The Boys Writing Songs With Operator Please Singer Amandah Wilkinson

Thanks to Rosie for finding, according to, the boys have been writing tracks with lead singer of Australia’s Operator Please, Amandah Wilkinson, for upcoming tracks for the Aussie band’s new album. It doesn’t list any more information on the project, and I don’t know how it’s going down, but it says it is confirmed… […]

New Tom Interview On Gwen, The Tour, And Going Back To Old Sounds For Album

Tom recently gave a new interview with Orlando’s about how the band is getting back into their groove during the tour now, it seems to be going really well. He also thinks recording the new album is really important is what they need to do, but doing the tour is getting the back to […]

No Doubt Finally Returns Home; New Quotes From The Band

No Doubt officially hit their first stop in Southern California last night in Chula Vista, and Orange County Register posted an article about how the band is coming home. They played in Chula Vista last night, and will return back later this summer. Some new Tom and Gwen quotes are featured in the article, making […]

New Tom Interview With Arizona Central; Experimenting With New Sound Effects And Layering

Thanks to Mikey for sending into us, Tom gave a great new interview with Arizona Central about how the band never had a doubt they wouldn’t regroup, but Gwen did come to the band directly laying down how she wasn’t quitting the band, but just needed to do “her thing.” He actually goes into really […]

Tom Updates Us On His Amp And Pedals For The Upcoming Tour

Tom is still keeping us updated on his Guitar Blog, and gave us a glimpse of his set up from the tour rehearsals a couple weeks ago. Looks good, buddy! Click on the link to view the rest of the photos he took — including a blurry close-up he took with his iPhone. And here […]

New Tom Interview With OC Metblogs

A new interview with Tom has shown up on OC’s Metblogs and discusses how the band is still connected with Orange County, his new favorite bands, and how excited he is about bringing the whole family out on tour. BREAKDOWN Tom used to work at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (back when it was Irvine Meadows) as […]

Happy 3rd Birthday Ace Dumont!

Woo! Everyone at BSO just wanted to wish little cutie Ace Dumont (Tom and Mieke’s first son) a very happy 3rd birthday today! Hope the awesome dude has a great day! Nina also sent her Birthday wishes on the forum this morning! Happy Birthday to my boyfriend! I love you soooo much! xxx’s and ooo’s […]

Week Three: Sanding The "V"

Taken from today’s entry on Dumont’s Guitars. Above, the Vector receives a fine sanding by hand. Please consider the binding which has been hand-cut and laid into place. The detail work is simply inspiring to me. Can’t wait to make music on that thing!

Tom's Guitar Blog; Shows Off Gossip Girls Instrument

So, we already mentioned this awhile ago, but Tom has a new guitar blog where he is, well blogging, about his custom made guitars that he is getting done for the upcoming summer tour. He updated today with one of the final products that will be featured in the upcoming Gossip Girls episode May 11. […]

Rumor Patrol: No Doubt Touring With New Material

Sorry for all the ROS going on around here, I’m just currently hooked for some reason. Anywho, so we can pretty much nip this one in the bud cause the band has said in multiple recent interviews that they plan on not playing any new material on the road this summer (well, Tom said that […]

Tom Calls Each Other "Kind Of Like Actors" In Upcoming Gossip Girls Episode

Tom recently gave a new interview with the New York Post about the upcoming Gossip Girls appearance, but sadly the article only features about one quote from him. Hmm. Anyways, then The Insider recapped it for us with a pretty picture and a bow. ‘Gossip Girl” may be known for introducing the world to new […]

Dumont's Guitars: Week Two

Tom updated his new blog Dumont’s Guitars with updates on how his custom made guitars are coming along for the upcoming tour. Gah, we can’t wait to see how they turn out! They already look amazing! And here above you see a Hamer craftsman gluing the two halves of the Vector body together. I know […]

New Gwen Interview With Mojo In The Morning — Tom came up with the name "Zuma!"

Thanks to hotchik, Gwen recently called into Mojo in the Morning to discuss the new tour, which we hear the basics, but she also talks about a couple different topics which we have been curious about! The DJ is pretty ignorant towards the beginning saying that Gwen will mix in some solo stuff with No […]

Buzznet Interview With Tom About Upcoming Tour; More Television Appearances Coming

Buzznet’s Interview with Tom Dumont (3/6/2009) Sadly it was too long to upload to YouTube, so we uploaded it to our new Livevideo channel – Taken from Buzznet that was posted yesterday. BREAKDOWN Tom talks about how No Doubt picked the opening acts, and how Paramore reminds them of them back in the day. […]

No Doubt Reveals To Buzznet Tour Will Have 'Clockwork Orange' Inspired Theme

Woah! First off, give big thanks to Dave for taking care of the updates while we were out today, second A Clockwork Orange? Are you kidding me! Okay, let me back up. Tom revealed to Buzznet today that the upcoming tour will have A Clockwork Orange theme, a very strange, punk-cult movie, one of our […]