Blink-182’s Travis Barker talked about a potential second Box Car Racer album in an interview with GQ, saying, “it's been mentioned.” He added, “That'd be cool, but it's hard because the last one caused so many problems with Blink.”
So, Barker and DeLonge have talked about it—cool enough, right? Check this out: Tom DeLonge retweeted an article about a potential BCR reunion and added the caption “Hmmm….”
— Tom DeLonge (@tomdelonge) August 20, 2016
Are we actually going to get a Box Car Racer reunion? Out of all the possible comebacks, this one seemed the least likely—but we don’t foresee any complaining from fans if it actually comes to fruition.
You can read the rest of what Barker had to say about BCR below. Be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts!
Any chance of another Box Car Racer album?
“You know, it's been mentioned [laughs]. That'd be cool, but it's hard because the last one caused so many problems with Blink. It was weird because at the time I was listening to Stanford Prison Experiment, Pitchfork, Quicksand, Fugazi, all these bands, and Tom [DeLonge] was like, “What the fuck is Quicksand?” He heard it and fell in love and really dived right into that whole post-hardcore genre.
We started writing and had no idea what it was going to be for. I think we were both under the impression in the beginning that it was going to be a Blink album. Then it was like, no let's do this cool little side project, but we won't put an album out. Then the label heard it and wanted to put it out. Then there wasn't going to be a tour, but they were like ah, you can do this tour. It just spiraled out of control. . . But I don't know. [Mark's] not in the band, so would it cause a lot of problems? Would it not? I have no idea. It's something I can't even wrap my head around just because I'm so proud of this album that we're currently supporting. But I love Box Car. It was a cool album and cool sound.”