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Mark Hoppus

Posted 20 Mar 2012 @ 10:10am

So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?
We’re called Meet Me In Cognito, sometimes affectionately known as Mince Meat in Burrito. I'm Toto Valentine and I play bass in the band and never sing, not even backup vocals. 


What do you think people say you sound like?
Lots of people say we’ve got a Blink-182 vibe, I guess that’s because our songs...

Posted 2 Feb 2012 @ 7:29am

Sweet Jesus, summer’s really kicking me in the balls at the moment. I’m so glad I wasn’t convinced by some enthused soul to attend Big Day Out on the weekend. I could barely string together a coherent sentence while sitting on my couch in my jocks, fanning myself furiously with an old issue of Rolling Stone. Power be to those who endure stifling heat each year to see their favourite bands,...

Posted 6 Oct 2011 @ 8:45am

“My parent’s knew it was a theatre of the absurd, they knew it was all a joke. They just rolled their eyes, and let it go.” Being responsible for a band that brought the world lyrics like “I’ll never talk to you again / Unless your dad will suck me off” would not have been easy…But if your son was Mark Hoppus, and his band broke as fast and hard as Blink-182 did, you’d have to grin and bear it...

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