Earlier today, news broke that Blink-182 vocalist/guitarist Tom Delonge had quit the band. That’s not the only think that broke, however. Since, we’ve witnessed both hearts and sanity cracking through our various social channels.

While some people battled the news with humor, others were just angry, confused and upset. Below are some of the initial reactions fans had to the news.

And, of course, bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus offered his own reassurance:

UPDATE: Monday, January 26 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Tom Delonge has since denied that he ever quit the band in the first place.
“To all the fans, I never quit the band. I actually was on a phone call about a blink 182 event for New York City at the time all these weird press releases started coming in… Apparently those releases were 'sanctioned' from the band. Are we dysfunctional- yes. But, Christ….. #Awkward #BabyBackRibs” (via Facebook)

Exasperation (Again?!):


“Stay Together For The Kids”

Asking Alexandria conspiracies:



Extreme anger at us for delivering the news (Sorry!):