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Travis Barker

Drummer and Music Producer
Male
Born Nov 14, 1975

Travis Landon Barker 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.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1975 Birth Born on November 14, 1975.

TEENAGE

1995 19 Years Old Barker later married actress and Miss USA 1995 Shanna Moakler on October 30, 2004. … Read More

TWENTIES

1996 - 1997 2 More Events
His career took off when he joined up with Blink-182 in 1998. … Read More
2000 - 2003 6 More Events
The Kinison, who supported Blink-182 on their tour dates, impressed Barker and were the first group signed to LaSalle Records, the label Barker officially set up in 2004. … Read More
Barker began another new project in 2005 called Expensive Taste, featuring Paul Wall and Skinhead Rob—the project would be more traditionally hip-hop. … Read More

THIRTIES

2006 30 Years Old 1 More Event
After he and Moakler split up in 2006, he was frequently spotted at nightclubs—and photographed necking with Paris Hilton. Trying to blot out the guilt of giving his children a broken home, he consumed "excessive amounts" of prescription painkillers, marijuana and alcohol. The painkiller usage eventually developed into a full-fledged addiction over 2007. … Read More
In early 2007, Barker began to work on hip-hop remixes and production techniques for many artists, preparing some loops and beats for Juelz Santana and looking to open two new boutiques, one in Los Angeles name Fast Life and one in Venice Beach by the name of Rogue Status. … Read More
However, as of February 11, 2008, the couple's divorce had been finalized. Barker and Moakler were together during a DJ set Barker was playing with DJ AM in Las Vegas on January 7, 2009. The couple attempted to rekindle their relationship in early 2009 but announced that they were no longer together on April 1, 2009, amid reports that police had been called to their home after a fight; no charges were filed against either party. … Read More
Eventually, Blink-182 appeared for the first time on stage together in nearly five years as presenters at the February 2009 Grammy Awards. … Read More
Barker collaborated with artists (including Game, Yelawolf, Tom Morello, Corey Taylor, Slaughterhouse, Raekwon, RZA, Slash, and other musicians) for his solo debut album, Give the Drummer Some, which was released on March 15, 2011. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old 1 More Event
As of late, Barker has continued his collaborations, working with Chester French, LL Cool J, Cypress Hill and producing an entire EP of collaboration, Psycho White, with rapper Yelawolf. Blink-182 split from Interscope Records in 2012 and recorded Dogs Eating Dogs, an EP of new material.
Barker, who still suffers a fear of flying, will be unable to attend Blink-182's Australian tour in 2013; Brooks Wackerman (Bad Religion, Tenacious D) will fill-in for him.
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