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Travis Barker

Travis Landon Barker (born November 14, 1975) is an American musician, producer and entrepreneur, most noted as the drummer for the American pop punk band Blink-182, as well as the alternative rock band +44, the rap rock band The Transplants, and the alternative rock band Box Car Racer. He was a frequent collaborator with the late DJ AM, and together they formed TRV$DJAM. After the split of his first band, Feeble, Barker began playing for The Aquabats in 1996 as The Baron Von Tito. He recorded one album with them, The Fury of The Aquabats!, in 1997. His career took off when he joined up with punk band Blink-182 in 1998. Barker has since established himself as a versatile drummer, producing and making guest appearances in music projects of numerous music genres including hip hop, alternative rock, pop and country. He has gained significant acceptance within the hip-hop community in particular and often collaborates with artists to compose rock-tinged remixes to their songs. He founded clothing company Famous Stars and Straps in 1999 and LaSalle Records in 2004. Companies such as DC Shoes and Zildjian cymbals have co-designed products in his name. Barker collaborated with artists

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Travis Barker Repairing Tats Damaged in Plane Crash

Travis Barker
Repairing Tats Damaged in Plane Crash

Three years after surviving a fiery plane crash in South Carolina, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker says he's almost done repairing some of his tattoos that were burned off during the wreck. Barker… READ MORE >

Travis Barker Drums Up Cash for Injured BMX Stars

Travis Barker Drums Up Cash for Injured BMX Stars

Travis Barker will give you his drums ... Rob Dyrdek will let you into his Fantasy Factory ... and a Phillies star will teach you how to hit -- all to help 2 badly injured BMX stars pay for their… READ MORE >

- 1385 days ago
Travis Barker Fights Drug War ... With Drums

Travis Barker Fights Drug War ... With Drums

Travis Barker is on a mission to help kids find "cool alternatives" to alcohol and drugs -- and TMZ has learned the rocker is starting by donating a whole bunch of drum kits to NYC schools.Sources… READ MORE >

- 1387 days ago
Ink'd Up Stars -- Zoom View!

Ink'd Up Stars -- Zoom View!

Take an up close and personal look at your favorite celebrity tattoos -- but beware ... some tats are not meant to be seen in hi-def! READ MORE >

- 1403 days ago
NTSB: Tires on Barker/AM Flight Underinflated

NTSB: Tires on Barker/AM Flight Underinflated

Federal officials just announced the tires on the Learjet that hurtled off a South Carolina runway -- causing the crash that killed four people and injured Travis Barker and DJ AM -- were… READ MORE >

- 1626 days ago
Finger Pointing in DJ AM Plane Crash

Finger Pointing in DJ AM Plane Crash

The jet involved in the horrific, fiery crash that seriously injured DJ AM and Travis Barker -- and killed 4 people back in 2008 -- was defective long before the pilots got in the cockpit, so… READ MORE >

- 1639 days ago
New Settlements in Travis Barker Jet Crash

New Settlements in Travis Barker Jet Crash

The estate of Travis Barker's good friend, Chris Baker -- who died in the 2008 jet crash -- just settled the wrongful death lawsuit for millions of dollars ... TMZ has learned.According to legal… READ MORE >

- 1652 days ago
Travis Barker Fight -- The 911 Call

Travis Barker Fight -- The 911 Call

TMZ has obtained the 911 call made this weekend when Travis Barker got into the nuclear showdown with a group of paparazzi.The caller, who freaked out as the call goes on, tells the dispatcher… READ MORE >

- 1667 days ago
Travis Barker Pap Attack -- What Set Him Off

Travis Barker Pap Attack -- What Set Him Off

Travis Barker was challenged to a fight by a photog just one hour before yesterday's nuclear showdown -- and TMZ has now obtained video of the confrontation that ignited the whole thing. The video… READ MORE >

- 1668 days ago
Travis Barker Video -- You Gotta See This

Travis Barker Video -- You Gotta See This

TMZ has obtained crazy video of Travis Barker and his friends threatening paparazzi outside a Calabasas restaurant -- spitting at the photogs, hitting the camera and, allegedly, slashing a… READ MORE >

- 1668 days ago

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