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.
Barker performing at the TMobile Block Party in Columbia, South Carolina September 2008
|Birth name||Travis Landon Barker|
|Born||November 14, 1975|
|Origin||Fontana, California, |
|Genres||Punk rock, pop punk, third wave ska, alternative rock, hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, drummer, songwriter, producer, reality television celebrity, fashion designer|
|Labels||Interscope, 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|
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.