Travis Barker

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Travis Barker

Barker performing at the TMobile Block Party in Columbia, South Carolina September 2008
Background information
Birth name Travis Landon Barker
Born November 14, 1975 (1975-11-14) (age 39)
Origin Fontana, California,
USA
Genres Punk rock, pop punk, third wave ska, alternative rock, hip hop
Occupations Musician, drummer, songwriter, producer, reality television celebrity, fashion designer
Instruments drums, keyboards
Years active 1994–present
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
Website TravisBarker.com

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.

Plane crash[change | change source]

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]

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