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Travis Barker discusses the possibility of a Box Car Racer reunion

Travis Barker has spoken about the possibility of a Box Car Racer reunion, the band he was briefly in alongside Tom DeLonge in the early noughties.

The side-project was pretty contentious at the time, causing rifts within Blink-182 as Travis and Tom worked on new music without bassist Mark Hoppus.

“You know, it’s been mentioned [laughs],” he tells GQ. “That’d be cool, but it’s hard because the last one caused so many problems with Blink.

“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.”

“I don’t know,” he adds. “[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.”

Box Car Racer released their one and only album, ‘Box Car Racer’, in 2002. Blink meanwhile released their latest effort, ‘California’, earlier this year.

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