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Travis Barker

Before rising towards the forefront of later-’90s punk-pop with blink-182, drummer Travis Barker honed his chops using the Suicide Devices as well as the Aquabats. Delivered in 1975 in Fontana, California, Barker was urged to go after his musical abilities by his mom, who died your day before he moved into senior high school. Barker implemented her advice and finally worked his method onto the touring roster from the Aquabats, who distributed several tour schedules with up-and-coming headliners blink-182. When blink’s first drummer departed in 1998, Barker completely joined up with the lineup, staying with the extremely successful music group until its demise in 2005. Barker continuing to utilize Mark Hoppus within the music group +44 while seeking other projects, including a hip-hop task with Rancid’s Tim Armstrong and possible present for MTV. He also released several remixes in 2007, placing his personal percussive stamp on Rihanna’s “Umbrella” and Soulja Boy Inform Em’s “Crank That.” Barker continuing to hone his abilities as a manufacturer before launching his star-studded single album Supply the Drummer Some, a 2011 record that featured visitor areas from rap titans Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and Ludacris. A season afterwards he partnered with rapper Yelawolf for the rap-rock EP Psycho Light.

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