|Birth name||Thomas Matthew DeLonge, Jr.|
|Born||December 13, 1975|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, Vocalist, Songwriter, Guitarist|
Occasional Bass (Box Car Racer only)
Angels & Airwaves
Box Car Racer
|Gibson Tom DeLonge Signature ES-335|
Tom DeLonge Stratocaster
Thomas Matthew DeLonge, Jr. Events 1294 - Saint Celestine V abdicates the papacy after only five months Celestine hoped to return to his previous life Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Poway (ˈpaʊeɪ is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Pop punk (also known as punk pop and other names is a Fusion genre that combines elements of Punk rock with Pop music, to varying Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of Post-hardcore evolved from Hardcore punk, itself an offshoot of the broader Punk rock movement A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both A guitarist is a Musician who plays the Guitar. Guitarists may perform solo pieces or play with ensembles and bands of a wide variety of genres A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with Speech. The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; ˈbeɪs as in "base" is a Stringed instrument played primarily with the Box Car Racer was a side-project from two members of the band Blink-182, featuring guitarist Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker. In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Geffen Records is an American Record label, owned by Universal Music Group, and operated as one third of UMG's Interscope-Geffen-A&M label Blink-182 was an American Pop Angels & Airwaves (also known as "AVA" is an Alternative rock group fronted by former Blink-182 and Box Car Racer guitarist/vocalist Box Car Racer was a side-project from two members of the band Blink-182, featuring guitarist Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker. The Fender Tom DeLonge Stratocaster is a regular stratocaster body with one humbucking pickup one volume knob and a 1970s Fender Headstock (born December 13, 1975) is an American musician, most famous for being a founding member of, and guitarist/vocalist in, Blink-182 between 1992 and 2005, when he left the band amid tension with other members. Events 1294 - Saint Celestine V abdicates the papacy after only five months Celestine hoped to return to his previous life Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A guitarist is a Musician who plays the Guitar. Guitarists may perform solo pieces or play with ensembles and bands of a wide variety of genres Blink-182 was an American Pop While still a member of Blink-182, he collaborated with former member Travis Barker in the one-off project Box Car Racer in 2002, releasing one self-titled album. Blink-182 was an American Pop Box Car Racer was a side-project from two members of the band Blink-182, featuring guitarist Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker. Box Car Racer (2002 is an album by Box Car Racer, a side project of Blink-182 members Tom DeLonge and Travis Barker. Since leaving Blink-182, he formed the supergroup Angels & Airwaves with former members of Hazen Street, The Distillers and The Offspring. SuperGroup is a Reality show on the channel VH1. The show puts together five Heavy metal musicians packed into a large mansion that must play a show after Angels & Airwaves (also known as "AVA" is an Alternative rock group fronted by former Blink-182 and Box Car Racer guitarist/vocalist Hazen Street (also known as Hazen St) is a Hardcore punk supergroup that formed in early 2004. The Distillers were an American Punk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1998 The Offspring (sometimes referred to simply as Offspring) are a popular and influential American
DeLonge was raised by his mother and father in Poway, California. Poway (ˈpaʊeɪ is a city in San Diego County, California, United States. He has an older brother, Shon, and a younger sister, Kari. Tom was expelled from Poway High School during junior year after being caught drinking at a school basketball game. Poway High School (PHS is a public comprehensive High school located in the city of Poway, California. He went to Rancho Bernardo High School, where he developed an interest in punk rock. Rancho Bernardo High School, or RBHS is a public High school in the Poway Unified School District of San Diego County California. Some of his influences have been The Cure, Descendents and Screeching Weasel. The Cure are an English rock band that formed in Crawley, West Sussex in 1976 This article is about the band For other uses see Descendant. Screeching Weasel was an American punk band from Chicago, Illinois. When he returned to Poway High School during his senior year, the students voted him Homecoming King, despite the fact he wasn't on the ballot.
When DeLonge attended Rancho Bernardo High School, he was introduced to Mark Hoppus through the latter's sister, Anne. Mark Allan Hoppus (born March 15, 1972) is an American musician and record producer In 1992, they met Scott Raynor and decided to form a band together that would become blink-182. Scott Raynor (born May 23, 1978) was the original drummer and founding member of Blink-182 (1992-1998 until he was asked to leave the band in mid-1998 When Raynor was replaced with Travis Barker in 1998 amidst many rumours of Raynor's possible alcoholism and drug addictions, Blink-182 released Enema of the State, which was met with a huge amount of mainstream success, spawning three hit singles. Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American Drummer who has achieved most of his fame playing in the band Blink-182 Alcoholism is a term with multiple and sometimes conflicting definitions Drug addiction is widely considered a pathological state. The disorder of addiction involves the progression of acute Drug use to the development of drug-seeking Enema of the State, Blink-182 's third and most successful studio album was released June 1, 1999, on MCA Records and features Follow-up Take Off Your Pants and Jacket eventually went to the number one spot on the Billboard 200. Take Off Your Pants and Jacket is Blink-182 's fourth studio album The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard After DeLonge and Barker participated in the band Box Car Racer, a side project created by DeLonge with his high-school friend David Kennedy in 2002. Box Car Racer was a side-project from two members of the band Blink-182, featuring guitarist Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker. David James Kennedy (born July 8, 1976) is an American guitarist songwriter and performer In 2003 blink-182 released their final eponymous album. Delonge then decided to leave the band, allegedly due to mounting tensions and communication difficulties, creating a rift between him and the other members of the band. Blink-182 announced an 'indefinite hiatus' in February 2005. February 2005: ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August
While there is no set plan for Blink 182 to reunite, the band's management commonly responds to questions about the possibility by saying "no one knows what tomorrow may bring".  Barker stated in an interview "I guess we are seeing the real Tom", questioning DeLonge's attitude towards his former band, and his new project. DeLonge for his part has said that he would like to eventually reunite blink-182, but not until he continues his career in Angels & Airwaves for a while, because otherwise "it would be a waste of time".
