In March, blink-182 took to social media and asked fans to submit videos of themselves performing and dancing to the NINE track while practicing social distancing. Included in the footage from fans around the world are a few familiar faces you may recognize.
Wanna be in the Happy Days music video?
— blink-182 (@blink182) March 28, 2020
With #stayhome included in the video’s title, blink-182 is encouraging everyone to practice social distancing while the world deals with the current COVID-19 pandemic. In the video, the band is seen separately rocking out at their homes and promoting good hygiene including hand washing and wearing protective masks.
Some of the video footage shows fans playing guitar, coloring, video chatting and more as they keep themselves busy during the quarantine. Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Matt Skiba also pay tribute to healthcare workers in the video with clips of doctors and nurses jamming out to the song during their shifts.
Alongside the band and fans in the video are a few familiar faces you may recognize. Machine Gun Kelly, the Used’s Bert McCracken, Jackass alum Steve-O, Bella Thorne, Emo Nite’s Babs Szabo and Barker’s daughter Alabama and son Landon all make an appearance and are seen practicing social distancing.
Child drum prodigy Nandi Bushell also appears in the video. twenty one pilots drummer Josh Dun recently gave her the stamp of approval after she posted a cover of “Heathens”. Alongside twenty one pilots, she has also covered Bring Me The Horizon, Foo Fighters, and of course, blink-182 in the past.
Check out the video below and see if you can spot the familiar faces.
Aside from the video, the blink-182 members have been finding other ways to keep busy during quarantine. On Tuesday, Hoppus performed even more blink-182 and +44 songs on Twitch. This followed his recent Animal Crossing: New Horizons stream where he strummed some songs while his son played the popular Nintendo game.
Travis Barker recently teamed up with Machine Gun Kelly to perform a cover of Paramore’s “Misery Business” last month. He has also been working on MGK’s debut pop punk album, Tickets To My Downfall. The album is due out this summer and will feature a number of collaborations including a song with YUNGBLUD.
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