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Travis Barker

American drummer and music producer

Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American drummer. He is better known for being in the band Blink-182. He is also the drummer for +44 and has several side projects such as Box Car Racer, Transplants and Expensive Taste.

Travis Barker
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Barker performing at the TMobile Block Party in Columbia, South Carolina September 2008
Background information
Birth nameTravis Landon Barker
Born (1975-11-14) November 14, 1975 (age 44)
OriginFontana, California,
USA
GenresPunk rock, pop punk, third wave ska, alternative rock, hip hop
Occupation(s)Musician, drummer, songwriter, producer, reality television celebrity, fashion designer
Instrumentsdrums, keyboards
Years active1994–present
LabelsInterscope, La Salle/Atlantic, Geffen, Hellcat, MCA, Golden Voice
Associated acts+44, Expensive Taste, Blink-182, Transplants, Box Car Racer, The Aquabats, Queens of the Stone Age, Avril Lavigne, Idiot Pilot, The Game, DJ AM
WebsiteTravisBarker.com

Plane crashEdit

Just before midnight on September 19, 2008, Barker and Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein were involved in a plane crash. Barker and Goldstein survived but the pilot, Sarah Lemmon, the co-pilot, James Bland, Chris Baker and security guard, Charles "Che" Still all died in the crash. Barker suffered both second and third degree burns that covered around 1/3 of his body.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Crew in crash died of burns, smoke inhalation". Today. Retrieved 2014-10-31.

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