V Festival has been held in August every year since 1996 and is run by Virgin. It takes place over two days in Chelmsford (since 1996) and Staffordshire (since 1999). There are also versions of the festival held in the USA and Australia.
Hoppus says, "For the past three months I’ve been undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. I have cancer. It sucks and I’m scared, and at the same time I’m blessed with incredible doctors and family and friends to get me through this.