Blink–182 Tributes the Ramones In Music Video for “Dance With Me”

Blink–182 has paid tribute to another group of punk icons, the Ramones. In the music video for the trio’s new track “DANCE WITH ME,” Blink recreated a number of the Ramones’ most memorable moments.

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No band touting the “punk” attitude could exist without the trailblazing efforts of the Ramones. Blink pays their dues with this music video, donning black wigs and leather jackets. Throughout the visual, the band effortlessly recreates music videos–namely the Ramones’ “I Wanna Be Sedated”–interviews with the band, and more.

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The song itself is an onslaught of punk power. Don’t think maybe she won’t refuse / She knows everything that I think / That girl, prettiest I could lose / My games, shittiest I could be, Mark Hoppus sings.

The band has been slowly releasing tracks from their impending reunion record, including “DANCE WITH ME,” “ONE MORE TIME,” “MORE THAN YOU KNOW,” and “EDGING.” The album, One More Time…, will arrive on October 20.

The original lineup of the group–Tom DeLonge, Travis Barker, and Hoppus–reunited last year. They’ve been busy on the road this year. Their current trek began back in April and has since become their most successful jaunt around the world. Fans have been jumping at the chance to see the original trio perform their biggest hits.

The tour will keep the band busy well into next year. Upcoming stops on the tour include London’s O2 Arena, Las Vegas’ festival grounds, Australia’s RAC Arena, and New Zealand’s Spark Arena. Find their full tour dates, HERE.

DeLonge recently explained his reason for returning to the famed group. The guitarist decided to give Blink another go after learning of Hoppus’ cancer diagnosis.

“I remember telling my wife now, ‘Well I don’t think I’m ever going to play music again,'” he explained. “I don’t think I’m ever going to tour again until Mark told me he was sick, and then that was the only thing I wanted to do.”

Blink-182 is going on tour this 2024, you can learn where to buy Blink 182 World Tour 2024 tickets, see the tour schedule, and more!

Check out the music video for “DANCE WITH ME” below. Find a trailer for the project, HERE.

Photo by Rory Kramer, Courtesy of Columbia Records

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