Travis Barker recently had to travel back to the United States due to an emergency.Image: Invision / Amy Harris
Blink-182 are currently on a world tour, but it’s not going as planned: the band recently had to cancel shows in Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin because drummer Travis Barker traveled back to the US on short notice.” due to urgent family matters. “. In recent days there have been no more signs of life from Blink-182, who soon also want to perform in Cologne, Berlin and Hamburg.
But now Travis Barker has personally informed X (formerly Twitter). On the occasion he generated certainty about the upcoming concerts.
Blink-182: Clarity on family emergencies
Many fans have speculated that the family emergency could be related to Travis’ partner, Kourtney Kardashian, who is currently heavily pregnant. She herself confirmed it on the afternoon of September 6, writing: “I will always be grateful to my incredible doctors for saving our baby’s life.”
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She shared a photo that was obviously taken at the hospital. You can see her hand held by Travis’s hand. She also mentions the drummer. “I am eternally grateful to my husband, who rushed to my side from the tour to be with me in the hospital and take care of me afterwards,” she tells fans.
The 44-year-old seems to be doing better now – with the consequence that Travis Barker travels back to Europe to continue touring with his band.
Blink-182’s tour continues
The drummer now writes on The tour continues on Friday.“
Blink-182 will play in Antwerp on Friday and the Cologne date will be the following day. The group will play in Berlin on September 16 and on September 17 it will be their turn in Hamburg.
Many fans had left clear comments on social media in recent days, as the band had not given any updates on the future of the tour.
Fears were often expressed that the entire European leg of the tour could be postponed or cancelled., especially since Travis Barker and Kourtney Kardashian’s son is scheduled to be born in the fall anyway. Therefore, the drummer is likely to return to the US at least once more in the short term during the concert phase.
Before Prince Harry is welcomed to Germany for the Invictus Games on September 9, he had just made an appearance in his home country. The reason was his participation in the Wellchild Awards. Shortly before, there was speculation about whether he would soon take advantage of the trip to England to visit his family. However, several British media such as the “Daily Mail” reported that that no meeting was planned between Harry and his father Charles or his brother William.
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