Fronted by Ian Brown, The Stone Roses released their first album in 1989. Although the band split up following the release of their second album in 1994, they reformed for a number of live shows in 2012. Members Ian Brown and John Squire both went on to have successful careers as solo artists, with Squire also forming The Seahorses after leaving the band.
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.