Angels and Airwaves Announce Tour, Premiere ‘Kiss and Tell’ Video Tackling the Frustration of ‘Needless Misconnection’

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These are busy times for Tom DeLonge. In addition to the news that the longtime Blink-182 guitarist/vocalist was onto something with his space exploration (and possible alien discovery) endeavors, he’s also fully back at work with Angels and Airwaves.

On Monday, the band premiered a music video for “Kiss and Tell,” a new song from what is expected to be a new Angels and Airwaves album in 2020.

A bouncy song with requisite synth and shimmery production, matched to DeLonge’s vocals, the song’s video might bring a sense of familiarity to Blink-182 fans, given that he appears throughout it dressed in pretty much the same outfit he always wore in those days, complete with a backwards cap.

Said DeLonge of the song:

“So many issues in relationships revolve around needless miscommunication, and just missing each other’s point of view. This video represents how a few small negative moments between lovers can easily grow into much more destructive interactions over time.”

The song comes after the band premiered a clip for “Rebel Girl” a few months back:

Angels and Airwaves recently wrapped its first tour in a few years, but the group is already looking ahead to a new one that will start up in early December. The dates:

Leg No. 1
12/4 – Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
12/6 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theatre
12/7 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center (KROQ Acoustic Christmas)
12/10 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave / Eagles Club
12/11 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
12/12 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
12/14 – Louisville, KY @ Old Forester’s Paristown Hall
12/15 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
12/16 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
12/18 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
12/19 – Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
12/21 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion
12/22 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues

Leg No. 2
1/16 – Toronto, ON @ Rebel
1/17 – Montreal, QC @ L’Olympia
1/19 – Wilkes Barre, PA @ F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
1/21 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
1/26 – Norfolk, VA @ The Norva

As for DeLonge’s interest in aliens and scientific research, this paragraph from the news announcement of the new music video sums it up succinctly:

In addition to his work with Angels & Airwaves, DeLonge created To The Stars, a multimedia entertainment company that creates original content across music, film, television, and publishing. To The Stars’ content plays an essential role DeLonge’s To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science, a think tank of artists, scientists, intelligence officers and technology experts that explore, engineer and educate the public about unexplained scientific phenomena. DeLonge currently has a television series (“Strange Times”) in development at TBS and executive produced a 6-part docuseries on The History Channel titled “Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation.”

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