DeLonge is the lead vocalist and one of two guitarists in the alternative rock band Angels & Airwaves. Angels & Airwaves (also known as "AVA" is an Alternative rock group fronted by former Blink-182 and Box Car Racer guitarist/vocalist He formed the band with high-school friend and former Hazen Street and Box Car Racer bandmate David Kennedy on guitar, as well as former The Offspring drummer Adam Willard and former The Distillers bassist Ryan Sinn. David James Kennedy (born July 8, 1976) is an American guitarist songwriter and performer The Offspring (sometimes referred to simply as Offspring) are a popular and influential American Adam David Willard (born August 15, 1973 in San Diego, California) known professionally by his stage name Atom, is an American The Distillers were an American Punk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1998 Ryan Sinn (born 23 April 1979 in Fremont California, USA is the former Bassist for the alternative rock band Angels & Airwaves They released their debut, We Don't Need to Whisper in 20 May 2006. We Don't Need to Whisper is the debut album by Angels & Airwaves. Events 325 - The First Council of Nicaea &ndash the first Ecumenical Council of the Christian Church is held Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. During the recording of their second album, I-Empire (November 6, 2007), Ryan Sinn quit and was replaced by former 30 Seconds to Mars bassist Matt Wachter. I-Empire is the second studio album by Alternative rock band Angels & Airwaves. Events 355 - Roman Emperor Constantius II promotes his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar, entrusting him with Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 30 Seconds to Mars (or Thirty Seconds to Mars and often abbreviated to 30STM) is an American rock band from Los Angeles California Matthew Walter Wachter (born January 5, 1976) is the bassist, Keyboardist, and the Backing vocalist in the rock band Angels & He still covers blink-182 songs, such as "Down", "I Miss You", "Not Now", and "Reckless Abandon" with Angels & Airwaves, along with Box Car Racer songs "There Is" and "My First Punk Song". " Down " is the third single from Blink-182 's 2003 Blink-182 album " I Miss You " is the second single from Blink-182 's 2003 Blink-182 album " Not Now " is a song written by Blink-182 during the recording for their Blink-182 album " There Is " is the second single and tenth track off Box Car Racer 's self-titled album Box Car Racer.
Fender Guitars worked with DeLonge to create the Tom DeLonge Stratocaster (signature guitar) which consisted of a solid alder body fitted with a single Seymour Duncan Invader Bridge pickup. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation of Quincy Illinois is a manufacturer of stringed instruments such as solid-body Electric guitars including the The Fender Tom DeLonge Stratocaster is a regular stratocaster body with one humbucking pickup one volume knob and a 1970s Fender Headstock It was controlled by a lone volume knob adding to its simple design. At first, the Stratocasters were fitted with an American 2-Point tremolo system and was later replaced by a hardtail bridge. Its neck consisted of solid maple with a rosewood fretboard, although there have been some custom Stratocaster's that were fitted with maple fretboards. The necks included a large 70's CBS headstock and Sperzel locking tuners. 
Since 2003, with the recording of the untitled album, DeLonge also has a signature Gibson ES-335 guitar out available in brown with cream stripes. The Tom DeLonge Signature starts with Gibsons classic semi-hollowbody design and then extents it into punk rock with an overwound 'Dirty Fingers' humbucking pickup. Its thick, distorted tone is the signature sound of DeLonge's previous band Blink-182. 
DeLonge lives with his wife Jennifer, daughter Ava Elizabeth (born July 15, 2002), son Jonas Rocket (born on August 16, 2006), German Shepard Grey, and Labrador Retriever Chloe in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Angels & Airwaves (also known as "AVA" is an Alternative rock group fronted by former Blink-182 and Box Car Racer guitarist/vocalist We Don't Need to Whisper is the debut album by Angels & Airwaves. I-Empire is the second studio album by Alternative rock band Angels & Airwaves. Events 1099 - First Crusade: Christian soldiers take the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after the final See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1384 - The Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong hears a case of a couple who tore paper money bills while fighting Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The German Shepherd Dog ( GSD) (Deutscher Schäferhund is a breed of large-sized dog that originates from Germany. He supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election as a Democrat. } John Forbes Kerry (born December 11 1943 is an American Politician who is currently serving his fourth term as the junior United States Senator The United States presidential election of 2004 was held on Tuesday November 2, 2004, to elect the President of the United States. The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. In an interview with absolutepunk. net he also named Barack Obama as his ideal presidential candidate, although he also said "Hillary [Clinton] will actually do very well. Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26 1947 is the junior United States Senator from "
He is the owner of Macbeth Footwear, which he founded together with Mark Hoppus and a friend, although he now runs the company without Hoppus. Macbeth Athletics was the temporary name for Macbeth Footwear during their 2005 marketing campaign "The Sport of Life Mark Allan Hoppus (born March 15, 1972) is an American musician and record producer He has sold his share in Atticus Clothing, which he also started with Hoppus. Atticus is a brand of Clothing founded in 2001 by Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus
Tom directed the video for Taking Back Sunday's song "This Photograph is Proof" in 2004.