Blink-182 have revealed the details for their new EP release, and as they had promised fans, the EP will arrive in time for Christmas.
The new EP, dogs eating dogs, will feature five brand new blink-182 songs, and will be released in three festive bundle configurations on December 18.
All the tracks on dogs eating dogs were recorded at DeLonge's Neverpants Ranch studio in San Diego and at Barkers' Opra Music Studios in Los Angeles in October and November of 2012. dogs eating dogs was produced by the band and is their first music in nearly 20 years to be self-released. Hoppus said, "We're very excited about the dogs eating dogs EP. These songs didn't even exist a few weeks ago, they were just ideas. And now they're about to be released. Being independent, we have the freedom and ability to record and release new music when and how we want."
The dogs eating dogs bundles include: the "Santa's Lap Package," which for $99.99 contains the digital EP, a limited edition blink-182 print by Brandon Heart, a holiday edition blink-182 T-shirt, holiday wrapping paper and a blink-182 holiday card; the "Nice Package," priced at $54.99, containing the digital EP, a holiday edition blink-182 fleece, plus holiday wrapping paper and card; and finally, the $19.99 "Naughty Package," containing the digital EP, holiday edition T-shirt and card.
As a special bonus, all those who place a "Santa's Lap Package" order by Monday, November 26 at noon PST will have their print signed by the band. Various other surprise additions will be made at random to the "Santa's Lap Package," "Nice Package" and "Naughty Package." Digital EPs will be delivered to purchasers on December 18 (physical items ship the week of December 10). Preorders are taking place at www.blink-182.com.