Originally Posted by AshleyPunk
I think you misunderstand the term "name sake".
Musicians should most definitely branch out and do other things. Why limit yourselves. I mean, there's only so much musically that you can achieve in a band like Blink 182. And just because others don't like it, doesn't mean it's not good. Fans of the original bands are more often than not, hyper critical of new music by artists outside their favourite bands. Which sucks. But really, only good things can come from working with others, in different environs and having new ideas and influences. Just because it's not a "hit" doesn't mean anything.