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Meet The Barkers

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Travis Barker: Blink-182’s Man About Town

Travis Barker was born on November 14, 1975 in Fontana, California, and began studying drums at the age of four. Though he’s largely known as a high-energy punk drummer, Travis in fact studied jazz and was exposed to many different…

Modern Drummer
Mar 3, 2010

Travis Barker: Life After Blink

With Blink-182 on an "indefinite hiatus," master slammer Travis Barker has his sights set on his next release with another group'the sophomore album, titled Haunted Cities, from The Transplants. Collaborating again with Tim Armstrong (of Rancid fame) and vocalist Rob…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004