The injury occurred during rehearsals for Blink-182’s highly anticipated reunion tour, where Barker dislocated his finger and tore the ligaments while playing the drums. Despite the severity of the injury, the tour dates remain unchanged, leaving fans wondering how this might impact their favorite band’s performance.

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The Injury of Travis Barker

Travis Barker revealed on his Instagram account that he will undergo surgery to repair his broken finger. The 47-year-old drummer posted several videos and photos of his swollen finger, revealing the physical therapy he underwent and the finger brace he wore. Barker’s wife, Kourtney Kardashian, also showed support for her husband, leaving prayer hands and heart emojis in the comments section.

Travis Barker suffers dislocated finger during rehearsals for Blink-182 tour
Travis Barker’s dislocated finger

The injury occurred earlier this month during rehearsals for Blink-182’s upcoming reunion tour, which features Tom DeLonge back in the lineup since 2014. Barker first tweeted about the injury on February 8, where he mentioned dislocating his finger and tearing the ligaments. Despite the injury, the tour dates remain unchanged, leaving fans worried about Barker’s condition and how it may impact the band’s performances.

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The Reunion Tour of Blink-182

Blink-182 announced their reunion tour last year, with co-frontman Tom DeLonge rejoining the band after a seven-year hiatus. The tour is set to begin on March 11 in Tijuana, Mexico, and will conclude in February 2024, featuring concerts in the UK, Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America. The tour marks the first time DeLonge will perform with Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker since 2014, and fans are eager to see the band back together.

Blink-182 Postpone Tour Due to Travis Barker's Finger Injury

The North American leg of the tour will feature Turnstile as openers, while Rise Against will join Blink-182 in Australia. The Story So Far will join Hoppus, Barker, and DeLonge in the United Kingdom and Europe, while Wallows will tour with the group in Latin America. The band’s tour promises to be their biggest yet, with fans hoping to hear classic hits like All The Small Things and What’s My Age Again? alongside new material.

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The Future of the Band

Blink-182 has been busy working on their upcoming album, which Tom DeLonge teased on Instagram as the best album we’ve ever made. The band has not released an album since 2019’s Nine, and fans are eagerly anticipating new material from the iconic pop-punk trio. DeLonge also expressed his excitement about the album, saying that he’s personally tripping and so proud of what we have created TOGETHER.

Blink-182 Postponing Latin American Tour Dates Due to Travis Barker's Finger Injury |

Travis Barker‘s injury may cause concern among fans, but Blink-182’s reunion tour remains unchanged. With Tom DeLonge back in the lineup and an upcoming album in the works, the band’s future looks bright. Fans around the world eagerly await the band’s return to the stage, where they can experience the energy and excitement that Blink-182 is known for.

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Source: Entertainment Tonight 

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